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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Students prepare to launch


May 30, 2019

Altaira Bogle

Colfax teacher Altaira Bogle speaks to school board members May 6.

As the Colfax High School class of 2019 prepares to graduate Saturday, one particular class has a stake in what happens next.

Altaira Bogle, a six-year teacher at Colfax, leads Senior Transitions – a required year-long class for 12th-graders which covers career investigation, scholarships, writing cover letters, college applications and resumes. Also, it covers how to rent an apartment, buy a car, live with roommates, read a lease, budget for groceries, handle personal finance, utility bills, financial aid and filing taxes.

"I like to call it Adulting 101," Bogle said.

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