Monthly Archives: April 2021

SRHS Country Fair Day 2021

Article By: Katie Jang Last weekend, Santa Rosa High School hosted a country fair day. The drive-in fair offered delicious classic fair foods, a car show, fair games/prizes, and an opportunity to look at/pet the animals of SRHS. The fair was open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am-7 pm. The pandemic has encouraged SRHS to have drive-thru events as they are safer than in-person events. While the limitations presented a huge challenge to those who planned these events, they have done an amazing job to accommodate and make these

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The Popularization Of Outdoor Dining Tents Since The Pandemic

Outdoor dining tents, like this one on Fifth Street downtown, have been popularized as a safe way to eat during the pandemic. Article & Photo By: Piper Kirk Ever since COVID-19 sent the country into lockdown in March of 2020, large white tents lining the sidewalks and streets have become a common occurrence around town. Circus? Mass fumigation? Or just another insanely bizarre development of the past year?  Since the original lockdown, many businesses have struggled to find ways to safely reopen and continue serving

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Adaptations To Online School And What Teachers Will Continue To Use In Person

Teaching through Zoom and Google Classroom. Teaching and learning online hasn’t been easy for anyone, but not all aspects of the experience have been negative, such as the use of programs such as Zoom and Google Classroom and AP Classroom, platforms which some teachers at Santa Rosa High School plan to continue using once we return to in-person learning on April 26. Santa Rosa High School science teacher, Mrs. Brawley also plans on using such programs once we return to in-person learning.. “Trying to figure out what was the best

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Tops Picks For Reality TV Shows

Time to binge! About to watch the first season of ‘Ink Masters’ on Netflix. There are only two seasons out of the six produced. “I absolutely love the show, it is really cool to see what these artists come up with in such a short amount of time,” said Destyni Hayes. Article & Photo By: Destyni Hayes Since the beginning of quarantine, streaming services have gotten much more attention with shows like Grey's Anatomy and Pen15 getting a lot of recognition. However, since then many other shows have been released. Here is a

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SRHS Preparing for a Return to School

Here, history teacher Ms. Bell shows me her classroom where she is ready to return back to hybrid learning. She says, ¨ I am nervous but excited. Our school will be very safe, I can't wait to see my kids.¨ Article & Photo By: Jasmine Alvarez Returning back to school has been an ongoing project for a year now. Last year on March 13, 2020, we were told that we would return in two weeks, but that quickly changed due to the spread of COVID-19 . Now, after our 2020-21 school year in-home distance learning, we are now heading

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Howarth Park Reopens Lake Activities

When asked why Daniel enjoys Howarth Park, he responded with,"When I lived in the area, I would go hiking with my friends and family around the surrounding trails. The place is bountiful with wildlife and beautiful trees.”Photo By: Daniel Vela Article By: Trenton Cooper On Sunday, March 14, Santa Rosa was permitted to leave the purple tier and moved into the red tier. While COVID-19 is still prevalent in Santa Rosa, local businesses can start to open up, to get the local economy moving.  One such business that is

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SRHS’ Baseball Team Resumes Practice In Preparation For A New Season

Field work. Senior Timmy Bankston and Junior Michael Martinez prepare the field for a game against Rancho Cotate. Before and after each game, the field must be raked, watered and dragged to ensure that it is safe and playable for the next day's work. “It is really important to put out full effort into preparing the field for each and every game because the harder we work, the nicer the field is, both to look at and to play on.” Said junior Sebastian Bohn, “It’s a mix of making it easy on ourselves and taking pride in our

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SRHS Student Thoughts On The Upcoming Return To In-Person Learning

Returning to school has split the student populous in half. Some want to return and others plan on staying on distance learning, whether that be because they’re being precautious or because they prefer distance learning. In the poll, out of 30 students, 57% plan on returning & 43% will stay online. Senior Clarissa Diaz says, “being a senior who's struggling with online learning I feel desperate to get back and experience my senior year at the actual campus.”

Article & Graphic By: Emmanuel Vallarta A year

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What You Should Plant Now For A Summer Garden

Strawberries right outside my own backyard. Planting these took only 10 minutes, and we put them in a really nice looking pot. “These will taste so good since they’re home grown,” said my sister as we put them in. Planting these was a great way to get outside, and now we have something to look forward to. Article & Photo By: Zoe Kowalczyk If you are in need of something to do this summer, gardening can not only help you destress but can also be a fun activity you can do by yourself or with a friend or family member.

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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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