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A glimpse into life in South Korea with Jooyeon Kwon

A glimpse into life in South Korea with Jooyeon Kwon

Rachel Chang

June 8, 2017

The girl with blue ended hair? Yes, that would be Jooyeon Kwon. Normally- well, for the last 16 years- you could find Kwon on the 14th floor in an apartment building in South Korea. However, during the school year of 2016-17, Kwon has been roaming the halls of Foothill as a foreign exchange student. ...

Class of 2017: in ten years

Class of 2017: in ten years

Lauren Shields

June 6, 2017

As high school simmers to an end for the Class of 2017, they begin to picture what their futures will be like. From wanting to be in a house full of cats to some wanting to have a family, the roads ahead of the these ten seniors are unique. To hear their voices, hover over the dot on the bottom left...

Foothill’s “bro”, Jim Hinson

Foothill’s “bro”, Jim Hinson

Lauren Shields

April 21, 2017

https://vimeo.com/213377420   Around Foothill, “dude,” “bro” or just “Jim” are some of the informal titles used when referring to Jim Hinson, the substitute campus supervisor. Being a father of two, Hinson showed his fatherly instincts to students and faculty creating a safe atmosp...

Stress relieving exercises

Stress relieving exercises

Lauren Shields

April 15, 2017

School can be the epitome of stress: constant homework, studying and tests. It almost seems like you can never get away or escape the reality of school. After a considerably long time focusing on homework, you might find yourself having difficulty concentrating. Your mind needs a break to recharge occasi...

Jessica Lunetta ’03: “Reach out, you’re not alone, it will get better”

Jessica Lunetta ’03: “Reach out, you’re not alone, it will get better”

Clare Knutson

April 5, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm0JPUHjsRk&t=200s   Jessica Lunetta (formerly Jessica Halloway) ‘03 never dreamed that the color pink would become a significant part of some of her fondest memories of high school. After changing schools eight times before landing at Foothill, Lunetta rem...

Sarah Rodriguez ‘04: helping create Foothill environment and mascot

Sarah Rodriguez ‘04: helping create Foothill environment and mascot

Joshua Modglin

April 5, 2017

https://youtu.be/7MeSWhXk2KE   Within the trailers in the Ventura College parking lot, which were temporarily used as Foothill’s campus as the new one was constructed, alumna Sarah Rodriguez ‘04 would be found listening to Phantom of the Opera or jamming out to Pink Floyd with her frien...

Melissa Gutierrez ’04: thanking Foothill for her success

Melissa Gutierrez ’04: thanking Foothill for her success

Abby Sourwine

April 5, 2017

https://youtu.be/sFLy2NON91g   “If I had to put it in one word: amazing,” thirty year-old Foothill alumna Melissa Gutierrez says of her time in high school. “My experience at Foothill was just fun,” she said. Gutierrez may think fondly of her high school days now, 13 years after her graduat...

Adam Erickson ’05: Advising students to “live long and prosper”

Adam Erickson ’05: Advising students to “live long and prosper”

Jocelyn Brossia

April 5, 2017

https://youtu.be/jtAVDqptfWo Foothill alumnus Adam Erickson’s adoration for Star Trek has followed him from his graduating class of 2005 up until today, and it’s also what helped him connect with arguably his favorite teacher, who inspired him to be a teacher today. During his junior year ...

Olivia Sabedra ’06: “Work hard, it’ll pay off”

Olivia Sabedra ’06: “Work hard, it’ll pay off”

Clare Knutson

April 5, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnsNaAwSLno   Olivia Sabedra ‘06 has fond memories full of young, vibrant teachers, dance classes and friends who were her complements. Sabedra, a 2006 alumna, was drawn to Foothill mainly for its size. After attending a small Catholic school for nine years, t...

Chelsea Wisenbaker ’07: Fond memories of Foothill begin with friends

Chelsea Wisenbaker ’07: Fond memories of Foothill begin with friends

Branden Padilla

April 5, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISMzLUQGAr4   Chelsea Wisenbaker (formerly Chelsea Keating), Class of ‘07, had nothing but happy experiences at Foothill, and misses it to this day. She was very involved in the AmEx program and founded Art Club.  “I got involved in the National Art Hono...

Christopher Tull ’08: Making a positive impact through the study of data science

Christopher Tull ’08: Making a positive impact through the study of data science

Nick Zoll

April 5, 2017

In August of 2004, the fifth freshman class in the history of Foothill was welcomed into the school for the beginning of the new school year. Among these newcomers was Christopher Tull, who was “pretty excited” to attend Foothill. Tull, a member of the future Class of 2008, expected that his up...

Chelsea Osman ’09: Prank you very much, Foothill

Chelsea Osman ’09: Prank you very much, Foothill

Lauren Shields

April 5, 2017

https://youtu.be/5QslfYBYdxg   Chelsea Osman (formerly Chelsea Rhoads), an alumna who graduated in 2009, knew from the beginning that she wanted to become a teacher. After high school, she attended Ventura College, CSU Channel Islands for her undergrad, then Azusa Pacific for her Master’s. Bec...

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