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AP Art class sends off portfolios

AP ART SPOTLIGHT: Pictured here, a hunched over man at a desk during distance learning. Artist Simon Haput says that this piece is a demonstration of the distance learning experience. AP ART SPOTLIGHT: Pictured here, are two horizontal line patterns with people underneath them. Artist Simon Haupt says they are about “the repetitive yet chaotic nature of school.” Article by Grace Payne. Photos provided by Simon Haupt With the excitement of the ArtQuest Dance Company performing at rallies and highly publicized AQ Drama

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SkillsUSA Prepares for Annual Car Show

THEY’VE GOT SKILLS: The SRHS SkillUSA club meets on Thursday, April 21 to plan the 22nd annual Del Barrett Memorial Car Show. Club advisor Tom Gutsch (third from right) described the show as having “a real sense of community” because “it’s the only event where the whole school is at the same event at the same time.” This will be the first time the event has taken place since 2019. Photo provided by Lucas Shimetz. Article by Molly Murphey Santa Rosa High School’s SkillsUSA club is hard at work preparing for the 22nd annual

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Despite low participation rate, pool testing continues at SRHS

POOL TESTING CONTINUES. SRHS math teacher Eric Bohn distributes nasal swabs to students in his third period class who have opted in to the pool testing program. Bohn expressed a possible source of concern for the program, saying “With an opt-in policy and relative low participation, it’s at least reasonable to ask if we might not be testing a part of the population that most needs testing?” The program, which tests students every other Monday and is intended to provide information about spread on campus, has no set end date.

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SRHS Mask Mandate Removal

MASK MANDATE REMOVAL:The Administration Office at Santa Rosa High School continues to provide people with masks and hand sanitizer, even though students and staff members are no longer required to wear masks at school. “I say most students in my classroom do keep their masks on,” said SRHS Earth Science teacher Shauna Langan. Some students feel worried about the removal of the mask mandate and continue to wear their masks, while others are satisfied with the Board’s decision to lift the mandate. Article and Photo by Yasmine

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Where and How to get Certifications for Summer

Article and Infographic by Julia Sanabria There are numerous types of certifications that even teenagers can get. Some of these include lifeguard certifications and babysitting certifications. Some certifications that will be helpful for future career plans are first aid certification and government certifications. Certifications can be very helpful in life when you apply for jobs; they can give you a competitive edge and provide intellectual enrichment.

The American Red Cross has a helpful program for getting

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Piercings Vs Tattoos

An image of Kai Sterck and their ear piercing. It has been a hot debate between tattoos and piercings on which one is ultimately better. While some may argue that tattoos etch permanent memories onto one’s body, others enjoy switching between their piercings to express themselves as who they are as an individual. “Tattoos are better because you can express yourself more clearly with a tattoo than an earring,” says Santa Rosa High School student Marty Geffner. While he may not have a tattoo or piercing on his body, he enjoys

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New Coca-Cola Flavors Review

The Newest Flavors: The newer three Coke with Coffees along with the just released Coke Starlight. (above) The Coke with Coffee: Dark Blend was my favorite followed by Coke Starlight, then after that, Coke with Coffee: Vanilla, and finally, Coke with Coffee: Caramel as my least favorite. Article and Photo by Ben Sorkin Coke (short for Coca-Cola) has really been cranking out the new flavors for the last few years, and as an avid consumer of the drink, I believed it would only be fitting to give my own thoughts on the flavors

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SRHS Admin Limits Access to Student Parking Lot

PARKING LOT CRACKDOWN: Pictured here, the entrance to the student parking lot that is locked at break and lunch. Administrators decide who leaves and who stays during these times. Vice Principal Andy Liberman says that students have pushed the rule too far and that is what has led to this unpopular rule enforcement. Photo and Caption by Grace Payne Santa Rosa High School Administrators have begun cracking down on students leaving during break or lunch. Although school rules have prohibited students from leaving campus since

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SRHS track dedicated to Coach Courtemarche

DETHLESN FINISHES THE 1600 AHEAD OF CARDINAL NEWMAN. Runner Ben Dethlesn managed to hold his tiny lead all the way to the finish line in order to secure Santa Rosa High School’s first place in his heat. When asked about what pushed him over the line Dethlesn said, “When you’re at the last hundred meters, it’s honestly all heart. Your legs are really just dead at that point and your teammates cheering you on really helps a lot, it pushes you forward.” Article and photo by Robert Merrick On Saturday, March 5th, the Santa Rosa

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The History of SRHS Senior Pranks

WARPED BENCH IN THE QUAD: This is one of the benches in the quad that got bent from a past senior prank. “Quite a few years ago, a bunch of seniors decided to put cars across the campus in awkward locations,” says English teacher Casey Elsa. “They put a car up on top of these tables and benches that were used for lunch; they were fairly new at the time… and then there were Volkswagen wheels crushing them.” This bench that students use every day is just another quirky aspect of Santa Rosa High School. Article and Photo by

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