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  • April 24Class Of 2020 Parent/Caregiver's Meeting: Wednesday, May 3 from 7-8 pm in the Cafeteria

  • April 24The Food Justice Club is hosting a food drive from April 26th to May 4th

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...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Sammy Hernandez

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Sammy Hernandez

Bertina Xue and Cleo Falvey
April 12, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

This week’s Top Chef: Restaurant 108 featured the final competitor: Senior Sammy Hernandez. Hernandez created a host of amazing dishes that were inspired by his Puerto Rican roots. The deliciousness of the dishes and the high quality of the service made for an excellent overall dining experience. ...

Baking with Susanna: Passover Flourless Chocolate Cake

Baking with Susanna: Passover Flourless Chocolate Cake

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

It’s Passover! That means many of us Jews don’t eat anything with flour for eight days. But it doesn’t mean no dessert; we just eat flourless desserts instead! Flourless chocolate cake is hands down one of my favorite desserts, regardless of whether it’s Passover or not. It’s just like normal...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie, Mona Dias and Isaac Dassel

Evan Marohn and Bertina Xue
April 7, 2017
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

The third installment of the annual Top Chef competition in Restaurant 108 featured three chefs, rather than the usual one, as seniors Nathan Lourie, Mona Dias and Isaac Dassel collaborated on an Italian-themed menu with several appetizer, entree and dessert options. First, we were served a bas...

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