Eye of the Tiger

Students face counselor reassignment

Above, students work with wellness center staff last Thursday. Starting this year, students no longer have to make an appointment to drop in at the Wellness Center, in an effort to make it more accessible.

JULIE NGUYEN

September 23, 2019

Starting this year, all students except for seniors were reassigned different counselors - one of the first steps to a greater change to the structure of counseling and wellness services provided at RHS. In the future, students’ counselors will not be determined alphabetically based on last name; rather,...

School board cites ‘liability’ and ‘accessibility’ for decision

Pictured, RHS students and families attend last year's graduation ceremony. Starting this year, all students attending a comprehensive site in RJUHSD will graduate at the Placer Valley Event Center. The board approved the change in a 3-2 vote.

DANIELLE BENNETT

September 16, 2019

Graduation for RJUHSD’s five comprehensive high schools will move this year to the Placer Valley Event Center, as opposed to the traditional location on each school’s campus. The RJUHSD board of trustees voted to approve the venue change at Tuesday’s board meeting. The last week of May, the...

LIVE UPDATES: RJUHSD graduation venue moves to Placer Valley Event Center at The Grounds

LIVE UPDATES: RJUHSD graduation venue moves to Placer Valley Event Center at The Grounds

September 16, 2019

School board cites 'liability' and 'accessibility' for decision DANIELLE BENNETT September 16, 2019 Graduation for RJUHSD’s five comprehensive high schools will move this year to the Placer Valley Event Center, as opposed to the traditional location on each school’s campus. The RJUHSD board of trus...

RJUHSD school board to vote on 2020 graduation venue change

RJUHSD school board to vote on 2020 graduation venue change

DANIELLE BENNETT

September 10, 2019

Graduation for schools in RJUHSD – typically held on each school’s respective campus – could move to a new venue this year: the Placer Valley Event Center. The event center is currently under construction on the former Placer County Fairgrounds (now @theGrounds) and will be finished this Febru...

RHS alumnus, author shares advice with students

RHS alumnus, author shares advice with students

NATHAN PIEDAD

August 31, 2019

Yesterday, RHS alumnus and author Dr. Thomas King visited the campus to speak to students in various English classes. King spoke about his life experiences and gave advice to students on writing and life. “I had the chance to chat with the students about the business of writing and life outside ...

PLTW internship helps biomed students experiment in real-world science

PLTW internship helps biomed students experiment in real-world science

LIZZIE PELZMAN

August 30, 2019

RHS students received twelve of the 40 spots available at the Project Lead the Way Perry Initiative, an internship opportunity that provides hands-on experience in biomedical science. The Perry Initiative is inviting young women to work at Shriners Hospital and practice modern surgical techniques.  ...

New culinary teacher adds new flavor to program

New culinary teacher adds new flavor to program

HAYDEN HOFFMAN

August 30, 2019

Students in the RHS culinary program have a new teacher to spice things up in the kitchen. Elizabeth Skylar joined long-time culinary teacher Angela Ash this year to teach culinary 2 and 3. Skylar said she hopes to get to know the program and add a dash of her own flavor.  “I bring a lot of industry experience into...

Students write letter, ask admin for dress code clarification

Students write letter, ask admin for dress code clarification

DANIELLE BENNETT

August 25, 2019

Students in government teacher Jessica Fork’s fourth period class drafted and sent a letter to administration asking for revaluation and clarification on the dress code, after students said they were coded for clothes they did not know were violations. The letter referred to coding for bralettes and sma...

Band program changes key under new instructor

Band program changes key under new instructor

MEHROZ AKHTAR and DEVON DICKENS

August 24, 2019

The Roseville High School band finds itself under new leadership this year. Straight from the K-12 teaching credential program at Sac State, new teacher Michael Austin joined the RHS staff to take over the band program and teach intermediate and advanced guitar.  According to Austin, his goal when it comes ...

RCSD eliminates homework grade

Above, teacher Darcee Durham speaks to her science classes. Durham believes homework should contribute to overall grades to hold students accountable. Below, a student works on an assignment in class. With the new RCSD grading policy, homework and other “learning behaviors” will be evaluated seperately to overall grades.

LOGAN BRALEY

May 23, 2019

This year, Roseville City School District switched to a new grading policy for evaluating middle school students in which academic grades will be based entirely on summative scores that reflect student learning, including tests and projects. Other learning behaviors, including homework completion,...

Beyond the CTE push

Students in RHS’ culinary program work to prepare food in class. According to Culinary Arts teacher Angela Ash, CTE pathways provide students with real world experience.

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

May 21, 2019

This article is the second of a two-part series on the increase of student enrollment in CTE courses. Click here for the first article, published April 9th. (‘District feels the CTE push,’ N. Khudyakov).   According to a 2017-18 SARC report, 946 students participated in an RHS CTE program i...