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Menuhin Virtual Assembly: Lower School Edition
Mitzi Mock
 

Enjoy a spring presentation of musical performances from lower school students in the Menuhin program!



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Reflections on Ramadan and Eid

When I explain Ramadan to people who aren’t Muslim, I’m often met with incredulity and disbelief—while the general idea of fasting for 30 days from sunrise to sunset is simple, it’s often hard for people to grasp what that looks like in practice. 

Jew-ish?

Gigi S. '23 shares her piece, "Jew-ish?" which recently earned an honorable mention in the 2022 Bay Area Scholastic Writing Awards. 

"Fear and I" and "Grandfather"

Eighth grader Jordan G. recently earned a Gold Key in the Bay Area Scholastic Writing Awards for his series of poems, "Grandfather." Additionally, he shared his spoken word poem, "Fear and I" at the March 21 World Poetry Day celebration at the Hillsborough campus.

In Memoriam: The Black Leaders Who Inspire Me

In this essay below, sixth grader Julian D. shares the history of three important Black people from around the world, who have inspired him.

"These great men have all passed away in the past year, so I wanted our community to remember their stories," he writes. "When you read about them, I hope you’ll agree with me that they were great and inspirational people."

The Patient From Zero

Senya S. '26 shares her science fiction piece, "The Patient From Zero," which recently earned a Gold Key in the 2022 Bay Area Scholastic Writing Awards. 

Ghosts

Gabe A. '24 shares his piece, "Ghosts," which recently earned a Silver Key in the 2022 Bay Area Scholastic Writing Awards.