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Camille Pfister

Camille Pfister has 14 articles published.

Sophomore Camille Pfister is a co-creative writing editor for her second year writing on the Polaris Press. Writing has always been one of her passions. At the age of eight, Camille decided to start writing short stories and her experiences in a journal and hasn’t stopped since. Her favorite activities, other than writing, are spending time with her close group of friends, working on being an ally and advocate, and learning more about the world through her peers and their experiences, as well as be there to support them. As a part of the newspaper staff, she hopes to reach a bigger audience with her writing and learn more newspaper skills. Camille also hopes to expand her writing style and broaden her view of the world by staying updated on current events and reporting about important topics. Her biggest goal for the year is to grow as a writer and help the Polaris Press improve as a newspaper and community.

About Camille Pfister

Sophomore Camille Pfister is a co-creative writing editor for her second year writing on the Polaris Press. Writing has always been one of her passions. At the age of eight, Camille decided to start writing short stories and her experiences in a journal and hasn’t stopped since. Her favorite activities, other than writing, are spending time with her close group of friends, working on being an ally and advocate, and learning more about the world through her peers and their experiences, as well as be there to support them. As a part of the newspaper staff, she hopes to reach a bigger audience with her writing and learn more newspaper skills. Camille also hopes to expand her writing style and broaden her view of the world by staying updated on current events and reporting about important topics. Her biggest goal for the year is to grow as a writer and help the Polaris Press improve as a newspaper and community.

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Changes and Challenges: Adjustments Faced by Students and Staff in the New School Year 

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  It’s a new year at Ann Richards, and students and staff are just beginning to settle into the rhythm of school. The year starts with a major shift in schedules, now distinguishing Mondays to be used for personalized schedules which we call “flex days.” This change took a lot of getting used to, for…

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Letter From the Creative Writing Editor

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Dear Readers,  My name is Camille Pfister and I am the Creative Writing Editor for the Polaris Press. Every one of us has a different story to tell and have amazing talents that deserve a spotlight. Stories are the heartbeat of our lives, and it is my mission to showcase them.  In our Creative Writing…

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Education Expansion: Khan Academy Furthers Learning Outside of the Classroom

in ARS News by

Since its release in 2007, Khan Academy has become a technological education superpower. Students all over the world use it, and it is just as relevant at the Ann Richards School. Teachers here use Khan Academy to assign lectures and notes outside of class, and students use the site for review, class work or SAT…

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New and Improved- Safety regulations coming to ARS after Florida shooting

in ARS News/Features/News by

Since the Florida school shooting that occurred on Valentines Day, it seems the entire country is on edge, especially public schools. New safety measures have been implemented in schools across the nation, and Ann Richards is no different. “We are becoming more strict about people buzzing in through the front door,” Ms. Isadora Day, middle…

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Welcome Waugh: Ann Richards brings in Ms. Waugh as full time principal

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Since former ARS principal Ms. Jeanne Goka retired, Ms. Kris Waugh has been filling in as interim principal, but the time has come to get a permanent placement for that position. Austin Independent School district collaborated with parents, students, teachers, board members, and Ann Richards community members to compile a principal profile of things they…

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The Passion of the Passion Project: The thoughts, creations, and ideas going into the Freshman’s Passion Project

in ARS News/News/Showcase/Uncategorized by

The Class of 2021 has been through their first semester in the turmoil of high school. While ninth grade is stressful with new classes, new rules, and more pressure, ninth grade English teacher Ms. Anni Knox thinks that students are doing well. “They are adjusting quite well, I think the eighth grade team did a…

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