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Student Raises “Cookies 4A Cause”

Patel attends the 2014 Fall Fest in Canyon Creek to sell cookies. She donated about $100							to ADAPT.

By Devika Patel, Heritage Portraits & Ads Editor

October 29, 2014

This past weekend at the Canyon Creek Fall Fest, Khira Patel ‘18 raised about $100 through her organization, Cookies 4A Cause, for the American Disabled for Accessible Public Transit (ADAPT) organization. Read More »...

Student Wins $10,000 Nordstrom Scholarship

Student Wins $10,000 Nordstrom Scholarship

By Khira Patel, Heritage Portraits & Ads Editor

October 23, 2014

Out of 10,000 initial applicants, Nitya Rayapati ‘15 rose to the top, taking home a $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship to help fund her college tuition. Read More »...

Special Olympics Athlete Receives Varsity Jacket

Special Olympics Athlete Receives Varsity Jacket

By Shefali Arimilli, Managing Editor

October 14, 2014

Sept. 26 was a very rewarding day for Josh Budd ‘15. After competing in five area tournaments and three state competitions, Budd earned himself a Letterman jacket. Budd placed first in track and field and soccer. His two favorite sports are bowling and soccer but he competes in bowling, basketball, s...

Student Excels at Composition

Student Excels at Composition

By Emily Chang, Executive Editor

September 15, 2014

Contributions by Shruti Patil Dvorak began playing the violin at age six; Bach began studying music at ten; Mozart began composing music at four. Although her name is not yet amongst the legends, junior Sophie Mathieu began playing the piano at the tender age of 6. Since then, she took up the cello a...

Trick or Treat?

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2013

Almost everyone celebrates Halloween in one fashion or another but few people know its significance. Most of our traditions today come from past practices. The Gaelic and Welsh believed that this time or year marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the winter. It was thought that in t...