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Kasper Halevy

Kasper Halevy (’24) is currently an Editor-in-Chief for Vol. 59 of The Lancer. He was the Vol. 58 Features Editor and a Staff Writer for Vol. 57.

STEM clubs in the Eggers Innovation Center

by Kasper Halevy (’24) | February 3, 2023 On January 10, the Eggers Innovation Center opened for the first day of classes after winter break. While the building is now home to most science and mathematics classes, co-curricular STEM clubs are also thriving in the space.  Robotics is likely the largest benefactor of the new…

Innovation Center insights from Mr. Jason Curtis

by Kasper Halevy (’24) and Krish Rastogi (’24) | February 3, 2023 The Eggers Innovation Center is finally open to students and educators after years of construction. What happened behind the scenes? What makes the building unique? What opportunities does the complex unlock? With several weeks of classes underway, President Jason Curtis shares his insight…

Stock Market Club launches speaker series

by Kasper Halevy (’24) | April 8, 2022 For the past several years, the Stock Market Club’s primary ventures included allowing Lancers to compete in a real-time financial market simulator through the MarketWatch platform, as well as hosting student-led presentations on fiscal topics.  However, board member Ruhi Maletira (’23) felt that it was time to…

Humans of Saint Francis: Ashton Liu

by Will Li (’23) and Kasper Halevy (’24) | March 21, 2022 Strolling into the Commons, one can never miss the energetic student sporting tinted aviator glasses, playing an assortment of melodies from Baroque sonatas to the Minecraft soundtrack on the piano.  Dubbed “The Piano God,” Ashton Liu (’22) began his musical journey at age…

Will any sanctions sway Russia toward peace?

by Kasper Halevy (’24) | March 21, 2022 As the Russian military continues its relentless assault on Ukrainian civilians, the West has also been deploying myriad responses aimed at crippling the Russian economy. Russia’s access to SWIFT financial services (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) has been blocked. Assets are currently suspended worldwide, and the…

Broadway Showcase returns to campus

by Kasper Halevy (’24) and Alexander Chang (’23) | March 21, 2022 The Broadway Showcase finally returned to the Performing Arts Center at 6 P.M. on February 16.  “The Broadway Showcase is a collection of songs, dances, and just general routines all relevant to the world of Broadway,” explained Ajay Krishnan (’23), who sang “Razzle…

Humans of Saint Francis: Medha Mahanta

by Kasper Halevy (’24) and Will Li (’23) | February 14, 2022 Medha Mahanta (’24) began her mathematical journey in middle school with the local MATHCOUNTS and Math League competitions as a fun pastime. Little did she know, math would later become deeply integrated into her everyday life. As a board member of both the Math…

Humans of Saint Francis: Lily Arangio

by Arhana Aatresh (’23), Alexander Chang (’23), Will Li (’23), Elsa Ying (’23), Da Hee Yang (’23), Kasper Halevy (’24), and Anika Bastin (’23) | October 11, 2021 Many teenagers perceive politics as either a stream of intangible Instagram stories or an abstract mess reserved for adults. However, Lily Arangio (’23) actively combats this perception…

Humans of Saint Francis: Aidan Sanchez

by Kasper Halevy (’24), Safaa Hussain (’23), and Matthew Tran (’23) | October 11, 2021 From the Associated Student Body to the Peter Morey Spirit Award, you’ve likely heard the name Aidan Sanchez (’22) in the context of an avidly involved student in school activities. With significant pressure stemming from academic coursework and the college…

Major’s misdemeanors: a minor mishap

by Kasper Halevy (’24) | May 10, 2021 The “indoguration” party celebrating Major’s journey from a pup shelter to the White House marked a milestone for rescue dogs. Since the First Dogs of the United States, Champ (12) and Major (3), moved into the White House on January 24, Major has been displaying some aggressive…

Lenten fundraiser aims to provide 20,000 meals

by Kasper Halevy (’24) | March 29, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and philanthropist Nelson Mandela once said, “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.” In response to the Lenten call to grow in prayer, fasting, and almsgiving through care and compassion, Saint Francis High School has kicked…

Annual Interfaith Prayer Service: unity in diversity

by Kasper Halevy (‘24) | March 1, 2021 In the words of National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, “There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it.” The seemingly interminable pandemic did not deter Saint Francis from conducting its annual Interfaith Prayer Service in all religion classes on January 28 and 29.…

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