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Art students stay winning

Art students stay winning

Alisha Newsom, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

To be an artist takes talent, determination and a lot of patience. These qualities embody any great artist and school is full of them. “It’s an exciting time for our department and our students,” art and film teacher Josephine Braun said, “I feel accomplished knowing that our students work ...

Hidden Figures (2016) Review

Brian Berta, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

2016 film “Hidden figures” touches on racism and female brilliance. During the space race, a team of female African-American NASA mathematicians are tasked with calculating the launch and safe return of astronaut John Glenn. During the film the lead characters face adversity, which they pus...

Patriots Day Review

Ryley Chinn, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Movies based on true stories tend to be hit or miss. “Patriots Day”, which is based on true events, tells the story of a Boston police officer during the chaos of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Boston born actor Mark Wahlberg did an excellent job portraying the film’s protagonist,...

‘This Town’ marks Horan’s return

‘This Town’ marks Horan’s return

Alisha Newsom, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Waking up to kiss you and nobody’s there. The smell of your perfume still stuck in the air. It’s hard.” What’s not hard is loving this song. Niall Horan debuts his first solo track during One Direction’s supposed hiatus. Horan’s strengths, like playing guitar and using his strong, yet soft ton...

Fall play auditions

Lauren Harris, Page Designer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s time to open the curtains, turn on the lights and take stage. The drama department starts auditioning for two melodramas— “The Saga of Sagebrush Sal” and “Ragweed Cowboy Joe” this week. Auditions begin Wednesday, Sept. 21 and continue through Thursday, with callbacks beginning Fri...

Choir excels at MSVMA festival

Lauren Harris, Page designer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Student Life

Show choir traveled to the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) district festival at Stoney Creek high school on Mar 17 and brought home an award for each of the two pieces performed. “We won districts,” junior Zach Brock said. “We got an ‘excellent’ with superior distinctio...

Jazz band performs for Scott Gwinnell Band

Jazz band performs for Scott Gwinnell Band

Katie Johnson, Accosiate Editor

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The lights shine brightly down on jazz band members while the audience gives their undivided to the stage. “It's a rush, you're on a stage and everyone else is listening, but also eating and having a good time,” senior Nick Gjelaj said. “It's almost like a scene out of a movie.” Due to...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Megan Maloney, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Book fair preview

Fabrizio Orsi de Paula, Staff writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The book fair is coming up once again at the media center. The event was created and is organized by Mrs. Hubbard, head of the English Department.   “We grew up having book fairs in Elementary School and we all loved them,” Hubbard said. “I thought ‘Why not do that at the high school le...

Toys for Tots Preview

Toys for Tots Preview

Tony Black, Staff writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

It’s that jolly time of the year again where Student Council holds their annual Toys for Tots Telethon. “The kids did a bottle drive this year,” history teacher and head of StuCo, Amber Bronson said, “They also collected money and donations from parents at conferences, and those two things,...

Almost time for “Almost, Maine”

Almost time for “Almost, Maine”

Grace Kulin, Staff writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature

Almost, Maine: where almost nothing happens, except for one winter night full of love and heartbreak for nine couples. “The great thing about having a show made up of multiple scenes and not just one story, is that you can have multiple messages brought across,” senior actor Griffin Sheridan said. The...

Snazzy school shirts

Tony Black, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature

What is the shirt theme for your grade? “We just went with overall blue.” Anna McIntosh '18 “We don’t really have a specific theme we went with.” -Parah Farmer '17 “Our theme is rainbow tie-dye.” Ryan Matheson '16   How did you make your shirt? “I put jewels and...

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