The Sagamore

Z-block classes boost focus and energy

Z-block classes boost focus and energy

Iman Khan, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Her eyes are tempted to shut, as she mumbles a goodbye to her father in the car. The heels of her sneakers drag, her body barely able to withstand the sudden weight of the trumpet. As she enters the classroom, she looks up at the other tired faces and, surprisingly, she smiles. She looks at the faces ...

Stick and poke tattoos an outlet for self-expression

Stick and poke tattoos an outlet for self-expression

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

You head to CVS with some friends and you walk out with some India ink and a few needles. A few hours later, after some pain, you have yourself a brand-new tattoo. There are many reasons that students at the high school might consider getting a stick-and-poke tattoo: To gain control of thei...

Fiona Lobon, Sophomore

Fiona Lobon, Sophomore

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

https://play.spotify.com/user/ethangains/playlist/58MgYKHMGZ9vg5my9gylS5  

Anthony Saunders, Sophomore

Anthony Saunders, Sophomore

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

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Elene Chamberlin, Sophomore

Elene Chamberlin, Sophomore

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

https://play.spotify.com/user/ethangains/playlist/3bXKe8s7pqqgkaqRYSh9Qt

Dan Rosenthal, Junior

Dan Rosenthal, Junior

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

https://play.spotify.com/user/ethangains/playlist/78V9wfTcG9EyRm6GqHRyzO  

Elisha Williams, Latin teacher

Elisha Williams, Latin teacher

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

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Seven Songs: Playlists from around the high school

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Seven Songs

The goal of the Seven Songs playlist preview was to find out what students and teachers are listening to. The Sagamore asked people to shuffle their playlists, and recorded the first seven songs that came up. Click on the images below to listen to an individual's playlist. Interested in submitting...

Photography teacher Kestenbaum to retire after 31 years

Photography teacher Kestenbaum to retire after 31 years

Lizzy Filine, Arts Writing Editor

April 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Uncategorized

The ceramics room is covered with posters with inspirations and aspects of composition for students to consider: Elements of Design, Contrast, Movement Artistic Thinking Wheel. Bulletin boards labeled “Good Viewing Place” display student work. As an instructor working at the high school for over thi...

Inspired by Olmsted Contest: Q & A with Mark Swartz

Inspired by Olmsted Contest: Q & A with Mark Swartz

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The celebration of the centennial of the National Parks Service and the Organic Act of 1916 approaches. The Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is offering a contest open to high school students who can artistically portray the importance of Olmsted and the Organic Act in a two-dimensiona...

Ace Chili Fest to raise money for senior trip

Ace Chili Fest to raise money for senior trip

Cleo Falvey, Arts Online writing editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase

The Alternative Choices in Education held an annual Chili Fest in the Martin Luther King Jr. Room on Thursday, April 7, during first and second lunch. According to ACE Program Coordinator Amy Bayer, the Chili Fest helps fund scholarships for seniors and a senior trip, this year senior will go to Pro...

French trip offers opportunities for cultural growth

French trip offers opportunities for cultural growth

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase

  For some students, years of studying French culminate in an exciting three-week long trip to France. From interesting foods to stunning sights and new friends, the exchange program offers new experiences for each traveler. According to junior Bailey Dwyer, the trip had three main desti...

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