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Dhruv Gupta

Dhruv Gupta, Features Writer

Dhruv Gupta (10) is a features staff writer for The Perennial, and this is his second year on staff. This year, Dhruv is looking forward to furthering his storytelling and further connecting with the Pinewood community through his work. In his free time, he likes to listen to music, play basketball, and hang out with his friends.

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Cooking Club founders Sam Grillo (left) and Pedro Aldaco (right)

Chop, Sizzle and Flame: How Pinewood’s Cooking Club Cultivates a Creative Space

Dhruv Gupta, Features Writer February 4, 2024

   With every chop of a knife, sizzle of a pan and roaring flame of a grill, juniors Sam Grillo and Pedro Aldaco, founders of Pinewood’s cooking club, are cultivating a space where students can explore...

Band Leader Will Rees Sparks Creativity in Junior High Band

Band Leader Will Rees Sparks Creativity in Junior High Band

Dhruv Gupta, Features Writer November 16, 2023

   As the microphone cables clicked, the high-hat pounded and the bass shook through the stage, the Pinewood community got their first look at this year’s junior high band. The band, complete with...

Students Take Jobs in the Community

Students Take Jobs in the Community

Dhruv Gupta and Riya Kolappa October 17, 2023

   Over the summer, several Pinewood students worked in the Los Altos community, seeking to contribute in meaningful ways while making money.    Junior Shay Cornyn worked at Teaspoon,...

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Seniors Continuing Sports In College

Dhruv Gupta, Sports Writer May 2, 2023

As the weather warms and the semester draws to a close, certain seniors in the Pinewood community look to prepare for the next step in their athletic adventure. Five athletes will be competing at the collegiate...

2023 Olympic Games to Be Held at UC 

Dhruv Gupta, Sports Writer March 30, 2023

When you think of the Olympics, you think of grand ceremonies, thrilling battles until the final buzzer, and competitive clashes between countries on the biggest stage on the globe. The mind-boggling madness...

2023 Olympics to Be Held at Upper Campus

Dhruv Gupta, Science & Tech Writer March 28, 2023

When you think of the Olympics, you think of grand ceremonies, thrilling battles until the final buzzer, and competitive clashes between countries on the biggest stage on the globe. The mind-boggling madness...

March Madness 2023: What You Need to Know About the Favorites

March Madness 2023: What You Need to Know About the Favorites

Dhruv Gupta, Sports Writer March 1, 2023

March Madness is the biggest college basketball tournament in the world, with 68 teams from all over the country clashing on the biggest stage in collegiate athletics. The thrill of watching two longtime...

Soccer Teams Reaching Goals

Soccer Teams Reaching Goals

Dhruv Gupta, Sports Writer February 2, 2023

The arrival of the new year marks the start of league competition for all winter sports, specifically the boys and girls soccer teams. Both teams have had impressive performances throughout the duration...

That’s a Wrap on Fall Sports

Dhruv Gupta, Sports Writer November 8, 2022

As the leaves change colors from green to orange and red, the Pinewood sports cycle shifts as well. The fall season has now concluded, leaving us with countless memorable moments from the past two months....

Corfield: A Presence On & Off the Court For Eighteen Years

Corfield: A Presence On & Off the Court For Eighteen Years

Dhruv Gupta, Sport Writer October 5, 2022

Do you ever see the faculty around Pinewood and wonder who the mysterious man dominating the tennis courts is? It’s Craig Corfield, and he has been coaching boys and girls tennis at Pinewood since 2005....

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