The Sagamore

Art classes affect students’ performance in other classes

Art classes affect students’ performance in other classes

Jillian Goldstein, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Arts

A light chatter echoes through the room. The students sit on metal stools and work on their pieces, discussing their ideas with peers. Students involved in visual arts classes at the high school say that these classes are a relaxing way to learn techniques which are applicable in academic based classes. Sophomore...

A Glimpse Into Dance Classes at the High School

A Glimpse Into Dance Classes at the High School

Maya Morris, Visuals Manager

January 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Ever been curious about taking dance, or wonder what your friends who take dance are up to? The Sagamore invaded the high school's dance classes to see what the dancers are working on! There are four levels of dance, beginning, intermediate, advanced and choreography, taught by the high school's three...

Differences between participating in theater in and out of the high school

Differences between participating in theater in and out of the high school

Ella Kitterman, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016


Filed under Arts

Junior Charlotte Palmucci plays the role of the fox in Trumpet of the Swan at Wheelock Family Theater in 2015. Photo provided by Palmucci. At the high school, students who act are faced with the choice of whether they should perform with the drama department or seek opportunities elsewhere. However...

Feature: Bands of BHS

Feature: Bands of BHS

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Staff Writer

December 22, 2015


Filed under Arts

Music offers a creative release to high school students; what with academics, athletics and their futures to worry about, music can be a much needed coping mechanism. This can be expressed through an orchestra or choir, but in many cases, students establish independent bands.

Feature: Brookline Ballet School’s “The Nutcracker”

Feature: Brookline Ballet School’s “The Nutcracker”

Izzy Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  Sophomore Tim Hartshorn began dancing as a 5-year-old, dreaming of the day he would dance in winter’s most beloved ballet production, The Nutcracker. Little did he know that less than a decade later it would be yet another season of landing an important role in the production at The Broo...

Review: The Giver Freshman Play

Review: The Giver Freshman Play

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Sofia Tong / Sagamore Staff Futuristic music plays as the audience settles in their seats. The music pauses, and a group of actors dressed head to toe in the color gray enter the stage. This year’s freshman play “The Giver” debuted on December 9th in the black box. The play is based on...

Review: TeenWord Poetry Slam

Review: TeenWord Poetry Slam

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Art is a tool for storytelling. Unlike many other artists, poets are unable to take advantage of costumes and dance routines to share their stories. Poets rely on their choice of words and their limited, but powerful, body movements that enable the story to come alive. The slam poetry competition took pl...

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