Browsing tag: covid-19

California to mandate vaccines for school children

GIVE IT A SHOT. With the COVID-19 vaccine available for ages twelve and up, many Californians are getting their shots. “I got vaccinated because I wanted to feel safe when I go out and do things that I want to do again,” said freshman Kaleigh Rubio. With a COVID vaccine mandate likely to be enforced in schools in less than a year, more students may follow in this direction. Graphic by Molly Murphey. Article by Yasmine Sarraf Along with other schools in California, Santa Rosa High School has returned to on-campus instruction

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Lack of COVID-19 precautions at homecoming dance worrisome to students

Article and graphic by Anthony Flores On October 2nd, the Santa Rosa High School student government class finished setting up an amazing homecoming dance for all students to enjoy. It was a great event for both new students and returning ones. Seniors were able to have their final homecoming dance and freshmen got their first impression of what SRHS is all about.

Of course, there were also flaws that were present at the event. In this article, suggestions, flaws and things that could be improved on will be

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COVID-19 Vaccine: What Are The Side Effects?

As more COVID-19 vaccines start to roll out, many wonder if there are any side effects that come with getting the vaccine. So I am here to tell you about all the side effects that might come with getting your vaccine. But don’t worry, these side effects should go away within a few days. So to help protect yourself and everyone around you, get your vaccine today. Article & Graphic By: Xiaolin Cai As more COVID vaccines are getting distributed through the state of California, worries about the side effects that come along

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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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2021 COVID-19 Prom Plans

Junior Class President, Stella Clarkson, shares that this year's 2021 COVID-19 prom is going to be hosted at Santa Rosa High School as a drive-thru event, where you will take a picture and receive a mystery party favor! Make sure to have those dresses and tuxedos ready!Infographic Created By: Alice Brookston on Canva Article By: Dalia Pelayo-Mark Approaching is that time of year again...prom season. Yes, that one highschool dance you’ve either been dreading or excited for since your Freshman year. Hair spray, sparkling

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Effects of Quarantine on Students

Article By: Katie Jang Quarantine, for better or worse? The pandemic-induced quarantine has led to a plethora of effects and is regarded strongly by most. Some people feel that this quarantine has bettered their lives, while others believe that it has seriously impaired them.  Bear Buns. These buns are custard-filled steamed buns with chocolate features. With more time mobility from the pandemic, I’ve been able to try my hand at hobbies such as baking. “Finding crafty videos on YouTube or Instagram have helped make my days

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Vaccine Distribution Update

Here Junior Amy Genolio speaks to me about her opinion on the vaccine distribution. She said ¨I think that it's important to prioritize elderly people and people who are higher risk.¨ Genolio also stated that, ¨As much as I want to go back to school, I think it would be safer until most of our school population has gotten the vaccine.¨

Photo By: Amy Genolio Article By: Jasmine Alvarez Now that we are nearing the one year anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 lockdown, vaccines have begun to roll out to the

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South African COVID Strain

501. V2. The usually packed beaches of Cape Town, South Africa lay silent and bare due to the virus mutation traveling around the country. The Beach closures are part of the South African government’s plan to combat the mutation by eliminating all gatherings with new laws being put into place, closures of public venues, and the implementation of a 2100 curfew. “Beaches and restaurants are also closed and social gatherings are not allowed. I went from seeing friends and extended family everyday to barely leaving my own house.”

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COVID-19 Vaccine Release and Distribution

Article By: Xiaolin Cai In California, we are in the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distributions, and within the first phase there are three phases: phase 1A, phase 1B, and phase 1C, which determines which groups of individuals are prioritized to get the vaccine first. The COVID-19 vaccines are free. As the COVID-19 vaccines are coming out and are now available there might be some questions asked about the distribution of the vaccine. “Who can get the vaccine?” “Am I eligible for the vaccine?” “When can I get the

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Is A Return To The SRHS Campus Safe?

In three months it will have marked the anniversary of quarantine. While many people find online schooling the new norm, others find it egregious and unhealthy since we have been distancing ourselves from our friends and family. Photo By: Jaeden Callender Article By: Jerral Agbayani As COVID-19 cases continuously rise, many believe that students should not physically return to school any time soon to slow down the spread. This virus, which has spread across the world since late 2019, has affected this nation and its economy.

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