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School Welcomes Fifteen “Freshman” Teachers

Nadya Agrawal, Jeff Liu, Sahil Luthra, Jamil Poonja, and Kelly Wang
September 7, 2007
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Alicia Araneda In her first year as a full-time teacher, Araneda is reaching Photography I, Crafts/3D and Painting I. She is no newcomer to multitasking. At San Francisco State, Araneda earned degrees in Interior Design, Graphic Design and Art. She enjoys creating art for both pleasure and exhibits, an...

“Engaged and Energetic” Student’s Legacy Lives On

Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer
September 7, 2007
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Derek Abraham, ‘07 died in a kitesurfing accident along the Santa Cruz coast Thursday, June 14, just days after receiving his diploma. Derek, known and respected throughout the school community, will be remembered by students and staff alike. Although he will no longer dazzle students with his mus...

Students Remember 16-Year Fixture

Katherine Robertson, Features Editor
September 7, 2007
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Though summer is often a time for separating oneself from connections to the school, during the week of June 30 many students actively sought them out. Classmates found a unique source of comfort and solace in each other as they came together to mourn the loss of life science and biology teacher, m...

Counseling, Scholarship Intended to Help Heal and Remember

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor
September 7, 2007
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Two months after science teacher Ken Green died suddenly of a heart attack on June 29, the school is still adjusting to his absence. An announcement over the loud speaker informed students that counseling would be available to anyone who wanted to talk. “Whatever is needed, we’re there,” said Comm...

New Assistant Principal Returns to a Familiar Place

Taylor Freret, Editor-in-Chief
September 7, 2007
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For new Assistant Principal Morenike O’Neal, the school is an old friend. Although the East Palo Alto native attended Sacred Heart Preparatory School, her sister went here. In addition, her father and uncle worked as a football coach and instructional aid. “A lot of staff remembered when my dad wo...

Streaker Makes Lunchtime Run Across Campus

Claire Bedard and Julia Duperrault
September 7, 2007
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A streaker ran across the quad Friday, March 20, wearing nothing but a mask and waving a Russian flag. Students then hurried over in the direction that he had run. According to Assistant Principal Ralph Cave, no school staff was close enough to catch the streaker while he was on campus. However, th...

Two Tire Slashings Cut Through Campus

Julia Duperrault, Information Editor
September 7, 2007
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The front two tires of junior Diego Segura-Hernandez’s car, parked near the tennis courts, were slashed between lunch and the end of seventh period of Thursday, August 30. The event occurred two days after the slashing of all four tires on a male senior’s car parked in the same area during the sch...

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