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Review: Needs Improvment Show

Review: Needs Improvment Show

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The Robert-Dubbs Auditorium speakers played songs by Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Coldplay as students and parents made their way inside, excitedly chattering about the performance to come. The first few rows were filled with students, and parents and family members spread out throughout the auditorium. ...

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition Three

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition Three

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Ms. Crocker Mr. Shiffman Dean Redding ...

Baking with Susanna: Mother’s Day Lemon Bars

Baking with Susanna: Mother’s Day Lemon Bars

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
May 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

You can surprise your mom by doing a nice deed and making her happy by baking for her on Mother’s Day tomorrow! These lemon squares are awesome; they’re tangy and sweet at the same time. For all you cookie dough lovers, you’ll be in dough heaven with this crust. It’s like cookie dough crust,...

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A night of jazz music commenced when sharply-dressed musicians walked on stage, eagerly awaited by parents and other audience members. With the first note, the audience was already captivated and would be for the next hour and a half. The Music Collective held their spring concerts on April 6 and 7...

Restaurant of the Month: Harry’s All American Breakfast

Restaurant of the Month: Harry’s All American Breakfast

Haley Bayne, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

Harry’s All-American Breakfast, nestled in a quaint Roslindale strip mall, gives the true All-American feel. For such a charming and simple location, Harry’s is a happening restaurant for breakfast and lunch, especially on weekends. We arrived, and there was a brief wait before we were seated at a modest, ...

Artist of the Month: Rena Guo

Artist of the Month: Rena Guo

Daisy Elliot, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Like most high school students, sophomore Rena Guo has an account on the social media platform Instagram. Unlike most students, however, she has over 40,000 followers. To Guo’s drawing teacher and friends, she is known to be a creative, hardworking, confident and dedicated artist. Guo’s p...

Review: Shakespeare Unauthorized

Review: Shakespeare Unauthorized

Jordan Watts, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Arts

As one enters the exhibit Shakespeare Unauthorized, they are immediately faced with a large canvas of the awe-inspiring man himself—William Shakespeare, his image looming over the entrance. From his rare and valuable quartos to the famous First Folio, you are sure to remain riveted throughout the exhibit....

Students adopt Thoreau’s ideas of simplicity

Students adopt Thoreau’s ideas of simplicity

Lauro Demb, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Arts

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours,” Henry David Thoreau once said. How much time do you let slip away? How many...

New class orchestrates advanced strings

New class orchestrates advanced strings

Maisie Kramer, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under Arts

Imagine that you are a student at the high school with dreams of playing in a professional orchestra someday. You enjoy the regular music class that you are taking right now, but you want to play music that will prepare you to study music in a more advanced group. Next year, there will be a class for...

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition Two

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition Two

April 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Ms. Flynn-Carson “When I went to college, I became a DJ at my college’s radio station. That radio station had the goal of you playing at least 30% of stuff that had just come out in the last three months, so it made you really have to listen to stuff that was coming out. You couldn’t play anything that would be played on a...

Culinary classes cook up cheerful community

Culinary classes cook up cheerful community

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Arts

The dreary students lay their heads on their desks. It is fourth period, and they are tired, hungry and bored. Suddenly, the smell of freshly baked cookies wafts through the door, waking them all up as a student walks in with a heaping plate of warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies. Some of the most po...

Gallery moved in struggle for space

Gallery moved in struggle for space

Elene Chamberlain, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

For many years, the Art Space gallery across from the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium has served as a platform for students to appreciate their peers’ artwork while being able to share their own. Beginning in September 2017, the Art Space gallery will be relocated to spaces within the Unified Arts Buil...

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