The Communicator

Ryan Klobucar

Ryan Klobucar

February 14, 2018

"So usually I’ll just be hanging out, or walking to school and some idea for a drawing will drop into my mind, and I’ll be like, oh that might look cool. I’ll take a few days to sort of develop that idea and then I start working on it; I do the base sketch, and then I’ll start coloring over that...

Elinor Duck

Elinor Duck

Emma Winegarden

February 13, 2018

Recently I’ve been having morning practices for Pioneer soccer at 5:45 in the morning and I still have club [soccer] on some days after school. Last weekend I had a showcase for colleges, so college recruits can come and watch your team play or just you play, to see if they want you to come play f...

Kris Dolgacheva

Kris Dolgacheva

Zoe Lubetkin

February 8, 2018

“A large impact on my life? I think my grandmother. She’s made me want to be a doctor, because she was a pediatrician in the 60s in Russia, where it was very difficult to be a pediatrician, especially if you were a woman in Soviet times. I do not see her a lot. I see her every summer for a few week...

Catherine Nicoli

Catherine Nicoli

Suephie Saam

February 6, 2018

“I was on my Outward Bound trip — a three-week sea kayaking and mountaineering trip in Washington. Outward Bound is a challenge-based outdoor expedition organization. It was this very difficult adventure for three weeks without my phone, without talking to any of my friends, and with seven other...

Ian Keller

Ian Keller

Suephie Saam

February 6, 2018

“One of the most important people to me is my friend who I’ve known since I was very young named Livy. She’s always been there for me and she recently had to move to London. We’ve still kept in touch almost every single day. It’s really shown me that if I want to keep in touch with somebody,...

Mei Semones

Mei Semones

Suephie Saam

February 6, 2018

“Playing music definitely [stops time]. Whenever I [play], even if I’m tired or sad or anything — I’m okay doing that all the time. [I started playing] guitar in fifth grade. I just thought it was really cool. I was inspired by Back to The Future. There was a guy and he was playing Chuck Berry...

Aliama Schaumann

Aliama Schaumann

March 14, 2016

“Creative, annoying, weird, strong, gay. I just feel like those words sum me up because I’m not much more than that. I like painting, I write, I sketch a lot, I used to work with acrylics a lot, that’s my favorite medium to use. I got interested in art when I was like six because my sister was...

Luna Johnston

Luna Johnston

December 4, 2015

“When I was scuba diving when I was eleven years old, I had just got certified. I was certified to 60 (feet) but I went 100 (feet) actually. There was this turtle and it came out of the dark, the black, it was so deep it looked black, and it came out and I grabbed the back of the turtle and I just s...

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