Eye of the Tiger

LITTLEJOHN: Culinary embodies performance, visual art

LITTLEJOHN: Culinary embodies performance, visual art

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Roseville Joint Union High School District has certain graduation requirements in order to graduate. One of the graduation requirements needed to fulfill is a Visual and Performing Arts class. Students are required to take one class in order to graduate. Of the visual and performing art classes, the...

BENNETT: Revive Class of 2020 pride – free them from yellow curse

BENNETT: Revive Class of 2020 pride – free them from yellow curse

DANIELLE BENNETT

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As groups of spirited students fill the school with a rainbow of color for Clash of the Classes day and cram into the gym in animated anticipation of the rally, I find my initial fears proved correct: I will never be able to accept yellow as my class color. Under certain circumstances, adorning something...

MULLIGAN: Effort determines post-high school success

MULLIGAN: Effort determines post-high school success

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As college application season closes, seniors should look ahead with optimism regardless of where they get accepted because in the end what matters the most is you. At the end of the day a college degree is a college degree. A hardworking graduate is going to come out on top compared to a “C’s...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Use policy revision to standardize weight, tighten rigor

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Use policy revision to standardize weight, tighten rigor

EDITORIAL BOARD

December 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As the school district's Continuous Improvement Leadership Team contemplates revising its grading policy, it should consider establishing department-specific grading policies and creating an AP environment that accurately reflects college rigor, while also standardizing the many aspects that make up...

Struggling programs need to advocate own fundraising efforts

Struggling programs need to advocate own fundraising efforts

ALLISON CLARK

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It seems like a lot of schools struggle to find a balance between channeling money to facilities, arts, and sports – which is where booster committees and fundraisers come in to help. I understand the struggle, considering a lot of schools in general don’t receive the funds they need – so funding...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Local election endorsements

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Local election endorsements

EDITORIAL BOARD

November 7, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

PAIGE STAUSS - STRONGLY ENDORSE Stauss’ track record during her 12 years on the board, familiarity with fiscal responsibilities and district budgeting suggest an outstanding board member. Her past experience will help with redrawing boundaries when the sixth high school opens.   ANDREW...

LITTLEJOHN: AP Gov deserved clearer communication

LITTLEJOHN: AP Gov deserved clearer communication

JAKE LITTLEJOHN

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Students who decided to take AP government this year made a big mistake. Heading into the school year, students were told they would receive weighted AP credit for both terms. This is simply just not the case. Currently only the first term of AP gov’t will receive credit and not the second. The question...

JOHNSON: History books overlook African American triumph

JOHNSON: History books overlook African American triumph

TARAH JOHNSON

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In perhaps the most appropriate timing, Roseville High School Academic Lab and Black Student Union advisor Keshila Jones is in the early process of introducing a black history course in the near future. In the wake of several negative, racially motivated incidents, this course will not only provide...

LIJO: ROAR bucks lose incentive value in slow rollout

LIJO: ROAR bucks lose incentive value in slow rollout

ANILA LIJO

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

ROAR bucks were introduced not too long ago and to be honest I have not heard much about them. I do, however, remember seeing a lot of posters around campus last year. I came to RHS junior year as a transfer student, and no one was really talking about it. Moreover, I feel like no one was excited...

STEARNS: Inconsistent online reminders blindside students

STEARNS: Inconsistent online reminders blindside students

MIKAYLA STEARNS

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I need as much help as I can get with this school year. Traditionally, a junior jam packs their schedule with APs and/or extracurriculars to prepare for the feeding frenzy that is college apps. And so, consequently, I love the idea of things like Google Classroom and text reminders and classroom group...

MULLIGAN: Eliminate game admission fees for families

MULLIGAN: Eliminate game admission fees for families

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Charging for admission into home sporting events is an important part of raising funds for various athletic teams. The money raised goes to funding referees, upkeep of fields and equipment needs for all sports. Being the fifth and youngest child in my family, my parents have been through it all: atten...

ROSETTI: Fundraisers, food drives award unearned extra credit

ROSETTI: Fundraisers, food drives award unearned extra credit

JACK ROSETTI

November 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If you’re a struggling student, boy do I have great news for you. You are now able to buy your grade! Just donate canned food, or donate to the AVID program for extra credit. Rather than working hard to improve your grade, just bring in canned food for some quick and easy extra credit points. No...