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COMPROMISING TIME: Teachers lose in-class minutes to instructional training opportunities

COMPROMISING TIME: Teachers lose in-class minutes to  instructional training opportunities

ALEXANDRIA SUBA

October 23, 2017


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Some teachers miss several days of school each year to attend trainings and conferences. Of these professional development opportunities available, teachers must decide if their attendance is beneficial enough to outweigh the instructional time they will miss. Science teacher Jeff Underwood, who recently...

New grading policy eliminates CC credit boost

New grading policy eliminates CC credit boost

WAFEEQ RIDHUAN

October 23, 2017


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In the latest revisions of a prospective district grading policy released by the RJUHSD Continuous Improvement Leadership Team last month, weighted credit for community college courses and other classes taken outside of the district was eliminated. The currently grading policy, last revised in 2015, grants weigh...

Breakdowns hamper snack delivery

Breakdowns hamper snack delivery

STAFF REPORT

October 23, 2017


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When they are working, campus vending machines allow students to purchase snacks with cash without standing in cafeteria food lines. However, sometimes they are not operating. “I tried getting stuff in the middle vending machine, the one with the chips, and it just gave me my coins back,” ju...

California Department of Education unveils Dashboard

California Department of Education unveils Dashboard

CAM MEDRANO

October 23, 2017


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The California Department of Education (CDE) unveiled a new accountability system this school year called the California School Dashboard in response to the Local Control Funding Formula law passed in 2013. The LCFF allows school districts to determine the spending of state education funds. Accor...

Fires in northern California continue, RHS science teacher Erin Granucci and medical club help

Fires in northern California continue, RHS science teacher Erin Granucci and medical club help

STAFF REPORT

October 18, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

As fires in northern California continue to rage, an RHS teacher is working to support those in need. Science teacher Erin Granucci and students from the medical club brought needed items over the weekend to a family that lost their home. The fire is still burning through Santa Rosa leaving 41 dead,...

Tiger Band, Color Guard win at Oakmont Field Festival

Tiger Band, Color Guard win at Oakmont Field Festival

STAFF REPORT

October 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

Roseville High School's Tiger Band and Color Guard won their first tournament of the season at the Oakmont Field Festival last Saturday. The Oakmont Field Festival of Music is a marching band competition with local high school bands participating, running since 2004. Long time color guard performer...

New sand volleyball club hosts grass fundraiser tournament

New sand volleyball club hosts grass fundraiser tournament

COOPER BADDLEY

October 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

The new sand volleyball club at Roseville High school hosted a grass fundraiser tournament over the weekend.  The money will help the club afford uniforms and other needed elements to participate in tournaments with other high school clubs in the spring. President and founding member Shalynn Lesnie...

CILT revises grading policy

CILT revises grading policy

WAFEEQ RIDHUAN

October 2, 2017


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Following a Continuous Improvement Leadership Team (CILT) meeting, the Roseville Joint Union High School District CILT has released a revised grading policy and grading guidelines book, both of which are still in the draft stage and open to revision. Throughout last school year, CILT worked to revise Board Policy ...

Districts vary on PE graduation requirements

Districts vary on PE graduation requirements

BRIAN NUEVO

October 2, 2017


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Student athletes in RJUHSD are required to take two years of PE for graduation. However, other school districts in California offer Athletic Prep PE for in season athletes, allowing them to forgo PE while in season. In California Ed Code 51242 it states “The governing board of a school district ma...

Photo, art departments under new leadership

Photo, art departments under new leadership

NICK JOHNSON

October 2, 2017


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Roseville High School held an interview for a teacher to replace current Art 1 teacher,  Allison Lawson last Tuesday. The committee came to decision for the new hire. (Eye of the Tiger is withholding the name of the new teacher until she is official hired by the district, which is slated to occur later ...

AVID teachers attend college conferences

AVID teachers attend college conferences

COOPER BADDLEY

October 2, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

Last week Avid teachers went to the annual UC conference to learn about admissions and applying from the past years. According to AVID 10 teacher Kelly Capell, teachers are focused on getting students accepted. “Our goal is for students to get accepted to a 4 year university whether they go to tha...

CAASPP on transcripts, colleges won’t consider

CAASPP on transcripts, colleges won’t consider

KAIA WHITNEY

October 2, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

The EAP, or the Early Assessment Program test which was taken by Roseville students every year before last, always had apparent scores on the students transcripts. The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) that juniors last year took instead of the EAP will now appear on t...