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Before they were subs

Before they were subs

Walker Johnson, Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

Back to (base)ics From fighting forest fires in the West to teaching at an Air Force base in Puerto Rico, substitute teacher John Condra has worked multiple jobs in between and during subbing stents. Condra said he went to college to become a medical technologist, but after meeting teachers who h...

Funny business

Funny business

March 23, 2017
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A new stretch

A new stretch

Anna Cowden, Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

During A period of Husky Halftime on Oct. 31 and B period of Husky Halftime on Nov. 3, teacher Sally Noltemeyer taught yoga sessions in the gym. Noltemeyer is a gifted education teacher at BVNW. She became a certified yoga instructor from Core Power Yoga in 2010. She said due to lack of time in her s...

Transformation Tuesday

Transformation Tuesday

Abdul Qaddour, Staff Writer
April 5, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Students, Teachers, Top Stories

Students and teachers react to old yearbook photos compared to their current ones, and they reflect on the changes they have encountered.

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Benefiting from credit

Benefiting from credit

Xiqing Wang, Staff Writer
April 4, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

Orchestra teacher Mike Arbucci owns more than 20 credit cards, allowing him and his wife to earn travel points and miles. Because of this, they have gone on many trips for little to no cost. Arbucci explains how the process and experience of maintaining his credit cards.

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Temporary teachers

Temporary teachers

Xiqing Wang, Staff Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

Several BVNW teachers are on or planning on going on maternity leave this school year. With a transition to classes conducted by long term substitutes, students discuss differences in the learning environment due to the absence of their original teachers.

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Letters for success

Letters for success

Abdul Qaddour, Staff Writer
December 6, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

Teachers face the trials and tribulations of writing recommendation letters for seniors applying to college.

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A celebratory trip

A celebratory trip

Xiqing Wang, Writer
November 12, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers

Math teacher Teresa Hogan and six other BVNW faculty members went on a trip last weekend to celebrate Hogan’s successful battle against cancer.

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An asset to applications

An asset to applications

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer
October 2, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers

With college application deadlines approach, seniors turn to counselors for assistance in the process of applying to different colleges and financial aid.

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Teachers comment on memorable quotes

Teachers comment on memorable quotes

Avery Mojica, Puzzle Editor
September 29, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Teachers

Read about the reasoning behind memorable sayings from teachers Kyle Farrington, Matt Christensen and Bill Smithyman.

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Linking Languages

Linking Languages

Brandon Fagen, Writer
September 30, 2014
Filed under FEATURES, Teachers, Top Stories

Student teacher Manuel Novas teaches his native language and Spanish culture in the BVNW foreign languages department.

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New teachers at BVNW

New teachers at BVNW

Cameron Hamm, Flammy Huo, and Hope Lancaster
August 23, 2014
Filed under FEATURES, Q&A, Teachers, Top Stories

Who are the new staff members, and what are their stories? Enjoy the Q&A below with 11 new teachers and staff members at BVNW. Who: Megan Geenens (BVNW alumnus) What: Algebra I and Math Strategies How do you feel about coming back and teaching as an alumnus? "It's good to see all the staff members that were there when I was in high school. Staff me...

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