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Plummeting school temperatures freeze ability to comfortably learn

Plummeting school temperatures freeze ability to comfortably learn

Ani Mathison, Photo Managing Editor

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Welcome to winter! Get ready for snow, hot chocolate and holiday vacations. And of course, wearing your winter coat inside the school. You read that right. I, alongside many others, resort to wearing a parka during school. Ordinarily, these jackets are reserved for blizzards and sub-freezing temperatures...

Review: Riverdale fails to connect with today’s youth

Review: Riverdale fails to connect with today’s youth

Ani Mathison, Photo Manager

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

At first glance, The CW’s new hit show Riverdale checks off all the boxes needed for a success among teens: love triangles, murder, and perfectly curled hair. As the show progresses, however, the veil of intrigue and novelty pulls back to reveal contrived writing and shallow characters. The sto...

Graffiti Q&A with Headmaster Meyer

Graffiti Q&A with Headmaster Meyer

Ani Mathison, Assistant Photo Manager

January 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Can you describe the recent graffiti and how you learned about it? It was a Saturday in December when SATs were happening, and two things were discovered separately. A staff member saw the graffiti regarding the president-elect, and I was sent a photo of it. It said "F**kkk Trump," and somebody w...

Shakespeare play “Julius Caesar” in full swing

Shakespeare play “Julius Caesar” in full swing

Ani Mathison, Head Photographer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

What are you most excited for people to see? "I'm most excited for people to see our new take on the show and how hard everyone has been working." -junior Felicia Rosen What is the most fun part of being in the play? "I think that the most fun part is how much I've learned from it. I've never...

Artist of the Month: Clayton Mears

Artist of the Month: Clayton Mears

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

A green- skinned woman preens with her hands behind her head and a provocative look in her eye. A colorful head stares out of the paper, it’s eyes dragging with emotion. An alien figure looks bemusedly at the viewer with big eyes. These are the works of senior Clayton Mears. Mears has been an artist ...

Boys swim and dive maintains perfect season with win over Newton North

Boys swim and dive maintains perfect season with win over Newton North

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

January 10, 2016


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff The boys swim and dive team put up a valiant effort against Newton North Friday, beating them 104- 81. They improved their record to 3-0 on the season.

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...

2015 Fall Playoff Recap

2015 Fall Playoff Recap

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

December 5, 2015


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Boys Golf, Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim and Dive, Girls Volleyball, Sports

As the winter season begins, here's a look at some of the playoff highlights of teams of the fall season: Girls Soccer The girls varsity soccer team finished their regular season with a record of 5-0-3. After beating Haverhill in the first round of the playoffs, the team lost to Central Catholic in the Division 1 Nort...

Powderpuff photo gallery

Powderpuff photo gallery

Ani Mathison, Sam Klein, and Raven Bogues

November 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

  Seniors cheer at the pep rally. Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff  ...

Review: October Open Mic Night

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  The night began with band director Carolyn Castellano, senior Tristan Geary, and senior Jory Cherry singing a song about dirt. “This is a song about dirt. Nothing else,” said Castellano, before beginning their number that set the mood for the evening: fun, casual and funny. The song fe...

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