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Kevin Hunter

Kevin Hunter

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“My goal is to have more students become successful in college. We went to a board at Baylor Hospital last Friday. I got a list of 30 kids that are medical doctors now that rotated in that hospital during Clinical Rotations [class]. That is the kind of success [I] want to see from this building,”...

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to get more involved. I used to coach soccer here for 7 years. I have been here for 15 years. I feel like I would like to not really take on sponsorship of a club necessarily but be more involved with a group or organization,” Business, Sarah Davis

Maria Dach

Maria Dach

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to get grades back faster. I was a pretty fast grader in the past, but ever since I came to AP Language I have slowed down,” English Language Arts, Maria Dach

Melanie Bluhm

Melanie Bluhm

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to [have] a better understanding of [my students]. My way I am going is being more assertive and asking them how they are doing,” Social Studies, Melanie Bluhm

Chris McMillian

Chris McMillian

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“[My New Year's resolution is]  to attend more [student] events, like ball games and concerts,” Social Studies, Chris McMillian

Kathy King

Kathy King

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I want to get Impact started up again. Teachers pray together to create an impact on others. I haven’t done all year long and it makes me sad. I have been doing it 13 or 14 years and last semester I wasn’t able to do it," Fine Arts, Kathy King

Allison Stephens

Allison Stephens

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017

“I would like to go to more of my students events, like concerts or sports events that they are in. I get to go to a handful, but I want to go to more,” English Language Arts, Allison Stephens

Andy Ho

Andy Ho

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

January 11, 2017

"I've been in choir for seven years. I started in the third grade and I sing tenor or baritone. Mr. Ritter [the choir director] is really cool, but really serious all the time, so I never know when he's having fun or not. Last year when choir got sweepstakes, I was really happy. We practiced really hard...

Kristina Hung

Kristina Hung

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

January 5, 2017

"I'm planning on going out of state for college, so leaving Garland and everything. I chose out of state because I've already developed a sense of community here in Garland, and by going out of state I'll develop more, and it will help me in my future career as an art psychologist. Memes on twitter are...

Chris Marin, 10

Chris Marin, 10

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

January 1, 2017

I king of consider my goals for 2017 pretty basic." Marin said. "One of my biggest goals is to get a job and start saving up for a car. I've already started saving, but I don't have very much saved. I figured a job would help me with that. I also want to do better in school. I've already improved my...

Ray Le, 10

Ray Le, 10

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

December 26, 2016

"I'm proud of how i did on my finals." Lee said. "I actually spent a lot of time studying which is something i hardly ever do, and i was prepared for them. Though there were a couple like whap and algebra that i could've done better on, but I still passed both classes so its alright."

Ysa Muniz, 11

Ysa Muniz, 11

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

December 23, 2016

"The first semester wasn't a very good one for me." Muniz said. "Junior year has been one of the hardest ever so far and my grades could have been much better than they were. I'm not happy with them at all. I just hope that i get everything together next semester and maybe start reading those APUSH chapters."