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  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

Stickers on technology provide area to broadcast opinions and interests

Stickers on technology provide area to broadcast opinions and interests

Becky Perelman, Staff Writer
February 4
Filed under Arts, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

Freshman Grace Sokolow showcases a pro-choice sticker on her phone, a symbol for women's rights and their own choices regarding their bodies. “My mom went to a rally and she got a sticker. I also had a Planned Parenthood support sticker,” said Sokolow.   Sophomore Annie DiAdamo’s sticker is...

Review: Grease

Review: Grease

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Go, Greased Lightning! Packed with stunningly choreographed dance numbers, talented singers and captivating showtunes, Grease, the high school’s 2017 musical, was a hit. The musical follows the trials and tribulations of the relationship between Danny Zuko, played by sophomore Diego Echeverria de Cordova, ...

Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

Sofia Georgaklis and Nick Eddinger
February 2
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The high school's Poetry Out Loud competition took place on Thursday, Feb. 2 during X-block. A group of 15 students recited poems and were judged by teachers Robert Levine, Christina Shen, Sarah Kornell and Peter Sedlak. Senior Makena Binker-Cosen won first place, and Freshmen Justin Chiu and Sarah ...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Music blasts from speakers, and the show is about to begin. Junior Isobel Souza sings along to the music, feeling nervous electricity before her World of Dance competition. For Souza, dance has allowed her to form lasting friendships and land a teaching job at the Brookline Teen Center train...

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Jason Altshuler, Arts Writing Editor
February 1
Filed under Arts, Showcase

At the high school, many students make rap music as a creative outlet. However, these artists approach the art form in different ways.

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Review: Borne into the Clouds

Review: Borne into the Clouds

Rachel Vin, Staff Writer
January 26
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Under the white sheets of a hospital bed, junior Jacob Zachary Flanders is unrecognizable. A taut cap covers his hair, and dark lesions are strewed across his face and neck. His arms tremble at the smallest attempt of movement. Flanders is playing Peter, the protagonist in this year’s Emerson play, Bour...

AOM: Evan Paris

AOM: Evan Paris

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 25
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Unlike a lot of artists at the high school who like to draw or paint, Senior Evan Paris works with stained glass and 2D mosaics. Although it’s not offered at the high school, Paris uses materials once used at the high school to pursue his passion. He hopes to continue art in the future as a hobby. “I f...

How to make a friendship bracelet

How to make a friendship bracelet

Haley Bayne, Co-editor-in-chief
January 23
Filed under Arts, Showcase

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Makeup Tutorial #2 featuring Isobel Souza

Makeup Tutorial #2 featuring Isobel Souza

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Arts, Showcase

When did you start doing your makeup? Probably two years ago, doing makeup for my dance performances. What do you like the most about makeup? I think of it as an art. There’s brushes, it takes practice, there’s a variety of things you can do with it. What would you say to people who...

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Nick Eddinger, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Arts, Informational, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were critical in defining Japanese cultural identity. The depiction of women and how they reflected the country’s struggle to preserve their culture while remaining relevant in the modern world is beautifully displayed in the ongoing exhibition of  “New Women...

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