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Unseen service

Arya Prabhakar '26, School staff May 2, 2024

Before the sun rises every day and you wake up for school, the facilities staff begin preparing the school for the day at 4:00 a.m. Alex Lozon has been a member of this crew for 25 years and has devoted...

SOCCER STAR Dayne Bartscht ‘04, pictured on the right, was a star player and captain of the soccer team at Greenhills. “He was the guy you wanted on your team and the player that other teams loved to hate,” Associate Director of Admissions and former athletic director Eric Gajar said. “He was chippy, and he didn’t take anything from other people.”

Brewing it up

Lauren Ye '26, School staff May 1, 2024

  Since graduating high school, Dayne Bartscht ‘04 has had an experienced career in consulting, tech, and business. But 20 years after graduation, Bartscht is hitting his stride in the craft...

HARMONY ECHOES Rykken Vivekanand captures a crowd with his Guitar and singing skills. On stage performing, “I love creating and performing music,” Vivekanand said, “I feel a very specific set of emotions that Im able to kind of draw from on stage.”

Born to sing

Manya Tijoriwala '26, Lifestyles staff March 9, 2024

Sitting in a dark room, harmony flowing through your mind. Song and emotion expressing the inexpressible, the feeling of rhythm coursing through your veins. Experiencing an entire lifetime of emotion in...

UNEARTHING THE PROCESS McGow poses for concept photos. “Signing with a label meant getting the full experience. I could feel my dreams getting more and more real, and I was so grateful.”

Dear Society… Greenhills alum releases debut single with label

Nicole Zhong '24, Lifestyles Editor March 9, 2024

For Devyn McGow ’23, this lifelong dream of becoming a studio recording artist came true with an unexpected interaction. “It’s actually a crazy story,” McGow said, “I was walking on campus...

RUNNING WITH STYLE Ava Kittendorf ‘24, Anika Bery ‘24, Henry Beck ‘26, and Lincoln Cha ‘24 (not pictured) get ready to run the race with some fun costumes to add to the experience. “It was so fun,” said Kittendorf. “I definitely want to run more long races like this in the future.”

On your marks, get set, go

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff March 9, 2024

On a crisp December morning, Anika Bery ‘24, Lincoln Cha ‘24, Ava Kittendorf ‘24, and Henry Beck ‘26 from the cross-country team embarked on a journey, pushed their limits, and formed a stronger...

ROUGH TERRAIN Beck races on a hilly and rocky course on his mountain bike. “I like longer courses because of the terrain and how it’s not just the same thing over and over,” Beck said. “On these courses, it’s about navigating the hills and maintaining a good pace because the course is so long.”

Tour de Beck

Lauren Ye '26, School staff December 7, 2023

In high school, students often find themselves searching for a way to relax or let loose outside of the academic environment. For most kids, this means sports like basketball, soccer, and more, many of...

Curtain call

Curtain call

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff December 7, 2023

As the curtains part, casting a warm glow on their face, surrounded by familiar faces in the audience, Dash Mangrulkar '24 braces for the bittersweet moment of their final school musical performance. This...

Taking flight towards Ireland

Taking flight towards Ireland

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff December 7, 2023

The rolling green hills of Ireland will soon replace the busy hallways of Greenhills for August Casteel ‘26, as she travels abroad to experience something she hasn’t done before. “I’ve never...

Sophomore takes on 20 hikes through nine states,

Sophomore takes on 20 hikes through nine states,

Izzy Baru '25, School editor December 7, 2023

Wind whips at your hair as you hike up the steep winding trail. Your backpack feels as though it has gained an extra five pounds and you feel the back of your neck starting to burn from lack of sunscreen....

A deep dive

A deep dive

Dhruv Nallamothu '25, Managing Editor, Online December 7, 2023

Imagine the fresh feeling rushing through your body as you plunge into the cold water. Diving deep, you reach the point where most people have to turn back, but not you. You get to dive deeper, exploring...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Aoife Tang '26, Lifestyles staff December 7, 2023

The heavy scent of chlorine and unease lingered in the air, as the swimmers awaited on the diving board for that one particular sound. A slow crescendoing symphony of racing hearts and deep breaths, conducted...

Festive foods with a twist

Bella Young '24, Lifestyles Editor December 7, 2023

Festive holidays bring people together, creating a perfect atmosphere for the joyous union of traditional and creatively altered dishes. Whether it's the warmth of Christmas, the vibrancy of Chinese New...

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