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Seekins seeks diversity in the classroom

Breanna Hyatt

February 13, 2018

Having taught for about 13 years, Jon Seekins has quite a bit of experience. He grew up in Great Falls and graduated from CMR. Before coming to CMR as a staff member, he taught for one year at North Middle School and nine y...

Physics teacher propels students forward

Gauthier Paget, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Mike Lathrop may not have always wanted to be a physics teacher but it certainly fits his interests. Lathrop has always been “obsessed with knowing the truth, what is true and what isn’t true,” he said. Before Lath...

McEwen becomes Ingeman

Maygie Li, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

It is official! Holly McEwen got married, and had a name change that has shocked her friends, students and peers. What started as a shopping market meet up, lead to the beginning of Ingeman’s love story. “It’s so l...

Business teacher manages various organizations using her experience and skills

Quinn Soltesz, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Key Club advisor. BPA advisor. Head of the business department. Jack of all trades (related to the CMR student body of course). Business teacher Jessica Goosen does it all. This is Goosen’s first year as the advisor to Key Club, and it...

Science teacher helps represent colleagues at teachers union

Sophie Kluge, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Once someone becomes a teacher, they automatically become a part of a teacher’s union. For biology teacher Tom Cubbage, he wanted more than that. “I really wanted to become a member because I wanted to have a say and wa...

Math teacher finds joy in the outdoors

Grace Carr, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Kerry Bjornstad has been a math teacher at Charles M. Russell High School for twelve years. However, she did not always teach at the high school level.    “I [taught] four years at East Middle School and two years in ...

Austrian experience helps lead Bulger to German classroom

Sophie Aron, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

If you’ve ever sat down and talked with German teacher Anne Bulger, you know that she has a lot of stories to share about her life experiences Bulger definitely strayed from the textbook way of going to college and spend...

Buley celebrates Spanish heritage through flags

Grace Carr, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

When Sara Buley returned to Montana from Mexico, she wanted something to remember her experience, and a flag was exactly what she needed. “Traveling is one of my favorite things to do,” she said. Buley collects a fla...

Skaer keeps his class lively in an interesting way

Callan Garner, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017

From ice rink to classroom, Math teacher Steve Skaer is now teaching multiple advanced math classes instead of putting in the hours for hockey. Playing the sport since first grade all the way to his senior year of high school, ...

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