The Student Publication of Keystone

The Keynote

The Student Publication of Keystone

The Keynote

The Student Publication of Keystone

The Keynote

2020-2021 Staff

Sarah Cross

Sarah is a current junior at Keystone with a passion for all things concerning Computer Science, Computational Biology, and Artificial Intelligence. Student by day, coder by night, she works as a software engineering intern for PTZOptics, and spends most of her free time cod...

Yousuf Shafiu

Yousuf Shafiu

Yousuf Shafiu is currently a senior who immerses himself in robot strategy for Keystone's FRC Team, Reaching for the Skynet. In love with numbers and literature, you can't catch a day without him walking with a book or geeking...

Griffin Brooks

Griffin Brooks

Griffin Brooks, a senior and lifer at Keystone, is an avid Texans fan and passionate Social Democrat who enjoys playing sports and video games and making videos. He plays for the Keystone baseball and basketball teams...

Sarah Malik

Sarah Malik

Sarah Malik, a current junior, has attended Keystone for 12 years. She loves to spread awareness and share her own experiences in the pieces she writes. She takes part in Debate, Model UN, Science Bowl, Basketball, and Keynote....

Sarita Manocha

Sarita Manocha

Sarita Manocha, a junior, has found a passion for writing throughout her years at Keystone. In Keynote Sarita spreads awareness and brings to attention the current events and world issues today. She shows spirit for the Keystone...

Liza Curtright

Liza Curtright

Liza Curtright is a senior who enjoys watching football and learning about politics. She is one of the first members of Keystone’s FRC team, as well as a member of Foreign Language Club and Lower School Connects. When possible,...

Miguel Solis

Miguel Solis

Miguel Solis is a current senior at Keystone. He is currently in the Keynote, and the FRC Robotics club, which he helped start along with other seniors. His favorite subjects are science and engineering. This is his second year...

Lorenzo Ruiz

Lorenzo Ruiz

Lorenzo Ruiz, a junior, is a staff writer and Editor-in-Chief. An enthusiast of government and current events, his hobbies include debate, Academic WorldQuest, Model United Nations, and co-hosting the political podcast Picket. Spurred ...

Zofia Graham

Zofia Graham

Zofia Graham is a senior at Keystone School who enjoys singing and theater. She is a member of Robotics, Debate club, and choir as well as the Keynote. In her free time, she likes to watch YouTube videos and read.

Siri Reddy

Siri Reddy

Siri Reddy is currently a sophomore. This is her third year attending Keystone. She enjoys listening to music in her free time. ...

Shreya Chaudhary

Shreya Chaudhary

Shreya Chaudhary is a senior planning to major in data science or computer science. She interns with TigerGraph, promotes and tutors women in STEM through her organization WISE, conducts research in bioinformatics and health tech,...

Jack Dougherty

Jack Dougherty

Jack Dougherty is a senior at Keystone who enjoys participating in Model UN and Academic Worldquest and has lately found himself in the midst of helping establish a robotics team for Keystone by the name of Reaching for the Sk...

Allison Wu

Allison Wu

Ali Wu, a senior, is excited to represent art in the Keynote with Siona this year! She aims to connect the Keystone community through writing and comics! She writes articles for Debate, World Today, and Student Life, and as editor...

Ella Best

Ella Best

Ella Best is a senior who is passionate about Keystone culture and student life. She serves as the Student Council President and the co-Editor-in-Chief of the Literary Magazine. She enjoys writing, making bad art, playing softb...

Hashim Latif

Hashim Latif

Hashim Latif is a senior and a lifer at Keystone and he's extremely passionate about entertainment and culture in our world today. He wishes to work in the entertainment industry someday but he hopes that you enjoy his film revi...

Kaitlin Albarran

Kaitlin Albarran

Kaitlin is a senior at Keystone School and has attended the school since she was in sixth grade. She is a part of Academic World Quest, Model United Nations, Foreign Language Club, and Girl Scouts. She loves to read, ride horses,...

Derek Wong

Derek Wong

Derek Wong is a senior who likes discussing hot topics relating to politics and the entertainment industry. He frequently participates in Model UN, loves writing and designing in LitMag and Yearbook, and his violin is his prized po...

Sarah Gonzales

Sarah Gonzales

Sarah Gonzales is a senior at Keystone School and editor for The Keynote’s Debate section. She is involved in Model United Nations, Quizbowl, Science Fair, Golf, National Honor Society, and Senior Class affairs as the class’s...

Siona Manocha

Siona Manocha

Siona Manocha, a senior, has attended Keystone School since kindergarten. Through The Keynote, Siona employs the use of visual art and media to highlight the artistic talent of Keystone students, while shedding light on the diversity...