The Student Site of Castilleja School


The Student Site of Castilleja School


The Student Site of Castilleja School


Profile photo of the new Castilleja interim head, Julia Eells
‘Double down on what we do well’: New interim head aims for stability after tumultuous year at Castilleja
By Ruby Dowling, Editor-in-Chief | May 3, 2024

In a wide-ranging interview with Counterpoint last month, Julia Eells said she plans to strengthen existing programs and bolster community relations at Castilleja while the school continues its search for a long-term head of school. The...

Castilleja Theatres Upper School assistant directors and stage managers deserve to be paid, just as Upper School athletic coaches are.
The show must go on… even if you’re working for free
By Elise Wong-McBride | May 20, 2024

Theatre is not a sport – but it shouldn’t have to be to get the same respect. At Castilleja, Upper School athletic coaches are paid Palo Alto minimum wage, which is currently...

Reece Reads: Cleat Cute
Reece Reads: Cleat Cute
By Reece Sharp, Columnist | May 3, 2024

My Roman Empire is the fact that I know more about sports from reading romance novels than I do from watching the sports themselves.  Now,...


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GITs Group B: Photo Journal
GIT's Group B: Photo Journal
By Ananya Nukala, Staff Writer | February 26, 2024

In honor of the one-month anniversary since the juniors’ return from their Global Investigators Trips, this photo collection captures the epic...

The current seniors, class of 2024, pose for a photo in front of the sunset during the annual senior sunrise.
The class of 2024 shares advice for younger students
By Avery Neuner | May 3, 2024

As the springtime has heated plastic turf and I’ve been outside in the Stent more often, the seniors have been out in our patented red 2024...

Photo of the Castilleja Lower Gym while it is empty
The Lower Gym effect
By Chloe Chiang, Staff Writer | May 3, 2024

With Upper School basketball and volleyball finished for the year, members of various teams have complained of side effects of practicing in...