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Ill student returns: Becker's shift back to RHS eased by Weis

April 11, 2016

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BY MELANIE SCHROEDER [email protected] While battling Crohn’s disease, sophomore Alexa Becker was able to stay on top of her school work due to support and instruction from English teacher Denise Weis. Becker ended her time on Roseville Joint Union High School District’s Home/Hospital Instruction program and returned to Roseville High School last week. D...

Junior Skyler Routon pursues digital mastery

March 14, 2016

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Tech, gaming passions open doors By AMY ADAMSON [email protected] Junior Skyler Routon pursues an interest in technology, including video gaming and computer development that leads to new opportunities. Skyler got his first video game console, a Gameboy, when he was six years old. “I kinda grew up with videogames,” Skyler said. Since then, Skyler has started...

Purvines seeks cookbook culprit

March 14, 2016

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  BY CLAIRE OERTLY [email protected] Physics teacher Mike Purvines, has a so-called “cookbook culprit” on his hands. He has been receiving an anonymous cookbook once a day in his personal box in the office for the past few weeks. He and his sophomore chemistry student Jack Rosetti have been attempting figure out the identity of the mystery figure and...

HORHS: Bus driver Stuart Bailey

March 14, 2016

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Bus driver Stuart Bailey drives route eight, transporting students to and from school each day. Born in Alaska, he moved to Santa Cruz in 1987 where he soon met his wife. Work drove him up the coast of California and eventually to Roseville. He tries his best to balance personal, family and his work. He previously spent a year in the Marine Corps and ran a pool maintenance...

Senior brings Muay Thai career to close

March 14, 2016

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BY ELEANOR MARBELLA [email protected] Senior Micah Saludares has been boxing and competing in Muay Thai during his time at Roseville High School. However, as his graduation from RHS draws closer, his boxing competitions are coming to an end. “My dad wanted me to do it just for exercise, but then I started to get into the fight team. From then on, I’ve ...

Gene Domek’s legacy in continual bloom

March 14, 2016

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Blossoming flowers prompt student, staff reflection BY MONIQUE REA [email protected] Former biology teacher Gene Domek planted bulbs around campus during his time at Roseville High School. As his flowers bloom every year, students and teachers reflect upon Domek’s lasting campus legacy while he currently battles hospitalizing health conditions post-retirement....

Senior inspires full inclusion

February 22, 2016

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BY MONIQUE REA [email protected] Senior Dani Coulter’s involvement throughout her years at Roseville High School has given her the opportunity to make several friendships, specifically with this year’s graduating class. As a child, Dani had selective mutism, an anxiety disorder characterized by the inability to speak and communicate in certain social setting...

Cortes mixes camaraderie and authority

February 22, 2016

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BY AMY ADAMSON [email protected] Youth Resource Officer Carlos Cortes will be relocated from his position at Roseville High School after completing his five-year assignment, connecting with and helping students across campus. “I really like working with the teens, and with Roseville, specifically with Roseville High,” Cortes said. Sophomore Kris McGee personally bon...

Junior’s charisma shines in circus

February 22, 2016

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BY CLAIRE OERTLY [email protected] Roseville High School junior Joshua Ireland has become a part of the Swan Brothers Circus, alongside his co-host Andy Swan, acting as a clown. The two take on the personas of “Zippy” (Swan) and “Low Tops” (Joshua), the members of the two-man Swan Brothers Circus. Joshua had to overcome his fear of clowns in order t...

School rivalry reignites in “THE GAME 2K16”

February 22, 2016

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BY NATE NGUYEN [email protected] Six Roseville High School sophomores are currently in a basketball rivalry with six Woodcreek High School sophomores, competing for bragging rights in a pickup game known as “THE GAME 2K16”. The rivalry began when RHS sophomore Jamie Bateman got in a dispute via Twitter last year with WHS sophomore Cameron Salerno. Bateman ...

ROP fires up alum career

February 22, 2016

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BY VICTORIA WILKINSON [email protected] Former Roseville High School student Joe Mailey is currently training to become a firefighter after being inspired while taking a CTE class (formerly known as ROP) class involving the concepts of fire science/firefighting. Joe is now at the fire academy in Monterey and has been interviewing at Cal Fire for summer work. ...

HUMANS OF RHS: Senior Alex Caldwell

February 22, 2016

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Senior Alex Caldwell says he finds serenity in the imaginative world of books. Their lessons have taught him maturity and have given him the opportunity to reconnect with his family after a rebellious childhood. -Rachel Barber “Usually in the past I’ve been really socially inadequate and annoying, when I got to high school I changed my attitude and was able to learn a...