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Cougars celebrate donation at ‘Light the Night’

[imagebrowser id=33] Santa Rosa Middle School students and staff wanted to double their efforts of last year when they raised $5,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s cancer research program. The Cougars did that and more. Principal Kathy Coker said the total amount raised was $12,600. With such a huge [...]

By | October 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Santa Rosa Middle’s Annemarie McKenzie is student of the month

Annemarie McKenzie is Santa Rosa City Schools middle school student of the month. McKenzie, an eighth grader at Santa Rosa Middle School, is active in track and cross country and participates in the school’s leadership program. Teachers describe her as diligent, hard-working, enthusiastic and committed. Leadership teacher Debra LaPrath describes [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Santa Rosa Middle hosts campus cleanup effort

Santa Rosa Middle School hosted a campus beautification effort last weekend and loads of Cougar supporters turned up, rakes in hand, according to Principal Kathy Coker. The three-hour event set crews to work across the E Street campus in downtown Santa Rosa - some with babes in arms. Check out [...]

By | October 4th, 2013|0 Comments

SRMS students create masks for Day of the Dead

[imagebrowser id=28] Santa Rosa Middle School Dawn Thomas (who teaches at Comstock as well) opened the doors of her classroom Tuesday night for students, parents, staff and community members to begin making masks for Day of the Dead, according to principal Kathy Coker. Tuesday night was step one. A follow up [...]

By | September 25th, 2013|0 Comments

‘Trashtastic’ homemade/recycled boat event is this Saturday

Reminder: The Trashtastic Boatacular fest is this Saturday in Santa Rosa. We ran a story last month about the efforts by Comstock and Santa Rosa middle school students to create floatable vessels to enter in the "competition."  To read that story, click here http://bit.ly/11nGUmk The event, which includes a potluck [...]

By | May 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Santa Rosa Middle’s Torres is student of the month

Santa Rosa Middle School eighth grader Luis Torres is Santa Rosa City Schools student of the month for May. Torres is described as a student with a positive attitude who can be counted on to do the right thing in all situations. “Luis is the type of student who reminds [...]

By | May 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Think your boat can beat the Crusaders’ vessel?

Intrigued by the story that ran in today’s Press Democrat about Comstock Middle School and Santa Rosa Middle School students building boats out of recycled materials to compete in the upcoming “Trashtastic Boatacular”? Well the event is open to the public and organizers are still taking eager participants. The event [...]

By | April 25th, 2013|1 Comment

SchoolsPlus ups its annual contribution to Santa Rosa schools

SchoolsPlus is at it again. The nonprofit that has been supporting athletics and arts in all Santa Rosa City Schools middle and high schools for more than two decades has upped their annual contribution to each campus, according to the group’s leaders. This year, all five comprehensive high [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|0 Comments

Which school has the best attendance rate? The worst? (And why it matters)

Santa Rosa City Schools has released its annual attendance rates for 2011-12, tallied by school. Here is are the average rates of absenteeism (ranked highest to lowest) on each campus: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Brook Hill, 5 percent Steele Lane, 4.94 percent Doyle Park, 4.71 percent Monroe, 4.57 percent Lincoln, 4.24 percent [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|3 Comments

SRCS sports report: Money spent and participation disparities

The annual sports report is out. Santa Rosa City Schools has released its competitive athletic unaudited fiscal analysis for 2011-12. The report details what the district’s general fund pays to support athletic programs at middle and high schools and separates funds that are received and expended via student body accounts [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|0 Comments