The Class of 2027 is welcomed back to campus back in October of 2020

An introduction to the Class of ‘27

By Emily Bock | May 21, 2021

This year has been weird for so many reasons—we've been unable to talk to our friends in person, and we’ve been stuck in the house with only parents and siblings for company. One of my siblings, Annabelle,...

As Covid vaccinations roll out across the country, many a person wonder who is next?

“Keeping equity at the forefront”: Inequalities in vaccine distribution

By Loralei Rohrbach | March 25, 2021

It’s no secret that we’ve all been praying for an effective vaccine to come out to solve all of our COVID-19 problems. However, now that the vaccines are out, our problems haven’t magically vanished,...

Castilleja students powerfully answer the question,

What is happiness at Castilleja?

By Anja Peterson | March 19, 2021

What is the secret to happiness? Humans have grappled with this question for hundreds of years, pining for the answer that would solve their problems. Starting all the way back in 450-300 B.C. with Plato...

College application season is always stressful, but the added changes with the pandemic make it a different experience than ever before.

Applying to college during a pandemic?

By Yonu Oh | November 13, 2020

No more 9 p.m. sunsets, daily ice cream runs, long beach drives, and hazardous TikTok drafts—summer is out, and fall semester is in, meaning that, for our seniors, it’s time for college applications....

Peggy's house in San Lorenzo Valley was ravaged by the 2020 California wildfires

My house burned down in the California wildfire

By Jesse Gross | November 13, 2020

As she packed her car for what seemed originally like a 3-day evacuation, Peggy Waters only grabbed her three cats and their supplies, her turtle, two shirts, tools for a ritual, and tax forms she had...

A group of Castilleja teachers comes together on Zoom to celebrate

Zoom school: Teacher edition

By Raveena Lele | November 1, 2020

Whether you love zoom school or hate zoom school, we can all agree on one thing: It can be awkward at times. As students, we have our own share of awkward moments. Sure, we can now eat in class, but we...

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