Eye of the Tiger

Playing with a full deck of tarot cards

Mckibbon relies on her cards and intuition in equal measure during her readings.

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

December 18, 2019

There is a small, green cloth bag stored at the bottom of Kristen Mckibben’s backpack. During free ROAR periods, when she has nothing to do but socialize, Mckibben unties the neat white ribbon and folds back the fabric to reveal a set of colorful cards. Meanwhile, curious students in her senior AP Lit c...

The junior hiding behind the mask

Hernandez combines his background in dance and bright personality to create a compelling mascot persona.

ISABELLA FULLI

December 18, 2019

Upon entering his junior year, Orlando Hernandez realized he was looking for something new. He needed to find an opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. That’s where the RHS cheer team came into play. Hernandez took his background in dance and passion for acting and decided to use chee...

Senior strikes up a passion for bowling

Senior Colin Allen has been bowling since he was eight and has participated in numerous tournaments, leagues and clubs since then.

CAM MEDRANO

December 17, 2019

When senior Colin Allen approaches a bowling lane, red 16-pound ball in hand, muscle memory takes over as he takes a deep breath and allows for a blank state of mind. He swings his arm and allows his body’s momentum to propel the ball forward. “I always know when I throw a good ball by the way...

Hobbyist casts line to fishing passion

Fishing is a family habit. Leahy, who now commonly fishes for sport, learned through his dad.

DOMINIC CHES

November 18, 2019

There’s a tug on the fishing line. Then another. Quickly, with the smooth movements of an experienced fisherman, Neil Leahey reels in the catch.  Senior Neil Leahey discovered his passion for casual fishing years ago after being taught to fish at a young age by his father.   “My dad inspired...

Worms wriggle into heart of campus

The tentatively named “Worm Box” holds around 1,000 worms. They wriggle among the soil, wet newspaper strips and other clumps of decomposable
waste.

LUCAS GEWERTH

October 29, 2019

They wiggle. And they’́re squishy. Packed together among clumps of earthy soil, the worms reside in a bright red box plastered with faded writing. This was the first step to creating a brand new compost system at RHS.  The idea was born in the hallway behind AP Environmental Science teacher CJ A...

New thrift club strings together sustainability efforts through teen interest

During club events, eco-conscious students  are always looking for opportunities to reuse old materials and sew or craft items together to create new, wearable accessories.

JULIE NGUYEN

October 25, 2019

From reusable straws to Greta Thunberg, teens are making strides towards a more sustainable future. This year, a group of seniors at RHS decided to take environmental consciousness into their own respective green thumbs. Roseville High School’s Sustainability and Textiles Club, otherwise known as T...

Senior builds up LEGO collection

The shelves in senior Borna Oghabian’s room are stacked, from top to bottom, with carefully displayed and lovingly put together LEGOs. Oghabian has collected over 150 seperate LEGO sets since he first began playing with
LEGOs as a child.

DOMINIC CHES

October 14, 2019

Lego blockades and miniature toy creations make up the foundation of one senior’s favorite past time. As an avid collector, Borna Oghabian has managed to amass a rich variety of knick-knacks and trinkets ranging from Lego to Pokemon cards to Rubix cubes.  The pride and joy of his collection lies ...

Teacher talks to promote positivity

Teacher talks to promote positivity

NOLAN WARE

October 14, 2019

Week by week, students trickle out of Jamie Handling’s room with a smile on their faces. It’s Friday; the weekend is coming, but that’s not the reason their spirits have been lifted. Her students leave her English classroom with her advice bounding through their heads - on school, on mental health,...

Healing at home

After his extended hospital stay, Wolfe returned to school, scar in tow, determined to make up for lost time.

NATHAN PIEDAD

September 24, 2019

Summer is a time for brand new memories and restful days. Unfortunately for senior Jackson Wolfe, part of that time was spent huddled in a hospital room more than 2,000 miles away from home. Wolfe spent the second half of his summer vacation incapacitated after he collapsed his right lung. For days,...

The trek to fluency

Right, junior Shane Meadows-Yaw practices his language skills during a speaking exercise in Spanish 4. Meadows-Yaw was one among two students who travelled to Spain this summer.

DEVON DICKENS

September 24, 2019

The most difficult part of travel doesn’t always have to be booking tickets or organizing luggage - especially not when a language barrier stands in the way. This summer, two RHS students visited Spanish-speaking countries as a part of their summer vacations, with only the knowledge of their classroom...

HUMANS OF RHS: Thomas Velez

HUMANS OF RHS: Thomas Velez

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

September 24, 2019

Sophomore Thomas Velez’s family moved from church to church, looking for the perfect place of worship that suited their needs. Eventually, they found the right place. Religion has played an important part of Velez’s life for as long as he knew how to read and intends to become a pastor in the futu...

Twins explore ‘A Whole New World’

This was Hannah and Emily Brandt’s third time visting a Disney expo. The twins explored the behind-the-scenes event through the eyes of avid fans, following suit in a generational family tradition.

JAYDEN BLAKE

September 23, 2019

Disney, in general, is a company to be loved. The animations they create hold passion and display character of the company. The Brandt family has made a connection to Disney that has lasted through a generation. First it was their parents, now it’s handed to seniors, Hannah and Emily Brandt, to...