El Estoque

La Pluma’s upcoming fiction workshops bring artistic community together

 This is the flyer La Pluma has been using to promote their “Build-a-Story”sessions. On Feb. 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., La Pluma will host the first of a series of short story workshops aimed to provide a creative haven for writers. Used with permission of Yashashree Pisolkar.

Kristin Chang

February 4, 2014

Starting on Feb. 11, the club will aid students in developing creative voice through a series of how-to workshops. At the back of the classroom, a stack of red booklets wilt on a shelf. Embossed with the cursive logo “S&S,” these slim volumes are the products of hundreds of dollars, hours ...

ELD teaching workshops are nothing to hide

ELD teaching workshops are nothing to hide

Smitha Gundavajhala

September 24, 2011

As we all must know by now, our teachers are attending workshops this week about improving academic language. Or so we’ve been told. The reality of this school’s academic imperfection is inconsistent with the facade that administration has promoted. This is unnecessary and even detrimental to solving the problem. Illustration by Smitha Gun...

Breaking out in bhangra

Breaking out in bhangra

Rachel Lu

September 12, 2011

Bhangra is a form of Indian folk dance that often incorporates upbeat and modern music.