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Chiefs of Santaluces: Zarah Cuevas

Chiefs of Santaluces: Zarah Cuevas

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

"When I first joined the Be the Change club, I was overly nervous. I'm not the best at social interaction but I really wanted to help the community, so I gave BTC a shot. This club went beyond my expectations! The members were friendly, involved, and passionate for the club and what it stood for. I not...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Jaymee Taliaferro

Chiefs of Santaluces: Jaymee Taliaferro

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

"This year has been my first year at Santaluces, and it's also been one of my favorites. I went to Park Vista for my freshman and sophomore years, but I had to switch schools after withdrawing from the medical academy at PV. At first, I was nervous to start at a new school halfway through my high school...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Cindy Campos

Cindy Campos, in the blue dress, attended prom with two of her friends.

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

"Prom for me was a very good experience because I got to spend it with all my friends. Everybody looked amazing. It doesn't matter who you were, everybody was gorgeous and handsome. I feel like Woods did an amazing job with prom. It was one of the best nights of my life. Me and my friends went to Panera...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mr. Krupa

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mr. Krupa

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

"I remember my first day here [in 1994]. Actually I came down before with the principal here, his name was Mr. Hayward. He was the one that brought me down here, and he brought me down for good because I was at another high school and said, "You have to come down here and work at Santaluces." I had a...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mr. Carruthers

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mr. Carruthers

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

"When I was in college, I, along with seven other guys, were in a rock band. I played trumpet in the rock band. It was an eight-piece brass rock band. We had a trumpet, trombone, sax player, keyboard, bass, guitar, and drummer. We played a lot of funk and played Brooklyn Fire, Chicago, and Blood, Sweat,...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mr. Lifson

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mr. Lifson

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

"[In Santo Domingo] I had a student, a junior actually, who was one of the foremost archaeologists in the country, it was astonishing. Once we went on a safari of sorts through the jungle east of Santo Domingo. It was like out of a movie, we hired some locals who walked ahead of us with machetes, carving...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mrs. Finn

Chiefs of Santaluces: Mrs. Finn

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

"I decided to attend Florida State University because it made my mom really mad: she's a University of Miami fan and FSU is 400 plus miles away. I do not encourage students to use this method to select a college. I ended up getting really lucky because FSU was the perfect place for me to become the...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Vanessa Julien

Chiefs of Santaluces: Vanessa Julien

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

"The most memorable moment of my life was when I went to the Dominican Republic for our first family trip. I remember my dad driving for hours and we would stop at each station so we could get our passports checked and offer food to the guards. Not that we prepared them food, but they were more than...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Kaila Howell

Chiefs of Santaluces: Kaila Howell

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

January 16, 2016

"My sisters are cheerleaders so they get to do a lot of traveling. There was a competition in Texas once, over in Dallas. My mom, my two sisters, and I flew over there together. It was early February and freezing. We get to our hotel room and relax for the night and come the next day snow started to...

Chiefs of Santaluces: Venecia Perez

Chiefs of Santaluces: Venecia Perez

Nicole Kalpin, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

"For Christmas, I went over to my friend's house and basically hung out the entire weekend. That night was when we started watching the first season of American Horror Story, my favorite season. We made Christmas tree pancakes the next morning. I did get batter all over my friend because we were having...

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