The Fairviewer

Second-Career Teacher: Senora Garson

Caitlin Moore

January 3, 2020

Since one of the misconceptions of this teacher are that she is shy or standoff-ish, you would never think of this person throwing a toy at someone for running over her foot with a bike at the age of 8.  But that is one of...

Cool, Dry, and Funny: Mrs. Pico

Julie Berman and Morgan Michelson

January 3, 2020

You might be surprised to find out math teacher Danielle Pico hasn’t had a glass of water in years. The long-time  VHS math teacher has a strong aversion to water, exclaiming that “The taste is horrible. I think it h...

Colorful Shoes and a Colorful Personality: Coach Hems

Maggie Lonsinger

January 3, 2020

I’m willing to bet everyone in the school is familiar with "Hems" - even if you’ve never spoken to her, you can always spot her in a crowd with her spunky neon outfits. Her unique fashion style and positivity has prevailed in...

Biking Competitively: Nina Machnowski

Michael Sluck

November 26, 2019

Virtually every kid learns to ride a bike, it's a rite of passage.  But how many wind up riding competitively in Texas, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Virginia?  One VHS senior has.  Because VHS is a relatively small high scho...

Expressive, Candid, and Empathetic: “McKelvey”

Amanda Galarowicz

November 25, 2019

“Focus on yourself and don’t try to please everybody, we’re only here once after all!” These are some words of wisdom from Graphics teacher Helene McLaughlin. Helene McLaughlin, affectionately known to her students as “Mc...

Inspiration Through Art: Mikayla Bush

Morgan Michelson

November 21, 2019

Senior Mikayla Bush says that she “...was always that person standing in the corner,” but she is much more than that.  Born and raised in Verona, New Jersey, Mikayla’s roots date back to when her father lived in Ve...

Semper Fi: Kayla Catalano

Caitlin Moore

November 21, 2019

  Who would have thought a 16-year old girl would be planning to enlist in the Marine Corps after high school? Well, junior Kayla Catalano is ready for whatever the world has in store for her.  This may not be ...

Overcoming Adversity: Zach Rienecker

Amanda Galarowicz

November 21, 2019

Zach Rienecker, one of VHS’s most intelligent seniors, is concealing a major secret. Behind his persistent grin and affable nature, he suffers from a troublesome learning disorder.  Zach has proven to overcome dyslexia...

Meet Gary

November 4, 2019

Of all the teachers, aides, counselors, principals, and other individuals who work within the school district, few have elicited such interest among students as Gary Massonga, the former bathroom monitor and current substitute ...

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