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Student retail worker weighs in on Black Friday

JAYDEN CASEY AT WORK: Casey (12) helps Macy’s prepare for the flow of people that are predicted to come on Black Friday. “This year, the Black Friday specials are broken up throughout the month to help with the product flow and customer flow”. In order to break up the chaos of Black Friday, preparations and regulations were put into place long before the big sale. Photo by Jayden Casey. Article by Caycie Clayton. Shopping is something that many enjoy, and others push through to buy necessities. However, whether it’s

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How to drive safely in the rain

SITTING IN THE RAIN. Justin Ehn, a senior, sits in his car waiting for the rain to clear so he can drive safely once again. He is sitting in his car in the parking lot of the place he just ordered food, Mombo’s. “I really wanted to eat my food but I figured it would be better to wait, even if it means my food is slightly colder,” explained Ehn. While it may be an annoyance to wait a while for the rain to go away, he agrees that safety is a priority, not only for himself, but for the other driver’s as well. Photo by Justin

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Where to buy winter clothes

Article and graphic by Rubi Melo Since the arrival of winter, we’ve all been preparing for the cold, rainy weather by searching for comfortable clothes to wear. There’s never been a year when I’ve been prepared for winter weather right away. The first cold day comes around, I look in my closet and I only see tank tops, t-shirts and shorts; and all of a sudden I’m not prepared for the cold at all. For those who have a similar issue and need to know where in Santa Rosa to get quality, inexpensive clothes for Winter fast, I’ve got

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Math tutoring resources for SRHS students

Graphic by Julia Sanabria Article by Yasmine Sarraf Many students are stressed about their grades right now; fortunately, there are tutoring options that SRHS students can take advantage of. Not only are there peer tutors that are available, but there are also other resources to take advantage of. In October, the math department released their list of SRHS students who are available to tutor other students one-on-one in math. While tutoring is available for all levels of math, fewer options are available for the higher

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SRHS Student Government returns with their Halloween drive-thru

A SUCCESSFUL LEAD-UP TO HALLOWEEN. October 30, 2021, ASB and the Student Government organized a Halloween drive through to connect students to the following holiday. Lisa Phiel, an organizer for the event said, “I think there was a difference in the total number of cars….” [compared to the drive through that was hosted last year].”  A great turnout at the drive through ended October on a positive, yet spooky, note this year.  Article and Photos by Zoe Kowalczyk A late night scare on October 30, 2021 the Halloween Drive Thru,

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Where to buy Halloween decorations this year

Spirit Halloween set up a pop-up shop on Cleveland Ave, where they regulate the number of people that can come in the store at a time. The stores get really busy in the final week prior to Halloween. Photo by Tara Elsa Article by Apollo Hynes Do you ever walk down the street and see a house fully decked out in Halloween decor? Every time I see a place like that, I wish that I could know where they get their decorations. Did they make it themselves or buy them premade? Well I’m here to tell you some of the places to get the

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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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2021 spirit week recap

Photos and captions by Betzie Hernandez and Zoe Kowalczyk Spirit Week! Taking place from October 4th to the 8th, 2021, the Spirit Week helped bring new students and returning students together for an exciting and celebratory lead up to the rivalry game against Montgomery High School. When asked who had more spirit, Montgomery or Santa Rosa High School, SRHS principal Dr. Kimberly Clissold responded, “I would say of all the schools that I’ve worked at, Santa Rosa High School has some of the best school spirit I’ve ever

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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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