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The Student News Site of Menlo School

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Lucas Kawamoto

Lucas Kawamoto, Assistant A&L Editor

Number of years in The Coat of Arms: 2

Favorite aspect of journalism: Writing features!

Interests outside of school: Swimming, entrepreneurship, creative writing, watching tv and basketball.

Class of 2026

All content by Lucas Kawamoto
Staff illustration: Tatum Herrin

Electric Caltrain Provides Students a Greener Commute

Lucas Kawamoto, Assistant A&L Editor
October 27, 2023

The most frequently acknowledged methods of commuting to Menlo are driving, carpooling, biking or riding the bus are often the most frequently acknowledged...

Healy addresses the crowd at the 2016 Holiday Assembly. Photo courtesy of Pete Zivkov on Menlo Flickr

Healy Celebrates 10 Years at Menlo

Lucas Kawamoto, Assistant A&L Editor
October 15, 2023

“The first word that comes to my mind regarding my time here is ‘joyful.’ The second word that comes to mind is ‘busy.’” This previous summer...

Healy addresses the crowd at the 2016 Holiday Assembly. Photo courtesy of Pete Zivkov on Menlo Flickr

From 50.1: Healy Celebrates 10 Years at Menlo

Lucas Kawamoto, Assistant A&L Editor
October 14, 2023

“The first word that comes to my mind regarding my time here is ‘joyful.’ The second word that comes to mind is ‘busy.’” [...] This previous...

Students in Menlo’s class of 2027 check in at a welcome event hosted by the admissions office. Staff photo: Lucas Kawamoto

New Admissions Director Discusses ‘Holistic’ Admissions Process Despite Sibling Policy

Lucas Kawamoto, Assistant A&L Editor
May 26, 2023

The Menlo admissions team recently welcomed the class of 2027 to the Upper School campus. On Tuesday, May 16, the newest admittees and the rising middle...

 Menlo spent $20.7 million to establish the dining hall and put into place the business, communications and development offices on the third floor. Staff illustration: Michele Hratko

Menlo’s Iconic Mansion: A Look Into the History of Stent Hall

Lucas Kawamoto, Staff Writer
April 28, 2023

The massive white mansion at the head of the loop draws the attention of students, parents, faculty and visitors alike. Today, the towering building is...

The Walmart parking lot in Mountain View floods after the first storm hit the Bay Area in early January. Staff photo: Lucas Kawamoto.

[Photo] How Menlo Weathers the Storm: Facilities Team Manages Flooding and Damage

Aaron Widjaja, Staff Writer
March 25, 2023

The Walmart parking lot in Mountain View floods after the first storm hit the Bay Area in early January. Staff photo: Lucas Kawamoto.

History Department Chair Carmen Borbón regrets the “workaholic” attitude and demeanor she’s had in the past. Staff illustration: Sutton Inouye

Too Much, Too Little Or Just Right: Teachers Manage Work Boundaries

Lucas Kawamoto, Staff Writer
March 8, 2023

Dedicated teachers working with passionate students can often result in a healthy learning environment. At the same time, this dynamic may force teachers...

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