Passover, the Biblical account commemorating the Exodus from Egypt, occurs this year from sundown Friday night April 22 to sundown Saturday, April 23. With Passover in mind, let’s take a few minutes to look at the plagues that came against Egypt and precipitated the deliverance of Israel from slavery. I want to first make some general observations about the plagues and then spend time focusing on the seventh plague in particular.
Teagan Horkan is a highly accomplished scholar, top athlete and a leader who’s been actively involved at school and in the community. Ranked No. 1 academically while taking more than a dozen advanced courses, he says he has matured in the last four years by learning how to better manage his workload.
Tova Beck is an accomplished artist whose work includes book illustrations and teaching. She is also an athlete and dedicated scholar with a near-perfect GPA, and has been described as a compassionate and mature person.
Riley Rosi rose above difficult personal circumstances to demonstrate not only academic success but also a desire to make a difference. She’s been described as a hardworking, creative and ambitious individual who wants to be part of something greater than herself.
Peninsula High’s angrily tumultuous crowd of shabbily clad early 19th-century French protesters in dress rehearsal for the musical “Les Misérables” had me so worked up I could hardly resist joining them in their movement to overthrow the government.
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Sara Undem is a natural leader who excels both in and out of the classroom. An athlete who swam and played soccer when she was younger, she joined the cheerleading team at Peninsula and by her junior year was selected as captain.