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Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Justin Shao

Justin Shao, Staff Reporter

Justin is a junior staff reporter, and this year is his first year on The Viewer.

All content by Justin Shao
Stillwater was one of the 22 water sources flagged by the EPA for dangerous levels of PFAS in the city’s drinking water. Other contaminated sources include South St. Paul, Brooklyn Park and Woodbury.

EPA enacts new limits on PFAS in drinking water

New regulations of these “forever chemicals” puts 22 water sources in Minnesota over the limit, including 10 metro water systems.
Justin Shao, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2024
Meet Mitch Kalka, owner of Mitchs Vintage in Shoreview

Meet Mitch Kalka, owner of Mitch’s Vintage in Shoreview

“I'm a Scorpio, I like throwing darts, going to the mall and eating sandwiches […] I believe in aliens, I just do. And I love having a store because my customers are all so great,” he said.
Justin Shao, Staff Reporter
February 25, 2024
[DEBATE] Should advanced classes be eliminated?

[DEBATE] Should advanced classes be eliminated?

Along with a growing number of U.S. schools, the Mounds View district has began cutting advanced classes at the elementary, middle and high schools. In this piece, we debate the pros and cons of this decision.
Maya Gjelhaug and Justin Shao
January 24, 2024
A deep dive into the new generation of conspiracy theories

A deep dive into the new generation of conspiracy theories

From Jan. 6 and QAnon to Shane Dawson and Chucky Cheese, conspiracy theories are infiltrating the news, politics and classrooms.
Justin Shao, Suha Sharif, and William Overbo
December 21, 2023
All photos via of Subabe Aden

[SATIRE] Subabe Aden — Mounds View’s next top star

The renowned artist released his newest album, catapulting his fame to new heights.
Justin Shao, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2023
PHOTO VIA Parker Johnson on Unsplash

2023 Mounds View School Board election

A brief look at the different slates and candidates of the upcoming 2023 Mounds View School Board Election.
Sinim Dhuguma and Justin Shao
October 31, 2023
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