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Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

Junior Gerald Fattah talks to Mary Murakami after her session.

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

For most teenagers, age 14 is a time spent adjusting to the trials and newness of high school. Mary Murakami, a Japanese-American in the 1940’s, had a different experience. At just 14 years old, she and her family were transported to Topaz Internment Camp in Utah. For history students, the Japanese internmen...

Hines and Beaver pedal to school for Bike to Work Day: Photo of the Day 5/20/2016

Social studies teachers Jeb Beaver and James Hines biked to work.

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 20, 2016

There are many ways both students and teachers get to school. Social studies teachers Mr. Jeb Beaver and Mr. James Hines have taken advantage of riding bikes to school on Bike to Work Day. Hines and Beaver participate in this event every year and ride their bikes as often as they can. "I normally...

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