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Teachers leaving Gunn: Jessy Li

kristenyee00

May 19, 2017

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Written by Kristen Yee The red window-flower decorated walls of the Chinese classroom will be a little more bare when part-time Chinese teacher Jessy (Xiaojie) Li leaves Gunn next year. She especially cherishes her rel...

Departing teachers share memories, future plans: Sharon Yost, Special Education

lizakolbasov

May 19, 2017

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Written by Liza Kolbasov Special education teacher Sharon Yost will be retiring this year after 26 years working in the deaf and hearing impaired program in the district. She also currently co-teaches contemporary world history...

Departing teachers share memories, future plans: Mark Grieb

jennygaoo

May 19, 2017

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Written by Jennifer Gao Biology and chemistry teacher Mark Grieb will be departing from Gunn next year to become the head football coach at Sacred Heart High School full time. In Grieb’s year of instructing three bio...

Teacher prom stories: Cristina Florea

PauloFrank

May 15, 2017

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Written by Paulo Frank For math teacher Cristina Florea, prom wasn’t just a night of carefree dancing, as she was tasked with the responsibility of planning the prom. “I was senior class president at Saratoga,” Florea said. ...

Teachers prom stories: English teacher Diane Ichikawa

jennygaoo

May 12, 2017

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Written by Jennifer Gao Prom askings don’t always go according to plan, and English teacher Diane Ichikawa’s was no exception. For Ichikawa, having a date was mandatory to attend Prom. “I did not get asked my junior ye...

Principal Dr. Herrmann reflects on her junior prom

amandalee828

May 12, 2017

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Written by Amanda Lee Prom’s sacred traditions are respected in almost every American high school, but in Principal Dr. Denise Herrmann’s town, they were especially important. Herrmann went to high school in Shabbona, Illin...

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