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Five groups of Pioneer students were among the winners in C-SPAN’s 2015 StudentCam documentary film contest. This year’s contest had 2280 total entries, which made it very competitive.  Pioneer has had winners every year its students have entered the contest, and this year—for the third year in a …

‘We wish we could take them all’

February 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

CHS counselor Brian Williams randomly selects the number that will correspond with the name counselor John Boshoven just drew. Across from them are Gretchen Eby, LaTonya Mayfield and Marci Tuzinsky. It’s a big day for the 481 students who have applied for 132 seats in …

Event to offer $10 prom dresses

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Huron High School seniors Kara Vyletel and Emily Dodge sample the prom dresses that will be for sale for a suggested donation of $10. Does your daughter still have her prom dress from 2013 in the back of the closet? Or does she still need …

Jeffrey Austin stands in the Skyline Writing Center. Story and photos by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The school district known for brains and brawn also boasts some exceptional poets, writers, editors, photographers and artists. Skyline High School’s “Teen Spirit” magazine has again been named …

Huron senior Miranda Cox will graduate with both construction and culinary skills. Russell Davis will be the guest speaker at Career Night. By the time Miranda Cox graduates from Huron High School in June, she’ll know how to simplify negative exponents in fractions, how many …

Oby Ugwuegbu, Nylise Jones and Pamela Quintana-Salazar Community High School students honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. through poetry, prose and dance during the school’s annual MLK assembly at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church last week. CHS Dean Marci Tuzinsky said it’s important to …

Suzanne Walsh, who enrolled her daughter, Deren Vostina, at Mitchell Elementary to access IB at the earliest stages, addresses the crowd Sunday at Huron High School. More than 450 people—mostly eighth graders and their parents—showed up Sunday to learn about the upcoming International Baccalaureate Diploma …

Story and photos by Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Pioneer High School Band Director David Leach says his job is not to turn students into professional musicians—although quite a few have done just that. Rather, it’s after something more basic; something that every one …

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