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Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Paintbrushes and pencils are in the past. For senior Sergei LeFaivre, digital design is the future. By turning his passion for sports into modern graphic designs, LeFaivre has grown into a skilled artist spurred by his own athletic interests. Because of his Boston upbringing, LeFaivre was supportin...

AOM: Nairi Harumi

AOM: Nairi Harumi

Aryn Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Starting a business and learning real-world skills in high school is not the first thing that pops into the minds of most students. For junior Nairi Harumi, however, this was the case. Inspired by expensive necklaces she liked but did not want to spend money on, Harumi decided to make her own. Wh...

AOM: Bradley Wolf

AOM: Bradley Wolf

Renata Shen, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

You’ve likely heard about a double threat and a triple threat. What about a quintuple threat? Through participation in orchestra, choir, dance, gymnastics and musical theatre, sophomore Bradley Wolf’s extensive resume includes almost every aspect of performing arts. For him, performing is not jus...

AOM: Sage Uhl

AOM: Sage Uhl

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Listening to music in her headphones and with a pencil in her hand, senior Sage Uhl is busy concentrating on creating her next masterpiece. Uhl grew up in an artistic household which contributed to her own passion. Visual Arts teacher Donna Sartanowicz, one of Uhl’s many art teachers at the high...

AOM: Max Murphy

AOM: Max Murphy

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

The camera pans down to a full shot of a purple house and as the video shifts to a clip of a teenage boy waking up for school, MGMT’s “Time to Pretend” plays in the background. This music video, along with several other short films, all belong to senior Max Murphy’s YouTube channel where he shares...

AOM: Nick Anmahian

AOM: Nick Anmahian

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

Taking his seat before the piano, a rush of adrenaline runs through his body. He gives the audience a confident look before he turns to the piano and loses himself in the music. Junior Nick Anmahian has cultivated a passion for music and playing the piano. Anmahian’s interest in playing the pian...

Artist of the Month: Julia Van

Artist of the Month: Julia Van

Milena Kitterman, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017

It begins with a stroke of a pencil, paintbrush or lump of charcoal. Something so simple results in emotion-filled art, intricate and full of insight.   Senior Julia Van uses artistic exploration to stimulate self-discovery, while working to stay true to her artistic identity. Van’s artis...

AOM: Genevive Bondaryk

AOM: Genevive Bondaryk

Lauro Demb, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

“Dance is who I am; if I introduce myself I always say,  ‘I am Genevive, I am 18, I am a good student and I am a dancer.’”   Genevive Bondaryk has been dancing since she was four years old, and the 18-year-old has covered a wide range of styles. Originally, she began with ballet, jazz and ta...

Artist of the Month: Rena Guo

Artist of the Month: Rena Guo

Daisy Elliot, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

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...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

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...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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...

AOM: Evan Paris

AOM: Evan Paris

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

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...

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