Tag Archives: Class of 2021

A Guide for Your College Applications ft. Sydney Pyon

Conducted by Rachel Jason Are you a current junior or senior that is busy filling out your college applications, unaware of what colleges want to see? Or are you an underclassman, figuring out what you should be doing in preparation for college? This is the perfect article for you as it outlines whatto do and

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Carl Schaller Prefers Four Digits

By Frank Long Standout Garnet Valley High School Basketball player Carl Schaller masks up and hits 1,000 points.  Carl Schaller has been a prolific Garnet Valley basketball player for four years now. As a freshman, he quickly took the program by storm, producing amazing performances at such an amateur point in his high school career. 

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Nationally Ranked Figure Skater Joseph Kang Tells His Story

Conducted by Humaam Said Joseph Kang, a senior at Garnet Valley High School, is a nationally recognized figure skater. Starting at 6 years old, Joe has moved up from the juvenile to the senior level of figure skating. Recently, Joe competed at “2020 Skate America” in Las Vegas, Nevada against Olympic gold medalist Nathan Chen

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A Conversation with Sanjana Chadive, Editor-in-Chief of the Jaguar Journal

Conducted by Kevin Genthert For a time regarded as devastating, hurtful, and destructive for most activities and organizations, Sanjana Chadive has played a massive part in giving the Jaguar Journal one of its most successful years so far – in the middle of a pandemic. With no in-person meetings or ability to see each other

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12 Garnet Valley Students Selected as National Merit Finalists

Please join me in congratulating the following students for being recognized as National Merit Finalists: Nathan Chen John Colavito Naomi Consiglio Kushagra Gupta Noelle Mink Andrew Murray Benjamin Nguyen Elizabeth Nguyen Sydney Pyon Sarah Rossi Ramsey Smith John Teng

A Candid Interview with Nathan Chen

Conducted by Justin Kang and Ryan Nagengast In a time of schooling, summer programs, and extracurricular activities being postponed, Garnet Valley senior Nathan Chen has made the most of his resources. Highly accomplished in computer science for his age, Nathan spends hours a day honing his skills through competitions and other methods. Luckily for him,

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What Did You Say?

By Kushagra Gupta Buttoning my jacket and clearing my throat, I took a deep breath and began, “Good morning, honorable chair and fellow delegates, the People’s Republic of China strongly believes…” The speech was interrupted when a couple of delegates nearby started giggling. I looked up at the Model United Nations committee. Everyone was staring

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Local Students Nathan Chen & Elizabeth Nguyen Named Candidates In U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Nathan Chen and Elizabeth Nguyen, graduating seniors at Garnet Valley High School, have been named two of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2021. Inclusion in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

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The Lessons We’ve Learned in High School

By Sanjana Chadive & Kevin Genthert High school. We laugh, we cry, and we learn. As the second semester of our senior year rapidly approaches, the two of us can’t help but reflect on some of the most important lessons we’ve learned over the last four years. Although the list is seemingly endless, here are

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Judy Yocum’s 10 Favorite Things

Fresh Flowers  A flower is pretty on the outside but even more beautiful on the inside. I love flowers because they remind me of happy times. Flowers come out in the spring after a cold winter to remind us of the beauty of nature. People give flowers to others on special occasions to represent love.

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