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RJUHSD to limit community college course weight

April 11, 2016

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BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] Courses to require collegiate prerequisites to earn extra grade point weight Revisions to programs for high school-transferrable community college courses policies, known as Academic Enrichment at Sierra College or Advanced Education at American River College, will result in some courses losing their GPA weight on high school tra...

Student exposure to Naviance low

GABI HUTSON

April 11, 2016

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[email protected] Despite Roseville Joint Union High School District spending $70,000 on a subscription to Naviance, a college and career readiness program, many students and staff still claim to have little knowledge of the program. Naviance offers features like career profiling, scholarship applications and college essay resources. Roseville High Sch...

RHS reaction to student and parent complaints vary

April 11, 2016

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BY JAYDYNN SANTOS [email protected] Last year’s fall term, students started a petition to complain about their teacher inadequately preparing them for an upcoming AP test. Only nine students out of the two full AP Biology classes ended up taking the exam for the course. A few months ago, several seniors, including senior Prince Uwobahorana, reported to an RHS facult...

BALANCING THE SCALES

March 24, 2016

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District nears gender equity in administrative roles BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] In 2007-2008, nine females occupied site and district-level administrative positions in the Roseville Joint Union High School District. At the the same time, 22 males occupied the remaining positions. Currently, however, the ratio of female to male administrators of 16:19, including ...

Bus passes reduce from $225 to $50

March 14, 2016

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BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] Feb. 23 Roseville Joint Union High School District board meeting approved the reduction of bus fares starting in the 2016-2017 school year. Annual bus pass prices will be dropping from $225 to $50, the first price variation in over five years. The reduction was proposed to compensate for families who were concerned about the earl...

Lindsey Parker plans to leave for admin job at Antelope High

March 14, 2016

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BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] Parker plans to leave during the week of April 11 after the Roseville Joint Union High School District approves her position transfer. Student activities director Lindsey Parker will trade her current position for an assistant principal opening at Antelope High School. According to Parker, her and principal David Byrd are unsure...

Tiger Tutoring looks to expand scope

March 14, 2016

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Low average attendance prompts program to rethink approach BY ZACHARY CHEEK [email protected] The after-school Tiger Tutoring program sees an average of 10 students in attendance per day. This number troubles assistant Tiger Tutoring adviser Miguel Quiñonez to feel and has him wishing that more student would take advantage of the resource. "I definitely feel tha...

John Montgomery to retire at end of year

March 14, 2016

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BY ANILA LIJO [email protected] After working in the Roseville Joint Union High School District for 30 years, assistant superintendent John Montgomery is retiring next year. During that time, Montgomery spent 13 years as the principal of Roseville High School and was an assistant principal for five years. Montgomery will miss the people he met and working in the ...

Seniors break Scholarship record

March 14, 2016

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BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] This year the College and Career Center saw record numbers of scholarship application turnins from the class of 2016. Last year’s seniors turned in a record-breaking total of 1,429 applications, the current seniors surpassed that with 1,439 applications. College and career center technician Jacquie Seider said that last year she made an arrange...

Tiger Tutoring looks to expand scope

March 14, 2016

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Low average attendance prompts program to rethink approach BY ZACHARY CHEEK [email protected] The after-school Tiger Tutoring program sees an average of 10 students in attendance per day. This number troubles assistant Tiger Tutoring adviser Miguel Quiñonez to feel and has him wishing that more student would take advantage of the resource. “I definitely fee...

IM focuses intervention

March 14, 2016

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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] After Integrated Math classes yielding low passing rates the past year and half, IM teachers Levi Fletcher and Lisa Vaccaro created a math intervention class which started the spring of this year. There are currently two sections of this class. The class allows students to recover their credits from a failed IM1 class under the ideal ...

LCAP: Covering program bases

March 14, 2016

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Special ed, foster and homeless remain without specifc allocation BY MIKAYLA STEARNS [email protected] This article is the second of a two-part series about the district’s allocation of 2015-16 LCAP funds. See eyeofthetigernews.com for the first installment, published Feb. 22 (‘LCAP: The first year,’) For the 2015-16 school year, Roseville Joint Union High Schoo...