The Student News Site of East Lansing High School


The Student News Site of East Lansing High School


The Student News Site of East Lansing High School


Adan Quan

Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief of Copy

Adan Quan is a member of the Class of 2023 and one of the Editors-in-Chief of  for Portrait. This is his third year on staff as a senior. He also reports occasionally for East Lansing Info, and was invited to attend the Asian American Journalists Association's JCamp, a national multicultural journalism program. Adan’s favorite thing about journalism is writing and interviewing. When he is not in the newsroom, Adan loves to play flute, learn about history and play pickleball.

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Helping Joseph DeRogatis-Frilingos (11), paraprofessional Amy Celentino advises on a geography activity. Celentino has worked in the district for 24 years, and has seen many students come and go through the special education program.

Amy Celentino

June 7, 2022
Barb McCaffrey helps Montana Washington (10) in her special-needs classroom.  McCaffrey often works with students between four to six years, from when they walk into her room to when they walk across the graduation stage.

Barb McCaffrey

June 7, 2022
Laughing with her class on May 19, French teacher Marcy Sheldon shows a movie to her combined AP French and Careers in French class. As the department chair of World Languages, Sheldon has overseen major changes to how language is taught.

Marcy Sheldon

June 7, 2022
Advising an athlete on his form, English teacher and coach Patrick Murray leads track practice on May 23. I tell my athletes, success... is not the outcome, its the process, Murray said.

Patrick Murray

June 7, 2022
Holding the flag of the Comanche Nation, Noemi Tehauno (12) poses for a photo. Tehauno is a registered member of the Comanche nation, and prefers to be identified with their tribe rather than a general label like Indigenous.

Breaking the silence

Story by Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief, Online
May 6, 2022
The ELPS logo

Board of Education to vote on rescinding mask policy

Story by Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief
April 11, 2022
Walking around his classroom, Ross Gorman leads his World History class in a lesson on the Soviet Union under Josef Stalin on Mar. 11. Gorman will be teaching one section per semester of Black American History, starting in the 2022-23 school year. Having taken black history courses at MSU and being interested in the topic, Gorman has pushed for one to be created at ELHS since he was hired, only just now getting it approved.

A better reflection

Story by Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2022

The toll of tardiness

Story by Adan Quan and Sumaya Suber
February 12, 2022

From a new perspective

Story by Holyn Walsh and Adan Quan
February 12, 2022

Equestrian team claims title of District Grand Champions

Story by Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2021

A new type of adventure

Story by Quinn Martin and Adan Quan
November 18, 2021
Awaiting their turn, ELPS teachers stand in line in the ELHS student union for the vaccine clinic on Nov. 4.

Vaccine clinic held at ELHS for district staff

Story by Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief
November 5, 2021
Keaton Kribs (10) stands with a pride flag on Sept. 24 outside of the 600 hallway.

Beyond the Surface

Story by Adan Quan, Editor-in-Chief
October 5, 2021
main image for story, collage of candidates

A Clean Slate

Story by Adan Quan, Copy Editor
May 27, 2021
Main image for story. Shows cover of book and the subject.

Doodles In Journals to Illustrations in Books

Story by Adan Quan, Copy Editor
February 25, 2021
in car woman holds up paper

Optimism, Surprise, Concern

Story by Adan Quan, Copy Editor
February 5, 2021
ELHS stage with set pieces of Little Women

Seniors Speechless

Story by Adan Quan, Copy Editor
December 11, 2020
matt russell, russell, new staff, new teachers, teachers,

New Staff Feature: Russell

Story by Adan Quan, Copy Editor
October 23, 2020
baking, elena espinoza, new staff

New Staff Feature: Espinoza

Story by Adan Quan
October 22, 2020
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