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Joanne Haner

Joanne Haner has 42 articles published.

Joanne is a junior at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla. Although this is only her second year on the newspaper staff, her passion for journalism is a crucial part of her life. In addition to constantly advertising iPatriot, Joanne is also a member of Quill and Scroll and Key Club and serves as treasurer of the English Honor Society, secretary of the Chinese Honor Society and secretary and historian for the Mu Alpha Theta math team. While she does consider herself quite the math nerd, in her free time she enjoys listening to music or learning how to improve her photography.

Combining the elements of a yearbook

A yearbook is more than a compilation of high school memories; it’s a keepsake and a history book. Deep into the future, a yearbook serves as the only window into a year’s high school memories. Although the average student might not remember this, the yearbook staff keeps all this in mind when creating every page. Keep Reading


The impact of a right-hand woman

For just under 20 years, new and old families walking into the admissions office were greeted by Mrs. Sandy Lopez. After moving up the ranks from a phone operator, to administration assistant and eventually up to Mr. William Laurie and Dr. Doug Laurie’s personal assistant, Mrs. Lopez is saying goodbye to what she calls her second family and taking on her next challenge in life. Keep Reading


State champions: No trial for mock trial

Taking their passion for the judicial circuit beyond the upstairs 9000 courtroom, the mock trial team made their way to the state competition and claim their place as champions. The team made their way to the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando March 15-17 to showcase their skills and make their way to the top. Keep Reading


One last committee

After a season filled with silver plates and gavels, the Model United Nations (Model UN) team prepared to take on their last conference of the year, the National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) competition. Ready to conquer the big apple, 31 students travelled to midtown New York City March 6-9, each with the goal of speaking at the UN Headquarters. Keep Reading

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