El Estoque

Finding passion early on

Finding passion early on

Neysa Singh, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

P classes. Summer programs. Clubs. All of the things we do to prepare for the next phase of our lives. The process is designed to help students identify their passion, the one they choose to pursue for the rest of their lives. However, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, about...

Holding onto my childhood passion

Holding onto my childhood passion

Jasmine Lee

October 24, 2019

hat began as an ambitious attempt to one-up an academically-outstanding classmate in kindergarten transformed into my ultimate passion. The piano and I go way back; I remember how I raced to my Taiwanese teacher’s apartment on Tuesday afternoons for lessons, disciplined myself to give up playdates fo...

Next in the Spotlight

Next in the Spotlight

Gauri Kaushik

May 22, 2019

s sophomore Naomi Yin filed into the black box theater along with her fellow drama students during tutorial on May 10, her jaw dropped in surprise when she was met not only by their long-term substitute teacher Jeffrey Adams, but also by Principal Ben Clausnitzer and her World Literature teacher Hannah...

Fanning the flames

Fanning the flames

Stuti Upadhyay

October 3, 2018

It’s the first day of school and I’m asked to share a fun fact about myself. I’m at a family party and someone asks me what my hobbies are. I’m in Chinese class and I’m supposed to deliver a speech on a talent. No matter what the circumstance, when a situation like this arises, the thing tha...

A thousand dreams

A thousand dreams

Swara Tewari, Features Editor

May 17, 2018

Students and teachers in the arts field discuss the factors influencing their choice between

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Eric Wong

February 7, 2010

When the final buzzer sounds, be prepared for raw emotion Read More »...

Let’s get it popping

Let's get it popping

Tiffany Lau

January 20, 2010

After its one year anniversary, breakdancing club B-boy Stance remains unknown to the student body Read More »...