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With the switch to distance learning, the capstone course for the Biomedical Program, Biomedical Innovations, has undergone several changes in order to finish out the school year. Due to COVID-19, students have had to modify their approach to their final projects.

Biomed alters final projects for at-home completion

AMELIA SHAFFER May 3, 2020

With the switch to distance learning, the capstone course for the Biomedical Program, Biomedical Innovations, has undergone a lot of readjustments and sacrifices to finish out the school year. In a...

RJUHSD supt. Herrmann resigns

RJUHSD supt. Herrmann resigns

April 28, 2020

UPDATE: Denise Herrmann has resigned, Jess Borjon will serve as the interim superintendent.   RJUHSD Superintendent Denise Herrmann is a finalist for the superintendent position at the Traverse...

Medical internship program expands

MAYA BERMAN April 24, 2020

RJUHSD will offer a new medical class next year as part of a new program that will give students hands-on internship experience in the medical field. To sign up, students can contact their counselor and...

English teacher Jamie Handling works with a student in-class. The shift online has made collaborative, interactive learning more difficult.

SHIFTING ONLINE

April 17, 2020

As schools shift online, Eye of the Tiger reporters take a look at what that means for individual departments and classes. All schools in RJUHSD switched to distance learning after midterms last month...

RJUHSD board votes for 'choice' distance learning grading model

RJUHSD board votes for ‘choice’ distance learning grading model

STAFF REPORT April 15, 2020

Students will be able to choose between letter grades or credit/no credit grading for each class beginning April 20. A motion was made by board member Gary Johnson to adopt a policy to allow students to...

Students and faculty occupy the admin building hallway. Last month, the district board approved plans to implement a barrier where the hallway begins in order to increase campus security. The glass divider will have two doors and will be locked during school hours, according to RHS principal David Byrd.

RJUHSD expected to close schools through end of academic year

STAFF REPORT April 2, 2020

According to superintendent Denise Herrmann at tonight's board meeting, RJUHSD will announce the closure of all sites through May 29 tomorrow afternoon. The board is expected to discuss plans for...

UC schools waive requirements over COVID-19

UC schools waive requirements over COVID-19

STAFF REPORT April 1, 2020

University of California schools are temporarily waiving the letter grade requirement for A-G classes for those applying to the 2021-2020 term. A-G courses completed in spring 2020 with Pass (P)...

Students walk to their classrooms near the administration building after lunch.

CDE suggests schools focus on distance learning for remainder of year

STAFF REPORT March 31, 2020

RJUHSD has not extended the site closures past May 1 despite CA superintendent of public instruction Tony Thurmond’s message to local officials stating, “it currently appears that our students will...

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...

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RJUHSD school closures to extend through May 1

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...

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.

Gov. Newsom waives 180 day school year minimum

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...

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.

RJUHSD closes all school sites, shifts to online learning

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...

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