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CTE, VAPA streamline course selections from guide

February 1, 2016

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BY MEGAN ANDERSON m.anderson@eyeofthetigernews.com Both the Visual and Performing Arts and Career Technical Education departments slimmed down their electives from the course catalog. According to CTE department head Ron Volk, the CTE department got rid of the electives Business Law, Sports Marketing and Accounting due to the scarce number of students enrolled. According to V...

IM2 combats fall fail rates

February 1, 2016

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Integrated math teachers restructure curriculum with aim of improving student understanding and results BY GABI HUTSON g.hutson@eyeofthetigernews.com Since the start of the new Integrated Math 2 courses last term, the math teachers from each site in the Roseville Joint Union High School District have held meetings discussing how they could combat the high fail rates of the ...

Student Government revives talent show

February 1, 2016

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BY ZACHARY SEMINER z.seminer@eyeofthetigernews.com Student Government is bringing back the talent show on Feb. 18 after its cancellation years ago. Previously, RHS’s Future Business Leaders of America hosted the show. According to talent show committee member Parker Crews, the show was revived in effort to unite students. “The show hasn’t been going on for a long perio...

Staff drives admin response to disruption concerns

February 1, 2016

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Admin opts to review and tweak existing policies, rather than implement new rules BY SAM MAILEY s.mailey@eyeofthetigernews.com At the start of the second semester, Roseville High School administration and staff began working on policies to reduce class disruptions. These include tightening restroom and vending machine use policies, the office making efforts to distribute dismi...

YRO Carlos Cortes rotates back on duty

February 1, 2016

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BY MEGAN ANDERSON m.anderson@eyeofthetigernews.com Youth resource officer Carlos Cortes is rotating back to work as a patrol officer this Aug. after five years of service to Roseville High School. Cortes works at RHS on a specialty assignment of which the maximum participation is five years. “I am going to patrol, so [it depends] on my seniority at the time when I get ou...

Robotix Club moves to state level, hosts first competition

February 1, 2016

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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN j.mulligan@eyeofthetigernews.com RHS Robotix is now large enough to qualify for multiple tournaments in California, including the state level competition, NorCal Regional Championship. “The Roseville High School robotics team competes with the FIRST Tech Challenge,” Robotix team captain Kevin Carlson said. “We are competing at local tournaments in t...

What it takes to return

February 1, 2016

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Students rehabilitate after expulsion BY MIKAYLA STEARNS m.stearns@eyeofthetigernews.com Just three weeks ago, sophomore Michael Soto and junior Ash Cayabyab and waited in foyer of the of the Roseville Joint Union High School District office with their families. They hoped to present cases in favor of their return to Roseville High School. “We all just waited there and they cal...

Byrd brings AP Gov credit push to district

February 1, 2016

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Proposes weighted credit for second quarter of AP Gov BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN j.mulligan@eyeofthetigernews.com After AP Government students did not receive the full semester AP grade bump they were promised, principal David Byrd is creating a proposal in order to give students the bump they feel they deserve. At a monthly district principal meeting, Byrd brought up his proposal to th...

District budgets for windfall

November 9, 2015

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BY SAM MAILEY s.mailey@eyeofthetigernews.com In the coming school years, Roseville High School could see additional Chromecarts, updated campus security features, roofing upgrades and the installation of reclaimed water pipelines. The state’s obligation to reimburse school districts across California is granting Roseville Joint Union High School District $9 million from ...

Math teachers grapple with IM2 implementation

November 9, 2015

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BY GABI HUTSON g.hutson@eyeofthetigernews.com With the implementation of Common Core’s Integrated Math series, Roseville High School has experienced a higher fail rate in Integrated Math II than in geometry classes. “It hasn’t really changed the comparison for IM1, while IM2 does look as if it’s having a lower success rate than geometry did,” principal David Byrd said...

District initiatives take on intolerance

November 9, 2015

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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN j.mulligan@eyeofthetigernews.com   Roseville Joint Union High School District is poised to address cultural insensitivity throughout the district with an updated policy directed towards hate speech and hate crimes. The new policy, proposed by the RJUHSD executive director of personnel services Brad Basham, at the Oct. 27 school board meeting, set...

AP courses adapt to changes

September 8, 2015

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Science, social science see most change BY JOSHUA SOLSO j.solso@eyeofthetigernews.com Over the past year, Advanced Placement enrollment continued to grow, curriculum changed and AP teachers adjusted to teaching new sections. In many cases, these factors led to shifts in student enrollment and success with AP exam. This is a look at those AP classes that were most affected...