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On that day: Through a survivor’s eyes

On that day: Through a survivor's eyes

Cynthia Mao

September 11, 2011

“It was just really eerie at night when you saw the glow of the smoke and all the helicopter lights,” yearbook adviser and art teacher Jay Shelton said. “The giant spotlights they put up, shining on that big empty area–that was really strange.” When the first plane hit the North Tower at...

On that day: Teachers reflect

Lisa Zhang

September 11, 2011

English teachers David Clarke and Vennessa Nava and History teacher Viviana Montoya-Hernandez describe the day when they heard about the 9/11 news. Clarke was a teacher at another school at the time, while Nava was still a college student. ...