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Farrah: a mini Martell

Enzo Cabaltica

May 25, 2020

On June 4, History teacher Nate Martell was enjoying an end-of the-year department lunch when he received a text saying that his girlfriend was in labor. Martell quickly drove his motorcycle to the hospital in time to meet his first child, an eight-pound baby girl, Farrah. “She was originally due the week after fin...

New parents on campus: Erin Levin reflects on baby Lizzie

New parents on campus: Erin Levin reflects on baby Lizzie

Renee Ge

April 16, 2020

It was the last final of first semester when Erin Levin got the call that the baby was coming five weeks early. She, her husband and her mother flew out to Idaho to meet Elizabeth Rose Levin, delivered via surrogate on Dec. 19, for the first time. “When I first saw Lizzie, she was in what’s called an isolet...

Nguyen’s new beginnings with baby Theodore

Nguyen’s new beginnings with baby Theodore

Rachel Wu

April 16, 2020

On Feb. 20, Nhat Nguyen and his wife welcomed their son, Theodore Nguyen. At home, he is called “Theo” or “Ti-heo,” a nickname that traces back to Nguyen and his wife’s Vietnamese roots.  “I have a running joke at home where I call my baby cousin and my wife ‘heo’ which means ...

New parents on campus: Daniela Howard

New parents on campus: Daniela Howard

Sharlene Chen

April 9, 2020

“When my baby first smiled at me, I melted like Olaf from Frozen,” said Daniella Howard, new mother and Drama and English teacher.  Howard has been on maternity leave since the beginning of second semester and will return next school year. She has been using this time to welcome her first ba...

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