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Admin pitches support period

Admin pitches support period

MEGAN ANDERSON

May 2, 2016


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Staff aims for June vote on revamped schedule Roseville High School administration may implement an intervention period schedule as early as next school year. In a recent faculty meeting, administration proposed the new schedule to RHS staff to generate discussion amongst the staff until they com...

LOOKING AHEAD: Clark, Mattix gear up

LOOKING AHEAD: Clark, Mattix gear up

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

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. Mattix applies own RHS history toward new activities role Thomas Jeffe...

Board members cite student wellness, college prospects in class rank investigation

Board members cite student wellness, college prospects in class rank investigation

GABI HUTSON

May 2, 2016


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The Roseville Joint Union High School District board revived the discussion of eliminating class rank at a board meeting on April 12. “Principals will be taking this to their site councils in May for feedback from parents and students. They will also be seeking feedback from their teachers,” Severson...

Board approves course restructure to fit World Studies history requirement

Board approves course restructure to fit World Studies history requirement

GABI HUTSON

May 2, 2016


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The Roseville Joint Union High School District board voted on and approved AP Human Geography’s potential to fulfill the sophomore social science requirement during the board meeting on Apr. 12. According to AP Human Geography teacher Cari Oberreuter, the discussion was prompted by a student from...

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...