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Fiona Lin ’18 Hikes to Raise Money for Veterans

Fiona Lin ’18 Hikes to Raise Money for Veterans

October 19, 2015

They stumbled upon the rocks and ropes and peered astonishingly at the towering massif shadowing them. Pulling themselves up with the ropes took around an hour until they glimpsed the summit. The alread...

Student Spends Summer on Service Trip to India

Student Spends Summer on Service Trip to India

August 27, 2015

  Over the summer, Devika Kumar '17 traveled to an exotic country where she got a kiss on the cheek from a boy. Read More »...

Students Share Stories of Adoption

Students Share Stories of Adoption

May 18, 2015

A move from another country is always hard, but especially difficult without your family. Read More »...

Dancer Extraordinaire

By Shreya Dasari, Editor in Chief

May 15, 2015

From two-steps to fouettes, Mikayla Harris ‘18 has done it all. The countless years of ballet classes and showcases as well as dance camps have made her a truly extraordinary dancer. But what sets her apart from others is her tale of highs and lows throughout life and her dance career. “I started getting into dance more after my parents divorced because dancing was my way to cope. I didn't have to worry about anything....

Hallway Hero

Hallway Hero

April 28, 2015

The halls fill with the chatter of students as the bell rings for lunch. Clusters of friends flock toward the cafeteria doorways, pushing amongst the mass of people. Read More »...

LGBT+ Student Shares Experiences

LGBT+ Student Shares Experiences

March 9, 2015

Being in high school is tough for most anyone, but identifying as LGBT+* can lead to unique obstacles many peers won’t ever have to experience. Read More »...

Student Creates App for Latino Community

Student Creates App for Latino Community

December 9, 2014

Danny Lang ‘16 had a very busy but successful summer. He attended the Junior Summer Program held by the National Hispanic Institute called the Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session. Lang first joined this organization in his freshman year after receiving a letter. At first, ...

Student Raises “Cookies 4A Cause”

Student Raises “Cookies 4A Cause”

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

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

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 co...

Student Excels at Composition

Student Excels at Composition

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 Soph...