Eye of the Tiger

BRIEF: Guitar class receives new guitar racks

BRIEF: Guitar class receives new guitar racks

DANIELLE BENNETT

October 19, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

The guitar program on RHS recently received new guitar racks. Guitar teacher Austin Gaessar worked with principal David Byrd to attain the funds; purchased from the Wenger Corporation, the new racks cost approximately $1,000 each. Gaessar hopes that the new racks will alleviate problems presented by the form...

BioMed students may receive honors credit

BioMed students may receive honors credit

JONATHAN VARLAMOV

October 17, 2018


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Student currently enrolled in Project Lead the Way BioMed, could receive honors credits for this semester. According to PLTW teacher, Erin Granucci, plans are currently in consideration to allow PLTW courses to receive honors credit. “We just feel that the rigor and the content that the kids are getting in all the...

Transportation difficulties impede student arrival

Transportation difficulties impede student arrival

JULIE NGUYEN and NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

October 9, 2018


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Junior Kristen Mckibben rides her bike to school with her brother on a daily basis. Within a two year period, Mckibben has received two flat tires due to thorns and burs located near the bike racks. Thus far, her family has spent over $200 on tire maintenance as a result. “I park in the actual...

BRIEF: SB 328 vetoed by Gov. Brown, no start time changes for RHS

BRIEF: SB 328 vetoed by Gov. Brown, no start time changes for RHS

DANIELLE BENNETT

October 8, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

Last edition, Eye of the Tiger covered Senate Bill SB-328 - the start time bill that, if signed, would have required middle schools and high schools in California to move start times to 8:30 a.m. or later. However, governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill, leaving start times up to individual schools and...

AP curriculum evolves with students, teachers

AP curriculum evolves with students, teachers

CLAIRE TOWNSEND

October 8, 2018


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As part of a two part investigative report Eye of the Tiger looks into the pros and cons of pushing AP courses. Part one examines the benefits AP courses can offer students. Part two will explore some of potential problems with the program.   Last week, all Roseville High School students were a...

RJUHSD hosts Military Academy Night

RJUHSD hosts Military Academy Night

JONATHAN VARLAMOV

October 3, 2018


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Tonight is Military Academy Night. Representatives from five branches of the military will conduct a presentation and a question-and-answer session. A career center technician , Jacqueline Seider, believes Military Academy Night is very informative and great introduction into the field. “It...

Suicide awareness presentation required by new California law

Suicide awareness presentation required by new California law

DANIELLE BENNETT

October 2, 2018


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To close out Suicide Prevention Month, RJUHSD staff planned a suicide awareness presentation for students during their second period classes yesterday. The presentation consisted of a series of videos to provide people information on suicide, as well as mental health in general. In part, the prese...

Grand jury finds RHS “non-compliant” with emergency management regulations

Grand jury finds RHS “non-compliant” with emergency management regulations

CAM MEDRANO

September 21, 2018


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After a Placer County grand jury selected Roseville High School as one of three school sites within Placer County to evaluate emergency management, they found RHS non-compliant with 15 emergency management regulations formulated based on safety plans submitted to the jury. In their investigatio...

School start time bill may affect transportation and extra curriculars

School start time bill may affect transportation and extra curriculars

JULIE NGUYEN

September 17, 2018


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Proposed California State Senate Bill 328 would push school start times back later, and the bill currently depends only on Governor Jerry Brown for final jurisdiction. If he signs it, the bill will require all middle schools, high schools and charter schools to start no earlier 8:30 a.m. by July 1, 20...

Herrmann seeks to establish connections

Herrmann seeks to establish connections

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

September 17, 2018


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New RJUHSD superintendent hire Denise Herrmann is beginning the school year with a sense of purpose. She plans to spend her first few months concentrating on introducing herself and gaining a deeper understanding of the district through both staff and students. “This first year, my goal is to learn abou...

Specialized staff positions difficult to fill

Specialized staff positions difficult to fill

DANIELLE BENNETT

September 17, 2018


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This year marks the first year photography will be a Career and Technical Education course, under the name Digital Photography. The district is currently working with new RHS photography teacher Steve Fischer to help him become CTE certified. This will be the third year RHS has taken a photography tea...

BRIEF: RHS plans to install more bike racks, alleviate crowding

BRIEF: RHS plans to install more bike racks, alleviate crowding

DANIELLE BENNETT

September 12, 2018


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Administration’s push to prevent students from locking their bikes to various areas on campus has met some challenges. Due to a limited number of bike racks, students have resorted to locking their bikes to fences and gates around campus. Junior Nathan Sangria believes that more bike racks, as well as ...