Browsing tag: Santa Rosa High School

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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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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Last minute SRHS themed costumes

Article and photo by Ben Sorkin Hey wait a minute, it’s October 29th already? But I don’t have a Halloween costume! How am I going to show my spooky school spirit? Is this happening to you? Out of time but in dire need of an outfit? Well you’re in luck! Here is a list of last minute Halloween costumes guaranteed to show your spooky spirit. Even better, they are SRHS themed! That way, you can butter up the judges and call out the school's issues all while rocking a great costume! Your Average DeSoto Hall Resident: Put some

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Spooky book recommendations

WHAT WILL YOU READ FOR HALLOWEEN? Books are great at helping us jump into their worlds and feel things, so naturally creepy novels are probably best saved for this time of year. Books that are good for Halloween time usually involve creepy plots or Autumnal feelings. Spooky season is here! Article and Photo by Sylvia Coleman Do you ever just want to cuddle up with a good, scary book to read, or want to get in the mood for Halloween season? Well if so, then you’re in luck as this year's selection of books are perfectly

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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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Scary movie recommendations

HORROR MOVIE REACTION: Seniors Jerral Agbayani and Jaeden Callender are watching the trailer for the Blair Witch Project (1999). Agbayani said “This is the scariest thing I’ve seen since Instagram shut down yesterday.” Callender said “I’m so glad Jerral is here to protect me.” Although these students were pretty scared, they recommend this movie. Article and photo by Grace Payne The Halloween season is upon us, which means it is time to break out the scary movies. There are so many options, but which horror flick should you

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Opinion: Why horror games are better than horror movies

HORROR GAMES VS. HORROR MOVIES: The “W, A, S, D” buttons are commonly used to control movement in video games. Horror movies are becoming blander and more boring. Horror video games, however, are becoming a better and more reliable source of entertainment that will sure to get you ready for Halloween! Article and photo by Emily Lasley As horror movies get more and more bland, the horror game genre is growing. In this article, I will be giving some of my personal favorite horror games, and my experiences with them.
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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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