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Pandy Pals celebrate the orange and black

Santa Rosa High School celebrated its 140th birthday on Sunday. I got a few emails about the good time had by all, but I also got this photo from a member of the “Pandy Pals” mentioned in the story: http://bit.ly/1fpIfzo This group of high school friends gets together at least once a year to hang out, revel in their friendship and wear orange and black.    

The Big Panther Party approaches

Calling all Panthers: Santa Rosa High School is celebrating 140 years of all things orange and black on March 30. The event is free and open to the public and organizers are trying to get the word out to as many alumni as possible. The event will also shine a light on the SRHS FFA program which celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, according to Susan Burch, a SRHS parent and longtime booster. Campus tours, led by SRHS Foundation stalwarts… Read More »

Are you a Panther? Read on

Calling all Panthers: Santa Rosa High School is celebrating 140 years of all things orange and black on March 30. The event is free and open to the public and organizers are trying to get the word out to as many alumni as possible. The event will also shine a light on the SRHS FFA program which celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, according to Susan Burch, a SRHS parent and longtime booster. Campus tours, led by SRHS Foundation stalwarts… Read More »

Calling all Panthers

Calling all Panthers: Santa Rosa High School is celebrating 140 years of all things orange and black on March 30. The event is free and open to the public and organizers are trying to get the word out to as many alumni as possible. The event will also shine a light on the SRHS FFA program which celebrates its 85th anniversary this year, according to Susan Burch, a SRHS parent and longtime booster. Campus tours, led by SRHS Foundation stalwarts… Read More »

Deadline for ArtQuest 2014-15 is next Friday

Applications for spots in Santa Rosa High School’s ArtQuest program are due next week. For best chance of acceptance, program officials urge applicants to submit paperwork by Feb. 21. ArtQuest is an award-winning magnet program that offers courses eight disciplines: dance, digital arts, instrumental music, photography, theater arts, video arts, visual fine arts and vocal music. To be considered for spring registration, applications must be submitted by next Friday. Application packets are available in the main office at Santa Rosa… Read More »

Montgomery’s Sackett takes top prize at Poetry Out Loud

[imagebrowser id=40] Montgomery High School’s Kaitlyn Sackett took home the top prize in the county’s Poetry Out Loud contest Sunday, earning a spot in the state contest next month. Sackett will represent Sonoma County at the state competition in Sacramento March 23 and 24. Rancho Cotate’s Veronica Spalding, a senior, took second place and El Molino junior Gillian Barrios came in third. Contestants in yesterday’s event at the Glaser Center in Santa Rosa came from Analy, Cloverdale, Creekside, El Molino,… Read More »

Performers shine at SRHS’s Poetry Out Loud contest

[imagebrowser id=39] Ross Brady emerged Monday from a field of 18 competitors to be crowned Santa Rosa High School’s Poetry Out Loud champion. Brady, who was runner up at SRHS last year, will represent the Panthers this Sunday at the Sonoma County competition. That contest will feature top scoring students from Analy, Cloverdale, Creekside, El Molino, Elsie Allen, Maria Carrillo, Montgomery, Piner, Rancho Cotate, Roseland University Prep and Sonoma Academy high schools. It is scheduled to run from 6:30 to… Read More »

UPDATED: Interested in attending an arts-focused college?

UPDATE: The college fair on Thursday will be open to SRHS students from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and to students from other campuses and the wider community between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. __________________________ Santa Rosa High School’s ArtQuest program will hold their annual Arts College Day on Thursday, Jan. 16. The event, which will feature representatives from 25 visual and performing arts colleges, as well as liberal arts colleges, from across the country, according to organizers.  The program… Read More »

Nathan Lauterbach is high school student of the month

Santa Rosa High School’s Nathan Lauterbach is Santa Rosa City Schools student of the month for December. Lauterbach, a senior at Santa Rosa, is a member of the Environmental Club, Video Game Club and History Club, on campus. He is also a member of the tennis team. Teacher Terry Swehla lauded Lauterbach as a student and person. “Nathan communicates effectively and compassionately,” she told district officials. “He has developed a great sense of humor and enthusiasm for life.” Teacher Aron… Read More »

ArtQuest fall showcase on Oct. 10

The Santa Rosa High School ArtQuest program is hosting its 20th annual fall showcase on Oct. 10. The event is free and the public is invited. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium with welcoming presentations and the “ArtQuest Back to School Fashion Revue.” From 7:40 p.m. to 8:40 p.m. there will be specialty curricular presentations made at various locations on campus. The ArtQuest student shadow program runs from Oct. 16 through Dec. 6 by appointment only. For… Read More »