“We love it the ‘06” -- This will always sum up for me the remarkable class of friends that graduated in June from IKNS. When I was watching the Grade 12 DVD of the year that has passed, the most significant message that came through was the incredible unity and friendship of this year’s senior class. I have never known a class that was so close, so happy together. Sports, academics, guys, girls, I.B., H.S., Student Congress, Honour Society, Carnival, Skip Day – whatever group or activity, they were supporting and sharing with each other in the fun. It was only appropriate when, for the first time ever, the whole grade decided that the award for the Superlatives entry for “Most Likely to Stay Friends Forever” should go to the Class of 2006.
That is one of the reasons why we miss her so badly. Other reasons include her special-ness, her brightness, her reaching out to all and making everyone love her. When I read all that has been written about her by so many people, the loss seems even greater. My heart goes out to her family, her parents, to Omar and Qadar, and to her other relatives. My heart goes out to her friends, now spread about the world, in