Tag Archives: Seniors

Goodbye From Our Seniors: Graduation is Not the End of the Road

May 5, 2016

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As seniors begin wrapping up their last few days as ASK Scholars, we asked a few of them to leave some parting words of wisdom for the underclassmen. Below, Marilyn Cope reminds us that there is plenty of living to do after high school, so be flexible. Read Devon Blanchard’s letter here. Read Sadina Tarbox’s […]

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Goodbye From Our Seniors: When All Else Fails, Keep it Simple

May 5, 2016

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As seniors begin wrapping up their last few days as ASK Scholars, we asked a few of them to leave some parting words of wisdom for the underclassmen. Johanna Poirier reflects on advice that she got from former project manager Mr. Nance. Read Devon Blanchard’s letter here. Read Sadina Tarbox’s letter here. Read Nicholas Newton’s […]

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Goodbye from Our Seniors: Free at Last – Sort Of

May 5, 2016

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As seniors begin wrapping up their last few days as ASK Scholars, we asked a few of them to leave some parting words of wisdom for the underclassmen. Below, Nick Newton reflects on life after ASK. Read Devon Blanchard’s letter here. Read Sadina Tarbox’s letter here. Read Johanna Poirier’s letter here. Read Marilyn Cope’s letter […]

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Goodbye From Our Seniors: A Healthy Attitude is Key to Success

May 4, 2016

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As seniors begin wrapping up their last few days as ASK Scholars, we asked a few of them to leave some parting words of wisdom for the underclassmen. First up, is senior Devon Blanchard. Read Sadina Tarbox’s letter here. Read Nicholas Newton’s letter here. Read Johanna Poirier’s letter here. Read Marilyn Cope’s letter here. Read […]

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The Great Debate: ASK Academy’s Talking Heads

September 17, 2015

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Seniors Quinton Valencia and Robert Dansro are two verbose scholars who pride themselves on their debate skills. This year, The Catalyst put them to work as ASK Academy’s first ever political commentators. Each month, they will take a hot button issue and dispute it from their opposing points of view (Dansro tends to lean toward the right, and […]

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Scholar’s Takeover the Project Manager’s Classrooms for Senior Prank

May 5, 2014

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  By Ryley Thompson Last week scholars walked into classrooms with Saran Wrapped white boards, trash cans, desks and chairs. Cups of water were turned upside down on desks, and photos of celebrity actor Nicholas Cage were posted around certain project manager’s classrooms. A group of seniors came into the building after hours to pull off the […]

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Student Government Holds Elections – President Passes on Leadership

April 29, 2014

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Staff Report Student Government has gone through a year of major changes and steps forward. The group held a recruitment session earlier in the semester and doubled in size, and also made the recent talent show a possibility. Led by Senior Austin Reed, who has been a devoted member, Student Government has been diligent in […]

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Shimada Talks GPA, and Why She Avoided Texas for College

December 12, 2013

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Master Shimada: Lighting a Fire Under Your Essays Since 1998 Twice a semester, Project Manager Nadyne Shimada will terrify the seniors with a column packed with everything they should have completed ages ago.  This month, she talks about the nitty gritty of choosing a college.  By Nadyne Shimada Tick, tock, seniors! It is December and the middle […]

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Master Shimada: Lighting a Fire Under Your Essays Since 1998

August 27, 2013

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Twice a semester, Project Manager Nadyne Shimada will terrify the seniors with a column packed with everything they should have completed ages ago.  This month, she talks ACT’s and SAT’s, while simultaneously testing your literary knowledge and close-reading skills. Good luck, you will need it. By Nadyne Shimada — Mary, Queen of Scots, is said […]

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