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Retiring Special Education Teacher, Vicky Pogue

Retiring Special Education Teacher, Vicky Pogue

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


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About Vicky Pogue: "I attended college at Western Illinois University for undergrad, Northeastern Illinois for masters, and I’ve been at Warren for 16 years. I started out as an Early Intervention Special Education Preschool Teacher in Quincy, IL. Then, I took some time off to stay home with my ...

Retiring Social Studies Teacher, Mr. Greg Cohen

Retiring Social Studies Teacher, Mr. Greg Cohen

Jessica Lim, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019


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Mr. Cohen has been teaching at Warren longer than us students have been alive, beginning his time here during the 1991-1992 school year. From world civilizations to economics, American issues, and U.S history, he has taught a variety of subjects to generations of Warren students. Originally, Mr. Cohen...

Retiring Network Administrator, Howard Yundt

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


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Mr. Yundt, as network administrator, is a highly industrious individual who, despite his busy schedule in handling all of business relating to tech at Warren, was able to share about himself and his time here. He begins, "I graduated in 1986 from Troy State University with BAS in Electronics Man...

Retiring Dean, Pat Shea

Retiring Dean, Pat Shea

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


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Like most years, this school year sees its fair share of retiring teachers. At the end of this semester, this will include saying goodbye to one of the O’Plaine deans: Dean Shea. I had the chance to sit down with him and discuss what his experience has been like at Warren. Before he worked at Warren,...

Retiring Spanish Teacher, Doctora Jamie Gustafson

Retiring Spanish Teacher, Doctora Jamie Gustafson

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer, Co- Editor

April 22, 2019


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On March 15th, Doctora Gustafson met with me to discuss her thirty-three year teaching career— after school, on a Friday. Her willingness to work at this inopportune time reflects the generous aura I came to know, encapsulated in her final comment: when I noted how fulfilling it must be to have impa...

Retiring Science Teacher, Mike Mieszala

Retiring Science Teacher, Mike Mieszala

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019


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As the year comes to a close, Warren says goodbye not only to graduating seniors, but also to various retiring teachers. One of these teachers is Mr. Mieszala, a science teacher at the Almond Campus. Other than a year-long stint as a permanent sub/coach at Cary Grove, he has spent his entire 33 year...

Retiring Accounts Payable and Purchasing Coordinator, Dawn Fergen

Retiring Accounts Payable and Purchasing Coordinator, Dawn Fergen

April 8, 2019


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About Dawn Fergen: "I took accounting courses at Harper College in Palatine II, and I started working at Warren on September 2, 2008. Prior to coming to Warren I worked the exact same position at Woodland School District#50 for 8 ½ years. For my retirement, I will be providing transitional sup...

Hype Culture

Hype Culture

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The beginning of 2019 brought many new things, but the most popular seemed to be the Airpod memes. While Airpods were ridiculed when they first came out in 2016, their image has recently done a 180° turn, now acting as a status symbol (or a flex, take your pick). So why did these headphones, that are as old...

Women in Suits & Men Wearing Pink

Women in Suits & Men Wearing Pink

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer, Co- Editor

December 16, 2018


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The lives of unborn children are decided before their first breath. From the moment of the gender reveal, a seemingly harmless color determines the expectations others have for the child. Inherent notions of gender shape not only the clothes we dress children in, but our every interaction and expecta...

Friendships

Friendships

Eric Buchanan, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Friends. A friend is someone we can rely on when we feel down; someone who shares the same interests as you. Someone you can trust. I’m here to guide you on a journey about relationships with friends and how it affects everyday lives. Let’s start with what most friendships are built on. I do and alway...

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