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  • What’s Your Story: Ernest Nijimbere
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    What’s Your Story: Matthew Lamoureux

    Asha Tompkins, Editor

    February 16, 2018

    His cleats tear up the ground. Sweat drips down his neck. His hair is pushed back in the wind as he sprints towards the soccer ball. Bystanders call his name in support as he steals the ball from the feet of the opponent and kicks it upfield to a teammate near the sideline. Without care for whether or not...

  • What’s Your Story: Cynthia Luyindula
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    What’s Your Story: Cynthia Luyindula

    Taylor Wildes, Staff Writer

    February 16, 2018

    To many, a star is simply known as something that is seen in the sky every night. The stars, the bright shiny, twinkling dots that help light up the atmosphere above us. For Cynthia Luyindula, however, a star brings up a different meaning: a memory from a past place she grew up in. Luyindula grew ...

  • What’s Your Story: Ernest Nijimbere
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    What’s Your Story: Ernest Nijimbere

    Adrianna Jordan, staff writer

    February 16, 2018

    From Southern Africa to America, this high school senior doesn’t let his travels keep him from accomplishing his goals. With a little hard work and dedication, it has helped him make his dreams become a reality. Ernest Nijimbere moved to America from Burundi to meet up with his dad. This change of ...

  • What’s Your Story: Grace Bermeo
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    What’s Your Story: Grace Bermeo

    Grace Laverriere, Staff Writer

    February 16, 2018

    Bustling streets, big schools, and bright lights replaced with pine trees, quiet nights, and a close community. For Grace Bermeo, this move from New York to Maine offered her so much more than a new zip code. At the end of her fifth grade school year, senior Grace Bermeo and her family moved from...

    Grace Laverriere

  • What’s Your Story: Isaac Gaither
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    What’s Your Story: Isaac Gaither

    Lauren McCallum, Staff Writer

    February 14, 2018

    Initially quiet, freshman Isaac Gaither seems like every other high school student. That’s the thing, though. He’s not. Once he gets talking, it’s clear where his values and his heart lay: with his family. With a mother who has supported him and his two younger brothers since they were born, I...

    courtesy of Jennifer Gaither

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