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From soccer field to science field: Ms. Rerucha

Hedda Jagerskog, Staff Reporter September 27, 2020

Ms. Rerucha was born in Colorado and raised in Nebraska. “People think of farmland and cows and corn when they think of Nebraska, but I wasn’t near any of that at all.” Her whole childhood was...

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Mr. Singer: A quarantine Q&A

Charlie Adams, Opinion Editor May 16, 2020

Students are not alone in undergoing changes associated with new online teaching and quarantine. Teachers are also having to adapt and get creative when it comes to organizing class and supporting...

In quarantine, Mrs. Lietzen keeps busy and creative by embroidering. (Photo courtesy of Kelsey Lietzen)

Mrs. Lietzen: Day by day, stitch by stitch

Eva Williams, Features Editor May 4, 2020

While names roll into the sidebar of the Big Blue Button conferences, English teacher Mrs. Lietzen likes to chat with her students about how they’ve been doing and keeping themselves busy. She’ll...

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Ms. Rafique: Tough Teacher, Animal Softie

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor November 17, 2017

After their first class with newly arrived science teacher Ms. Kishwar Rafique, students were a little intimidated. Rafique has a strong personality and she tells it like it is. She warned her freshmen,...

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Teacher-celebrity dopplegängers: winter edition

Claudia Gusman February 13, 2017

They say that on average there are about seven people in the world that look like you.  Even for such a small school, students have discovered that, surprisingly, many Mason teachers have their own celebrity...

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