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Verdugo’s swim team is going swimmingly

At Verdugo, I can proudly say swim is a sport of dedication and vigor. “We bus to a different school with a pool, since our pool is not accessible to us … and we basically swim laps and do drills,” says swimmer JoAnna Yortis. They practice for about two hours with the usual warm-up, main…
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Paul Olund

March 19, 2015

At Verdugo, I can proudly say swim is a sport of dedication and vigor.

“We bus to a different school with a pool, since our pool is not accessible to us … and we basically swim laps and do drills,” says swimmer JoAnna Yortis.

They practice for about two hours with the usual warm-up, main set,…

Verdugo’s swim team is going swimmingly

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High school is romanticized as the party-filled epitome of a person’s life, but every high schooler has the inescapable thought of college hovering over their heads.  Google searching Stanford results in images of sunny Silicon Valley and articles about prodigious...