The HIGHLINE HOTLINE
HIGHLINE HIGH SCHOOL | DIVISION 26 | MAY 2017
CONTENTS President’s Letter A Letter from the Editor Welcome Kaleb Doan! Past Events: Hazel Valley Math Night Shared Breakfast Burien Clean Sweep Day Mt. Rainier Math Competition Seahurst Beach Cleanup April’s DCM Recap Dear Teachers… Future Events The Highline Hotline Ciao for Now!
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President â€™s Letter Looking at my hands, it's strange to think That my fingertips, these tiny pads, Have touched more than my palms, Palms spacious and warm, palms that can cup oceans, clap thunder, clasp the sun's golden chains of light These hands, yours and mine, are the weapons of nature, Brute strength and taut muscle These hands, yours and mine, Are the vessels of care, Flesh, gentle and fragile How many hands have you held? How many things have you crumpled? Only our fingertips know love and tenderness, Only our palms know the painful bite of jagged shards and coarse rubble Wouldn't it be wonderful, though, if We could look at these hands and Know that in our palms we've embraced the fruits of service, Know that not with just our mere fingertips, but with our palms, we gave others a reason to smile? Think about it, Clubbers.
A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR May. May is a month where the weather changes in Seattle. Hopefully. But more importantly, May is the month where all the outdoor volunteer events take place! With so many volunteer events this month, I highly encourage you guys to go out there and serve our community! If the weather is sunny, don’t spend the day indoors, watching Netflix; instead, step outside your house and volunteer with other Key Clubbers at local charity walks, night markets, and improving parks. This month also includes National Teacher’s Appreciation week, so don’t forget to say thank you to your teachers and staffs around our school! As always, I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition of “The Highline Hotline!” Your Bulletin Editor,
WELCOME KALEB D Welcoming our newest edition to the officer team is Kaleb Doan, as editor assistant and webmaster! Even though this is his first year in Key Club, he has helped out Highline Key Club and Highline High School a ton through creating different flyers for a variety of groups, clubs, and even dances. With his positive attitude and creative ideas, we are all excited to have Kaleb on our team this year! Hi, my name is Kaleb Doan! Currently, I am one of the editors of Highline High School Key Club, and I've been designing a lot of flyers around the school to help advertise events that have been going on!
DOAN! Some Facts About Me: ~I love pugs, they are very cute! (Despite that they've been bred specifically for that famous nose that limits the way they can breathe clearly.) ~Graphic design is my passion, I love designing things! If you ever need me to design something for
an event, feel free to ask! ~I LOVE KEY CLUB AND ALL OF OUR MEMBERS! ❤❤❤️ Favorite Quote:
“You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent… I’m not joking.” Joe Biden, in a private remark to an Indian-American men caught on C-SPAN, June, 2006
HAZEL VALLEY MATH â€œThe Hazel Valley Math Night was a series of stations, brought by Zeno, that students could interact with and learn through science and math. I was assigned to a station where my friends and I needed to assist children with the experiment we were conducting for that station. The experiment included two types of liquid: soap water, and plain water. Students needed to count how many droplets they could fit on a penny with a dropper tool, and if different liquids affected the number of droplets that will fit on a penny. When I was volunteering, I felt a little nostalgic about the place and the experiment because I used to attend Hazel Valley, and coming back to the gym felt overwhelming. The experiment was familiar because in middle school, I used to do the same experiment for my science class. The experience of volunteering with children was heartwarming by every smile they had on their faces after each experiment. I'm glad I got to help my community in a way where children were learning something new.â€?
Jenisa Jumanwan | C/O 2019 j
“Zeno is so thankiful for Highline High iSchool’s Key Club. iTheir high energy at ithe Mashup for Hazel iValley Elementary was a great fit for facilitating math games with kids and their families. If it wasn’t for this group of dedicated students, our event would have been shorthanded and would not have run as smoothly as it did. Thanks for helping us inspire kids to love math!”
Lesly Cristino | Development Coordinator of Zeno
SHARED BREAKFAST+B “Shared breakfast is an event hosted by the First United Methodist Church in Seattle every Sunday from 7:30am-10:30am. There, volunteers get to serve hot breakfast to the homeless in a restaurant style, with an all you can eat cereal bar. This was such a fun event getting to see all the smiling faces, and receiving all the thanks. It really warms my heart knowing that I have made someone’s day. I think that it is absolutely amazing that so many volunteers came together to serve so many more guests. This event destroyed many previous misconceptions I had about the homeless and I will bring my eventful experiences to the community at home.”
Lily Duong | C/O 2020k
BURIEN CLEAN SWEEP Last Saturday, a few Key Clubbers helped clean up the city of Burien. Ranging from the streets to the bus stations, everyone were assigned to specific locations throughout the city to pick up trash along with creating a cleaner environment. Having the opportunity to bond and spend time with other community members who have the same heart as you to go out there and clean up the area was an amazing experience. Along with that, they received free breakfast at the new fire station, and free food is always a plus!
MT. RAINIER MATH C â€œI volunteered for the math competition by proctoring 4th graders from different schools. There are multiple rounds of competition such as: individual testing, relays, team tests and college bowl. What I did, as a proctor, is that I read instructions, and gave the tests to the students. At the beginning of the competition, I felt so stressed because it was my first time proctoring students but as time went by, I got to know them better and was able to bond with them. Being able to communicate towards the students made it less stressful. Additionally, having to see the students getting excited, especially when they got the right answer, made me smile. I believe this event impacted me by realizing that being a teacher is not an easy job because you need to have a plan and you also need patience and effort to give to your students. Having the chance to help them helped me realize that I can do accomplish any challenge that I face because if everyone can do it, then so can I!â€?
Angelica Quinto | C/O 2019 n
SEAHURST BEACH C
â€œThe Seahurst JBeach clean up is an annual event where people in the community come to clean the beach. It helps raise the awareness of how important it is to keep our environment clean. Littering is a HUGE no no and the trash takes FOREVER to decompose. It was my first time doing it and I regret not knowing about it before. It was so fun going around picking up trash and finding interesting items that people left behind and contributed to this art piece of displaying what kinds of things people throw on the beach. Everyone who showed up were so into cleaning the beach and the atmosphere was just so welcoming and nice too. Seeing the children who came with their parents was also a great thing to see. Seeing them so excited about keeping the environment clean was kind of an award in itself. This event definitely made me more aware about how much trash is being thrown away in the wrong places and just makes me want to go out and do more events like.â€?
Yennhi Nguyen | C/O 2020 B
APRIL DCM RECAP
Division 26 Aprilâ€™s DCM was a blast with meeting other Key Clubbers and seeing many talent acts! Highline High School Key Club, this year, took home a few awards home such as: Outstanding Editor Award, given to Lily Luu, Outstanding Vice President, presented to Christine Nguyen, member with the most hours, given to Miguel Estevez, and Largest Home Club Membership Growth. Along with that, Highline enjoyed hearing Joemir Nocom sang, with Erika Yoshino from Evergreen High School accompanying him by playing the Ukulele.
â€œWorking along with Anthony and helping him plan his DCMs, I was able to learn from his mistakes and gain more ideas. Because of this, planning the April DCM was not as difficult as I thought it would be due to prior experience. A full month of planning with the divisional Board has payed off. It was fun working with people I've never worked with before. At the DCM there were a total of 76 members from our division as well as other divisions in the Seattle-area. I would say that my first dcm was a success! Although we did have technical difficulties, members who performed were very patient and handled everything very well. I am so thankful for everyone that came to support me and I'm excited to be serving you this term. You all made my heart so full .â€?
Nhu Nguyen | Divison 26 LtG | 2017-18
Dear Teachers, In celebrating National Teacherâ€™s Week, Key Club wanted to give a shout out to, not only specific teachers, but ALL teachers and staffs in Highline High School and everywhere else! We want to let you know that you affect each and every one of us in the most positive way possible and only you have the power to do that. Each day, we learn something new every time we come home, and that is thanks to you. Without you, the support we need to further gain a higher education would not exist. We would not be motivated to try anything new in this world, and we would not know what could actually benefit us in the future. I, myself, want to personally thank Mr. Kurt Salvatori for all of his time that he had sacrificed from his personal life to help out Key Club. Without you, we would not be where we are today. I would not be typing this letter up, if it werenâ€™t for you. Thank you. Thank you to every other teacher out there because YOU inspire us every day.
Lily Luu | Bulletin Editor | C/O 2019 k
“There are so many amazing teachers at our school that I would like to feature. I chose to have my picture taken with Ms. Webster because of how awesome she is. I learned so much from her class (and I had to work hard for it), but on top of that, she's a genuinely good person. Even though she's not my teacher this year, I still look forward to visiting her. I'm so glad I was able to have her as my teacher last year!”
“Ms. Burge strives to bring a positive attitude to class everyday despite various negative aspects of teaching a high school class. She tries to engage students in language learning by continuing to seek new ways to practice Spanish. I like how she's willing to laugh whenever I can pull off a good joke in Spanish and continues to encourage her students to try their best. Thank you Ms. Burge!”
Haley Riggs “Mr. Ruby is my favorite teacher for many reason. He is so kind, funny, and just overall a good teacher. He genuinely believes in his students. I've never met a teacher that has this much faith in me. I appreciate Mr. Ruby more and more each day!”
“I would like to give a shout-out to Mr. Babcock! Thank you for being an inspiring teacher who is dedicated to teaching us music at 6:30 in the morning everyday! From being a music teacher, to a tennis coach, you are one awesome human being. Thank you!”
MAY 2017 Sun.
Key Club Meetings in Rm. 273 @ 2:10 PM Seahurst Math Bonanza @3-7 PM
Cinco De Mayo @9 AM-6 PM March of Dimes @6-11 AM
Clark Lark Park Cleanup @9AM-12 PM
Hazel Valley Math Night @4:45-7:15 PM
UW Night Market @5:30-11:30 PM
Soccer for Success Tournament @2-4 PM College Signing Day SetUp @2-5:30 PM College Signing Day Event @8:30-9 + @11:30-12
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