El Estoque

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

With you until the end: seniors and teachers reflect on their relationships

Claire Wen and Brian Xu

May 22, 2019

“I feel like teachers really do have that — Hi, Mr. Shelton!” It’s a Wednesday afternoon, 10 minutes after school has ended, when Yearbook Editor in chief Vanessa Lau spots Yearbook adviser Jay Shelton walking toward his car, cutting off mid-sentence to yell the greeting across the staff parki...

In his element: 50 questions with Jay Shelton

In his element: 50 questions with Jay Shelton

Jai Uparkar, Chelsea Wong, and Claire Chang

January 21, 2019

Inspired by Vogue’s video series ‘73 Questions,’ El Estoque follows Art teacher and Yearbook advisor Jay Shelton into his 7th-period classroom to ask him 50 questions. While Shelton scolds one of his students for coming late to class, he talks about his fear of the circulatory system and the newest ...

The dark side of funny

The dark side of funny

Oishee Misra and Helen Chao

October 24, 2018

Perspectives on the appropriateness of dark humor

A photo tour of the cafeteria

A photo tour of the cafeteria

Jennifer Lee

February 15, 2013

Five minutes after the kitchen shuts down, the cafeteria workers are headed home. Nonetheless, the kitchen remained a hub of activity to the very end: The stove is still hot to the touch, as if it's just been switched off. Upon closer inspection, the little things around the room — a mirror, tucked into a...

Road to runway

Road to runway

Anupama Cemballi

December 1, 2012

This is a timeline of Class of 2007 alumna Rosa Ng’s road to becoming a fashion designer in New York. To navigate through the timeline, move your mouse to the right to move forward, and to the left to move backward. To learn more information about each specific event, click on the hotspot. ...

On that day: Through a survivor’s eyes

On that day: Through a survivor’s eyes

Cynthia Mao

September 11, 2011

“It was just really eerie at night when you saw the glow of the smoke and all the helicopter lights,” yearbook adviser and art teacher Jay Shelton said. “The giant spotlights they put up, shining on that big empty area–that was really strange.” When the first plane hit the North Tower at...

Think you are good at faces?

Think you are good at faces?

Laura Yang

September 10, 2010

Try your luck at guessing the face behind the cream   Read More »...