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Anh-Thu Nguyen

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Website Manager

Anh-Thu Nguyen is a senior at Monroe-Woodbury, she is the website editor of The Wire News. She primarily listens to Beabadoobee, Faye Webster, Lana Del Ray, and Mitski. She enjoys making jewelry, journaling, and baking. This is her second year writing for The Wire. She is a member of Expanding Horizons Book Club and National Honor Society, the treasurer of Mu Alpha Theta, and vice president of Italian Honor Society. She also occasionally volunteers at Monroe Free Library. Anh-Thu enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well, especially her energetic little sister. She is excited for a fun and eventful senior year.

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Permission slips and rules given to students interested in participating in the Youth Assistance Program at Green Haven Correctional Facility.

Prison Lockdown Cancels Health Field Trip

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Website Manger November 1, 2023

Monroe-Woodbury Critical Health Issues students boarded a bus on October 4, heading to Green Haven Correctional Facility to participate in a Youth Assistance Program. Unfortunately, due to a prison lockdown,...

Barbie and Ken can be great last minute inspiration for your Halloween costume.

Ten last minute Halloween costume ideas

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Editor October 30, 2023

Finding the perfect costume can be difficult, especially in a time crunch. If you're stressed about finding a costume last-minute, here are some ideas:  Angel/Devil The classic angel and devil duo...

It’s just a way for the school to get together, and have a good time,” said Arianna Cabrera, a senior.

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"It’s just a way for the school to get together, and have a good time,” said Arianna Cabrera, a senior.

Students and Staff Struggle With Springtime Allergies

Students and Staff Struggle With Springtime Allergies

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Writer May 22, 2023

Allergy season seems to be at an all-time high at Monroe-Woodbury High School.  Although Spring can be beautiful with the new growth of flowers, grass, and other shrubs, it is often associated with...

Baking Club members Maryella Kearney  and Merrick Gilroy next to their chocolate cookies that are fresh out of the oven.

Spotlight: Baking Club Members Learn Life Skills and Enjoy Their Treats

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Writer May 3, 2023

The baking club held it's first meeting in mid-March after being approved by administration earlier this year. The baking club's members not only bakes delicious treats, but gives members the time to...

Music Boosters Scholarship Helps Students Succeed

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Writer April 10, 2023

The Music Boosters Scholarship applications became available on February 17. This scholarship gives musically gifted students the opportunity to win various amounts of money, which can go towards future...

AP vs Dual Enrollment Courses – Which Are Better?

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Writer March 1, 2023

When choosing classes, you might consider enrolling in a more rigorous class, such as an Advanced Placement (AP) or other courses that give college credits (dual enrollment courses). These courses are...

Winners Diya Mangatt and Yaheli Cruz alongside Senior Jules Johannemann, chosen as an alternative.

Poetry Out Loud Competition Brings Words to Life

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Writer February 14, 2023

Two Monroe-Woodbury students were chosen to represent the school at the Poetry Out Loud regional competition. Poetry Out Loud (POL) is a National Poetry Competition, which starts in the classroom, progressing...

The Living Ink showcase in the wrestling room, displaying students stories.

Writing Event Captures Students’ Personal Stories

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

In November, student writing was put on display in Monroe-Woodbury's wrestling room during the school's Living Ink showcase. Students were able to visit the showcase with their English classes in early...

In New York, American Black Bears are the second largest mammal and inhabit all parts of the state.

Bear Sighting on District Grounds Shuts Down Outside Activities

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Writer December 13, 2022

A bear-sighting on Wednesday, October 12 forced Monroe-Woodbury High School to cancel all outdoor after-school activities An adult bear and two cubs were seen by the soccer field between the middle...

INK: Christmas Day

Anh-Thu Nguyen, Short Story November 19, 2021

I don’t know who took this picture. We were standing in a triangular position. Christmas Day, with the star shining high on top of the tree. My Mom holds me and my brother by our shoulders, our heads...

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