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Talent: Student cellist triumphs

Talent: Student cellist triumphs

by Meena Chetty

December 13, 2010

Swaying to the sound of his bow against his cello, junior Jeffrey Kwong tunes out the world around him. Eyes closed and intently focusing on the melody, he diligently practices his instrument. Read More »...

Alum (’07) wins ten thousand dollars on hit show College Jeopardy

by Pavitra Rengarajan

December 13, 2010

Alex Trebek: This alum (’07) and current University of Pennsylvania student made it to the semifinals of the College Jeopardy Championships. Contestant: Who is Siddharth Chandrasekhar? Trebek: Correct. Read More »...

Homecoming champions: Juniors take first place for the overall week

Homecoming champions: Juniors take first place for the overall week

by Priyanka Sharma

November 17, 2010

Main Hall became Diagon Alley. Shah Hall was Azkaban Prison. The Edge was renamed the Great Ha11. The front loading zone transformed into Platform ’11 and ¾. On Thursday, November 11, the senior class transformed the Upper School campus into Hogwarts in spirit of their homecoming week dress up day....

Homecoming Festivities: Juniors win first place in pirate-themed competition held in their honor

Homecoming Festivities: Juniors win first place in pirate-themed competition held in their honor

by Shilpa Nataraj

November 11, 2010

With a flurry of bandanas, eye-patches, and hoop earrings, the junior class stormed the campus on November 10 as pirates, bringing life to their theme Treasure Island and winning first place in the long-lunch competition. Read More »...

Second Day of Homecoming Week: Toilet paper toga event is held in honor of sophomores’ Homecoming theme

Second Day of Homecoming Week: Toilet paper toga event is held in honor of sophomores’ Homecoming theme

by Emily Chu

November 10, 2010

Walking around school on November 9, 2010 would be no different than roaming ancient Greek poleis with the sophomores donning togas to show off their class spirit. Read More »...

John Near Resource room available for student and teacher use

by Kevin Lin

November 9, 2010

The John Near resource room, located on the second floor of Shah Hall, opened in the first weeks of October and was made available for teachers as well as small groups of students. Read More »...

A day in the life: Students from Bangalore share their experiences

by Yoshan Sharma and Praneeth Rajsingh

October 29, 2010

Introduction by Tiffany Chien and Shreya Nathan: Final exams, hectic long lunches, and club fundraisers. Homecoming, AP Classes, and senior prom. While these events and memories may typify our own high school lives, students in our sister schools around the world have vastly different experiences. ...

Lawson: From high-top sneakers to dress shoes

by Tiffany Chien and Shreya Nathan

October 29, 2010

The Winged Post: What is the most memorable moment you’ve had as a teacher or administrator – funny or poignant? Read More »...

“Play Me, I’m Yours” brings pianos to downtown San Jose

“Play Me, I’m Yours” brings pianos to downtown San Jose

by Pavitra Rengarajan

October 14, 2010

The melodic notes of Debussy’s Arabesque float through the air of downtown San Jose. Passers-by circle around the intricately-decorated center outside Martin Luther King Jr. library, watching in awe at the pianist’s flying fingers. Read More »...

Ajit Punj and Justin Shamlou start PUML Clothing

Ajit Punj and Justin Shamlou start PUML Clothing

by Pavitra Rengarajan & Sanjana Baldwa

September 28, 2010

It all started with a simple favor. All Ajit Punj (12) wanted was some help from Justin Shamlou (12) in designing a t-shirt for an upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) match he was planning on attending. Read More »...

Performing Arts teacher and Conservatory member participate in Foothill Music Theatre production

by Priyanka Sharma

August 26, 2010

Standing on a boat on stage, John Ammatuna (12) sings his rehearsed music. Meanwhile, Upper School Performing Arts teacher Catherine Snider directs a band suspended eight feet above the stage. Both John and Snider participated in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, a Foothill Music Theater production that ran...

Clare Elchert is one of twenty people in USA to test plug-in Toyota Prius

Clare Elchert is one of twenty people in USA to test plug-in Toyota Prius

by Pavitra Rengarajan

August 26, 2010

Clare Elchert, Upper School nurse, is one of twenty people across the nation to test out a plug-in Toyota vehicle that will be released in 2012. Read More »...

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