Eye of the Tiger

Teacher talks to promote positivity

English teacher Jamie Handling embraces her connection with her students as posts weekly videos offering life lessons and advice. Handling hopes this weekly tradition will resonate with students for years to come.

NOLAN WARE

September 23, 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,...

Juniors join annual relay against cancer

RHS students banded together during their run for charity in an effort to fight for a good cause and have fun.

OWEN YOUNG

September 3, 2019

A team composed of RHS juniors put their best foot forward in a 24-hour walkathon that raised over $8,000 for the American Cancer Society. The relay was held to raise funds for cancer patients. Runner and team organizer, Shane Meadows-Yaw feels the relay was a fantastic opportunity to support the...

Student’s learning stretches to Stanford summer program

Student's learning stretches to Stanford summer program

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

August 23, 2019

 Most students choose to tailor their school schedules to suit their interests, but for one senior, a full year of school just isn’t enough. Student Cassidy Noonan spent the summer of her junior year surrounded by textbooks and lecture notes. Upon entering Stanford Summer School, Noonan set herse...

Roberts speaks the language of children

Kaitlyn with her cousin Sawyer Greenhalgh. Roberts spends much of her time working with children, some of them special needs, and plans on pursuing a career in pediatric nursing.

DANIELLE BENNETT

May 17, 2019

It’s late at night, and the entire family is getting ready to go to sleep – kids tucked in, lights out. But one boy tosses and turns, unable to turn off his mind. Unable to calm down enough to sleep. The boy’s name is Grayson Greenhalgh, and he is a smart and caring 11-year-old. He is also on...

Kyle Barnes helps young athlete overcome disabilities

Kyle Barns works with young athlete, Ryder Rudgers, to overcome his disabilities.
According to Rudgers's mother, Barnes and Rudgers have made large strides in crushing his disabilities.

MEGAN HUBER

May 9, 2019

According to the National Federation of State High School Association, “Effective coaching runs deeper than wins and losses. It also includes reaching athletes on an individual level.” Senior Kyle Barnes has learned how true this statement is during his time coaching his buddy and close family frien...

Student dives into underwater ecosystems

Student dives into underwater ecosystems

RYLEY METTEN

April 24, 2019

Though Joseph Bonar may look like the typical high school senior, beyond the surface lurks an interest in marine life that has led to some rather interesting hobbies – his most recent, collecting, breeding and even selling coral. His passion all developed a few years back, when a diving trip brought...

Junior crafts show from cardboard

Junior Ike Bischof carries in a cardboard box to use in his self-written musical.

TYLER COOPER

April 19, 2019

Students gather in the lobby of the Patty Baker Theater, half-hidden behind cardboard cutouts. The handmade props surround the cast of Roseville High School’s newest musical cast, created by junior Ike Bischof. The musical features two high school students, named Eli and Ray, who are spending their...

HUMANS OF RHS: Gavin Valdemoro

HUMANS OF RHS: Gavin Valdemoro

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

April 16, 2019

Freshman Gavin Valdemoro is a theater kid through and through. Currently acting in an Roseville Theater Arts Academy production of West Side Story, Valdemoro got his first taste of the spotlight when his middle school put on a production of Seussical. As a member of the cast, Valdemoro is fostering c...

Seniors reel in film fantasies

Seniors reel in film fantasies

TANNER BEASOM

April 3, 2019

Careful cinematography and well-placed state lights are only part of what drives a film forward. Student directors Sophia Applebaum and Madi King bring passion and excitement to their self-produced films and prove that it doesn’t always take a professional director and camera crew to create art. Their...

Freshman celebrates fifth year cancer free

Freshman Hailey Joseph was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in fourth grade. Now approaching five years cancer-free, Joseph’s illness continues to shape the way she sees herself in relation to the world today.

VINNY JORDAN

March 29, 2019

Five years ago, Hailey Joseph woke up from a six hour surgery with her teary eyed mother at her side. Her family’s long held suspicions had finally been confirmed. Joseph had just been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. “[I] asked my mom if I do or don’t [have it], she looked at me, started crying,...

HUMANS OF RHS: Hannah Bettencourt

HUMANS OF RHS: Hannah Bettencourt

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

March 29, 2019

  Hannah Bettencourt is using her first year of high school to her advantage. As a freshman, Bettencourt entered high school with only a tentative plan. She quickly shed her middle school habits, and involved herself in organized sports - an extracurricular option that once held little of her i...

Sophomore guides dog into new role

Nolan was taken in by the Eastman family as a playful puppy. His training to become a guide dog for the blind began as soon as he started living with the family. Though his behavior is as energetic as expected, and he's sometimes reluctant to listen, the entire family has grown attached to his presence in their home.

MEGAN HUBER

March 26, 2019

Oftentimes, there’s a feeling of dread associated with mom or dad coming home with what they consider to be a great idea. Luckily, for sophomore Brandon Eastman, that great idea came with a puppy attached. Earlier this year, Eastman’s mom announced that the family was going to take on the mom...