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The Gupta Gods This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
She walked purposefully into the room. Her dark brown hair was tied in a loose ponytail behind her head, with some small flyaway strands sticking up at the sides. She had a leather jacket slung across her arm and she was carrying that black... (more »)
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               Math has always been a difficult subject for me to grasp, but one that I enjoyed immensely.  When I walked into the math room my senior year, awaiting to be greeted by a new math teacher, I crossed my fingers that I... (more »)
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 When I think of an educator I tend to think of the generic teachers who stand in front of a class and lecture you about math. For me the best kind of educator is someone who makes a significant impact on your life and often doesn’t even... (more »)
Mrs. B
I’ve had good teachers in my life. But there’s something to be said about a teacher who teaches you life skills, and not just the curriculum. Someone who dedicates her personal time, unpaid, to you, and encourages you and inspires you every... (more »)
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“Big Gravy get over here.” was the first thing I heard my new coach speak as I walk onto the football field. It was the summer going into my sophomore year in High school, as I was just informed by my head coach that I was moving up to play... (more »)
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“Good morning, class,” said Mr. Anderson even though it was the last hour of the day and was at least one p.m., morning was over. His hairline was thinned, it’s  odd the way it thinned because where his glasses rested there’s no hair at... (more »)
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Educator of The Year (Schlitt) People around the world get what they desire because they were motivated at a point in time. This is where the tables turn for me. Waking up every morning before 7 is rough enough when the only class that can... (more »)
Ms. Andresen, Star Student Teacher
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I remember the first day that I walked into my English class and my eyes darted to the unfamiliar woman standing in the front. A look of confusion flashed over my face as I saw my teacher sitting in the back of the room. What was going on? I was... (more »)
Educator of the Year-- Mr. Vento
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Math was a challenging subject for me to wrap my brain around--it never clicked. I knew going into eighth grade that it could be different after hearing, “You have Mr. Vento?! You’re so lucky!” from the former eighth graders. On the... (more »)
Class Constitution
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Our class was the loudest, most obnoxious, and most outspoken of the four sixth grade classes--demonstrated by the times teachers slammed our classroom door shut and told us we were too loud. Some of the most rambunctious kids were in our class,... (more »)
Another Mother
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She looked mean, straight forward, and emotionless. I've heard all the stories people said about her; "she was mean, has a smart mouth, and is down right disrespectful", I could just tell we wouldn't get along. she stood there... (more »)
Educator of the Year- Mrs. Polkowski This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The first day of my junior year began lacking promise. I woke up late, and as I expressed my frustrations under my breath in a loose string of words not accepted in school, I found that a painful, angry blemish was beginning to form on my upper... (more »)
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I’d never pictured myself as a capable leader.  Always more off to the side, I was the girl willing to help out, and never really expected to be able to do more other than wait in the shadows to be told what to do.  As a runner in stage... (more »)
Lisa Muehlbauer This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Lisa Muehlbauer   I spent a majority of my life more as a follower than a leader. I found myself sitting in the back of the room during class silently, and freezing whenever I had to speak in front of an audience. There were times... (more »)
Mrs. Morrison This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Senior year -- challenging but exhilarating, stressful but enjoyable, overwhelming but unbelievable. Senior year -- scary because of what the near future brings. Senior year --  the end to one journey, but also the start to a new one. Last... (more »)
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Throughout my life I experienced  someone who appears as a father or mother figure. These are the people who you accidentally call “Mom” or “Dad” who I became close enough with that I begin to see them as a member of your family. We... (more »)
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