Eye of the Tiger

Kelly Capell selected Placer County teacher of the year

Kelly Capell selected Placer County teacher of the year

JULIE NGUYEN

May 21, 2020

Recently, English teacher Kelly Capell received the honor of being chosen as the Placer County teacher of the year. Capell, who has been teaching for 13 years, was selected as RJUHSD teacher of the year back in December. While she will not be advancing in the competition, Capell has been able to reflect...

Seniors celebrate with parade at Galleria

The parents of Roseville High worked with the City of Roseville to schedule a parade around the Westfield Galleria.

DANIELLE BENNETT

May 9, 2020

Roseville High School families decorated their cars and came out to the Westfield Galleria mall on Thursday to celebrate the graduating class of 2020 with a parent-organized parade. While seniors drove their decorated cars along the parade route,  members of the Roseville community – from the Rosevi...

End of year senior event dates finalized

Students seated on Hanson field at last year's graduation.
This year, due to the coronavirus outbreak and strict no-gathering rules, graduation for the class of 2020 at RHS will be held digitally,

May 5, 2020

  Roseville High School released a final list of end-of-year senior events. To view the full release, click here. May 8, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Cap and gown delivery   May 11, 11:50 a.m. College signing video   May 18, 7:00 p.m. Senior awards night livestream   May 2...

Biomed alters final projects for at-home completion

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.

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 typical school year Biomedical Innovations students study problems in the biomedical sciences and work...

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 City Area Public Schools district in Traverse, MI. Herrmann has been on a leave of absence sinc...

Medical internship program expands

Seniors work on a lab in Principles of BioMedical Science.

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 set up a meeting. According to director of CTE Shane Waggoner, seniors must turn 18 by March 1 2021...

SHIFTING ONLINE

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

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 in a mitigation measure against COVID-19. The district has announced that distance learning will cont...

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 choose between models one and two on a class-per-class basis. The full PDF with all three models drafted...

RJUHSD expected to close schools through end of academic year

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.

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 the class of 2020's graduation at the next meeting on April 14. This story is developing, so ch...

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) or Credit (CR) grades will satisfy the requirements for students applying for the 2020-2021 term. UC is also ...

CDE suggests schools focus on distance learning for remainder of year

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

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 not be able to return to school campuses before the end of the school year.” Without a st...

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...