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STEARNS: AP rigor does not equal college reality

STEARNS: AP rigor does not equal college reality

MIKAYLA STEARNS

March 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Now, propaganda is a pretty strong word, so let’s say I very easily get caught up in the AP “buzz” here on campus. The majority of my classes this year are APs. Next year they will take up almost 100% of my schedule. I am pushed by my older classmates and my teachers into enrolling in AP classes....

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Do your research

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Do your research

THALIA BENNETT

March 13, 2017


Filed under Letters From A Senior, Opinion

"It’ll go by faster than you think,” they say. I’ve long believed this wisdom to be overstated and slightly dismissive of the plight of the high school student. As of August 2016, I can personally attest, it does go by faster than you think. Before the Class of 2017 knows it the day will...

BARBER: AP Comp Gov dreams now reality for Class of ‘18

BARBER: AP Comp Gov dreams now reality for Class of ‘18

RACHEL BARBER

March 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, What's New

I can picture it: my fellow seniors and I, showered in world government knowledge and AP credit. This will become our reality next spring. Two weeks ago, AP government teacher Dana Dooley’s proposal for a weighted term of AP Comparative Government gained district approval. The course will replace...

MULLIGAN: Teacher passion determines student involvement

MULLIGAN: Teacher passion determines student involvement

JOHNNY MULLIGAN

March 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As all students come down with an “-itis,” either senioritis or summeritis, teachers need to make sure to continue keeping students engaged and excited with the class. It should go without saying that every teacher should always strive to have an exciting class. This is especially important when...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Teacher political commentary dilutes learning

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: Teacher political commentary dilutes learning

EDITORIAL BOARD

March 3, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's New

Checking personal beliefs at the door stands as a longtime educational standard. However, following the recent presidential election and an increase in racial hate crimes at Roseville High School, we’ve noticed a jump in the amount of political commentary from staff. Teachers are people. They have...

JOHNSON: Honor past, present black achievements

JOHNSON: Honor past, present black achievements

TARAH JOHNSON

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While an honorary month celebrating our nation’s most prominent and innovative black leaders, abolitionists, educators is supposed to feel empowering and riveting, I would like the flaring horns and balloons to stop for just one second. This isn’t a demand for an already underappreciated month...

GOMEZ: More captains yields more conflict, greater responsibility

GOMEZ: More captains yields more conflict, greater responsibility

VIVIANA GOMEZ

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After my final dance team performance last Wednesday at the varsity boys basketball game, I decided to reflect upon my two years being on the team. I have always dreamed of being a dance team captain. Since my freshman year, I knew that I wanted to be on the Roseville High School dance team. The day...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Don’t procrastinate, value time

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Don’t procrastinate, value time

DELANEY GRIMES

February 27, 2017


Filed under Letters From A Senior, Opinion

Each spring semester issue, a senior will reflect on an aspect of their experiences at Roseville High School. Guest Delaney Grimes writes the second installment of Letters from a Senior. Time management has been interwoven into each of our lives since we were young. In middle school these skills a...

NUEVO: Twitter poll doesn’t squarely represent juniors

NUEVO: Twitter poll doesn’t squarely represent juniors

BRIAN NUEVO

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Over winter break, the class of 2018 Twitter account ran a Twitter poll asking what type of music would be prefered at Junior Prom. The options were a DJ or student-playlist. The poll resulted in 187 of the 236 votes voting for a playlist rather than the normal DJ. As a junior, I felt the Twitter...

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: ROAR lessons only begin racism conversation

EYE OF THE TIGER’S VIEW: ROAR lessons only begin racism conversation

EDITORIAL BOARD

January 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, What's New

In response to multiple on-campus hate incidents, teachers presented three cultural sensitivity lessons during ROAR period at the beginning of the spring term. These incidents warrant a response, so the lessons were a vital step in the right direction. However, the three-day presentation’s setu...

BENNETT: Women’s March – a step in the right direction

BENNETT: Women’s March – a step in the right direction

THALIA BENNETT

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Collective knowledge and schooling has well informed us that America has seen more than its fair share of trials and tribulations. There have been chapters in this nation’s history where the land of the free and the home of the brave has been anything but. Thankfully, times have changed from...

JIBSON: CVC right place for future of RHS sports

JIBSON: CVC right place for future of RHS sports

KALE JIBSON

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sport Opinion, Sports

Every four years, typically, the Sac-Joaquin Section’s realignment committee shuffles around the high schools within its leagues and divisions based on student-population and athletic performance in an effort to maintain competitive athletic equity amongst its schools. " In its initial proposal for...