Monthly Archives: December 2020

How To Celebrate New Years Safely

Global pandemic equals no New Years celebrations. Unlike previous years, many will be watching the annual ball drop and celebrating New Years from home. Celebrations set in place in previous years could likely spread COVID-19 and so changes must be made to accommodate for these changing times. “At first I was a little bummed out that we couldn’t do any big celebrations this year, but then I realized everyone else is in the same boat so I just have to make it as fun as I possibly can from home,” said junior Khmyah Prak. Infographic

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President-Elect Joe Biden’s Plans For Addressing COVID-19

Here is a photo of Mackenzie Euckland’s house where she displayed her support for Biden. She said, ¨I really hope that they make a difference because we need a change.¨ Euckland truly believes that our new president and vice president will be the change we need for our country to come back together. Photo By: Mackenzie Euckand Article By: Jasmine Alvarez During Joe Biden's Presidential campaign, he and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris had very clear plans for tackling the pandemic upon entering office. As of December 2020,

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SRHS Holiday Tree Decorating Event

Article By: Zoe Kowalczyk On December 2nd, Freshman Vice President, Annika Sotak, asked if the Journalism class wanted to participate in a tree decorating event with the rest of the clubs at school. After emailing the Journalism advisor, Casey Elsa, the class got the confirmation that they would have their very own tree in the event after she posted the details on her Google Classroom. During the event, each club decorated their own mini holiday tree in the front of the school; everyone wore a mask and took all required safety

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SRHS Sports’ Practices Being Cancelled

Masked Running. One section of the Santa Rosa High School Cross Country eagerly waits to begin their socially distanced training run. With a team of over 60 athletes, Coach Carrie Joseph divided the team to practice safely and distanced.

With COVID-19 concerns abundant in our current social climate, all athletes were screened prior to joining practice. “It has alway been my escape,” Freshman Cadel Sacher (In red jersey on right side of photo) comments. “It will be tough having to miss practicing with such a great group

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Why Representation In Media Matters

For years, representation of minorities has been executed unsuccessfully, and sometimes does more harm than good. Thankfully with characters like Miles Morales’ Spider-Man and T’challa’s Black Panther, things are starting to look hopeful for minority groups who look to the big screen to see themselves represented.  Article & Photo By: Emmanuel Vallarta With the current state of our world, representation of minorities in our media, such as people of color, disabled people, and LGBTQ+ people, is important. For decades,

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Shows To Check Out Before They Leave Netflix This Month

There are about 167.1 million people who use Netflix in the entire world. That is a lot of people. Netflix is one of the most popular apps for streaming movies and television shows. Abby Mills, a freshman at Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa wrote, “I think it [Netflix] is great because there are so many different options.” She is certainly not the only person who feels that way.

Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Isn’t December wonderful? The cool crisp air, the warmth inside, delicious foods and

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Holidays is a time for joy and love, and gifts! Do you love to read or know someone who does? This item is perfect for the bookworms out there who want to venture and find new books or even read a book you may have never known about. The genre and story is picked at random, so you really don’t know what you’re getting until you read it. Each book comes wrapped like a gift, in twine and sealed with a wax stamp, so it should be the perfect thing to give!Photo By: MarDeLunaArtsCo on Etsy. Article By: Dalia Pelayo-Mark The

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SRHS ASB-Run Panther Prowl

Lights, Camera, Action. Senior Matias Fullerton gets ready to film a segment while Junior Jenny Young and Sophomore Andre Achacon watch. Achacon explained the process, saying “we film each segment individually while everybody else vibes behind the camera.” The first episode of The Panther Prowl, the Santa Rosa High School news broadcast created by Student Government, has over 600 views. Photo Provided By: Hannah Averbuck Article By: Molly Murphey In addition to orchestrating events like the drive-thru haunted house back in

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Thoughts On The First Semester Of Online Learning

This semester has been one of the most difficult semesters yet. There have been many good and bad things. Everything is online and it has been very hard to navigate and to try to stay focused. Article & Photo By: Jaden Burris Congratulations! Students are coming to the end of their first official online semester. If I am being completely honest, I can think of more negative things about distance learning than positive. So let’s talk about it.  One of the main issues I have is staying focused and motivated. Being home

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2021 New Year’s Resolutions

Article By: Shai Fichtelberg With 2021 just around the corner, there is one thing on everyone’s minds...New Year’s resolutions. With 2020 being such a difficult year, I know I have been thinking of ways to better myself and the lives of others in 2021. I want to work on being more focused and procrastinating less, which is something many students can relate to. One thing that is important to note is that you must try to stick to your resolution. Write it somewhere, tell someone about it, really think of how you can make a

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