Student Spotlight!

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It started with a nacho. Actually, it didn’t start with a snack food from northern Mexico. It actually began with a small Chihuahua named Nacho, a dog that started Gabby Trinh-Williams love affair with animals. “I had him when I was three,” Gabby explains. “Now I have a Pomeranian mix named Bear. I think I want to be a veterinarian.”

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Student Spotlight!

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“Mayor,” Quanrico says. “At least.”

This tall high school senior is answering my question—when pressed—about what his future might hold. Just getting Quanrico to talk about his ambitions and accomplishments requires prodding. But when he does speak, he comes across as a humble young man whose aspirations are at once noble and genuine.

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

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Thanksgiving.  A celebration of family and football, parties and parades.  And, of course, big meals that fill our bellies to the breaking point, feasts of turkey and cranberry and stuffing and sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie and so many more delectable treats.  But, alas, it’s over.  However, all of the magical, mouthwatering menus got me thinking about all the fine fare, so I did a bit of research.
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Student Spotlight!

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       “Me?” SaraJo beams when she learns she’ll be featured on our website as an outstanding student.  “Cool!”

SaraJo is from Nangtong in the eastern part of China.  She wears glasses and a Nike sweatshirt, casual and relaxed—far from her hectic schedule.  With AP Calculus, AP US History and AP Economics, this junior has a heavy academic load.  Add playing for our school’s volleyball team as well as our advanced orchestra, and it’s a demanding schedule.  But this doesn’t stop her from giving back to the school and local communities.

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Arts Integration into STEM creates STEAM

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The Eldorado Emerson art program holds special significance for many in our community. This week I have decided to update all on the happenings in our extraordinary studio. Truly our youngest to our oldest are positively impacted by what they learn in this room; for many the lessons actually help them grow—not only artistically—but as people as well.

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