High Tide

Making the grade

Making the grade

Chrissa Olson, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

  In response to stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic and the challenges students may face with at-home learning, RUHS has decided to “hold students harmless” for their grades per RBUSD policy. No student will receive a lower grade than the one received on March 12, the day b...

So long, seahawks

So long, seahawks

Heather Lee, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

The Redondo Beach Unified School District has closed campuses for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Students will begin Phase 2 of the RBUSD Instructional Plan after Spring Break, on April 13th, and new material will be introduced as teachers move forward with their lesson plans. The decision to c...

Saving lives

Mia Schrift, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The RUHS staff is working together in an effort to spread awareness about the signs of suicide and the precautions to be taken. Due to the rising number of deaths by suicide for children, actions must be taken. RUHS hosted an assembly for sophomores on Tuesday, Feb. 4 to educate them on the signs of...

Leading Lady

Ria Lopresto, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

For the students committed to the Model United Nations club (MUN), the upcoming weeks are some of the most exciting and important weeks of the year. From Feb. 13 to Feb. 16, students will participate in the North American Invitational Model United Nations conference (NAIMUN), an advanced conference held at ...

Perfectly orchestrated

Troy Nevil, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

As the first semester of the school year comes to an end and the second semester approaches, Redondo Union’s pit orchestra begins its preparations for this year’s spring musical production of Nine to Five.  After completing marching season and the holiday concert, the band gathered multiple musicians who are i...

Divas of acapella

Jess Alvear, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Although it is a common stereotype for divas to be dramatic, seventh period acapella shows their confidence and sense of pride in a different way. They choose to display their bravado by performing on the stage of the annual event, “Diva Day,” pushing to be a diva, but without the attitude.  ...

Farewell to plastics

Ava Szymanski, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The city of Redondo Beach makes a move lots of cities already have: banning single-use plastics.   The ordinance passed states that “single-use plastic straws, stirrers, and utensils” will no longer be offered at restaurants, coffee shops, etc. Pre-packaged foods in plastic will be allowed becau...

New mall, better Redondo

Erika Glass, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The South Bay Galleria, located in the heart of North Redondo, is preparing to undergo a major renovation project that will boast several new amenities and features.  After being unanimously approved by the Redondo Beach City Council in January of 2019, the discussions and planning for this larg...

RUHS’ Theatre Arts puts on 24 Hour Musical

Zelia Lerch, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

While most musicals take a couple of months to produce, Redondo’s Thespian Troupe 1573 had only 24 hours to rehearse, memorize, choreograph and design an entire production of The Little Mermaid. “The point is to show our talents and what we can do in a certain amount of time. You find out the musi...

Honor the heroes

Meghan Jacob, Copy Editor

November 12, 2019

Seeing veterans smile and have a good time as they talk with kids in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is senior Kelly Bassani’s main goal for the upcoming annual Veterans Day Tribute event. Bassani is the company commanding officer (CCO), the highest position offered in ROTC, and is going...

Best in show

Elise Hauland, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The advanced drama class started off their year by securing a first place win at the Drama Teachers Association of Southern California (DTASC) festival on Oct. 26. Seven groups from RUHS competed, with five of them making it to the semifinals, and one winning in the finals. The DTASC festival is a scene competition fo...

New Rules

Chrissa Olson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Governor Gavin Newsom just signed a new bill mandating that start times for high schools across California be pushed to 8:30.  The change comes after a long struggle among California lawmakers for a later start to the school day. In 2017,  Sen. Anthony Portantino first introduced the bill, and it w...