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Teacher Profile: Dr. Smith

Erin Mortara

February 8, 2012

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“Are you going to ask me about the Doc’s I wore to my wedding?” questioned Dr. Smith, who was turning out to be an easy interview because she was asking the questions. Replying yes, I found out many more awesome things about...

The Best Three Years of His Life

Lisa Fitzgerald

January 27, 2012

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Sitting out from gym class may seem like a waste of time, but for VHS “senior” Troy Locatell, it changed his life. Unable to change for gym in the beginning of his junior year of high school, Troy eagerly searched for something...

Student Profile: Robin Stock

Troy Locatell

January 13, 2012

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“People say that I’m like Snooki,” admits Robin Stock, senior at Verona High School, “I guess it’s because I’m like loud and like fun but I dunno. I mean like - I don’t see it.” A walking stereotype, Robin wouldn’t...

Exchange Student Comes from Holland

Amanda Langan

January 3, 2012

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She wasn’t born at Saint Barnabas Hospital. She’s not Italian or Irish. She doesn’t have the iPhone. Zita Maas is not your typical VHS student. An exchange student from Holland, Zita has been in the United States since...

Teacher Profile: Sebastian Powell

Erin Mortara

December 23, 2011

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"Do you want to know cool things about me? I have a black belt in tae kwon do, I can communicate in Spanish, I’m a good high jump coach but I have never high jumped, and I was once in a band called The Ghosts.” So says...

New Chemistry Teacher Comes to VHS

Rachel Blinder, Editor

December 19, 2011

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Unlike most teachers at VHS, the new chemistry teacher, Dr. Jahnan Wehbeh, did not grow up in the United States and her native language was not English. She grew up in Lebanon, where the main language is Arabic and came to the...

VHS Welcomes New Math Teacher Mr. Thai

Matt Tuorto

November 30, 2011

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According to new math teacher Mr. Jonathon Thai, “students at VHS are great and the staff is very supportive.” Mr. Thai, who is in his first teaching job, loves working at VHS but the “work is more than he ever imagined.”...

Teacher Profile: Carl Cascone

Erin Mortara

November 30, 2011

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What you do know about teacher Carl Cascone is that he has a big beard, a booming laugh, and he teaches science.  What you don’t know might be several things. When Mr. Cascone isn’t teaching he lives a very interesting...

VHS Gets an International Flavor

Dayna Della Valle

November 30, 2011

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Imagine waking up one morning, getting ready, going to school and realizing everyone around you is speaking a foreign language. This is the case for three current foreign exchange students from three different countries who...

Athlete Profile: Nick Lukas

Erin Smythe, Editor

November 30, 2011

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In recent years, the VHS Boys Cross Country team has had a lot of success. They have had the boys place in Group Championship meets, the Meet of Champions, and even compete in Nationals. Since some of their more successful athletes...

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