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Kristen Quesada

Kristen Quesada has 44 articles published.

Kristen is a senior at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla. She is the co-Editor-in-Chief of The Patriot Post, President of Student Government 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.

Remembering 9/11 through the eyes of Dean Briano

While Dean John Briano has lived in South Florida since 2008, his true identity lies with New York City, where he was born and raised in Staten Island. He worked in the New York Police Department (NYPD) for 21 years, ending as a detective in a Brooklyn precinct. As a result of this long period of time on the force, Dean Briano experienced the aftermath of 9/11 firsthand. Keep Reading


Math team comes home in second place

While most students were on vacation, the Heritage Mu Alpha Theta (MAO) team competed in nationals. The team came in second to longtime math rival Buchholz High School in the MAO national competition in Las Vegas July 14-19, mirroring the results of the state competition. Keep Reading


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

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