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UPDATE: Widespread outages affect RJUHSD Chromebooks

UPDATE: Widespread outages affect RJUHSD Chromebooks

STAFF REPORT

March 28, 2020

UPDATE March 29, 2020 @ 8:28 p.m: According to RJUHSD director of technology Tony Ham, the recent Chromebook connectivity issue has been identified and resolved.       Several students have reported issues with their RJUHSD issued Chromebooks over the last two days. Acc...

RJUHSD school closures to extend through May 1

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DANIELLE BENNETT

March 26, 2020

RJUHSD has extended school closures through May 1, with classes intended to start up again on May 4. Online instruction will continue through this time with a pause over spring break. No decision has been made so far in regard to graduation ceremonies should the closures last longer.  According to superi...

Gov. Newsom waives 180 day school year minimum

The Roseville High School admisitration building is empty on a Monday at 2:00p.m. as all Placer County Schools are closed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

DANIELLE BENNETT

March 17, 2020

Yesterday, the California legislature passed emergency legislation that waives the state mandated minimum of 180 instructional days for local educational agencies. This means schools that are not shifting their curriculum online will not be mandated to extend school past their current end date and senior...

RJUHSD closes all school sites, shifts to online learning

A student in Carol Crabtree’s AP European History class works with Chromebooks and textbooks. With RJUHSD’s One-to-One Chromebook initiative, digital materials may become more integrated into curriculum.

JORDAN DEL VALLE TONOIAN

March 13, 2020

This afternoon the Placer County Office of Education required that all school district close their campuses through April 13. This includes all RJUHSD sites. School is scheduled to resume after spring break, April 14. Beginning Monday from 11a.m. to 1p.m. RJUHSD will provide a pick-up and delivered...

RJUHSD suspends all athletic activities

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ELENA BATEMAN

March 12, 2020

Earlier this evening, the RJUHSD suspended all athletic practices and contests in the district, along with all other after school activities, until April 13. This came as a shock to many student-athletes, parents and coaches, after superintendent Denise Herrmann’s statement on Tuesday protected athletic...

RHS seniors help thwart kidnapping

The Roseville Police Department blocks off a street in old town Roseville for the annual RHS Homecoming Parade.

CAM MEDRANO

March 3, 2020

Last week, a pair of students got the chance to be everyday superheros. On Thursday, seniors Jaheam Seay and Malik Bowman grew suspicious of a man at a Roseville bank. When they got back into the car they saw an emergency alert that a 10-year-old boy had been kidnapped. They immediately went across...

BRIEF: Peer helping holds freshman assembly

BRIEF: Peer helping holds freshman assembly

BRAYDEN LARSON

March 3, 2020

All freshmen in health and PE courses attended a period-long Peer Helping assembly yesterday to introduce the program and help bring empathy and understanding to school.  For freshman attendee Carson Burch, the assembly piqued his interest in the program.  “It definitely was an inspiration to...

RETHINKING RANK

Students help draft a survey at the second class rank meeting. Students, parents and staff are giving their input to draft a recommendation on whether to keep, eliminate or alter class rank. As of now, the plan is to present the recommendation to the school board during late spring.

DANIELLE BENNETT

March 2, 2020

RJUHSD may eliminate or alter its class rank system by late spring of this year. At the school board’s request, deputy superintendent of education services Jess Borjon started holding open meetings in January to reconsider the class rank system with the input of staff, student and parent represen...

Teachers consider alternatives to block schedule

Social science teacher Mark Andreatta works with a student. Andreatta is part of a group of teachers
discussing the possibility of alternatives to the 4x4 block schedule.

NATHAN PIEDAD

March 2, 2020

Roseville Joint Union High School District may move away from the current 4x4 block schedule used by all of its comprehensive school sites.  A group of teachers around the district is discussing alternatives to the current block system, led by Granite Bay High School teacher Brandon Dell’Orto. ...

RJUHSD implements restorative circles

Sophomore Riley Griffin works in his second period Honors English 10 class. Griffin
believes restorative circle sessions have been beneficial for the RHS community.

ZACHARY GALAMGAM and KYLE JOHNSON

March 2, 2020

Twice this year, students have come together with their second period class to speak with each other in a restorative circle - a method that aims to build community, trust and address issues within a group. Roseville Joint Union High School District has implemented these new restorative circles a...

NGSS Physics gains momentum

Science teacher Oliver Weiss assists junior Shane Meadows-Yaw in his first period NGSS Physics class.

NATHAN HANDLING

March 2, 2020

This year, for the first time, sophomore students took NGSS Physics, rather than CP Chemistry. The move is part of the switch to the new NGSS science pathway. Last year, physics teacher CJ Addington was the only one credentialed to take the course. Over the past year, teachers that previously taught...

BRIEF: Seniors still not completed personal finance course

BRIEF: Seniors still not completed personal finance course

NOLAN WARE

February 25, 2020

Around 85% of seniors have still not completed the personal finance course and its final exam. Students will not be allowed to graduate until they finish the course. Starting next quarter, students who have not completed it will be put on student conduct, which means no senior ball or picnic as well ...