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Todd Kapp Spotlight

SAYING GOODBYE: Mr. Kapp teaches his fifth period resource class. His final quote to SRHS students was, “Thank you Santa Rosa High Students for showing me what a true community is, and I hope to be back.” Article and Photo by Jazmine Alvarez Todd Kapp is the resource teacher here at Santa Rosa High School, he has been with us for two years. Kapp teaches cyber highschool, and other similar programs designed to help students who are in need of academic resources to thrive. Before Kapp started teaching at SRHS, he taught in

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SRHS College Plans For Seniors

Big Decisions! With decision day fast approaching, seniors have started the exciting and daunting process of committing to colleges. Madison Liggett, Josh Neese, and Megan Foote are just three of the many SRHS seniors getting ready for their next years at a University. Congrats to this resilient Santa Rosa High School senior class of 2021, it’s been a bumpy ride but the end is near. Photos From: Megan Foote (left), Josh Nesse (middle) and Madison Liggett (right) Article By: Shai Fichtelberg and Spencer Page After completing

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Paul Troppy: Santa Rosa High School’s Shot Put & Discus Coach

Painting! Paul Troppy shown here is partway through a painting job. Troppy has a day job of painting that he balances with his drive to coach his throwers.Photo By: Paul Troppy Article By: Conor Grace Paul Troppy is the long time shot put and discus coach of the SRHS Track and Field team who has been involved in throwing for nearly his entire life. Starting from when he was in high school throwing to when he started coaching, a year after he graduated from SRHS in 1984. Troppy is a Santa Rosa High School Alumni who spends

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SRHS New ArtQuest Counselor, Evan Englar

Welcome to Santa Rosa High School Mr. Englar. Englar is the new ArtQuest counselor at SRHS. Before coming to work here he worked at Ukiah High School as a counselor. In his freetime; Englar enjoys mountain biking because, “You see things you wouldn't normally see on foot.”

Photo Provided By: Evan Englar Article By: Maddie Sanabria When the 2020-2021 school year began, a new ArtQuest counselor, Mr. Englar was hired. He grew up in Santa Rosa, where he went to El Molino High School.

Before joining the

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Transferring Schools During COVID-19

The COVID transfer. The two schools have worked together to the best of their abilities to help students transfer during the pandemic.

Helping students such as Roxanna Riscucci who transferred this year and Mia Farley who plans to transfer next year, navigate the transition. “They handle a lot of the process with your old school.” Photos By: SOMO Construction and Santa Rosa High School Article By: Evan Sacher Transitioning between two schools is a very difficult and intricate process.

A process which

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SRCS District Hires New COVID-19 Coordinator

Mask on! After eight years being a math teacher at Rincon Valley Middle School and a year of being an assistant principal at Santa Rosa Accelerated Charter School, Kateland Weighall was hired as the Covid Coordinator for the district. She is obviously the first person to ever hold this position for the district, and is, “very excited about the opportunity.” She was also hoping that this could be a first step to stepping away from teaching and exploring bigger admin roles in the district. Photo By: Kateland Weighall Article By:

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SRHS Senior Class President Spotlight

Feeling Presidential. Our 2020-2021 Senior class president, Moreya Howell, poses for her senior picture. Moreya decided to run for class president when she realized her last year at Santa Rosa High School would be on-line and thought this would be a good way to engage with other students.“I wanted to try something different and knew that it could make my senior year more fun and interesting,” said Howell.Photo By: Kelly Needleman Article By: Evan Mirante Moreya Howell is the current Santa Rosa High School senior class

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SRHS New College & Career Center Counselor, Tracy Batchelder

Welcome over the Web. Tracy Batchelder joins the Santa Rosa High School staff this year as our new College and Career Counselor. Although the College and Career Center’s physical location remains closed, she has made its resources available virtually via Google Classroom. “I want the CCC to become a social hub on campus where students feel free to drop in and ask me questions or do research, spend their lunchtime or drop by after school with friends. I want the students to feel like it's their space,” said Batchelder.

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SRHS Freshman Class President Spotlight

Sarah Hane. The freshman class president for our 2020-2021 school year. Sarah was the former vice president at Santa Rosa Middle School. She loves being involved with school and being in student government is a great way to do that. “It definitely isn’t easy, but all the hard work pays off,” she says. Photo By: Sarah Hane Article By: Xiaolin Cai Sarah Hane is our current freshman class president at Santa Rosa High. She was also the vice president at SRMS and was in the leadership class during her years there. She likes being

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