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Math teacher Hanan Rahmatallah is able to connect with ELL students in a unique manner because she too has experienced the triumphs and tribulations associated with learning a new language.

Rahmatallah’s road

Fareeha Ahmad , Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
February 28, 2021
Staff members made signs as part of the parade celebrating Molly Abrahams retirement.

Faculty celebrates Molly Abraham’s retirement with parade

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
May 19, 2020
Math teacher James Kirpes passes out information about an upcoming competition to math club members.

What have your teachers been up to?

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
April 3, 2020
Amar Idris 20 is an ardent DJ, who enjoys mixing together music and making others dance. He has traveled across the states to DJ at multiple different parties and events, and he continues to do so even after moving to Iowa.

Mixing it up

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
December 27, 2019
Jessica Mehegan enthusiastically leads a high energy routine in an afternoon jazzercise class. Performing moves of increasing difficulty, she keeps the participants engaged through every song.

Jazzing up exercise

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
November 25, 2019
Attendees of the Diversity Dinner enjoyed food from a variety of different cultural groups.

SSIKED holds successful Diversity Dinner

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
November 18, 2019
This photo was taken 21 hours before Akrams passing by his close friend Mohammedhilal Al-Ani.

Remembering Akram

Fareeha Ahmad, Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
October 5, 2019
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