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The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School

THE BLAZE

The Student News Site of Rock Ridge High School

THE BLAZE

Aarohi Motwani

Aarohi Motwani, Editor In Chief

Aarohi Motwani is a senior and an Editor in Chief for The Blaze. This is her third year on staff, and she loves to take pictures and interview people in the student body. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music on her roof, and watching movies with her friends.

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Freshmen Ameya Darade and Arnav Das are finishing their second year of friendship, and in that short amount of time, they have become inseparable. Their friendship has always been one full of laughter and jokes. “[Das] always knows how to make something funny,” Darade said.

Throwing Away Antipathy

Aarohi Motwani, Editor In Chief
May 22, 2023
Sitting next to her teacher honoree, social studies teacher Victoria Webb, senior Akshara Somu enjoys a meal and engages in conversation with Webb and other people sitting at her table. “[Webb] is an amazing teacher, and I think our school is so lucky to have such a passionate history teacher,” Somu said. “It’s amazing that it’s only her second year of teaching.”

[Photo] Akshara Somu

December 16, 2022
Senior Rayyan Ansari places a medal around his teacher honoree, English teacher Johanna Ayala-Walsh. Walsh and Ansari both appreciate the humor and lightheartedness they share in class. “Mrs. Walsh always makes a great atmosphere,” Ansari said. “She helped me enjoy my high school experience more.”

[Photo] Rayyan Ansari

December 16, 2022
Sitting in between her mom and dad, senior Avishi Gupta enjoys pleasant conversation and polite banter with her teacher honoree, social studies teacher Danielle Donovan, and her classmate, senior Parv Gosai. Gupta took initiative for her own education as soon as she started high school. “She is totally independent and we don’t need to tell her what to do,” her mom, Vandana Gupta said. “She knows what’s best for her and she is aware of what her goals are.”

[Photo] Avishi Gupta

December 16, 2022
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