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SRHS Softball Returns To Practice

A season like never before. Eight of the Santa Rosa High School softball team’s seventeen players were cleared and ready to go at their March 29th practice. Because there is no Junior Varsity team this year, first-year players are learning directly from veterans. Photo by Molly Murphey. Half an hour before practice on March 29th, coach Kevin Costello, also the woodshop teacher at Santa Rosa High School, was parking the softball program’s new John Deere vehicle after using it to rake the field. Not long after, senior Hailey

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Amanda Gorman’s Impact on the SRHS English Department

Amanda Gorman graces the cover of Time magazine after topping bestseller lists for her three books, interviewing with Michelle Obama, and signing with IMG Models. Although these are stellar accolades, SRHS senior Blancaflor says, “Gorman’s best accomplishment in my eyes is being such an inspiration, representative, and bright influence for BIPOC around the globe.”

Photo By: Awol Erizku Just over a month has passed since National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman captivated the world at Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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Thrifting Locations In Sonoma County

Found it! What’s not to love about thrifting and finding some absolute gems for your closet. Senior, Eliana Bruce, shares, “I love thrift shopping with my friends and I have found some great pieces at thrift stores.” If you ever need something to do look up your nearest thrift shop and you will definitely have a blast. Photo By: Eliana Bruce Article By: Shai Fichtelberg Thrifting has become an activity that many teens enjoy. Going into shops, sifting through clothes, and finding great deals, what’s not to love? In Sonoma

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SRHS English Teacher Mrs. Kroeck’s Retirement

English teacher Mrs. Kroeck is retiring at the end of this year. She has been teaching for 35 years, 14 of those years have been teaching at SRHS. Not only is Mrs. Kroeck going to miss her students, but also SRHS’ beautiful campus. “ It was a hard decision -- to let go.

I will have to replace with something else this sense of purpose I have held for almost my whole life: to matter, to make a difference for someone.”Photo By: Mrs. Kroeck Article By: Maddie Sanabria At the end of this school year, Santa Rosa High

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Easy Pets To Care For As A Student

Have you been looking for something to do? Well, a great idea is to get a pet. Not only will it give you something to busy yourself with there are also many benefits of owning a pet such as having companionship. As students, we might not have the most time on our hands to care for a pet so I have compiled a list of easy pets to care for which is perfect for students! Article & Photo By: Xiaolin Cai Now that we have more time at home everyone is looking for things to busy themselves with, and what better way to do that

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Benefits Of Maintaining Self-Care

Santa Rosa High School junior, Emi Burke, finds herself hiking and exploring outdoors in order to destress herself and clear her mind. According to Burke, “I’m always so busy with school and my job I often find that I’m overworking myself and never take the time to just relax, which hiking has become an outlet for me to do so.” Emi Burke has taken many AP and Junior College courses this year and even manages all of her schoolwork while handling a part-time job, as well as a social life. Taking time to be around nature and greenery

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Easy Ways You Can Save Water

With California's likeness to succumb to droughts every so often, it's important that people continue on with trying to save water. Some easy ways you can start saving water are by monitoring your sprinklers, making sure your pipes have no leaks, only running the faucet when necessary, recycling water to use elsewhere (such as for plants), and only running the dishwasher when it's full. Infographic created on Canva by Alice Brookston Article By: Haylee Hubbard As you may know we are behind on rainfall this year which means a

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President Biden’s Efforts To Raise The Minimum Wage

Here Mackenzie Euckland shares her opinion on Joe Biden raising minimum wage and the new start to a presidency. She and most of the US are ready to experience a new president who will bring us back together.

Photo By: Mackenzie Euckland Article By: Jasmine Alvarez Within a few months of president Joe Biden entering office, he has made significant changes such as making huge changes in the COVID-19 pandemic, signing 17 executive orders that are major reversals on Trump's policies, and has started executive orders

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The History of the Republican Party

The Republican Party also goes by the title the “GOP” which stands for the “Grand Old Party.” And aside from merely being another name for the party, it is historically tied back to the 1870’s and the Civil War era as the party took much pride in its efforts to preserve the union in the Civil War. Infographic Created By Alice Brookston On Canva Article By: Spencer Page The Republican Party of today opposes big government, is culturally conservative, mostly consists of white supporters and dominates rural and southern states

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Easter Holiday Treat Recipes To Try

Easter-themed treats. For this year’s Easter holiday, try making some fun, easy, and tasty treats for your loved ones. Considering the current COVID-19 restrictions, April 4 plans may have to wait until times are safer, but in the meantime, try doing some baking to drop-off for friends and family instead. Peep Rice Krispy Treats and Easter Egg M&M Cookies are two easy, and sugary, treats you can make, that your loved ones will surely appreciate. Article & Photo By: Alice Brookston It’s that time of year again, Easter

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