Maddie Morton Staff Writer Every other week, we will sit down with some of our amazing support staff and get to know them better. Those featured in each bi-weekly piece include staff in Custodial Services, Security, Front Desk, Behind the scenes/Student Activities, and our Cafeteria. Be sure to check-in every other week to meet the staff members who do so much for us and our … Continue reading Support Staff Spotlight: Joan Penzera
Madason Cornish Staff Writer Since 1985, The Artisan has been a special part of the Douglas Anderson community. However, few know who’s responsible. You may have heard about the Artisan in the school halls or perhaps you have picked up a copy of the magazine at the newspaper boxes and read it yourself. But have you ever wondered who’s behind the Artisan? The Artisan staff is made up of thirteen … Continue reading An inside look at The Artisan
With everything going on in the world, it can be easy for students to forget about volunteer hours. And with the many restrictions across the country, it’s hard to know where to even start. But there are endless opportunities available to students. Continue reading Volunteer service can be personally enriching
Across a globe of countries separated by oceans and borders, one of the rare, shared connections is art. It’s seen throughout history that art constantly draws people in because of its expressive nature. Between cultures it takes diverse shapes and methods. Today, one of the most widespread art forms is music. It’s easily accessible because of the radio and mobile apps like Spotify. Continue reading Music has positive impact on mental wellbeing
The Artisan has gathered a group of students, each from a different arts area, to write a letter to the year 2021. We asked students to share hopes, plans and positivity about heading into the new year. Continue reading Letters to 2021
The Douglas Anderson Integrity Statement is a page-long document that outlines specific bullet points of what administration believes is not covered in the district made, Student Code of Conduct. Continue reading DA Integrity Statement to supplement code of conduct
We began our conversation with Frida Kahlo’s unibrow: a trait that has brought her both admiration and scorn. As a prominent feature of her face, it is also sometimes considered a prominent feature of Kahlo’s body of work, which includes a number of self-portraits exploring the many facets of her personal identity. Continue reading Love Letters: Britney Garibay and Frida Kahlo
Thaiyana Pittman Staff Writer What happens when students are given the opportunity to fully express themselves? Well, if you look around at the student body of Douglas Anderson (DA), you will see exactly what happens. Hair is a visual representation of who one is. It can represent what they stand for, or work as a way to showcase maturity in making decisions on their own. … Continue reading Only at DA: Look at that hair!