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Kristen Quesada

Kristen Quesada has 42 articles published.

Kristen is a junior at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla. She is Vice President of Student Government, an officer of the Pre-Law Society, News Editor and Assistant Editor-in-Chief of The Patriot Post and co-founder of the non-profit Friends for Fosters. Kristen loves keeping up with politics, watching Netflix, reading and sleeping in. She considers herself a nerd due to her massive video game and comic collection.

Fun road trip games to play

Whether on the road for college tours or just to escape daily life, summer journeys often entail road trips. As fun as sitting cooped up in a car with your family for seven hours may already be, road trip games can help break up the monotony of Netflix and family fights. Keep Reading


Q&A: Mrs. Gregor

Starting with this article, I’m going to be doing monthly teacher question-and-answers (Q&A’s). After choosing a teacher, students may send any questions they may have for the teacher to my email (pl208162@ahschool.com) and all appropriate questions will be asked. This month, I chose to interview Mrs. Dawn Gregor, a long-time AP and Honors Chemistry teacher at Heritage, since she is a beloved teacher who will be leaving next year. Her students, both past and present, were very eager to submit questions. To find out more about Mrs. Gregor through this Q&A, read on. Keep Reading


Guiding students’ futures

While the college process is very intensive for students, counselors have to put in just as much work when helping students navigate every step of the way. Each of Heritage’s seven college counselors manages between 50 and 60 students. Although students have a degree of understanding that college counselors have a hefty task to fulfill when helping seniors apply to colleges, it’s difficult to gain a full perspective from the outside. Keep Reading


Oh say can you see… or learn to use your own eyes?

If individuals enjoy being taken advantage of, then political ignorance is for them. However, for those who do not, the benefits of political literacy come from seeing a worthy candidate acknowledging the reality of the nation and making it better. Today, more than ever, it is important to become politically literate. Keep Reading

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