Back Bend

By Megan Kawasaki and Tiffany Liao In her sophomore year, while many students were enjoying their winter breaks, Nina* ’12 spent almost her entire vacation in a hospital room recovering from corrective back surgery. Nina was diagnosed at a young age with scoliosis, a condition in which the spine unnaturally curves into an “S” shape. […]

Grandparents’ memories tie students to holocaust

By Alexia Boyarsky The first question Holocaust survivor Eva Brettler asked during her speech for the Holocaust Remembrance assembly was “How many of you have family members who are Holocaust survivors?” In the fifth period audience, seven hands were raised and seven different stories told. For many students, the Holocaust is not just something they […]