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Jolly Roger

District negotiations frustrate staff, stymie printing

Nina Schmidt

May 2, 2017

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Class of 2020 may be the next graduating class to hold a copy of the Jolly Roger due to the elimination of the district print shop. After the print shop closed in December 2016 and printer Ali Hekmat lost his job, it became...

Teen Receives Awards

March 13, 2017

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Senior Noah Block received acknowledgement from the community as one of the Youth Volunteers of the Year for his work with the YMCA Marin County Youth Court on Jan. 12. Four other teens from local high schools were also honored. The...

New MAP/Charter program

March 13, 2017

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The MAP (multi-age program) that was formerly located at Manor Elementary School is a state funded charter. It has approval and funding, but a location is still in the works. The Ross Valley School District has proposed putting...

Positive Coaching Alliance Meetings

March 13, 2017

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In order to maximize the school’s athletic potential, Nate Severin has produced Back to Athletics nights at the beginning of each season, hosted by the Positive Coaching Alliance. “The Positive Coaching Alliance meetings...

New ASB and Peer Resource Admission Process

March 13, 2017

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Multiple changes to the Peer Resource and ASB admission processes are in place for next year’s classes. Students now will have to submit a written application answering questions tailored to the different programs. The advisor...

Mindfulness give students a new way to focus during school hours

Chris Johnson

January 31, 2017

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High school students go to school for about seven hours a day, and within that schedule there are few chances to relax their bodies, minds, and completely focus. Students rush from class to class, getting assignment after assignment. As...

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