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Maintenance and Grounds Supervisor Gustavo Arias. Photo courtesy of Menlo School

Unsung Heroes of the Night

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
May 19, 2024

Grounds Supervisor Gustavo Arias & Services Planner Nikki Myers While most Americans were celebrating New Year’s Eve or rolling off to bed as the...

Unsung Heroes of Menlo Theater

Unsung Heroes of Menlo Theater

Julia Livingston, Video Editor
May 16, 2024

Costume Designer Meredithe Brown From the ornate gowns of Antigone to the trendy miniskirts of Mean Girls, every play’s costuming brings the characters...

Unsung Heroes of Organization: Ava Petrash and Pam McKenny

Unsung Heroes of Organization: Ava Petrash and Pam McKenny

Elaina Huang, Assistant Opinions Editor
May 15, 2024

Beyond the bustling hallways and classrooms, a dedicated group of individuals with roles ranging from organizing students’ schedules to dispersing sports-related...

Unsung Heroes of the Cafeteria: Thien Hoang, Ken Sligar, Maria Cervantes, and Sarai Cervantes

Unsung Heroes of the Cafeteria: Thien Hoang, Ken Sligar, Maria Cervantes, and Sarai Cervantes

Cindy Olguin, Staff Writer
May 14, 2024

It’s five minutes to noon, and students are finally being dismissed from their second block of the day with hungry stomachs they are determined to satisfy....

Unsung Heros of Joy: Courtney Tyler & Miriam Magaña

Unsung Heros of Joy: Courtney Tyler & Miriam Magaña

Sienna Lew, Opinions Editor
May 13, 2024

We’ve all been there: maybe a test goes awry, your friends are fighting or you’re just overwhelmed by life. During times like these, it’s important...

Director of Dining Services at Menlo School Thien Hoang serves students during the pop-up farmers market.

EcoAct Week Emphasizes Sustainability

Andrea Li, Staff Writer
May 13, 2024

From a clothing swap that filled the Student Center with racks of fabric, to fresh produce displayed at a makeshift farmers market outside the Spieker...

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Best NYT Game

Miki Kimura, Head Copy Editor
May 13, 2024

Whether getting out of class early or waiting in the lunch line, my favorite way to kill time is puzzling out the New York Times games. While Wordle has...

Senior Salma Siddiqui goes in search of food samples at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Photo courtesy of Siddiqui

Selected Student Profile: Salma Siddiqui

Amber More and Geoffrey Franc
May 12, 2024

Q: What languages can you speak? I’m fluent in English, conversational in Mandarin (from immersion preschool and high school) and Hebrew (from elementary...

Photo courtesy of Diya Karthik

Artist-in-Residence: Diya Karthik

Eleanor Kinder, Social Media Director
May 9, 2024

Diya Karthik is a multi-talented artist who infuses studio art, Indian classical dance, songwriting, poetry and piano into her life. With a passion for...

Music@Menlo performers visit Menlo classes. Photo courtesy of Nina Ollikainen

World Class Musicians Perform on Campus Through Music@Menlo

Savannah Smith, Assistant A&L Editor
May 6, 2024

From late August to early June, the Menlo campus is alive with the vibrant presence of students and teachers alike. Contrary to belief, this vibrance doesn’t...

Ben Lasky (19), aka Quadeca, performs while on tour for his 2022 studio album “I Didn’t Mean To Haunt You.” “My fans just have this great energy and in my recent show I felt it even more,” he said. Photo courtesy of Lasky

Menlo Alum and Rapper Quadeca Soars to Hip-Hop Heights

Alyssa McAdams, Print Editor
May 3, 2024

Menlo alum Ben Lasky (‘19) has always considered music his greatest passion. Though most now know him as the rapper and singer-songwriter Quadeca —...

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