The Hellgate Lance (Missoula, Montana) 1964-current, October 06, 2014, Image 1

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HE LEGATE GAINS NEW VICE Dylan Rossbach Controversy aside, in the News Editor last month, Hellgate has been adjusting to a significant, and sudden, staff change: Libby Oliver, the former As ­ sistant Principal of Sentinel, has taken over Ted Fuller ’ s duties. Oliver said her welcome at Hellgate so far has been positive. \People have stopped by and said hello, people have said hello in the hallways, it's been good. ” She hopes to continue to build positive rela­ tionships with the students, as she was able to do at Sentinel being in charge of attendance and going from class to class every morning. Libby Oliver poses for a picture (Photo by Cadon Hill.) )I1»AL, LOSES HEAP Responding to the criticism of the administra­ tion she said, \Whenever there is a change people are going to be hesitant, I'm just trying to stay positive regardless. ” The popular Dean of Students and Assistant Principal, Fuller, was transferred to Sentinel to take over duties as Principal, after former prin­ cipal of Sentinel Tom Blakely was suspended and subsequently bought out by MCPS for 90k to retire. The suspension of Blakely was due to a report­ ed \ethical violation ” , the specifics of which re- ‘ PRINCIPAL ” CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 FOREIGN STIJDE? rn c Olivia Adams As diverse as Hellgate is famed to be, our News Editor re i a tiv e ly isolated location makes meeting stu ­ dents from other countries uncommon. This year however, three students from different countries have started school here, two exchange students and one who moved here with his parents. These new students from Finland, Taiwan, and Brazil, bring with them new cultural experiences and perspectives to Hellgate. Annika Gustaffson arrived from Turku, Finland on Aug. 14 and plans to stay in America until June 30. Her favorite things here are the food and the shopping, which is much cheaper than it is in Finland. There, a 0.33 liter bottle of Coke/Pepsi typically costs AVEL TO MISSOULA 2.10 €, or $2.70 here. Although she misses Finnish chocolate, rye bread, her friends, and the shorter school days in Finland, Gustaffson loves the school spirit and even joined the school ’ s dance team. When asked if she's seen any sort of strange customs so far, she replied with, \Hall passes. Why would you need a hall pass to go to the bathroom?\ For the last five years Gustaffson has really wanted to come to America. \I wanted to see what the high school experience was like, work on English fluency, and gain international connections. It's been a big dream to come here for like five years.\ Matt Tsai flew in from Taipei, Taiwan on Aug. 19 and will not be leaving until next July. He says that the thing he finds most dif ­ ferent about Hellgate is our lack of “ EXCHANGE ” CONTINEl) ON PAGE 2 NEWS New faces at Hellgate (p. 1-2) Ebola spreading, Mt. St. Helens reawakening (p.3) EDITORIALS Hellgate student speaks out against dress code; Scots miss their oppurtunity for indepen- dece, school traditions, or lack therof; and USDA food changes (p. 3-4) FEATURES Everything you want to know about some of the clubs Hellgate has to offer (P-8) A&E A sit down with Missoula ’ s upcoming indie duo;\thrifting in the Zoo ” ; rap playlist of the issue; an interview with Mr. Dean; and a review of the hit movie Boy ­ hood (p. 10-12) SPORTS A preview of the MLB postseason; Athlete of the Issue; the NFL ’ s problem with domestic violence; and the surge of spikeball (p. 13-15)

The Hellgate Lance (Missoula, Montana), 06 Oct. 2014, located at <http://montananewspapers.org/lccn/TheHellgateLance/2014-10-06/ed-1/seq-1/>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.