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Humans of Allen: Kelly Doyle

Humans of Allen: Kelly Doyle

Brooke Adams, Staff writer

October 18, 2017


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“Changing pace is good so you’re not staring at the same thing. It’s not always that boring but studies have shown it’s ineffective. You do need to change your focus every now and then. I try to integrate fun and social activities to build a community in the classroom.”  

Humans of Allen: Riley Brown

Humans of Allen: Riley Brown

Francis Salazar, Staff writer

October 16, 2017


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“I started getting into makeup around freshman year because I love the creativity and how any look can be possible.”

Humans of Allen: Avery Symes

Humans of Allen: Avery Symes

Caroline Tucker, Feature editor

October 13, 2017


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“It’s stressful having to live up to my siblings. They’re both great students, my sister graduated in the top one percent. It’s a lot to live up to. But, I know my parents understand that I am stronger in other areas, especially in the arts. I’m very social and I can get involved with people...

Humans of Allen: Brooke Vaughan

Humans of Allen: Brooke Vaughan

Morgan Pryor, Staff writer

October 13, 2017


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“Not even Zoey 101 could prepare me for this mess.”

Humans of Allen: Madoka Weldon

Humans of Allen: Madoka Weldon

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

October 6, 2017


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"When I go [to Japan] we try to go somewhere new, like a place I haven’t been before. So, lately I’ve been into visiting different temples and historical places. Last year we went to a bunch of really old buddhist temples and this fall I’m going to visit Hiroshima, so probably my favorite thing ...

Humans of Allen: Jayleen Zuniga

Humans of Allen: Jayleen Zuniga

Maya Morriswala, Jr. managing editor

October 5, 2017


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“I like to read. The most interesting book I’ve read so far is “Blink” by Malcom Gladwell. I enjoyed learning about “thin-slicing” and other psychology.”  

Humans of Allen: Addy Hutchings

Humans of Allen: Addy Hutchings

Christian Hinton, News editor

October 4, 2017


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“My freshman year, my dad asked if I wanted to try Special Olympics, and I tried it out. My sophomore year, I was hanging out with the kids with special needs and I decided to do Partners in P.E. and I loved that. Now I’m in Peer Tutoring and I work with the kids with special needs. I’m a really ...

Humans of Allen: Edward Ullman

Humans of Allen: Edward Ullman

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

October 3, 2017


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"Everything is good right now. I'm doing well in school at the moment and just kinda embracing positivity. I've been getting a lot more sleep lately and putting myself first instead of other stuff that doesn't matter. Life is good. I'm enjoying everything to the fullest."

Humans of Allen: Geryk Garcia

Humans of Allen: Geryk Garcia

Sophia Forrester, Staff writer

October 2, 2017


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“I spend 4- 4 ½ hours every weekday at  [Eagles Wings Athletics], plus 3 hours on Saturdays. [Since] I spend so much time at the gym, I don’t get to participate in school events as much as I want to, nor do I have time to hang out with friends outside of school. It’s pretty much a balancing act fo...

Humans of Allen: Anna Lanza

Humans of Allen: Anna Lanza

Divya Jagadeesh, Editor-in-chief

September 28, 2017


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“I think I'm managing better. I've found a balance in medication for now, which has made a huge difference. I still struggle to be my own advocate, especially with teachers and classmates. It's hard to talk or offer up very personal information to someone who doesn't even know you, especially when...

Humans of Allen: Tyra Wilson

Humans of Allen: Tyra Wilson

Julia Zaksek, Sr. managing editor

September 27, 2017


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What is it like to be a student athlete in high school? "It’s very demanding; you really have to learn how to balance your time. Especially when you have practice two times a day and get home after six, and everyone else is getting off early. You have to put in the extra hours, especially on game ni...

Humans of Allen: Meren Anderson

Humans of Allen: Meren Anderson

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor

May 30, 2017


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“I’ve been playing video games for as long as I can remember. I was playing with my sisters and they introduced them to me. I especially like Nintendo because of its diversity and innovation. I like the different storylines that it has to it. I recently finished Earthbound. It’s a really old game,...