Eye of the Tiger

Hobbyist casts line to fishing passion

Hobbyist casts line to fishing passion

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...

New thrift club strings together sustainability efforts through teen interest

New thrift club strings together sustainability efforts through teen interest

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...

Healing at home

Healing at home

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

The trek to fluency

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’

Twins explore ‘A Whole New World’

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...

Teacher talks to promote positivity

Teacher talks to promote positivity

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

Juniors join annual relay against cancer

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

Roberts speaks the language of children

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 Barnes helps young athlete overcome 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...