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SRHS students make their own costumes

HOMEMADE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES. Junior Kayla Gallagher displays her clothing for her Halloween costume, that she bought at a local thrift store. Gallagher is planning on creating her own costume and these are just some of the pieces she has collected. Article and photo by Grace Payne Halloween is right around the corner and many students at Santa Rosa High School are making their own costumes. While it is pretty common to go out and buy a costume, some have decided to put together their own homemade costume. In previous years,

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The hidden room under SRHS

UNSEEN PARTS OF SRHS.Taking a step down the old dusty stairs is the entrance to the basement under the Main Building. SRHS history teacher and past activity director, Arthur Horner, said, “It used to be where all the school records are kept, but it flooded a lot so the records are kept [somewhere else now].” Horner also talked about how he believed the tunnels under SRHS are connected to the basement. Article and photos by Kai Sterck As we all know, Santa Rosa High School is one of the oldest high schools in the state. It

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Last minute SRHS themed costumes

Article and photo by Ben Sorkin Hey wait a minute, it’s October 29th already? But I don’t have a Halloween costume! How am I going to show my spooky school spirit? Is this happening to you? Out of time but in dire need of an outfit? Well you’re in luck! Here is a list of last minute Halloween costumes guaranteed to show your spooky spirit. Even better, they are SRHS themed! That way, you can butter up the judges and call out the school's issues all while rocking a great costume! Your Average DeSoto Hall Resident: Put some

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Spooky book recommendations

WHAT WILL YOU READ FOR HALLOWEEN? Books are great at helping us jump into their worlds and feel things, so naturally creepy novels are probably best saved for this time of year. Books that are good for Halloween time usually involve creepy plots or Autumnal feelings. Spooky season is here! Article and Photo by Sylvia Coleman Do you ever just want to cuddle up with a good, scary book to read, or want to get in the mood for Halloween season? Well if so, then you’re in luck as this year's selection of books are perfectly

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How to stay safe during Halloween

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY. Santa Rosa High School panther Rae Pierce (10) submitted a picture of what she would bring with them to a night out on Halloween. She described all her items as ¨important¨ and ¨useful¨. Pierce said ¨so you've got to bring your phone in case of an emergency and then a charger in case your phone or someone else's phone dies. And water so you don't get dehydrated.¨ after I asked her some of her personal essentials for a Halloween night out. Photo by Rae PierceArticle by Ashton SeghezziEveryone likes going out

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Opinion: Why horror games are better than horror movies

HORROR GAMES VS. HORROR MOVIES: The “W, A, S, D” buttons are commonly used to control movement in video games. Horror movies are becoming blander and more boring. Horror video games, however, are becoming a better and more reliable source of entertainment that will sure to get you ready for Halloween! Article and photo by Emily Lasley As horror movies get more and more bland, the horror game genre is growing. In this article, I will be giving some of my personal favorite horror games, and my experiences with them.
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Lack of COVID-19 precautions at homecoming dance worrisome to students

Article and graphic by Anthony Flores On October 2nd, the Santa Rosa High School student government class finished setting up an amazing homecoming dance for all students to enjoy. It was a great event for both new students and returning ones. Seniors were able to have their final homecoming dance and freshmen got their first impression of what SRHS is all about.

Of course, there were also flaws that were present at the event. In this article, suggestions, flaws and things that could be improved on will be

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Sonoma County DA recall efforts unsuccessful

Article and Graphic by Andreas Petersen Recently there has been a push for recalls for multiple positions in our local government. There was one that stood out: the push to recall our very own district attorney (DA), Jill Ravitch. However, the recall was defeated and Ravitch stayed in office. Some believed she needed to be recalled for various reasons and others believed that the recall was just an attempt at revenge. Still, like every recall, there are two sides to the story, and reasons why we should or shouldn’t do a

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SRHS beats rival Monty

THE FINAL FACEOFF. Both Montgomery and Santa Rosa High School fought their hardest to pull out the win, and throughout the game, the sportsmanship and respectful crowd was one of the most rewarding outcomes of the game along with the win. The Santa Rosa football team dug deep and put all their effort into making this much anticipated game a success.  Article and photo by Zoe Kowalczyk A fight until the end. Home at Never’s field, the Santa Rosa High School Football team played and won both Junior Varsity and Varsity games

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Southern California oil spill threatens wildlife

Article and graphic by Rubi Melo As October began, surfers, tourists and other beachgoers were told to stay far away from the beaches along the coast of southern California. The Coast Guard and other officials proclaimed the beaches unsafe due to a major oil spill, five miles out from Huntington Beach, near Orange County. The oil spill was caused by a crack in an oil pipeline owned by Amplify Energy. An estimated 25,000 to 132,000 gallons of oil spilled into the ocean from the ruptured pipeline. By October 10th, 5,500 gallons

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