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Greetings from California

Greetings from California

by Arely Sun, Catherine Feng, and Helen Yang

April 25, 2019


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Avi Gulati (11) Family Homeland: India Avi Gulati (11) is a second generation Indian-American. He has visited India at least once every year except for in 2008. Avi is obsessed with Alia Bhatt, a famous Bollywood actress. Two years ago, when he was in India, he decided to try to meet Bhatt. He and...

The international student journey

The international student journey

by Gloria Zhang, Jessie Wang, and Erica Cai

February 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Winged Post

International Student Nemo “Li Zhi” Yang (12) found himself in a predicament with the most bothersome adulthood chore: tax return. After filing his documents, Nemo did not notice their disqualification due to misfilled information. And a series of unfortunate events preceded. First, his financial institution...

Coming home: For art teacher, there’s no place like home

Coming home: For art teacher, there’s no place like home

by Gloria Zhang and Arely Sun

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Upper school art teacher Jaap Bongers and his wife, Orebotse “Ou” Bongers, fumbles with a gray stuffed bunny, as they tried—unsuccessfully—to make their baby Melissa smile. They came a long way, finally reunited as family, after a lengthy process with immigration. Various waves of immigration...

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