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Chen attempts to block a ball with teammate Sharon Nejad against Saint Francis. Photo courtesy of Pam McKenny.

Committed Corner: Jazlin Chen

Annie Stent, Copy Editor
June 29, 2022

This spring, senior Jazlin Chen committed to play Division III women’s basketball and volleyball at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.  Chen...

Jung publicly announced his commitment to Amherst College on Dec. 14, 2021. Graphic courtesy of Carter Jung.

Committed Corner: Carter Jung

Noah Kornfeld, Staff Writer
May 16, 2022

In December 2021, senior Carter Jung committed to play Division III football at Amherst College. Jung began playing tackle football as a freshman at Menlo,...

The NFL Draft changes athletes lives the moment their name is called, but the Draft also greatly impacts fans. High overall picks can make a major impact on any team, and evoke a variety of reactions from supporters. Staff illustration: Sutton Inouye

Students React to Eventful 2022 NFL Draft

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
May 10, 2022

The 2022 National Football League (NFL) draft recently took place in Las Vegas, where 262 prospects heard their names called on the big stage. A variety...

Seniors (from left to right) Claire Raney, Laynie Sheehan, Michelle Li, Riley Huddleston, Charlie Herrin and Ella Hartmanis line up for their senior day introductions before their last home game. Staff Photo by by Karen Xin

Girls Lacrosse Falls to Mitty on Senior Day

Karen Xin, Staff Writer
May 7, 2022

On April 29, the varsity girls lacrosse team lost 9-4 against Archbishop Mitty on senior day. Despite a loss to Mitty earlier in the season, the team tried...

Menlo Boys Baseball had a disappointing 2021 season that was altered by COVID-19. However, they have been red hot during this turn around season. Photo Courtesy of Chi Nguyen.

Varsity Boys Baseball Rebounds with Successful League Play

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
May 6, 2022

Last year, the Menlo varsity boys baseball team hardly had enough players to field a team. Other sports were pushed back to the spring due to COVID, which...

Senior Tessa Tomkinson competes for NorCal womens varsity crew. She will crew for Brown University next year. Photo courtesy of Tessa Tomkinson.

Crew Unto Others as You Would Have Them Crew Unto You: Tracing Rower Tessa Tomkinson’s Routine, Accomplishments and Relationships Through her Crew Career

Chase Hurwitz, Sports Editor
April 21, 2022

Early bird gets the worm Before Menlo students are fighting for parking spots, before their morning Coffee Bar runs and before they even wake up, senior...

Menlo students enjoy the unpredictability of March Madness, participating in brackets alongside friends. Staff illustration: Sutton Inouye.

Menlo Students Reflect on Aspects of March Madness

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
April 2, 2022

March Madness: many basketball games occurring throughout the country, often at the same time–the tournament is quite literally, madness. This 64-team...

Catcher Eric Young gets up after tagging out an SHP runner on a close play at home. Photo courtesy of Chi Nguyen.

Knights Baseball Comes Back to Beat SHP

Erica Fenyo, Assistant Sports Editor
March 29, 2022

Menlo baseball rallied to beat Sacred Heart Prep after a slow start on March 24. The Knights had a rocky first inning, but their game came together in...

Tudor competes in a swimming meet. Photo courtesy of Emory Tudor.

Committed Corner: Emory Tudor

Kaylie Wu, Assistant A&L Editor
March 26, 2022

Last September, senior Emory Tudor committed to Amherst College for Division III swimming. “I’ve been swimming since I was six, and I never really...

Menlo Boys Lacrosse had a difficult game against De La Salle, losing 4-18. However, the Knights are using the games takeaways to prepare themselves for the rest of the season. Photo Courtesy of Menlo School.

Menlo Boys Lacrosse Uses De La Salle Loss to Better Themselves for the Future

Jake Lieberman, Staff Writer
March 25, 2022

On March 8, the boys varsity lacrosse team matched up against De La Salle High School, which is known for their Lacrosse. De La Salle came out to Menlo...

The boys barsity team had a successful season under Coach Ben Batory. They look to continue their success next season, too. Photo courtesy of Chi Nguyen.

Both the Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Finish Strong

Jake Lieberman and Ty Richardson, Staff Writers
March 23, 2022

Both the girls and boys basketball teams had very successful seasons. Although they came to an earlier finish than wanted for both, there were achievements...

Senior Rishi Jain serves the ball during the third annual Bay Area Classic tournament. Jain went 4-0 in doubles throughout the tournament. Staff photo: Lexi Friesel.

Boys Tennis Aces Bay Area Classic

Erica Fenyo, Assistant Sports Editor
March 21, 2022

The Menlo boys tennis team came out victorious in the third annual Bay Area Classic tournament on March 11 and 12.  The Knights beat San Dieguito 7-0,...

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