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Behind The Desk: Mrs. Folta

Behind The Desk: Mrs. Folta

Sarah Heimerl, East Staff Writer October 28, 2022

What do you teach? I currently teach three sections of Geometry and two sections of Algebra 2. However, I have taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and GED prep in my time as a teacher.  What...

Behind The Desk: Ms. Lamers Hernandez

Behind The Desk: Ms. Lamers Hernandez

Mariana Perez, East Staff Writer October 19, 2022

Ms. Lamers Hernandez is the new mental health specialist at Tosa East. What do you do as a mental health specialist/school social worker? “I support student’s mental health and wellness needs....

Person of Interest: Mr. Steffan

Person of Interest: Mr. Steffan

Claire Guttormson and Daisy Lehman March 4, 2022

A Tosa East grad turned Tosa West teacher, go behind the scenes with the beloved theater director known for his sense of style and elaborate productions.   How do you decide on what shows to...

10 Questions with Mr. Hughes

10 Questions with Mr. Hughes

Daisy Lehman and Claire Guttormson March 3, 2022

Lehman:Hello.   Hughes: Good morning.   Lehman: Can we ask you some questions?    Hughes: Of course you can.    Lehman: Okay. Why are you an educator?   Hughes:...

A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving with Millisa Hamley

A Culturally Sensitive Thanksgiving with Millisa Hamley

Maureen Arnold, East Staff Writer November 25, 2021

Approaching the topic of Native American Heritage Month can be difficult when you lack knowledge of the experience of Native Americans on a personal level. When it comes to Thanksgiving, non-Native American...

Tosa West Attendance Administrative Assistant Sara Looker is the first face one sees when they enter the school

10 Questions With Sara Looker

Daisy Lehman and Claire Guttormson November 19, 2021

Lehman: Hi Ms. Looker.   Looker:Hi.   Lehman: We’re here to ask you some questions.   Looker: Ok, let’s go!   Lehman:What is your official job title...

Sean Mackin, Yellowcard, and…Ghosts?

May 7, 2011

Getting a personal tour of the haunted pool at the Rave from Sean Mackin of Yellowcard, lava lamps, and randomly running into Stephen Gomez (bassist of the Summer Set) while in the haunted pool. Sounds...

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