Eye of the Tiger

MAILEY: Financial lit struggles self-imposed

MAILEY: Financial lit struggles self-imposed

May 23, 2016


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Incompletion leads to 120 seniors on student conduct   Completing the required financial literacy course only become a priority for many seniors after they were placed on senior conduct for not doing so. In all, 120 seniors were placed on senior conduct – many because they didn’t complete the f...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Intervention period may catch struggling students

May 2, 2016


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27-minute period  aims to simplify access to aid Bad blood from a past failure should not hold back administration’s efforts to aid struggling students. Site admin’s most recent attempt introduces a 27-minute intervention period to the school day. It shares the good-natured intentions as the P...

BEAMAN: Human Geo gives perspective

May 2, 2016


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BY BLAKE BEAMAN [email protected] The Roseville Joint Union High School District school board approved the proposal for restructuring AP Human Geography to fill the sophomore social science graduation requirement. They voted on the proposal for restructuring the course at the April 12...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Toffelmier’s counsel difficult to replace

May 2, 2016


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To say that Mark Toffelmier is an institution at Roseville High School is an understatement. To say that he is passionate, inspiring, a leader, a teacher, a mentor, a math tutor, and an advisor is an understatement. Mark Toffelmier is all of these things and more. How many students that he graduated...

REA: Collegiate success goes beyond admissions outcome

May 2, 2016


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BY MONIQUE REA [email protected] As of yesterday, seniors planning on attending a four-year university had to decide where they want to spend the next phase of their life. This was likely one of the most important decisions students have made in their lives, but for many, it was not the one ...

MULLIGAN: AP test-prep missing potential

May 2, 2016


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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Students committing to AP courses go in expecting a rigorous class and are prepared for that. AP teachers expect a lot from their students, but when it is their turn to work hard, some teachers do not reciprocate the effort students give. This is s...

FURDEK: Participation grades impractical

May 2, 2016


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BY MADDY FURDEK [email protected] During the last round of midterms, I found myself in a precarious position that countless high school students consistently get themselves into: borderline grades. As I frantically tried to calculate what I’d need on the final to keep my grade, I found...

FURDEK: Tight admissions, high tuition narrow options

May 2, 2016


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BY MADDY FURDEK [email protected] In the midst of the Class of 2016’s college acceptance season, it seemed as if fewer and fewer of my peers were receiving acceptance letters to University of California schools than in prior years. While I was surprised by the negative outcome of many ...

MAILEY: Class rank promotes harmful competition

May 2, 2016


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BY SAM MAILEY [email protected] Society places a heavy emphasis on academics, but an individual student’s priority on academics varies from household to household. A student’s approach in the classroom usually corresponds to their academic dedication. In one case, a student might tur...

STEARNS: Quality of class experience dependent on teacher dedication

April 11, 2016


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BY MIKAYLA STEARNS [email protected] I am not a student who hates their class because of a heavy workload. Infamously difficult curriculum, homework, projects or finals aren’t what drives my opinion of the class – it’s the teacher who makes it or breaks it for me. My favorite teach...

MULLIGAN: Campus vandalism childish, ignorant

April 11, 2016


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BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Destroying and defiling school property doesn’t make you some rebellious teen. It makes you a student who completely disregards your fellow students’ safety and a nuisance in everyone’s lives around you. Regardless of the safe glass that the sch...

EYE OF THE TIGER'S VIEW: Toffelmier’s ousting risky

April 11, 2016


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(This article represents the views of the 2015-2016 editorial board) Administration’s decision to transition band director Mark Toffelmier away from his post could prove hasty. While we support site admin intentions to rejuvenate the VAPA department’s enrollment and effect, it may have been sho...