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Freshman swimmer sets sight on Junior Olympics

Freshman swimmer sets sight on Junior Olympics

Maggie Ballard, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017 • 451 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Freshman Eric Wang, who has raced against Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel, trains 22 hours a week in hopes of qualifying for the NCSA Junior Olympics.

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Sean Griffin joins admissions and athletics

Sean Griffin joins admissions and athletics

David Seo, Staff Writer
January 5, 2017 • 348 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Sean Griffin is the school's newest Associate Director of Admissions and a varsity football coach.

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Tautology Club bonds over one quirky interest

Tautology Club bonds over one quirky interest

Manar Ansari, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016 • 326 views
Filed under Features

Senior Aileen Zhang started Tautology Club, a club about tautologies, this semester. The club celebrates the circular logic of tautologies, holds writing contests and plays logic games.

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Breakthrough students create art inspired by Holocaust Museum Butterfly Project

Breakthrough students create art inspired by Holocaust Museum Butterfly Project

Andrew Duong, Staff Writer
November 27, 2016 • 424 views
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

A small portion of the pieces in the Holocaust Museum's Butterfly Project was displayed in the Great Hall. Museum members presented the works and explained their history to Breakthrough Houston students.

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Class act: Database coordinator Trudy Howard

Class act: Database coordinator Trudy Howard

Manar Ansari, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016 • 287 views
Filed under Features

Get to know the person answering your tech questions.

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Behind-the-scenes of the Kinkaid Video

Behind-the-scenes of the Kinkaid Video

Alex Tinkham, Stephen Kim, and Jack Shea
November 9, 2016 • 411 views
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Watch video editor Max Westmark direct the opening scene of the 2016 Kinkaid Video.

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Wrestling Olympian joins coaching staff

Wrestling Olympian joins coaching staff

Dani Yan, Assignments Editor
November 3, 2016 • 1,779 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Initially rejected by wrestling coaches, Alberto Rodriguez went on to compete in the 1996 Olympics. Last month, he became an assistant coach for our wrestling team.

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Class Act: English teacher Eliot Smith

Class Act: English teacher Eliot Smith

Sinclair Mott and Mia Fares
November 1, 2016 • 308 views
Filed under class act, Features

Get to know new English teacher Eliot Smith, who toured in a jazz/funk band for 15 years before becoming a teacher.

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Behind the counter with barista Keno Clark

Behind the counter with barista Keno Clark

William McKone, Staff Writer
October 21, 2016 • 443 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Get to know Keno Clark, one of the baristas at the Maverick Café.

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Head lacrosse coach brings new philosophy to team

Head lacrosse coach brings new philosophy to team

Mia Guien, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016 • 410 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

David Cohn, New Head Coach of boys' lacrosse, will bring his experience from the US Air Force Academy to the lacrosse program this spring.

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Class act: College counselor Jeremy Johnson

Class act: College counselor Jeremy Johnson

Thomas Grannen, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 2,240 views
Filed under class act, Features, Showcase

Get to know the newest addition the the college counseling team.

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Class act: History teacher John Ciarleglio

Class act: History teacher John Ciarleglio

Natasha Faruqui, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016 • 454 views
Filed under class act, Features, Showcase

Get to know John Ciarleglio, who hikes across deserts and mountains when he isn't sparking debate in the classroom.

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