Autism has a wide spectrum in terms of the intensity of the challenges endured by those diagnosed. One with autism on the higher end of the spectrum faces more challenges in daily activity, while one who does not face as many mental challenges would be viewed as on the lower end of the spectrum. Nonetheless, the evident disadvantages endured by people with autism on any end of the spectrum has prompted many to help spread awareness and educate others on the topic.
To ease students’ minds, high school principal Mrs. Elise Blum and head of security and ex-FBI employee Joe Cicini held an assembly first period from March 5 to March 7 focusing on the school’s current security measures and the upgrades that are to come, also allowing students to ask their own questions. Mrs. Blum and Mr. Cicini offered plenty of information.
Students at American Heritage have endless opportunities to discover their passions. In the case of these three seniors, the internships they have participated in through their respective pre-professional programs have taught them invaluable lessons and brought irreplaceable memories. Pre-Med: Senior Lee Friedman Since Friedman was born, his parents have encouraged him to become a…
Together with National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Rho Kappa History Honor Society, Key Club, Tikkun Olam, and AHS Dance Company and Fine Arts Department, junior Mikhal Ben-Joseph works to promote genocide recognition through her organization, The Butterfly Project.
A tremendous amount of practice and preparation go into the group’s fundraiser. Funds from singing grams, Halloween grams and candy cart sales all go towards trips the chorus takes to Carnegie Hall every other year.