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Review: ReVisions 2017

Review: ReVisions 2017

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
February 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Family members and friends sit on plastic chairs or on small foam mats, anxiously waiting to see their loved ones perform. It is a fairly small event; it has not been widely advertised and there are no programs. Yet it is a full house, and the performers are passionate people yearning to share their ...

Baking with Susanna: Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Baking with Susanna: Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
February 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Looking for something sweet to make for Valentine’s Day (or your next snow day)? These red velvet cupcakes are moist, easy to make and fun to decorate. Yield: 24 regular sized cupcakes or 72 mini cupcakes Ingredients Cupcakes 1 ½ cups vegetable oil 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 ...

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

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