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People to Know: Dr. Scott Voss

People to Know: Dr. Scott Voss

Jane Michaelson, Features Editor
April 11, 2016
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“I love school, I love reading and, really, I could sit and listen to a good professor for hours.” As typical high school students, it might be hard to relate to Dr. Scott Voss on that statement. But he hasn’t always been this eloquent, well-dressed gentleman you see today. In reality, don...

People To Know: Ms. Heineman

People To Know: Ms. Heineman

Halima Badri, Features Writer
March 18, 2016
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How many people are able to say that they are missing two teeth as an adult, are a vegan, and graduated from a class where they knew everyone on a first name basis? Well, Ms. Jennifer Heineman can say yes to all three. For those of you who don’t know, Ms. Heineman currently teaches 9th grade AVID...

People to Know: Dr. Helgeson

People to Know: Dr. Helgeson

Kayla Kirtz, News Writer
March 8, 2016
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He’s intelligent. He’s wise. He’s influential. He lived and taught in Australia for two years and he’s worked at Apple Valley High School for 28 years...and he wears Polo, too. Dr. Robert Helgeson is a living legend within the walls of Apple Valley High School. He has touched the lives of...

Triple-A Award Winner Kieran McKeag

Triple-A Award Winner Kieran McKeag

Jacob Wegner, Sports Editor
March 3, 2016
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Academics, arts, and athletics. Not only is it something that Apple Valley High School prides itself in, but the Minnesota State High School league as well. The Triple-A award is an award that is given out by the MSHSL to one senior boy and one senior girl from high schools around the state. In order t...

The Man Behind The Scenes: Joshua Campbell

The Man Behind The Scenes: Joshua Campbell

Samantha Brandt, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 23, 2016
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He can sing, dance, act, direct, and more -- the term ‘triple threat’ doesn’t even begin to do Josh Campbell justice. Though he’s only been directing at Apple Valley for two years, Campbell has quickly won over the theater crowd. From his debut in charge of The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 ...

People to Know: Mr. Ostrander

People to Know: Mr. Ostrander

Jane Michaelson, Features Editor
February 17, 2016
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Mr. Luke Ostrander is one of the newest faces at Apple Valley and a hard one to miss. He stands at over six feet tall, the tallest in the English department. (Sorry, Helgeson.) But Mr. Ostrander is much more than an English powerhouse;  the majority of his time outside of class is spent with the spee...

People to Know: Mrs. Lee

People to Know: Mrs. Lee

Claire Hoffa, News Writer
February 8, 2016
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Thousands of people roam the hallways of Apple Valley High School everyday. Most of them are under the age of eighteen; the rest are over twenty-two. It is nearly impossible to get to know everyone in the four years we spend here, but the people you do meet and get to know have the ability to change...

Katie Moynihan Talks Triple-A, ACL

Katie Moynihan Talks Triple-A, ACL

Nate Williams, Sports Writer
February 2, 2016
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The MSHSL Triple-A award is given to those who show excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. Many students apply for this award, but each school may only select one male and one female nominee. One of those nominees is Katie Moynihan. Katie Moynihan is a senior here at Apple Valley. She has played...

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