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A Stanford vaccine technician approaches a car to administer a booster shot. Vaccination clinics, like this one at Stanford Hospital in Redwood City, are now open for boosters for anyone over the age of 12. Staff photo: Izzy Klugman.
Menlo Community Reacts to COVID-19 Boosters
January 23, 2022
Flik served chicken tikka masala on Thursday, Jan. 13 using ingredients from last weeks deliveries. This week, Flik used a similar menu to the week of Jan. 2 in an attempt to incorporate leftover ingredients due to online learning. Staff Photo: Alex Levitt.
Flik Team Makes Adjustments During Online and Return To On-campus Learning
January 14, 2022
Sophomore girls enjoy hot chocolate and donuts on the loop as a part of their Random Act of Fun.  Staff photo: Erica Fenyo.
Random Acts of Fun Spark Joy Within Menlo Community
December 14, 2021
In the week before finals, students and faculty participated in the 2021 holiday assembly which took place in the gym. Given the indoor mask mandate, Menlo deemed it safe enough to hold an all school assembly. Many freshmen, sophomores, and upperclassmen transfers experienced their first holiday assembly at Menlo. Photo courtesy of Menlo School.
Video: Menlo Faculty Celebrates First Indoor Holiday Assembly Since 2019
January 24, 2022
Nina Ollikainen smiles for a photo while making a “plein air” painting at Montara Beach. Ollikainen often likes to go and paint nature. “I love to be out in nature, go hiking, investigate a location and spend the day painting there,” she said. Photo courtesy of Nina Ollikainen.
Nina Ollikainen’s Experience With Art and Medicine
January 9, 2022
Both the SAT and ACT are standardized tests that many colleges use to determine whether to admit a student.
SAT versus ACT
January 3, 2022
Head coach Ross Ireland gives the Menlo varsity girls soccer team a halftime pep talk at a home match against Sacred Heart at Wunderlich Field on Thursday, Jan 13, 2022. The Knights scored an early goal in the first half, but their hopes for a win against the rival Gators was thwarted by a good second half for the Gators, which saw them win 2-1 against Menlo. Staff photo: Geoffrey Franc.
Menlo Varsity Girls Soccer Loses to Gators Despite Early Goal
January 15, 2022
Nejad shoots a free throw in a game against the Sacred Heart School varsity girls basketball team. The senior captain has been on the varsity team all four years of high school and is now committed to play Division III basketball at Pomona College. Photo courtesy of Sharon Nejad.
A Volleyball Star and Basketball Captain, Sharon Nejad Is a Leader on and off the Court
January 4, 2022
Borders and her horse take on a fence in her jumpers class. Photo courtesy of Emma Borders.
Menlo Equestrians Do Not Receive Sports Credit
December 16, 2021
Evaluating when and why I use filler words allowed me to realize that when I say the words “like”, “um”, etc. I am not thinking these words, the gears in my head are turning as I am forming my next thoughts. Staff Illustration: Dorinda Xiao.
Filler Words Aren’t Always a Bad Thing
January 20, 2022
Due to excessive crowd-surging at Travis Scotts music festival, Astroworld, dozens of concertgoers were injured and 10 were killed. Staff illustration: Dorinda Xiao.
Travis Scott Could, and Should, Have Stopped his Concert
January 19, 2022
Sammie Dostart-Meers volunteered for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2016, knocking on doors to encourage those she spoke with to vote for Clinton in the election. People of all ages can volunteer to support political candidates by knocking on doors and speaking with people in their communities. Photo courtesy of Sammie Dostart-Meers.
Teenagers Should Be More Politically Involved
January 18, 2022
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