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HAGEN: Leave room in schedule for useful foreign languages

HAGEN: Leave room in schedule for useful foreign languages

ADAM HAGEN

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As Advanced Placement enrollment increases and new PLTW classes debut at RHS, one subject slowly loses what little attention it received to begin with: foreign language. Students overload themselves with stress that comes from rigorous courses while they ignore the importance of learning a language other...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Don’t overclub

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Don’t overclub

MARC CHAPPELLE

January 30, 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. Marc Chappelle kicks off this first column. What I learned in boating school is: It always seems to come back to the basics. Don’t bite off more than you can chew. Avoid becoming a jack...

JASSO: Non-transferable credit unfair to exchange students

JASSO: Non-transferable credit unfair to exchange students

JAVIER JASSO

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I have traveled 5000 miles from Spain to America to be able to speak English at a higher level than I spoke before starting this experience and immersing myself in American culture. Before coming, I was very curious how the “culture shock” was going to be: lifestyle and activities that students...

COOK: Health Center policy keeps students in check

COOK: Health Center policy keeps students in check

SOPHIA COOK

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

s someone with a very weak immune system in a crowded school, I am illness prone. Because of this, I’ve probably gone home from school sick 30 times in my high school life. It’s like a once a month thing, right? And when I am sick at school, my first instinct as a daughter, as a minor who cannot...

TAYLOR: Fall AP classes hinder students’ spring exam performance

TAYLOR: Fall AP classes hinder students’ spring exam performance

DOMINIC TAYLOR

January 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Exams can be a stressful event for students, especially when these exams happen to be for an AP class. You will have worked, toiled and stressed either half a school year or full year to get to this sacred day: the AP exam day. The only difference between you and the person sitting next to you? You took...

CARSON: Time to win is now for boys basketball

CARSON: Time to win is now for boys basketball

JOSH CARSON

December 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

The time has finally come for the varsity boys basketball team to dominate. The team consists of 16 players, half of which are seniors. Of those eight, seven of them are playing in their fourth, and final, year of basketball at RHS. Although these eight seniors have not had the ability to play a full...

BARBOUR: Semester schedules impede foreign language mastery

BARBOUR: Semester schedules impede foreign language mastery

MIA BARBOUR

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To graduate a student is required to “learn” a foreign language, while in reality most students just scrape by attempting to speak French or Spanish. To at least be considered proficient in a language, studies suggest that students must practice that language for about four hours each day for a coupl...

STEARNS: Cherish adolescence, embrace teen spirit

STEARNS: Cherish adolescence, embrace teen spirit

MIKAYLA STEARNS

December 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A piece of advice for incoming freshmen or any other high schooler who needs a reality check: Relish in being a teenager. When you enter high school, it’s very easy to get caught up in viewing yourself as “above” the trivialities of high school – a popular mindset among teenagers. I’ve obs...

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...