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Q&A: Molly Keenan wins Minnesota Council Social Studies Teacher of the Year

Q&A:  Molly Keenan wins Minnesota Council Social Studies Teacher of the Year

April 10, 2018


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On March 2018, Molly Keenan, received the Minnesota Council Social Studies Teacher of the Year award, winning in the high school category. Mrs. Keenan is nominated as a semi-finalist for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Q: How do you feel about being MCSS Teacher of the Year? A: I feel very ...

Cream of the Crop

William Tzavaras and Turner Battle

June 6, 2017


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#1 Kevin Tran) Kevin, who is finishing at the top of his class and got a near perfect score of a 35 on the ACT, plans on attending Stanford University in the fall. “I honestly don’t really feel anything,” said Kevin. “I’m proud of the work I put in the last four years, but nothing beyond tha...

Q&A with Zuzan Win

Baoku Lee, Reporter

September 23, 2015


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Interview by Baoku Lee   Zuzan Win doesn’t like glasses but she still wears them because she thinks about the negatives of contacts.   Q: When did you get your glasses?   A: Late February 2015.   Q: Where did you get your glasses?   A: Eye doctor...

Q&A with Wendy Scaletta

Mai Vue, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Mai Vue   Everyone is unique. You, your family, the next-door neighbor, that one lunch chef in the cafeteria - everyone, including Wendy Scaletta. With her blue-colored hair and her cool looking piercings, she sticks out of the crowd in a very unique way.   Q: So when...

Q&A with Sandra Lee

Gao Xiong, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Gao Xiong Sandra Lee is a happy junior this year at Harding Senior High School. What many don’t know is that she is the oldest of her small family of three kids and two divorced parents. Q: Are you the middle child or where do you stand in the family?   A: I’m the oldest,...

Q&A with Elezebet Mitiku

Cindy Xiong, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Cindy Xiong   Elezebet Mitiku owns a silver bracelet given by a relative who currently resides in Egypt. Elezebet received the gift when her parents visited Egypt last July.   Q: Who did you receive your bracelet from? A: My dad’s aunt gave it to me.   Q:...

Q&A with Gao Xiong

Sandra Lee, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Sandra Lee   Gao Xiong’s plans of becoming a psychiatrist are already starting to begin and it’s only her sophomore year at Harding Senior High.   Q: Where did you attend middle school?   A:  American Indian.   Q: Why did you choose Harding?   A:...

Q&A with Samantha Lopez

Lee Tou Xiong, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Lee Tou Xiong   Samantha Lopez is a junior who likes to play and watch soccer, and likes to listen to music. She has a mom and dad, one sister, and one dog. Samantha loves her parents the same, but she likes her dad more because she feels like she can relate to him more.   Q:...

Q&A with Daneisha Wilson

Austyn Lo, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Austyn Lo   Daniesha Wilson is a senior who hopes to become a nurse.. For her, family comes first. She has one brother, and three sisters. She’s close to her mom because she feels like her mom understands her.   Q: Do you have any regrets in your life?   A:...

Q&A with Elijah Loscheider

Diamond Stewart, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Diamond Stewart. Elijah Loscheider’s headphones are pink, and he likes them a lot. He likes them because they’re pink, work well, and are loud.   Q: What is the best thing about your headphones? A: They are loud and pink. Q: Why do you like pink? A: Not a lot of...

Q&A with Cindy Xiong

Elezebet Mitiku, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Cindy works at The Science Museum. She recently forgot her journalism notebook at work.   Q: Where do you work?   A: At the science museum.   Q: How did you leave your notebook at the science museum?   A: I was at a meeting, and after that I started doing homework....

Q&A with Lee Xiong

Samantha Lopez, Reporter

September 22, 2015


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Interview by Samantha Lopez   Lee is currently a sophomore here at Harding. He discussed his family, his hobbies, and his goals.   Q: What do you think about school and your favorite subjects?   A: It’s alright. It’s kind of boring, but my favorite subject is math...

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