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Special Education Teachers want to instill positivity and confidence

By McKenna Seegmiller Staff Writer Hillary Odom and Emily Ryan, special education teachers at Summit Shasta, are a vital part of the staff as part of the Supporting Diverse Learners department. However, many might not fully understand the role they play in our community.  When asked about her role at Shasta, Ms. Odom, originally from Orange County, explained that she

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Helena Henkin keeps exploring life

Albert Chang-Yoo Shasta Editor-In-Chief Helena Henkin, one of the newest members of the Summit Learning Teacher Residency program, was just 15 when she spent her summer traveling solo across Europe. For Ms. Henkin that was merely just the start of her journey. “I just really wanted to visit these countries … in Europe it’s pretty normal,” she stated nonchalantly.  Ms.

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Milagros Morris stays resilient

By Evelyn Archibald and Mytrisha Sarmiento  Staff Editors Milagros Morris, Spanish II teacher at Summit Shasta, has been a strong and recognizable presence on campus since joining last school year. “Some people think that I’m – that I look shy, but I am not. I am very outgoing, I have an outgoing personality. I have a great sense of humor,

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Michelle Mogannam lives life on the edge

By Evelyn Archibald and Mytrisha Sarmiento  Staff Editors When Michelle Mogannam, the tenth grade history teacher at Summit Shasta, was asked about one of her most treasured memories, she was unconvinced at first. “What? Oh, god, there’s so many,” she said. “Who has a favorite memory?” She asked, dubious.  But after thinking, she smiled and said, “My grandpa, he was

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