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Alexys

Some kids want to be doctors while others dream of becoming police officers. However, junior Alexys Carter wants to be a little bit of both—a forensic investigator. They arrive at a crime scene and immediately sketch out what has happened, while also collecting and bagging evidence. Then, they bring it …

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Michelle

Senior Michelle Lopez has always been interested in the justice system. When she was a child she enjoyed watching shows about good guys chasing bad guys. In middle school, when she started to read books for fun, she turned to whodunit novels to quench her desire to live the life of …

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Alejandro

What is anthropology? In simple terms it is the study of human culture; however, there is more to it than meets the eye. Anthropology is an exciting career, as long a person is patient and likes to take on challenging tasks. An anthropologist works with cultural development and the behavior …

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Does Race Really Matter?

How should the school handle the achievement gap between races? I think that the problem needs to be addressed before high school. I see the gap starting in grade school. -Yoshimizu There needs to be better role models for the Hispanic kids. Students need to be held accountable for their …

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Improvement

Alhambra Unified School District’s scores are slightly behind compared to other school districts and the standards of the No Child Left Behind policy. What are your thoughts on this? There could be many internal reasons why students are not performing as well as they should. However, our Adequate Yearly Progress …

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Leadership and Testing

What do you think of the role of student leadership in our school? Student government is a good way for teenagers to get a taste of what the real world is going to be like. At this age, they’re mature enough to make decisions and decide what’s best for them.  …

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Discipline

What do you think affects student behavior? The students’ behavior comes from many sources; their families, friends, teachers, and coaches. The students need to care about themselves and their school and to take pride in doing and behaving well. It definitely helps to be surrounded by others with good discipline …

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Sports

Why do you think being in a club or sport is beneficial to students? It gives them a chance to succeed in a non-academic area. It also instills self-confidence and they learn to be a team player. Sometimes students get side tracked by spending too much time in non-academic areas …

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