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Feature articles focus on students, faculty, and administrators who have made an impact on the campus community.

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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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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

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Influx of Drug Dogs: More Than a K9 out of 10

Since the dawn of time, or rather around 2005, drug dogs roamed the school. The U.S. first began training dogs to identify drugs and other substances in 1971. Now, nearly 50 years later, we use drug dogs on a regular basis on school campus. When Mr. Dean Nolle took the title of Head Dean, he aimed to increase the usage of drug dogs. “We continue to use them, so I will leave it at that,” Dean Nolle said. “We feel it is still a good use of our time and resources.” Keep Reading

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What to do over Spring Break

These are just a few potential possibilities that may enhance this year’s break. Regardless of if you are going on vacation or remaining at home, there are an abundance of ways to ensure a successful spring break. Keep Reading

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When dimes mean more than dollars

When sophomore Joshua Hoffman gave his first speech at 4 years old, his mom wrote him just one line to say. But don’t let that deceive you. By the time he was 7, the March of Dimes selected Hoffman as a national ambassador, traveling to 20 states and more than 60 cities to speak in front of thousands of people to raise awareness about premature births. Keep Reading

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