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Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

The Student Site of Castilleja School

Counterpoint

Castillejas founder Mary Lockey has a lot to say about sweatpants under skirts...
An Interview With Ms. Lockey
By Natalie Goler | April 4, 2022

As the blooming of tamarisk and jasmine indicate the approach of Founder’s Day, we are all reminded of Castilleja’s rich history. Who could explain some of Castilleja’s long standing traditions and changes within the school...

The Soapbox: Interview with Author-in-Residence Kazim Ali
The Soapbox: Interview with Author-in-Residence Kazim Ali
By Anushka Srinivasan and Alister Sharp | March 17, 2021

Anushka ('22) and Alister ('22) created a podcast called The Soapbox, dedicated to amplifying the experiences of women, BIPOC, and other marginalised...

Nothing says I love you like a Sweetheart.
The importance of saying "I love you"
By Loralei Rohrbach | February 18, 2022

Dear reader, “Three words, eight letters, say it, and I’m yours,” the famous Gossip Girl line goes. For those that are unfamiliar, the quote is referring to the phrase...

Rom-coms are a classic Valentines Day staple!
Rom-coms: Then versus now
By Riley Sterling | February 18, 2022

I used to hate watching rom-coms. I would think to myself, “I already know what is going to happen so what is the point?” Anat Goldstein...

Being single may feel lonely, but couples do too, thanks to the pandemic.
Love in the time of COVID
By Emily Bock | February 18, 2022

Romance has long been a staple part in high-school movies. From Mean Girls to To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, every movie that takes place...

Monica Sidana 23 practices tennis after school.
What does it take to be a student-athlete at Castilleja?
By Serafina Cortez | December 3, 2021

“Sweat,” “pain,” “tears” are all words that come to mind for student-athletes at Castilleja. Juggling both athletics and academics...