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The Student News Site of Menlo School

The Coat of Arms

Amelie Giomi

Amelie Giomi, Staff Writer

Number of years in The Coat of Arms: 2

Favorite aspect of journalism: interviewing different types of people and bringing unique stories to light

Interests outside of school: soccer, baking, spending time with my two dogs and friends
Class of 2025
All content by Amelie Giomi
Students play in the first Menlo-hosted, interscholastic chess tournament on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Staff photo: Geoffrey Franc

Chess Club To Host Second Menlo Tournament

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
December 2, 2023

The Menlo Chess Club is hosting its second chess tournament at Menlo on Dec. 2, 2023, from 1-4 p.m. in the West Gym. The tournament, organized by junior...

Illustration by Zach Ruwitch

Clubs, Classes Create a More Sustainable Campus

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
October 27, 2023

The Menlo community offers a medley of sustainability-related clubs and classes that spark the interest of many students. From the Menlo Garden Club to...

Volunteers run a booth about the history of Lindenwood, one of Athertons neighborhoods. Staff photo: Amelie Giomi

Atherton Celebrates 100 Years

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
October 18, 2023

100 years ago, the State of California officially incorporated several communities to create the Town of Atherton. Residents of Atherton gathered at the...

Water runoff covered part of the track for weeks during the January storms because the track doesn’t have an underground drainage system. “Of course, it would be amazing if we had everything, but it’s not realistic, and I don’t think any program has all their dream wish list,” assistant track & field coach Jake Fauver said. “You do with what you have, and Menlo has a lot more than most schools do.” Photo courtesy of Joshua Benyo Baker

Cartan Can’t Host Meets, but Is on Track for Improvements

Amelie Giomi, Spread Editor
June 3, 2023

From placing second at the Nike Indoor Nationals in the four-by-mile to finishing in 12th at the national Woodbridge Cross Country Classic, both the Menlo...

Local Guatemalan families hosted students as part of the two-week homestay in Menlo Abroad Guatemala in 2018, where students stayed overnight and ate meals with a family. “The big, big moments tend to be the moments when the host community and our students bond together and find common connections,” Peter Brown said. “Thats the reason we go.” Photo Courtesy of Peter Brown

Menlo Abroad Returns After Two-Year Hiatus

Amelie Giomi, Staff Writer
April 5, 2023

This summer, 16 select Menlo students will have the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica as part of the Menlo Abroad program, a three-week immersive travel...

Robotics leaders Marina Xanthopoulos, Kate Little and member Sophia Chen make last-minute changes to their robot after it didn’t pass inspection at The Central Valley Vex Robotics Tipping Point Tournament on Feb. 4, 2022. Photo Courtesy of Marina Xanthopoulos

Menlo Robotics Leaders Inspire Change After Pandemic Challenges

Amelie Giomi, Staff Writer
March 29, 2023

The Menlo robotics A team placed 37th out of 50 teams in the first round of state competitions on March 11, 2023. The team barely missed the top 32 cutoffs...

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