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French Teacher Anne Dumontier: French Literature


March 30, 2018

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Written by Joy Huang Ever since she was young, French teacher Anne Dumontier loved reading and writing. Now, she promotes francophone culture by participating in and leading French book clubs and writing groups. “When yo...

Teachers prom stories: English teacher Diane Ichikawa


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...

Black Friday Experiences: Teacher


November 4, 2016

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Written by Bridgette Gong “Every time I think of Black Friday, I have quite a laugh,” biology teacher Christina Woznicki said. A couple years ago, Woznicki spent her Black Friday hoping to get some good deals from Macy’s a...

English electives adapt to inclusionary co-teaching model


September 9, 2016

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Written by Anyi Cheng This is school year, two English elective classes, Escape Literature and Film Literature, will be co-taught in an effort to diversify instructional perspective. “The goals would be to ensure that the...

Departing teachers describe future plans, reflect on Gunn: Kathy Hawes


May 20, 2016

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Written by Carolyn Kuimelis Instructional supervisor and math teacher Kathy Hawes is taking a leave of absence next year to travel the world. Her desire to explore new places and her husband’s recent career change prompted ...

New Education Act Can Make Progress

Alex Dersh

December 4, 2015

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Written by Alex Dersh Congressional politics get a bad rap these days, and for good reason. Partisanship and gridlock have made this branch of government an unprecedentedly hated institution. Out of all the problems tha...

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