• Redwan Hassan on Becoming a Badminton Player

    Redwan Hassan on Becoming a Badminton Player

    Mohamed Hassan, Staff Writer

    March 30, 2017

    Redwan Hassan is a badminton player for the Roosevelt High School Varsity Team. Redwan Hassan play doubles, therefore when ask why she plays doubles instead of singles, Redwan replied, “I always loved playing doubles instead of singles, because singles is boring”. Redwan chose badminton in...

  • Participation > Final Grade?

    Participation > Final Grade?

    Mohamed Farah, Staff Writer

    March 30, 2017

    Many people who are getting all As barely participate in class. Participating should be more important than just passing because you are going to understand the concepts better than people who don’t participate. There are many benefits from participating. Many of the benefits from participating he...

  • The College Fair

    The College Fair

    Luke, Barnes

    March 29, 2017

    College is a scary thing for a lot high schoolers. With all the constant concern about whether get in or not and the high costs, college can be seen as highly stressful. With the recent College Fair, the Standard wondered just how useful it was. Was it helpful and a good thing to have or was it all just...

  • Finals: From Our Teacher’s Perspectives

    Finals: From Our Teacher’s Perspectives

    Sofia Clement-Potegal

    March 29, 2017

    Today and tomorrow are finals, and a lot of students are stressed. After all, they are putting everything they learned over the quarter into one project. But teachers also have some mixed feelings about finals. “I think finals are a good experience for students to have in high school,” 9th grad...

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  • Scatter Their Own

    Scatter Their Own

    Khaloni Freemont, Staff Writer

    March 29, 2017

    “ It's different in a good way and bad way, I guess,” stated Wahpe Clifford, drummer in Scatter Their Own. The band Scatter Their Own is a family band. The father, Scotti Clifford, and his wife formed the band. When their children were old enough, they joined too. Since the band travels all ...

News

Staff Spotlight: Ms. Dalia

Staff Spotlight: Ms. Dalia

Ella Butler, Staff Writer

Ms. Dalia Mohamed is the Arabic teacher here at Roosevelt High School. She is from Alexandria, in the country of Egypt. She lived in Egypt until she was 29 years old, then she moved to the United States. According to...

March 28No Comments

Roosevelt Students Upset By Word “Taken”

Roosevelt Students Upset By Word “Taken”

Anastasia Mlsna-Lubin, Staff Writer

On Tuesday, the fourteenth of February, Roosevelt High School was in the middle of Spirit Week. Tuesday was called “Valentine’s Status,” and students were instructed to wear clothes advertising their relationship status: whit...

March 27No Comments

Travels to Washington DC

Travels to Washington DC

Khaloni Freemont, Staff Writer

  “Dang, never thought I would be going to Washington DC,” stated Aneeka Schaffer, a Peer Educator at Indigenous Peoples Task Force. Indigenous Peoples Task Force is a work force empowering youth to become...

March 27No Comments

March Madness!

March Madness!

Mohamed Farah, Staff Writer

Losing a lot of money or winning big, a time of basketball miracles and where legends are born. It’s March Madness and it begins on March 14, 2017 and ends on April 3, 2017. Everyone thinks that their brackets are all ...

March 20No Comments

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Sports

March Madness!

March Madness!

Mohamed Farah, Staff Writer

Losing a lot of money or winning big, a time of basketball miracles and where legends are born. It’s March Madness and it begins on March 14, 2017 and ends on April 3, 2017. Everyone thinks that their brackets are all ...

March 20No Comments

  • Big Man on Campus November 4
  • Girls Soccer at Roosevelt November 1
  • Things to know about Ultimate Frisbee at Roosevelt October 29
  • The sheer force of the RHS Badminton team May 27

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Arts

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Ella Butler, Staff Writer

The movie Hidden Figures is a movie telling the untold story of three African-American women who worked very different jobs for NASA. These women are Dorothy Vaughan (played by Octavia Spencer), Kat...

March 11No Comments

Book List – Part 2

Book List – Part 2

February 8

Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events

January 25

Door Decoration

Door Decoration

January 18

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