Eye of the Tiger

Senior’s soccer talent goes beyond uniform

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AARON PUGLIANI

February 26, 2018

After winning Placer Youth Soccer League’s female referee of the year award, senior Courtney Carpenter proved her knack for soccer transcends playing for a team. Beginning her referee journey at the age of 13, this weekend job gave Carpenter a unique outlet to continue participating in soccer games...

Senior auditions at college showcases

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AJ WELKER

February 26, 2018

Senior Emily Botnen’s triumphant return to school after a ten day trip to audition for competitive theatre programs was marked with reflection and nerves. Botnen has been involved in theatre since she was eight years old, which allowed her to develop her passion and a desire to pursue it at the collegiate...

Student selects specialized training for stardom

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TYLER COOPER

February 26, 2018

Freshman Owen Young’s dream of competing on the televised athletic competition American Ninja Warrior lead him to seek a more intense training regime. Young has been training for the past year at Martial Arts and Fitness in order to increase his chance of successful significantly. Young’s training...

Senior creates video project to remember graduating class

Senior creates video project to remember graduating class

February 15, 2018

In an effort to create a lasting memory of the Class of 2018, senior Kylie Irwin is creating a video that features seniors who want to give advice.

Hack leaves program he built on high note

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ALEYNA CAMACHO

February 5, 2018

Guitar teacher Brian Hack’s recent notice of his retirement and subsequent lack of return to Roseville High School for the remainder of the school year has struck a chord with a variety of staff and students across campus. Within his more than 30 years teaching at the school he has established the...

Senior wins Ellen tickets

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AARON PUGLIANI

February 5, 2018

Over winter break, senior Kenzie Duncan fulfilled her childhood dream by attending The Ellen Show. She was a long-time, dedicated fan and has watched the show for eight years. “I would come home after school and I would wait for my mom to come home,” Duncan said. “It was on at four o’clock...

Senior builds up guitar hobby

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GARRET SCHAFFER

February 5, 2018

Roseville High School senior Jon Kunkle found inspiration in building his own guitars from scratch. The guitar enthusiast’s interest began when he got the chance to build his own guitar after transferring to Buljan Middle School a few years ago. “I was in eighth grade and I heard that the woodshop...

Senior’s love passes state lines

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DANIELLE BENNETT

February 5, 2018

When senior Jaydynn Santos’ boyfriend, Daniel Vasquez, finished his high school career early to begin training at a marine boot camp in San Diego, she refocused her energy on fashioning him a gift for his return in March. Santos harnessed social media to craft a present that incorporates people across...

HUMANS OF RHS: Joyce Henry

Ceramics teacher Joyce Henry works with students in class.

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

February 5, 2018

Ceramics teacher Joyce Henry took a while to discover her passion for art. Her strict upbringing left her with few opportunities to explore her more creative side, so it wasn’t until Henry fell upon it by chance that she fell in love with the subject. -- Nicole Khudyakov   "I’d been...

Senior couple visit Hawaii during false missile alarm

Senior couple visit Hawaii during false missile alarm

January 23, 2018

While visiting Hawaii for vacation, seniors Taylor Anderson and Olyvia Schaefer were woken up by an alert saying a missile would hit.  Anderson said it forced him to truly think about what he valued in life. Shaefer mentioned how nothing like this had happened to her before.

Pitts pushes through California International Marathon

Pitts corre el maraton internacional de california, ella sufrio una herida que afectaba su habilidad de correr en el maraton pero la venció para partcipar.

SPENCER SERRATOS

December 18, 2017

RHS spanish teacher Maria Pitts recently managed to run her first marathon in a decade, despite significant setbacks. Although she had trained heavily, she was uncertain whether or not she’d be able to make it to the finish line, due to a previous injury. “It was such an incredible achievement...

HUMANS OF RHS: Michael Silva

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NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

December 18, 2017

Sophomore Michael Silva is a longtime baseball and soccer player. He is part of a family legacy of baseball players, starting with his grandfather. His father’s decision to play soccer also influenced Silva’s desire to participate in the sport. Silva enjoys bonding with both his grandfather and his...