Eye of the Tiger

Teachers collaborate to align curriculum

Teachers collaborate to align curriculum

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

October 29, 2018


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As part of the RJUHSD’s general goal to ensure equity in student achievement and academic performance, the district has taken steps standardize and more closely unifying class curriculum through department and district meetings, professional learning teams (PLTs), and course standards. To better...

BRIEF: UPROAR Magazine seeks student work

BRIEF: UPROAR Magazine seeks student work

JADA TRAIL

October 26, 2018


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Creative Writing Clubs Uproar is looking for student writing, poetry, and artwork. According to Creative Writing teacher Jamie Handling, the UPROAR Literary Magazine is open to short stories, poetry, and artwork. Although the original deadline was today, handling has pushed it back another week ...

BRIEF: Third PLTW Engineering class may offer college credits

BRIEF: Third PLTW Engineering class may offer college credits

CAITILN TRAN

October 23, 2018


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A dual enrollment Project Lead The Way Engineering class may be available for Roseville High School students to take in the near future. Dual enrollment classes act as the equivalent of a college course all while on campus and still offering the accompanying college credits. PLTW teacher John ...

BRIEF: On-campus college finance classes

BRIEF: On-campus college finance classes

JONATHAN VARLAMOV

October 19, 2018


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College finance classes will be held on campus on November 8. The classes will be held in the cafeteria from 6-8 p.m. College and career technician Jacqueline Seider encourages students to come and get help. “All students are encouraged to come and get help from our counseling department and the experts that...

BRIEF: Guitar class receives new guitar racks

BRIEF: Guitar class receives new guitar racks

DANIELLE BENNETT

October 19, 2018


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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


Filed under Briefs, Media, News

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...