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English teacher Kim Thompson announces retirement

English teacher Kim Thompson talks with her English 10 students. She often works in small groups of students or up in the front of class.
Mia Lucido, Distribution Editor November 26, 2019

“I like how much I grew because I was constantly being challenged, my thinking and my maturity was always being tested and I was always growing. And it was really fun to master different ways of teaching...

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Senior Ben Valerius rehearses in preparation for his Coffeehouse audition. He plans on auditioning with
Elsa Persson, Online Editor November 26, 2018

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating...

Deaf event fosters appreciation for deaf culture

ASL teacher Amy Caslow flips hash browns at Metro Deaf School on Nov. 10. She, along with many of her students, were volunteering at the Pancake Breakfast fundraiser.
Taylor Lee, Distribution Reporter November 26, 2018

 On Nov. 10, a select number of ASL teacher Amy Caslow’s American Sign Language level two students went to St. Paul Metro Deaf School to complete their first of two Deaf culture events. They were instructed...

National Honor Society food drive gives back to community

National Honor Society students help transport the food from a first hour class. They put the food near a door so it can be brought to Valley Outreach for families on Nov. 21.
AnnaMarie Born, Buisness Editor November 20, 2018

The National Honor Society has teamed up with Valley Outreach during the Thanksgiving, the season for giving back. Starting Nov. 12, students are bringing in food to their first hour. All of the food is...

First homecoming carnival sets its course

First homecoming carnival sets its course
Rose Deziel, Copy Editor September 19, 2017

In a drastically changing school district, it can sometimes be difficult to feel a strong sense of unity.  The Homecoming Committee had a vision though, and their vision was to bring the community together...

Becky Mazzara takes over as NHS adviser

Becky Mazzara, ASL teacher and NHS adviser, gets ready before an NHS meeting.
Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor November 16, 2016

National Honor Society is one of the most prominent school clubs, as well as at thousands of other schools across the nation. NHS club adviser Chris Engler has stepped down as the teacher adviser and...

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