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MULLIGAN: Later start would only cater to later students' needs

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN  [email protected] Every Monday during first period is the same. Alongside the lesson, there are consistent complaints about the early hours for school and how much better off students would be coming into school an hour later. Quite simply, this change could not happ...

STEARNS: Maintain equal gender representation in admin

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY MIKALYA STEARNS [email protected] Before talking to the superintendent, I imagined that the gap in female to male admin was similar to the lack in racial diversity that Robbie Short highlighted last year: large and (not) in charge. I assumed they were going to be relatively the same ...

LITTLEJOHN: Scheduling easily derails TA policy

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Limited applicants may shortchange teachers BY JAKE LITTLEJOHN [email protected] Roseville High School’s new policy on teacher assistants is designed to lower the number of TAs and, in most cases, allow teachers just one TA per term. The policy also requires students to fill out an application and only allows two applications per tea...

MAILEY: Fulfill obligation to students before promotion

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] As students, we understand the ambition to climb ranks. We want to see ourselves perform and fulfill our potential and goals, and we don’t expect anything less from our teachers. If a desired next-level position opens, teachers should seize the opportu...

COLLINS: Expulsion process should consider student circumstances

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY AUSTIN COLLINS [email protected] Expulsion can be a valuable means to an end in some situations. It can be used to further secure the welfare of the student body as well as protect teachers and staff. However, as two Roseville High School students are currently in the expulsion process ...

NUEVO: Limited range of A.C. insufficient

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY BRIAN NUEVO  [email protected] The limited range of temperature control has made classrooms hot and significantly more uncomfortable than the temperature outside. Both teachers and students deal with stuffy, warm classrooms which they have no control over. It’s an everyday dilemma t...

FURDEK: In-class recordings hold teachers accountable

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY MADDY FURDEK [email protected] California state law prohibits the recording of a conversation unless both parties have given their consent. This law also applies to classrooms, where students are not allowed to record video or audio of other students and teachers without consent – no matter th...

SMITH: Continue preparations for textbook transition

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] Roseville Joint Union High School District should continue making preparations for inevitable adjustments to the Williams Act. Rather than wait to make a hasty transition over to digital forms of instructional material, prepare what will be needed for ef...

MAILEY: Morality of cheating up to students

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] My friend who is enrolled in the APUSH - Language/Composition block told me about a teacher that accidentally discovered a classwide group chat dedicated to cheating. Running alongside the rapidly evolving platform for tech-based curriculum is students abusing this new ag...

MULLIGAN: Increased timespan of block courses benefit students

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Although my freshman year I had a bad experience with my block class and found the courses uninteresting, I have found a new appreciation for the system. Through experiences in other block courses, I have realized different aspects of the block cl...

BEAMAN: Purpose for strong work ethic lost in daily grind

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY BLAKE BEAMAN [email protected] While by no means a new trend, students falling asleep in classes is an epidemic that still sweeps across many of the classrooms of Roseville High School. This may be a factor of students not getting enough sleep, or it might have something to do with that s...

LIJO: Late JRP provided valuable experience

February 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

BY ANILA LIJO [email protected] Contrary to most students’ reaction after hearing the recent death of the Junior Research Project, I was pretty upset. As much as most juniors despised the JRP, some of us did like working on it. By no means am I an overly excited student who enjoys regula...