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  • April 24Class Of 2020 Parent/Caregiver's Meeting: Wednesday, May 3 from 7-8 pm in the Cafeteria

  • April 24The Food Justice Club is hosting a food drive from April 26th to May 4th

Author Gene Yang addresses high school and middle school students

Author Gene Yang addresses high school and middle school students

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Students were shuffled into the auditorium during the last block of the day on Thursday to listen to Gene Luen Yang, author of 9th and 10th grade summer reading book, American Born Chinese. The high schoolers were joined by a group of 7th and 8th grade students from the nearby Runkle School. After an ...

Summer reading tackles race issues

Summer reading tackles race issues

Valentina Rojas, Arts Editor
October 18, 2015
Filed under Conversations on Race, News

Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Freddie Gray. Their deaths brought to light vital issues surrounding police brutality and racism. The summer reading committee’s choice of “Caucasia” and “American Born Chinese” put race at the forefront of conversations this fall. The librarian represen...

Peeps on the Street: What did you think about the summer reading?

Peeps on the Street: What did you think about the summer reading?

Louie Goldsmith and Chris Bell
September 14, 2015
Filed under Conversations on Race, Opinions, Peeps on the Street

“['American Born Chinese'] was about a young boy of Chinese descent who moves to America and his struggles to identify with his culture and acclimate to his climate. I thought the book covered an interesting topic that there isn’t really enough about. There is so little about Asian culture in th...

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