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Growing through Greek: seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost gain valuable life skills through independent study

Writing Greek prose on the whiteboard, seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost practice their letters and accents during their independent study. Taking Greek enables Jost to better prepare for a variety of possible futures, both through the content itself and the skills she retains. “Greek actually has a whole bunch of different accent marks which is not something you have in English,” Jost said. “I feel like I'd like to take [another] language, maybe Spanish or French,  in the future and having learned the Greek language with different alphabets and different accent marks might make it easier to learn that language, whatever it may be.”

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

The hallway is silent and still except for the occasional wanderer in search of the water fountain. A second glance finds seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost settled on the floor by the Latin room. Jaskowiak and Jost chose to take Greek as an independent study with Latin teacher Tom Herpel to...

POW: Julie Whitten, 11

Eager for the weekend to start, junior Julie Whitten sits by a window.

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

“What are you thankful for?” “I’m thankful for my band family because they always support me and they are really good friends and people. I’m always thankful for my family, but this year I’m also thankful Natalie is staying with us because now that both of my sisters are away at college...

Mexican exchange program changes arrival dates

Junior Lauren Schumacher, Prepa Tec student Jessica Vellejo, junior Ellie Nazzoli, Prepa Tec students Karen, Jessica, Alicia, and Gonzalo, senior Nathan Rands and Bayleigh Williams sit on a wall facing Monterrey's mountains.

Jane Fuller, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

Spanish Teacher Elieen Rodriguez-Kiser proposed a solution to the weather problems prohibiting travel for the exchange program.

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