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Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Juniors Annika Haber and Maya Kassis

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Juniors Annika Haber and Maya Kassis

Jason Altshuler and Cleo Falvey
March 28, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 28, Restaurant 108’s Top Chef Competition brought about another round of delicious student-created dishes. This week’s competitors, juniors Annika Haber and Maya Kassis, constructed a menu inspired by the theme of “comfort foods.” Haber and Kassis’s appetizer menu consiste...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Bertina Xue and Jason Altshuler
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 21 head chef and senior Mikayla Woodberry began the first installment of the annual competition with a Latin-American inspired menu, titled “Garifuna Flava.” For an appetizer, we ordered the shrimp and avocado stuffed plantain cups (tazón de plátano con camarones y aguacat...

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Grand portraits of three clearly dominant princesses greet the viewers at the entrance of the exhibit with slightly condescending smiles and stone cold gazes, making the observer feel small. Though they do not look alike, all three women are similar in their outfits and atmosphere. They all wear...

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition One

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition One

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
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Ms. Cells Mr. Grande   Mr. Fried ...

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to those who celebrate! I don’t often make fancy desserts. I eat my desserts because they taste good, and I’m usually too lazy for presentation or for dessert that requires utensils (except cake). But I have to say, this parfait is worth the time it takes to make it lo...

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

“Will this ever stop?” A beat. Then each and every person in the over filled Black Box stood up and gave thunderous applause, all with solemn, intense, emotion filled looks on their faces. The “Every 28 Hours” Plays, directed by drama teacher Summer Williams, are a collection of 43 one minute...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

Innovation fellow fashions couture class

Innovation fellow fashions couture class

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Arts

Her hands continue to sew the dress, tailoring it in the seconds before the model takes the stage. She works fast, ready to move on to several other pieces soon to be displayed to the waiting audience. Last year, the high school’s 21st Century Fund, which has been responsible for supporting numerous ...

Upcoming Spring Play explores American racial tensions

Upcoming Spring Play explores American racial tensions

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Every 28 hours, a person of color is killed by a vigilante, security guard or police officer.  This highly contested statistic, from a 2012 study by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, is the foundation that supports the 2017 Spring Play, aptly titled Every 28 Hours. The show itself is a collection of one-minute pl...

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Review: Imogen Cunninghan, In Focus at MFA Boston

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Imogen Cunningham is a legend in the photography world. One of the first women to be recognized in her field, her exploration of portraits, still lifes, botanicals, urban landscapes and portraits. Her mastery of darkroom techniques, paired with her stark black-and-white prints, convey as much, if not ...

Gallery: Elementary School Art

Gallery: Elementary School Art

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The Sagamore asked students from the high school to submit their old art from elementary school. Click through the gallery to view the adorable results!

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