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Student leads elective on Tahitian dancing

Linda Poeng

March 25, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

For the first time in the history of electives at Media Academy, a student has taken charge and is teaching her own elective class: Tahitian dancing. When Media Academy junior Aleanna Santos asked advisory committee leader...

No debate — this elective is arguably fun!

Kim Mejia-Cuellar

March 24, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

A bonding experience—this is what debate coach Laima Haider focused on during the first class of her debate elective at Media Academy. The six-student class played the game "The Coffee Club", in which students had to make...

Movie elective gets historical

Shima Kaid

March 24, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

My elective is movies with Jackson. Today we watched Bonnie and Clyde, a favorite of history teacher Michael Jackson.  Jackson thinks the movie is historical because it is set in the Great Depression. He also thinks the movi...

Media Academy classmates face off to checkmate

Leland Moore

March 24, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Media Academy began its elective program on March 17, allowing students to choose their advisory period class for the next six weeks. Students had many choices as to which elective they could attend ranging from Japanese culture...

Glad to be in line to dance (a review)

Elizabeth Contreras

March 24, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

My elective — how to dance with Darlene Miller and Rebekkah Ford — is fun so far. We are going to learn how salsa.  Today we learned a new dance. It was rather fun and easy but embarrassing.  No one really wanted...

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