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Senior Paige Miller leads a DLS meeting. Photo courtesy of Karen Xin

Students With Learning Differences Find Community at DLS

Lizzie Freehill, Online Editor
February 14, 2024

Different Learning Styles is a new affinity group and club at Menlo started by seniors Ryan Schnell, Alex Gani and Paige Miller. “[The club and mentorship...

Hratkos sketches for an assignment in one of her art classes at Carnegie Mellon. Photo courtesy of Hratko.

Menlo Alumni Treat Art as More Than A Passion

Sienna Lew, Assistant Spread Editor
February 6, 2024

Among Menlo’s student body with diverse interests, many creative alumni have already found their callings. These alumni are now majoring in the arts...

The best focaccia of Geoffrey’s life. Staff photo: Geoffrey Franc

Che Fico Review: Upscale Italian Worth the Sticker Shock?

Geoffrey Franc and Sonia Dholakia
January 30, 2024

Che Fico, meaning “That’s so cool” in Italian slang, is an acclaimed Italian restaurant from San Francisco that recently opened a location in Menlo...

Looking Ahead: Fashion Trend and Style Predictions for 2024

Looking Ahead: Fashion Trend and Style Predictions for 2024

Sonia Dholakia and Alyssa McAdams
January 24, 2024

Drop waists: From fashion week to the it-girls on your For You Page, drop-waist dresses are stepping into the spotlight. The elongating silhouette...

Sophomore Evan Arcilla gives senior Sam Reznik a haircut. Staff photo: Asher Darling

Evan Arcilla Gives Cuts Above the Rest in Locker Room

Asher Darling, Assistant Sports Editor
January 23, 2024

Last April, Evan Arcilla returned from his barbershop disappointed and ready to make a change. After giving his barber clear instructions, Arcilla still...

Illustration by Maya Stone

Creative Arts Helps Students Prioritize Mental Health

Caroline Clack, Video Editor
January 21, 2024

Art is an unlikely hero in addressing students’ struggles with mental health –– especially in a competitive environment like Menlo, where making...

Photo by Karen Xin

Senior Chloe Lee Reframes Art One Photo at a Time

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
January 17, 2024

Large rectangular banners line the left wall of the Creative Arts and Design Center as students enter the building from its main entrance. The banners...

Students and Teachers Reflect on New Humanities Electives

Students and Teachers Reflect on New Humanities Electives

Caroline Clack, Video Editor
January 15, 2024

With so many new elective options, it’s difficult to not wish for the ability to take on more classes. This year, Menlo began offering a variety of new...

Staff photo: Amber More

Son & Garden Review: ‘Taste the Aesthetic’ at This Local Brunch Spot

Geoffrey Franc and Sonia Dholakia
December 13, 2023

Son & Garden is located in downtown Menlo Park, around a 5-minute drive from Menlo, and primarily serves brunch. On the lookout for a great Sunday...

Photo Courtesy of Kaufman

Print 50.2: Menlo’s Self-Taught Musicians Share Their Stories Continued…

Alyssa McAdams, Opinions Editor
December 7, 2023

It’s no secret that Menlo is a second home to countless creative minds, from visual artists to dancers and photographers. However, there is one group...

Minning meets with his cast and crew during a rehearsal of “Little Shop of Horrors.” “The Little Shop of Horrors” was performed at the end of October, kicking off the 2022-2023 school year as the first musical. Staff Photo: Sonia Dholakia

Steven Minning Steps Down From Role as Creative Arts Director

Alyssa McAdams, Opinions Editor
December 5, 2023

As of this 2023-2024 school year, Creative Arts Director of seven years Steven Minning will step down from his broader director position to focus his attention...

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