Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Hillary Clinton

In an effort to inform our students, Opinion Editor Matthew Brodermann will be profiling presidential candidates this election season. Any opinions shared do not necessarily reflect those of ACSM, employees of the school or other staff members of The Tiger’s Tale.

Hillary Clinton was born to Hugh and Dorothy Rodham and grew up in a middle-class home in Park Ridge, a suburb of Chicago. After college, Clinton enrolled in Yale Law School. While attending Yale, Clinton began dating one of her classmates, future president Bill Clinton. Continue reading “Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Hillary Clinton”

ACSM Grade 8 student John Martinez competes in Miami Herald Spelling Bee

AcadeMirCharter School Middle Grade 8 student John Martinez competed at the Miami Herald Spelling Bee presented by Burger King Corp. The event was held on March 8, starting promptly at 8:00 a.m. at Jungle
Island on Watson Island near downtown Miami. Continue reading “ACSM Grade 8 student John Martinez competes in Miami Herald Spelling Bee”

Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Bernie Sanders

In an effort to inform our students, Opinion Editor Matthew Brodermann will be profiling presidential candidates this election season. Any opinions shared do not necessarily reflect those of ACSM, employees of the school or other staff members of The Tiger’s Tale.

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders is the Junior Senator representing Vermont in the United States Senate, and a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Continue reading “Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Bernie Sanders”

Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Donald Trump

In an effort to inform our students, Opinion Editor Matthew Broderman will be profiling presidential candidates this election season. Any opinions shared do not necessairily reflect those of ACSM, employees of the school or other staff members of The Tiger’s Tale.

Donald Trump, the current leader of the Republican Party’s race for a presidential nominee (though he finished a disappointing second in the Iowa caucus), is best known as a successful real estate and host of the NBC reality TV program, “The Apprentice.” However, he has toyed with the idea of a Republican or even Independent presidential run on numerous occasions in the past 30 years. He has had a tendency to expand his notability for these potential runs with extravagant public antics, such as his decision in 2011 to join the group of Americans who questioned President Barack Obama’s birth within the United States. Dubbed “birthers” – they accused Obama of having been born in Kenya, and thus being constitutionally ineligible for the office of President. Continue reading “Election 2016: Candidate Profiles — Donald Trump”