The Student News Site of Pinewood School

The Perennial

The Perennial

The Perennial

Pinewood Needs to Give High Schoolers More Freedom

Pinewood Needs to Give High Schoolers More Freedom

Trevor Koo, Opinion Writer May 3, 2024

   Imagine this: going out to lunch on a school day with your friends, whether it’s to a local Chipotle, Spot’s Pizza or even Boba Guys. I have always dreamed of such a day, having a fun outing...

Why I Love Finals Week

Why I Love Finals Week

Alisha Ramani, Opinion Writer May 3, 2024

   Listen, I know you’ve just read the headline and are thinking, “Who actually likes finals week?” And I bet you’ve already started making remarks in your head like, “You’re just a freshman,”...

Senior Brandon Ge juggles all that he does at Pinewood.

Thank You Pinewood: Brandon’s Farewell to You

Brandon Ge, Copy Editor May 3, 2024

   Oh, Pinewood. How do I even start?    For seven years, I’ve had to drag myself out of bed at 7:30 in the morning to put up with the wonky block schedule and way-too-short passing periods....

Senior Sachi Urushima will be attending Chapman University in the fall.

Spring Senior Sports Signings: Sachi Urushima

Regan Shee, Sports Writer May 3, 2024

   As the end of the school year nears, senior student-athletes look to pursue athletic opportunities at their respective universities. This year, players from the Pinewood girls basketball team are...

Doc Scheppler (right) and his friends sit in Butler Cabin.

Doc Scheppler Attends the Masters

Kayden Ge, Sports Writer May 3, 2024

   It was over. Superstar golfer Scottie Scheffler had just tapped in the putt to win the Masters Tournament for his second time by a dominant four strokes. Just days before Scheffler secured his victory,...

Caden Ng and his family on senior night.

Pinewood Pays Farewell to Multi-Sport Senior Athlete Caden Ng

Jake Reynders, Sports Writer May 3, 2024

   Senior Caden Ng has dealt with many ups and downs throughout his four-year Pinewood sports career. From exhilarating basketball playoff wins to heartbreaking football rivalry losses, his Pinewood...

Seniors Jake Kleiman (left) and Cole Chatterjee (right).

Seniors Take a Final Swing at Baseball

Rohan Parasnis, Sports Writer May 3, 2024

   The silence before the pitch, the whirl of the ball and the crack of the bat: the sounds of spring echo across the baseball diamond as the season wraps up. For the Pinewood baseball team, this season...

Violet and Charlotte posing for a picture at Senior Night

Charlotte’s Legacy on Pinewood Women’s Soccer

Violet Negrette, Opinion Writer May 3, 2024

 Pinewood soccer is a boisterous cacophony of emotions. Every practice and game, whether home or away, exudes passion and difficulty. As a club soccer player, I began every game with a vision of what...

School Needs to Be Year-Round to Prevent Learning Loss

School Needs to Be Year-Round to Prevent Learning Loss

Tiffany Au, Opinion Writer May 3, 2024

Summer’s imminent arrival fills me with dread. Why? Research reveals that students lose a staggering 30 percent of their academic skills over summer breaks. That’s right — a third of the school year’s...

Robotics team debuts their 2024 robot

Simon’s Says His Goodbye to Pinewood Robotics

Simon Braun, Opinion Writer May 3, 2024

 The rivet smashes into the aluminum rod, and my fingers clamp down quickly and tightly. The noise is deafening. Again. And again. People say robotics is not a sport, but I challenge you to rivet a robot...

Addison’s Review of Macbeth

Addison’s Review of Macbeth

Addison Parenti, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

“Ugh, I hate Shakespeare,” my classmates say. “Shakespeare’s so boring.” But, in my humble opinion, that is not the case. Shakespeare is a literary genius, carefully weaving in rhetorical devices,...

Simon Braun Reflects on Singing Career

Simon Braun Reflects on Singing Career

Rishi Chen, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Many people at Pinewood may have never heard senior Simon Braun sing, but he has been doing just that for nearly 10 years. Known for his brash demeanor and unique sense of humor, one of his hidden talents...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
#may2024