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Students give back to community through Breakthrough Houston

Students give back to community through Breakthrough Houston

Andrew Duong, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Breakthrough program gives educational opportunities to underserved Houston youth. Three former Breakthrough students, now teachers, reflect on their experiences.

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Junior celebrates special leap year birthday

Junior celebrates special leap year birthday

Shani Israel, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Features

As the first 2000 Leap day baby in Texas, Katherine Yao finds unique ways to celebrate her birthday every four years.

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Class Act: math teacher Caroline Kerr (’01)

Class Act: math teacher Caroline Kerr (’01)

Lilah Gaber, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under class act, Features

Get to know math teacher Caroline Kerr ('01), who returned to Houston after teaching at a Quaker school in Philadelphia and two all-girls schools.

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Freshman swimmer sets sight on Junior Olympics

Freshman swimmer sets sight on Junior Olympics

Maggie Ballard, Staff Writer
January 19
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
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
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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
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
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 10
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
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
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
Filed under Features, Showcase

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

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