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SRHS Senior Ava Stubblefield opens charity show at the Phoenix

CENTER STAGE. Santa Rosa High School senior Ava Stubblefield performs at the Phoenix Theater on Friday, March 4. Her performance was part of a benefit concert for local charity The Living Room. Stubblefield said of the performance, “I think that I mainly love the fact that I can go up on a stage and I just let loose and everything that I’m worried about just goes away… It just feels like I’m having fun.” Article and photo by Molly Murphey When Santa Rosa High School senior Ava Stubblefield stepped on stage at the Phoenix

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Staff Spotlight: Mr. Sappington

Article and photo by Rubi Melo Artist and teacher at Santa Rosa Junior College and Santa Rosa High School, John Sappington’s story of discovering his passion for the arts is fascinating. Sappington has had a variety of experiences in different fields of work, but it all essentially led to his job now, sharing his acquired skills and his perspective on art with his students. Sappington has taught in Santa Rosa High School’s ArtQuest program for 10 years. He spent his first 5 years teaching digital arts until he switched to

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Album Recommendations for September

AMUSING ADVISABLE ALBUMS. Music and melodies can be heard internationally, all with their own creative signatures and variety. New and old albums are being perceived constantly. I arranged a few albums I would recommend to other people, based on feelings or emotions an individual can identify with. Article and photo by Emily Lasley Fabulous Albums Music: loved by a mass of individuals far and wide, takes the hearts of content creators such as Billie Eilish, Micheal Jackson and The Weekend. Music is exceptionally diverse

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ArtQuest Finds Creative Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected ArtQuest’s traditions and rules that would normally be witnessed in an average school year. On August 27th, in the ArtQuest Main Office, a practical and engaging interview was conducted in a small, quiet office space featuring Evan Englar, the ArtQuest Councilor about how COVID-19 has affected ArtQuest this school year. “It was like being interviewed for a job, all over again” Englar says.Article and Photo by Emily Lasley This COVID-restricted school year has taken effect on the traditions and

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Best Rom-Coms To Watch

Most people have a favorite rom-com that they like to watch over and over again. A freshman named Abby Mills wrote that her favorite romantic comedy is “The Holiday.” Who doesn’t enjoy a good Christmas rom-com? Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Romantic comedies, also known as rom-coms, are some of the most popular movies. You can watch them any time. Whether you’re celebrating, mourning, feeling happy, sad, or something else entirely, romantic comedies are always perfect for the occasion. Here are some of the best

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Musicals Available For Streaming

Oh Mamma Mia! People either love or hate musicals, and Mamma Mia! is no exception. Adding music and dance into a movie creates extra emotions and creativity that pulls the heartstrings of the audience. People connect with musicals because they allow the audience to sing along and really engage with the characters. Sophomore at Santa Rosa High School, Melena Ward, wrote that, “Mamma Mia! is one of my favorite movies ever! I love the singing, and the story line was amazing!”  Article & Photo By: Tatiana Newman Do you ever

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Santa Rosa High School Virtual Dance Reviw

Dancing Through The Screen. DJ Dustin throws out some jams for everyone who attended the first ever Santa Rosa High School virtual dance due to COVID-19. While some students liked the dance how it was, some wished they could’ve seen the other people who attended the dance. ¨My girlfriend and sister, both of whom are panthers, joined to watch the dance on the TV,¨ said senior Nikolai Gurtovoy.Photo By: Tara Elsa Article By: Leilah Sterck This year, Santa Rosa High School held its first virtual dance. Due to COVID-19, the

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