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Eye of the Tiger

LOOKING AHEAD

TARAH JOHNSON

May 2, 2016


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Anna Marie Clark and Brent Mattix will take up the assistant principal and activities director positions for the 2016-17 school year. Eye of the Tiger reports where they’re from, who they are and what impact they seek to make. Clark’s new role comes as fruition of continued efforts   A...

RHS tackles band transition

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

April 11, 2016


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Toffelmier’s removal causes uncertainty Roseville High School administration dismissed 26-year band director Mark Toffelmier from his current post. Toffelmier will not return as band director next school year. According to principal David Byrd, the change came about due to Roseville Joint Union Hi...

School and district weigh privacy rights vs. right to know

April 11, 2016


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A chain of incidents pitting staff matters against student concerns prompts an Eye of the Tiger investigation into how and when Roseville High School releases public information and what it does to address complaints. BY BRIAN NUEVO [email protected] Roseville High School administration dismiss...

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...

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, scholars...

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...

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...

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 pr...

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...

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 th...

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 fo...

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. C...