Although each player was challenged to learn English, it was the game of soccer that truly acclimated the boys to the unfamiliar culture. Almost all the refugee players and their families came to the United States for a similar reason – a better education and better future.
Awarded the title of “Snider Dad,” government and economics teacher Mr. Evan Grotemat is universally adored by his students. Ensuring his lessons are interesting and engaging to students is his everyday goal.
Books are often found in places other than the county library. Such is the case in the homes of Snider’s most devoted book collectors.
Many of these books are invaluable to the students because of the significance they hold in their lives.
If you ever see a stack of books gliding through the halls of Snider High School, it can be one of two things: a ghost haunting you with school work or Owen Ulsh scurrying to class balancing a tower of books on his head, handsfree.
Featuring seamlessly blended pigment and soft realistic features, junior August Grube’s self-portrait dreamily embodies emotion, movement and her passion for creating art.
Several teachers gave their opinions on what it is like to walk the halls first as a student and then as a teacher, reflecting on the changes and the consistencies present in the school as well as in their own perceptions and attitudes.
Public libraries and schools have become popular locations for makerspaces, with Snider’s media center following suit. This year, the makerspace has been reorganized to provide more activities for interested students.
Jennifer Cruz, Pau Mang, Libni Trostel and Sanda Win are all children of immigrants. While all of these students were either born in the U.S. or remember little of their native country, they all can reflect on the cultural differences of their upbringing.
In pursuit of American sports, challenging classes, and the opportunity to improve her English language skills, Sitapha Voraprasertslip, nicknamed Mimi, decided to study abroad her junior year of high school.
Harrison Snyder and Will O’Brien both got into reenacting because they love history and enjoy sharing their love for history with others. Both agree that the best part of reenacting is “teaching the general public the history.”