Eye of the Tiger

Sophomore expands cheer-leading experience across the country

Sophomore expands cheer-leading experience across the country

LIZZIE PELZMAN

January 22, 2019

After 9 years of cheer-leading, sophomore Allie Hoy gets the opportunity to attend a cheer-leading competition in Florida for the third time. “[The competition] is like Nationals,” Hoy said. “And we compete at the ESPN Center at Walt Disney World.” Hoy’s team, Golden Elite All-Star...

RHS Key Club hosts event for other division clubs

Members from RHS Key Club and other high schools from within Division 44 met in the cafeteria for their first annual Winter Olympics.

LIZZIE PELZMAN

January 17, 2019

Key club hosted their first Winter Olympics last Saturday. Club members from RHS and other sites met in the cafeteria to celebrate. The Olympics consisted of games and activities with winter themes. They participated in games such as snowball fights with dodge-balls, bobsledding, frozen t-shirt con...

HUMANS OF RHS: Paula Righello

HUMANS OF RHS: Paula Righello

December 28, 2018

Spanish teacher Paula Righello’s classroom is a cornucopia of culture and knick-knacks gathered from her many years of travel -- before she settled down as a teacher. Between adventures in France, Italy, and Switzerland, and schooling in countries from Argentina and Cuba, Righello developed a strong...

Handling publicates book deal success

Creative Writing teacher Jamie Handling’s newest book, Backstabber, is set to be published November 19, 2019. Though Handling has chosen to self-publish several of her works in the past, this is the first of her books which will be published under an official contract.

RICKY SEGOVIA

December 26, 2018

The process of publishing a book can take a variety of any multiple avenues, but ultimately, all of them require the perseverance, patience, and hardship to take the time to write a book. Creative writing teacher Jamie Handling understands this well, as she has chosen to self-publish several books...

Sophomore finds outlet for vocal talent on social media

Sophomore Alesandra Cariaga is a triple threat; she can dance, sing, and write her own songs. With her guitar on hand, Cariaga feels confident in her own singing and playing abilities.

KEVIN AIKEN

December 23, 2018

Alesandra Cariaga casually strums a guitar, years of experience visible in the movement, and the hum of a single warm-up note follows. The blinking red camera light looks back at the performance. Cariaga has been playing for an invisible audience since freshman year. Now a sophomore, once her performances...

Music-oriented sophomores expand ability

Sophomores Megan Bischof and Joey Haight have a love of music that can’t be contained during school hours alone. Both students participate in their respective community bands, which offer them opportunities to better themselves as musicians.

LOGAN BRALEY

December 19, 2018

For some band students, playing music is a passion that transcends both the school bell and after-school band practice, as the hours these students spend perfecting their abilities go beyond the RHS campus. Sophomore Megan Bischof plays bass in the RHS marching band and has an additional spot in the...

Noonan family engages acting talents

Junior, Cassidy Noonan is on set for the upcoming thiller web show, Shivers. This is Noonan’s first time acting on camera in a pre-filmed environment. She enjoys witnessing what goes on behind-the-scenes.

CLAIRE TOWNSEND

December 18, 2018

Junior Cassidy Noonan has had years of acting experience to learn how to work a crowd -- whether on stage or off of it. Now, she’s expanding her repertoire and changing up her regular routine by moving from live, on-stage performances to virtual, pre-filmed works. “It’s very different from what...

RHS teacher advances in California Teachers of the Year competition

RHS teacher advances in California Teachers of the Year competition

JONAH LUCIA

December 7, 2018

RHS PLTW teacher Erin Granucci has won RJUHSD Teacher of the Year. After being named teacher for RHS and RJUHSD, Granucci is now eligible to win on a county level. Granucci is excited to move on to the next level, even though it’s less personal. “Going to Placer County, you don’t really know t...

Toys for Tots program brings hope to Sacramento’s less fortunate children

Toys for Tots program brings hope to Sacramento's less fortunate children

CAITLIN TRAN

December 7, 2018

Yesterday RHS held its annual Toys for Tots, where RHS students create an event to give Noralto Elementary School kids an unforgettable holiday. Student Government member Jessie Fisher feels that bringing joy to the kids is one of the best parts of this event. “It’s really fun because we ge...

Students comfort teacher with stellar surprise

Students comfort teacher with stellar surprise

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

November 27, 2018

Spanish teacher Maria Pitts received a stellar surprise from her students. Pitts received a star in the sky in order to commemorate the legacy of her father. Junior Summer Edon played a large role in the gift-giving process. She knew she couldn’t afford to simply stand by without commending her t...

Sophomore somersaults into action

Sophomore Nathan Doan began parkour as a thirteen year old. Since then, he’s progressed to practicing free-running, as well as an apprenticeship position at his parkour training academy, Free Flow Academy. Within several months, Doan will graduate from the apprenticeship course and begin a payed job as a coach.

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

November 20, 2018

The vaults, lunges and leaps involved in parkour, a sport that tests its participants’ abilities to overcome obstacles, seem like something beyond human agility; yet, despite the difficulties attached to the sport, RHS sophomore Nathan Doan is an avid parkour practitioner. Doan’s dedication to parkour...

HUMANS OF RHS: Skylar Harris

HUMANS OF RHS: Skylar Harris

November 18, 2018

  Senior Skylar Harris creates life through his artistic development of diverse characters and personalities. He has been drawing and creating characters since he was very young and hopes to intertwine his artistic capabilities with language and character design. -Claire Townsend   (CLAIRE T...