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The Student News Site of Menlo School

The Coat of Arms

The Student News Site of Menlo School

The Coat of Arms

Andrea Li

Andrea Li, Copy Editor

 

Number of years in The Coat of Arms: 3

Favorite aspect of journalism: writing stories about topics she likes.

Interests outside of school: drawing, listening to music.

Class of 2024

All content by Andrea Li
While speaking at the assembly, Trondsen accompanied his presentation with images demonstrating how his mental health affected his physical health. Staff photo: Andrea Li

Chris Trondsen Speaks About Mental Health at Assembly

October 19, 2022

While speaking at the assembly, Trondsen accompanied his presentation with images demonstrating how his mental health affected his physical health. Staff...

Students engage in spirit activities during their first mask-free assembly of the year. Photo Courtesy of Kevin Chan

Administration Announces Improved COVID-19 Situation, Loosened Regulations

October 13, 2022

As the school year moves forward, the amount of confirmed COVID-19 are decreasing, according to Nurse Joan Barada. Due to the improved situation, Menlo...

New Menlo faculty introduce themselves and answer questions. Staff Photo by Jacob Reich

Video: Meeting the New Faculty at Menlo (Part 2)

September 19, 2022



New Menlo teachers introduce themselves and answer questions. Staff Photo by Jacob Reich

Video: Meeting the New Faculty at Menlo (Part 1)

September 8, 2022



A variety of Menlo faculty are departing at the conclusion of the school year. Staff graphic: Sophie Fang

From 48.5 Print: Departing Teachers Share Favorite Memories Continued

May 12, 2022

This collection of stories is an online extension and reproduction of the Coat of Arms 48.5 print edition. This package includes the original articles...

Students share details about their wellbeing on the Panorama survey. Staff illustration: Dorinda Xiao.

The Panorama Student Wellbeing Survey Informs Faculty

March 9, 2022

The Panorama Student Wellbeing survey was first announced in November of 2020, administered to Upper School students in December of the same year, and...

Influencers use mobile social media apps in order to get engagement from their followers. Staff illustration: Sutton Inouye.

Social Media Influencers Impact Teens

February 11, 2022

Just over a decade ago, the thought of making money from social media was absurd: Instagram hadn’t been conceived yet, and YouTube only had 160 million...

People gather at a “Stop Asian American Hate” rally in Vancouver with a protester holding a sign against anti-Chinese rhetoric. Creative commons photo: GoToVan on Flickr.

The Invalidation of Anti-Asian American Rhetoric and Hate Crimes

January 26, 2022

Racially-motivated violence against Asian Americans has been on the rise ever since the start of the pandemic, and the recent public tolerance of anti-Asian...

A popular NFT, Bored Ape, is bought using cryptocurrency and is a completely digital commodity. Staff illustration: Sutton Inouye.

Cryptocurrency Harms the Environment

December 5, 2021

In recent years, cryptocurrency has rapidly grown in popularity in unprecedented ways. Created in 2009, Bitcoin is a prime example of the extreme growth...

Students and parents run at the Peninsula Bridge Fun Run held annually in September. It is a fundraising event that benefits Peninsula Bridge and is organized by community engagement leaders. Photo courtesy of Alex Perez.

Menlo Students Participate in Community Engagement

December 4, 2021

Community engagement, arts and sports are all requirements to graduate at Menlo. Among these three requirements, the community engagement program is most...

Staff illustration: Tatum Herrin.

Menlo’s Environment Impacts Students’ Extracurricular Choices

October 8, 2021

Extracurricular activities are of the many things that high school students are encouraged to list on their college applications, so there tends to be...

People gather in McPherson Square, D.C. to protest against anti-Asian American attacks and hate. Creative Commons photo: Victoria Pickering on Flickr.

Menlo Community Reacts To Increase In Anti-Asian American Hate

June 1, 2021

Within the past few months, there has been a rise in coverage of anti-Asian American hate crimes in the media, and organizations fighting Asian American...

Students pick up their lab kits for MBEST at school while socially distancing. Photo courtesy of Nina Arnberg.

MBEST Workshop Series for Girls in STEM Adapts To Virtual Learning

April 14, 2021

Despite the hybrid learning model, many events and workshops like Menlo’s Bridge to Engineering, Science and Technology have remained fully online this...

Returning to in-person learning has both students and teachers on campus, increasing the chance of spreading COVID-19. While Menlo has taken cautionary measures in order to keep the community safe, there is still the possibility of the virus being carried onto campus. For this reason, teachers express their hope that not only the students but also the Menlo community as a whole will continue following CDC and county guidelines while socializing. Staff illustration: Andrea Li.

[Photo] Teachers Express Expectations and Experiences Around Students Socializing

April 9, 2021

Returning to in-person learning has both students and teachers on campus, increasing the chance of spreading COVID-19. While Menlo has taken cautionary...

The library, usually filled with students, is now usually empty due to the pandemic. This change has greatly affected the library and its services. Staff photo: Andrea Li.

COVID-19 Changes Menlo Library Operations

March 10, 2021

COVID-19 has impacted Menlo’s library since the service heavily relies on in-person contact to be able to function. Subsequently, the librarians have...

Many Menlo families are continuing to travel during the pandemic, taking certain safety precautions to avoid catching or spreading the coronavirus. Staff illustration: Andrea Li.

[Photo] Despite COVID-19, Some Menlo Families Travel During School Breaks

March 4, 2021

Many Menlo families are continuing to travel during the pandemic, taking certain safety precautions to avoid catching or spreading the coronavirus. Staff...

Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman helped protect the building during the Jan. 6 riot. Staff illustration: Andrea Li.

[Photo] Top Picks From Print: The Capitol Police Officers Need to Be Celebrated, Not Criticized

February 16, 2021

Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman helped protect the building during the Jan. 6 riot. Staff illustration: Andrea Li.

Online learning has impacted the way student leaders run their clubs. Staff illustration: Andrea Li.

Distance Learning Impacts Menlo’s Clubs

January 30, 2021

During distance learning, Menlo students are adjusting to leading clubs and other programs over Zoom. The online format has created new challenges as it...

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