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5 Questions with Mrs. Bean

5 Questions with Mrs. Bean

Sophie Prettyman, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Downey High English and poetry teacher Josette Bean did not grow up basking in the warm California sun, eating popsicles to beat the heat in the shade of palm trees, but in the chilly town of Wasilla, Alaska. She recalls memories of her life in Alaska and how she came to live in California.   Q1:...

Reading rainbow redux

Reading rainbow redux

Gustavo Ramirez, Opinions Editor

March 21, 2012

Teachers and students gather at C-110 to read The Unbearable Lightness of Being in order to appreciate literature and converse with a group of like-minded literati. The club came about as a result of a class that Ms. Barbeau is taking. For her comparative lit class, she figured that it behooved her to read...

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