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Review: BETCo’s “Sheeple Magazine”

Review: BETCo’s “Sheeple Magazine”

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Nine students sit in chairs facing a podium from which Headmaster Anthony Meyer would soon address them. The students chat amongst themselves, but the constant presence of phones distract them from the important issues, such as the lack of girls in the science classes, a concern that only two student...

Review: Needs Improvment show

Review: Needs Improvment show

Mia Thompson, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


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An angry vegan at a meat festival, a girl with a lot of Eggos and two friends with strong feelings towards activism were just a few hilarious characters in Need’s Improvements comedic skits on Friday. Needs Improvment’s first show of the school year took place on Nov. 17, and they did not disapp...

Camerata-Orchesta concert review

Camerata-Orchesta concert review

Ella Kitterman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


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  Seeing the Camerata Choir, dressed in traditional black robes which a purple scarf around their necks, made me prepare myself for a long night of traditional church hymns and stuffy music. Yet when the tambourine started playing, I found myself unexpectedly tapping my foot to the high tempo...

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

November 4, 2017


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Soft lighting coupled with Italian music, homemade biscotti and furry friends greeted the audience of this year’s Shakespeare play. A fresh twist on the Shakespeare classic The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the show takes place in Italy, circa 1965, in the midst of the Beatles and mod movement. Although the play...

Review: An Evening with Nik Walker

Review: An Evening with Nik Walker

Sabrina Zhou and Sarah Hughes

June 13, 2017


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The excited chatter of Hamilton fans could be heard throughout the auditorium. People of all ages, both families and individual students, anxiously waited for the anticipated alumni to speak. The overwhelming response to the event was evident, as the tickets sold within hours and the auditorium consi...

Review: Needs Improvment Show

Review: Needs Improvment Show

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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The Robert-Dubbs Auditorium speakers played songs by Bruce Springsteen, U2 and Coldplay as students and parents made their way inside, excitedly chattering about the performance to come. The first few rows were filled with students, and parents and family members spread out throughout the auditorium. ...

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Review: Music Collective Spring Concert

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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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...

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...

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


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“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...

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 ...

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


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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 ...

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