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Finale

Finale

February 13, 2012


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

In honor of teenage romance on Valentine’s Day, a few Sagamore reporters decided to simulate a romantic stroll through Boston. And despite our limited experience with romantic dinners, we all agreed that the most romantic restaurant would be a desserterie. The evening, however, was less than sweet. Since...

“The Drowsy Chaperone” Review (Exclusive photo gallery)

“The Drowsy Chaperone” Review (Exclusive photo gallery)

February 9, 2012


Filed under Arts

The lights fade into black. A hushed whisper rolls through the crowd until there is silence. A voice is heard from the stage, yet the lights remain off. The audiences’ eyes adjust to the dark and a man’s silhouette becomes visible. After a minute or so in the dark, lights flood the stage. ...

Pass the Popcorn with Dan: “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

Pass the Popcorn with Dan: “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

February 7, 2012


Filed under Arts

I’m not going to lie. Seeing Tom Cruise dangling off the Burj Khalifa (the tallest building in the world) while a dust storm menaced in the distance and his grip slowly starting to slip was a jaw-droppingly cool moment. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, while not the most intellectual...

Momo Wong

Momo Wong

February 4, 2012


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

“I find small details in pieces, like phrases, that I think can be expressed in a different way. Or maybe I can show this color in a different emotion,” said senior Momo Wong. For Wong, music and art feed her creativity and imagination. Wong started on her performance and artistic route a...

Students compete in Poetry Out Loud

Students compete in Poetry Out Loud

February 2, 2012


Filed under Arts, News

[su_youtube_advanced url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_89aX4PVAEw?hd1"] The second annual Poetry Out Loud competition was held Thursday, Feb. 2 in the Black Box. Twelve students recited poems and were evaluated by a panel of four faculty judges. Senior Max Peabody, who performed “Golden Retrievals...

BATV course takes info bulletin to a new medium

BATV course takes info bulletin to a new medium

January 30, 2012


Filed under Arts

It’s 7:30 a.m. and a group of 11 students and one teacher gather in the Unified Arts Building. They share one goal: to better relay announcements in the morning. Their solution is The Morning Show, sometimes referred to as BHS Breakfast of Champions, run by Brookline Access Television. Digital Video Pro...

Yearbook production staff strives to capture a year of memories

Yearbook production staff strives to capture a year of memories

January 30, 2012


Filed under Arts

Every Saturday morning, a group of students gathers in the Humanities Lab to work diligently on a creation they hope everyone will cherish for years to come: the yearbook. The school’s yearbook is one of the nation’s most comprehensive yearbooks according to its adviser, social worker Karen Kennedy. Though...

SWS students come together at Frolics

SWS students come together at Frolics

January 30, 2012


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

“Wait!” said sophomore Jordan Underwood, throwing her palms forward. This was met with encouraging laughter and applause. After a few seconds, she remembered her lyrics and continued to sing. Her gentle yet strong voice, unaccompanied by instruments, soon hushed and impressed the crowd. “At...

Student steadily holds reigns of Emerson Play

Student steadily holds reigns of Emerson Play

January 22, 2012


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

As students performing in this year’s Emerson Play, The Reunion, file into the Black Box, they are not told what to do by the usual adult director. In this case, the director is someone much different and much younger: a fellow student. The Reunion is an adaption of the play Wanda’s Visit, writt...

Sol Azteca

Sol Azteca

January 22, 2012


Filed under Restaurant Reviews

It was not snowing. It was raining. It was the middle of winter. It was cold but not cold enough to snow. This was just the kind of day that breaks a student’s spirit. A meal at Sol Azteca was quite possibly the perfect remedy to such dark, dreary weather-induced depression. Stepping into the rest...

Refractions offers oasis for creative writers

Refractions offers oasis for creative writers

January 18, 2012


Filed under Arts

When junior Ariel Robinson goes even a few nights without writing in his journal, he is unable to concentrate in class. “After this happened the first time, I realized that I needed to have an outlet, some way to get all these extra thoughts out of my head,” said Robinson. “I did that with journal...

ReVisions attracts artists from across school

ReVisions attracts artists from across school

January 17, 2012


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Throughout the school, yellow posters have sprung up, advertising the 2012 student variety show, also known as ReVisions. The entrance fee was $5 at Dance Studio One at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12 and Friday, Jan. 13. Unlike Progressions, the Creative Music Festival or Needs Improvment, ReVisions...

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