The Viewer

The Secret Life of an American Teacher

Nina Bertelsen

October 17, 2012

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Many know Julie Bohn as an Island Lake Elementary teacher standing in front of a classroom; what many don’t know is that she stands on a stage as a local actress. Most recently, she played the lead in Lakeshore Players’ 6-30 production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Bohn plays Martha Brewster, a spi...

Je m’appelle Ingrid Narum

Ntonobari Ollor, Ollor

October 15, 2012

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Ingrid Narum is the new French teacher, and she teaches French 2 and 4. This year will be her second year of teaching; she previously taught at Minnetonka High School. Her passion for teaching French ignited when she was still in college. “In college, I wrote papers about the most influential teacher...

No Makeup Monday

Mali Bacig

October 10, 2012

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“Natural Beauty Shown.” On Monday, this saying was spotted on bright orange stickers stuck to many girls’ shirts and backpacks. Wearing the sticker meant that you had chosen to set aside the mascara and eyeliner for the day and let your natural beauty shine. October 8 was the first No Makeup Monday that ...

Sweet Tweets

Ryan Yoch

October 5, 2012

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Most students spent August savoring their last month of summer. However, one student was busy tweeting nice things to his/her fellow Mustangs. On August 8, an anonymous Twitter account under the name of “@MoundsViewNice” sent out its first compliment. Since then, the account has tweeted nic...

Profile: Jeff Erickson

Profile: Jeff Erickson

Camry Kelly

October 4, 2012

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The principal’s office has a large, dark-finished, L-shaped desk with a computer at the corner. To the side is a round table with four chairs for meetings. This small room is supposed to be the room of intimidation, where troublemakers meet their punishments, where parents go to learn about misde...

JA Titan Team Goes Global

David Liu, Sports Editor

September 4, 2012

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On August 5, two seniors, Max Wang and Connor Duffy, competed together in the JA Titan Global Challenge. They traveled to the University of Delaware to face off against some of the best teams from across the nation and across the globe.The game is set in the year 2035, and each team acts as the CEO ...

MV College Consulting

David Liu, Sports Editor

September 4, 2012

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The college admissions process can be both confusing and tedious. This summer, four Mounds View graduates, Alan Zhao, Ben Rush, Keshav Mangalick, and Sam Kim, decided to take their experiences and start their own college consulting company to help other Mounds View students.“It may be hard to beli...

Como Zoo: free fun this summer

Tristan Aschittino, Staff Writer

June 7, 2012

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For a change in the ordinary  atmosphere  of high school pastimes, try a trip to the Como Zoo. The Como Zoo and Conservatory offers an escape from the norm.  The zoo is absolutely free, though they ask for a donation for admittance. “Non-donators” are not criticized by the staff for walking i...

Maximillian Wang, News Editor

May 9, 2012

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Camp Down on the Farm “Whenever we went on vacation, we always went horseback riding. That’s probably how she got started with it. Now, we thought, ‘hey, of course she likes horses, every little girl likes horses,’ but for her, it just didn’t go away,” said Dan Stark. Sarah Stark, 12, still...

Prom: behind the scenes

Camry Kelly, Sports Editor

May 5, 2012

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It is near impossible to go a day in the months of April and May without hearing the word “Prom”. It is a night most students look forward to, once they figure out what it is. Watching the happy couples march around the gym that has been transformed into a runway, it is hard not to wish you were...

Senior art showcased in the commons

Alyssa Belsito, Editorials Editor

May 2, 2012

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During the week of April 21-27th, a multitude of paintings created by senior artists were on display in the commons. This was a precursor to the District Art Show, which took place at Irondale High School on May 1st. At the show, art was showcased from students of all grades, including the work of the...

Dance Speculation

Tristan Aschittino & David Liu, Staff Writers

April 30, 2012

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Dances are a centerpiece of the high school experience. But things could change in this coming year. Currently, Mounds View offers seven dances: Homecoming, Halloween, Techno Dance, Sadies, Morp, Techno Dance following Battle of the Bands, and Junior/Senior Prom. But due to financial difficulties, at...

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