Lorna Ding, Student Section Reporter | April 26, 2022

Why did you decide to take Chinese? “I decided to take Chinese because of my heritage. I consider myself an American, but I can’t ignore my heritage on my mother’s side. I can’t say that I like the current state of China as a country, but as a people, I have nothing but adoration for the Chinese way of life.” Can you think of a experience or story related to you taking Chinese? “I...

Students, teachers discuss benefits of humor in light of National Humor Month

Eddie Sun and Helena Wang | April 26, 2022

National humor month was conceived as a means to heighten public awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. Laughter and joy, the benchmarks of humor, lead to improved well-being, boosted morale, increased communication skills, and an enriched quality of life. Celebrating National Humor Month in April, humor is a tool to relieve debilitating stress and burnout. For junior Abby Bontrager, humor helps...

Freshman Sofia Dagvadorj

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | March 22, 2022

“One time I was shopping at World Market, and they had this ‘Find a golden sleigh, and you can get a free coupon for World Market,’ and my dad said ‘let’s leave, we’re never going to find this golden sleigh thing,’ and finally, when we were right about to leave we found the golden sleigh, and we took it up to the cashier, and it was 50 dollars of just free stuff."

Junior Adare Haas

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | March 22, 2022

“One time, my cousin, he was playing at a soccer game, and there was a storm, and a lightning bolt struck, which was a few feet from where he was standing, but he was fine. It was pretty crazy, but he was completely okay so it was really lucky.”

Senior Akash Bhowmik

Matthew Du, Student Section Reporter | March 22, 2022

“So I think it was when I met this guy, and he had a mullet, so I felt he was a very curious person. I went to meet him, and apparently, he was a grandmaster at chess, and so I found out that he was the first grandmaster I’ve ever met. He signed my chessboard, which is very cool.”

Students discuss support from teachers, learning skills vital to success

Eddie Sun, Student Section Reporter | March 22, 2022

The International Day For Achievers, March 24th, is an annual holiday for celebrating achievers and their strong sense of purpose and confidence. It honors any major or minute achievement someone might accomplish before or during that day, meaning anyone can participate. On this day a common achievement for many is to further their education, easily quantifying their hard work and dedication. Maryanne...

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