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Jonathan Eber

Jonathan Eber

November 30, 2012
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Although senior Jonathan Eber, a guitarist in Jazz Band, commits himself to only one instrument, he draws on the talents of the musicians around him to further his own creativity. Eber started playing guitar in sixth grade out of a growing interest in rock music. Before picking up guitar, Eber played clarinet in t...

Artist of the Month: Julia Grimes

Artist of the Month: Julia Grimes

April 30, 2012
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Junior Julia Grimes is not a verbal person. So when words fail her, art proves a perfect substitute. “Art is just always the way I’ve communicated,” said Grimes. “Instead of saying, ‘I love you,’ I’ll make a little booklet or something for someone.” Since art is a means of c...

Artist of the Month: Jake Gonnella

Artist of the Month: Jake Gonnella

April 5, 2012
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When junior Jake Gonnella gets a character assignment, he does not strive to merely act like that person. He strives to become that person. In the freshman play, the Shakespeare play, the states play and now this year’s spring play, Gonnella has worked to understand his character as if he knew...

Roxy Rivard

Roxy Rivard

February 14, 2012
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For sophomore Roxy Rivard, dance is more than just a hobby. It is her rock and foundation. “I don’t know how to do math. I’m not good at painting or drawing or anything,” said Rivard. “But I know how to dance. It keeps me sane and gives me a sense of stability.” Rivard trains and...

Momo Wong

Momo Wong

February 4, 2012
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“I find small details in pieces, like phrases, that I think can be expressed in a different way. Or maybe I can show this color in a different emotion,” said senior Momo Wong. For Wong, music and art feed her creativity and imagination. Wong started on her performance and artistic route a...

Luisa Ortiz

Luisa Ortiz

December 23, 2011
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Expressive. Strong. Emotional. These are the words that senior Luisa Ortiz uses to describe her paintings. “Feelings, things that I go through, are inspirations,” said Ortiz. After entering high school, Ortiz found that she was struggling with classes, which caused her to feel frustrated, a...

August Ramos

August Ramos

December 1, 2011
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Succeeding as a classical musician is a difficult task, but junior August Ramos, driven by his love of music, is determined to try. Ramos played the guitar at a young age and later transitioned to the double bass in fourth grade when the music teacher at Lawrence School asked him to choose an instrument...

Ben Sherak

Ben Sherak

November 15, 2011
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For some people, writing might be an outlet for emotions, but for senior Ben Sherak, rapping is an outlet for cockiness and for a different side of him that he does not normally express in his daily life. “Like my rapper named ‘Hunger,’ it’s about hunger for success and the blood of an oppo...

Sasha Khetarpal-Vasser

Sasha Khetarpal-Vasser

May 25, 2011
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When senior Sasha Khetarpal-Vasser reaches into all of the corners of his mind, he reaches further back than the comprehensible limits towards the Hindu goddess of simultaneous destruction and chaos, and brings her here to fuse her ancient image with the Western one. “A lot of my art is particularly inspired by the goddess Kali. I...

Tal Scully

Tal Scully

April 30, 2011
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School band. Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble. Freshman play. Drama class. Boston Ballet. “Sometimes it’s a little hard to balance it all,” said freshman Tal Scully. A little hard to balance it all? “Well, I used to dance five times a week, but now it’s too much, so I just do three,” s...

Justin Sketch

Justin Sketch

March 21, 2011
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Justin Drayton hopes to find himself at the forefront of rappers from the Boston area in the years to come. “Not too many artists have made it big out of Boston, but within the next couple of years, I feel like all that’s going to change,” said Drayton, a senior. With four mix-tapes und...

Amelia Thelen

Amelia Thelen

February 21, 2011
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While NBA players like Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce dominate Boston basketball courts, our own Amelia Thelen was there too, but she brought a different kind of game. On Feb. 4, Thelen performed twice with her dance group Contemporarily Out Of Order with both the Junior Company and Adult Compan...

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