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Meet the a capella Groups: Testostatones

Meet the a capella Groups: Testostatones

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

The Testostatones meet during X-block and on Sunday nights. If you are interested in joining, the auditions will be held on May 29 through June 1.

Tenacity Challenge showcases Scholars’ skills

Tenacity Challenge showcases Scholars’ skills

Milena Kitterman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Twelve students from the high school prepared for months: studying trivia, creating a mural, preparing presentations and practicing for their debate. Each one had the chance to walk away with a $1,000 scholarship. The Tenacity Challenge is an academic competition for students of color from all ov...

Marathons: Boston and Beyond

Marathons: Boston and Beyond

Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 15, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, News, Showcase

Junior Ellie Sloane, who is running the Providence Marathon this year, says that most people ask, “Why would you do that to yourself?” when runners talk about their love of the sport. But Sloane said that after you’ve run a couple miles, it’s fairly easy to keep going. “It gives you something...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Ben Haber

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Ben Haber

Daisy Elliot, Opinions Writing Editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

On April 10, junior Ben Haber cooked in the second of five Top Chef competitions in Restaurant 108. This week's menu showcased Spanish classics with modern interpretations. This is Haber’s first year working at Restaurant 108, but he has experience working at Barcelona Wine Bar and is one of the top ...

Review: Presidential Portraits

Review: Presidential Portraits

Ella Kitterman, Co- Editor in Chief

April 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Visual Arts Reviews

Former President Barack Obama’s presidency was full of firsts. He was the first Black President of the United States. The first to legalize gay marriage during his term. The first to refuse campaign finance from the government. He took our country in a different direction and his final statement as he l...

Baking with Susanna: Passover desserts

Baking with Susanna: Passover desserts

Susanna Kemp, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

Those of us celebrating Passover can’t eat anything with flour for eight days, which makes finding dessert to eat a challenge! Now, some people might use the holiday to take a break from sweets, but I like dessert, so . . . not me. Meringues are one of the classic Passover desserts, so I knew I wanted to make t...

Meet the a cappella groups: Note-A-Fy

Meet the a cappella groups: Note-A-Fy

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

Note-A-Fy meets on Thursday and Sunday nights. If you are interested in joining, auditions will be held on April 30 and May 1, 2 and 4 from 3-5 p.m.  

Cantico cultivates strong bonds through performance

Cantico cultivates strong bonds through performance

Anna Dong, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Clad in black with pops of red and blue, the members of the Cantico dance group beat powerfully to the rhythmic pulses of music at the annual Pep Rally. While this showcase is an essential part of Cantico, the group also performs at Progressions, the high school dance show, as well as during the hal...

Cooking with Sabrina and Jamie: Chexican Taco

Cooking with Sabrina and Jamie: Chexican Taco

Sabrina Zhou and Jamie Martinez

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

We decided to combine our differing heritages to create a culinary masterpiece. The combination of the Mexican taco with classic Chinese scallion pancakes proves to be a surprisingly delicious meal. We hope you get to try this out for yourselves, enjoy! Yield: about 6 tacos, depending on the si...

Annual Day of Dialogue assemblies allow for discussion of LGBTQ+ experiences

Annual Day of Dialogue assemblies allow for discussion of LGBTQ+ experiences

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday, March 21 was the high school's annual Day of Dialogue, a day that celebrates the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) community at the high school, greater Boston area and world at large. Each block, with the exception of E-block, had at least one assembly or lesson, all...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students speak at Harvard forum

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students speak at Harvard forum

Mia Thompson and Rachel Nguyen

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 20, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who are advocating for gun control after a mass shooting happened at their school on Feb. 14, spoke at the “#NEVERAGAIN: How Parkland Students are Changing the Conversation on Guns” panel. The panel discussion took place at the John F. Kenne...

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