Article and graphic by Zoe Kowalczyk There’s nothing more fun than getting dressed up and hanging out with friends while dancing. While the excitement of finding someone to go dance with is fun,there have been obvious problems with having a dance these past few years. However, now that we are beginning to put the pandemic behind us, events such as dances are becoming hot topics but there are always downsides to these highly-anticipated events. The stress of finding what you should wear and making sure it’s allowed can turn
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THE DISAVOWED EXPLORER. Columbus Day (or indigenous people’s day as it is known in other states) is celebrated every year on the second Monday of October. However, somewhat recently, Columbus has fallen under scrutiny primarily due to his awful treatment of the natives that were so welcoming to his crew. As more and more is discovered about Columbus I feel that it becomes more and more important that we stop thinking of him as an infallible explorer, and think of him more critically as an explorer who made important discoveries
AND WE’RE BACK. It’s the start of a new school year at Santa Rosa High School and the campus is buzzing with students. Aside from the bumpy software transition, and the end of quarantine, the start of the quarter has been quite good. However, due to the end of a nearly two year quarantine, this school year is guaranteed to be a bit rocky for all the lower classmen and as such kindness and understanding should be extended to everyone as we get back to a new sense of normalcy. Article and Photo by Robert Merrick After months
DING-DING-DING! The nostalgic hymn of the school’s tole echoes in euphoric synchrony. A symphony long awaited to be played... now half an hour later. “I like how the bell schedule is right now. I think the break could be a little bit longer. But other than that, it’s good. Maybe take some time from lunch and put some of that into break,” says freshman Mary-Jane Alexander. The new bell schedule, which is pinned on a wall beside a classroom, shows when classrooms get out. This has sparked a debate among staff and students on whether
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