Emilya Ershtein

Emilya is passionate about fighting systematic inequality in the US education system and throughout the world. She is involved in swimming, water polo, tutoring, piano, and math team. Her goals for the year are to understand a new global perspective, develop patience and persistence, do some yoga, and learn as much Hindi as possible. Her favorite quote is, “A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.” Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried


Language Arts

In school, they call it “language arts”, the art of language. Personally, I never thought of it that way; the idea of spelling tests and grammar rules never felt very artistic. To my sister and I, they were all the less fun, as we came to American school with no knowledge of English because my…

18 September, 2019

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Emilya Ershtein