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Alex Miranda, Copy Editor
Alex Miranda is a sophomore at DGS and a copy editor for the Blueprint. As a freshman, he participated in Key Club and Student Council. Miranda also received recognition awards from the World Languages, Social Studies and English Departments for demonstrating strong leadership, superior attitude and outstanding academic effort in his studies during his freshman year.

In his sophomore year, Miranda is excited to be a member of the Spanish Club where he has an opportunity to enhance his foreign language skills and learn more about his Cuban heritage. In addition, he has been accepted into the P.E. Leading program and looks forward to developing his ability to assist and mentor his peers in a supportive environment. Miranda is an independent thinker, values his education and works hard to achieve grades he is proud of.

In his free time, Miranda is an avid roller coaster enthusiast, thrill-seeker, world traveler and lover of music and the arts. Doing adventurous things is a major part of his life and he finds there is a lot of fun to be had in overcoming obstacles and facing your fears. Ultimately, Miranda knows that the bottom line in life is surrounding yourself with good friends and family, and he is blessed to have both.

Alex Miranda, Copy Editor

May 19, 2019
Issue 5 (Story)
May 08, 2019
How to succeed in business without being sexist (Story/Media)
Apr 30, 2019
‘ANONYMOUS’ proves Blackbear deserves to be quite the opposite in the music industry (Story/Media)
Apr 22, 2019
Perseverance is power: How Virginia won the NCAA men’s basketball final (Story/Media)
Apr 03, 2019
A spirited fight: Why attendance should be required at DGS assemblies (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Issue 4 (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Staff editorial: PDA? No way. (Story/Media)
Mar 05, 2019
Staff editorial: Flexible learning days–a welcome alternative to snow day cancellations (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2019
Staff editorial: More formal, more effective (Story/Media)
Feb 25, 2019
Hey, what’s up with this YouTube trend? (Media)
Feb 12, 2019
Top 10 reasons why you should attend the winter dance (Story/Media)
Feb 04, 2019
Weekly Preview: Feb. 4 – Feb. 8 (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2019
Jan. 29, 2019 (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Marty, I think it’s time we had the talk (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Issue 3 (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Top 10 ways to stay up doing your homework (Story/Media)
Dec 14, 2018
The sky is falling: DGS notices missing and damaged ceiling tiles (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
End the trend: the dangerous effects of glamorizing student-teacher relationships in teen TV (Story/Media)
Nov 20, 2018
Blueprint Girl–Thanksgiving Special (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Fun, not offensive: be cautious of what you wear this Halloween (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Old vs. new: why classic horror is the best horror (Story/Media)
Oct 19, 2018
Freshman Friday: Gillian Krughoff (Story/Media)
Oct 17, 2018
First thoughts on ‘First Man Movie’ (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2018
Issue 1 (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Weekly Preview: Sept. 24 – Sept. 28 (Story/Media)
Sep 20, 2018
Throwback Thursday: Jordan Copeland (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
DGS paints a picture that lacks color (Media)
Oct 26, 2017
Q & A with Cyndi Montero (Story)
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