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Jones takes hooping to public stage

May 2, 2016

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by MONIQUE REA [email protected] Senior Jack Jones began advanced hula hooping two years ago and has recently begun performing publicly. Within the past years, Jones has dedicated his time to improving his skills. “It took a lot of practice, but I’ve gotten a lot better,” Jones said. “Hooping is challenging, but it’s really fun and it’s a good workout...

HUMANS OF RHS: Campus monitor and football coach Dan Garcia

May 2, 2016

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Campus monitor and football coach Dan Garcia graduated from Roseville High School in 1981 and has been working at RHS for 18 years. He’s seen staff changes and campus growth, but thinks the school still possesses the tradition it had in 1981. "I have long ties to Roseville. And those ties are better than money. I applied for the campus monitor job and I got it. And I never...

Foreign exchange experience inspires: Juniors look beyond RHS programs to study abroad

April 11, 2016

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BY NATE NGUYEN [email protected] Foreign exchange student presence on campus inspired Roseville High School students to pursue programs outside of RHS’ boundaries in order to explore other cultures. RHS junior Shoana Hunt, motivated to voyage outside of her comfort zone, will travel to France this fall as a part of the Youth For Understanding program. Shoana’s inte...

Artists triumph in Blue Line exhibit

April 11, 2016

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BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] Roseville High School senior Tianna Ching, junior Taysia De Mesa and sophomore Sino Oulad Daoud showcased their talent and passion for art by submitting art pieces to the Blue Line Arts Gallery for its Next Generation exhibit. The three competed against Placer County high school students to win awards or sell their pieces. De...

Naval training sparks patriotism

April 11, 2016

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BY MONIQUE REA [email protected] Sophomore Aly Pugliani says she learned discipline and respect as she trains in the Sacramento Division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets for the Navy. Aly noticed there were no Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs at Roseville High School, leading her to find the Sacramento Division Sea Cadets. Sea Cadets is a program for t...

Trap to feel Coleman’s absence

April 11, 2016

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BY TARAH JOHNSON [email protected] With the departure of assistant principal Jon Coleman in the upcoming 2016-’17 school year, he will no longer head coach the Roseville High School Trap team which he has worked alongside for seven years. Prior to coaching, Coleman wasn’t familiar with the sport. He soon learned the skills needed to coach, shoot and perfe...

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...

HUMANS OF RHS: Junior Linda Kropsu

April 11, 2016

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Junior foreign exchange student Linda Kropsu left her home in Finland to attend Roseville High School for the past eight months. She has learned about both herself and American culture after adjusting to being away from home. She plans to travel back to the the U.S. next year and for the rest of her life in order to experience as many things as possible. -Rachel Barber "The...

Gene Domek’s legacy in continual bloom

April 11, 2016

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  BY MONIQUE REA [email protected] Blossoming flowers prompt student, staff reflection 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-retire...

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...