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AOM: Sage Uhl

AOM: Sage Uhl

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Listening to music in her headphones and with a pencil in her hand, senior Sage Uhl is busy concentrating on creating her next masterpiece. Uhl grew up in an artistic household which contributed to her own passion. Visual Arts teacher Donna Sartanowicz, one of Uhl’s many art teachers at the high...

AOM: Max Murphy

AOM: Max Murphy

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

The camera pans down to a full shot of a purple house and as the video shifts to a clip of a teenage boy waking up for school, MGMT’s “Time to Pretend” plays in the background. This music video, along with several other short films, all belong to senior Max Murphy’s YouTube channel where he shares...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Music blasts from speakers, and the show is about to begin. Junior Isobel Souza sings along to the music, feeling nervous electricity before her World of Dance competition. For Souza, dance has allowed her to form lasting friendships and land a teaching job at the Brookline Teen Center train...

AOM: Evan Paris

AOM: Evan Paris

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

Unlike a lot of artists at the high school who like to draw or paint, Senior Evan Paris works with stained glass and 2D mosaics. Although it’s not offered at the high school, Paris uses materials once used at the high school to pursue his passion. He hopes to continue art in the future as a hobby. “I f...

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

Senior Emma Staff has always had a passion for art. In 4th grade, she started sewing and designing clothes. As she grew older, she became interested in drawing, painting, metal working, jewelry making and photography. She learns most of her skills through classes at the high school, but she also expan...

AOM: Yana Lazarova-Weng

AOM: Yana Lazarova-Weng

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017

Pitch black, pure white, and every shade in between: a zoomed-in subject looking up towards something bright, irises reflecting the light. Swift, dark markings represent the shadows. After taking an art class her freshman year, sophomore Yana Lazarova-Weng developed a passion for drawing, especially...

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor

October 25, 2016

He watches the scene around him: the different people. The range of women, varying in height, race, body shape and more. He observes the world surrounding him and proceeds to put his vision on a small sheet in his notebook. Every stroke of his pencil is purposeful in order to create something that his vi...

AOM: Jory Cherry

AOM: Jory Cherry

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016

Among the various art displays from the high school’s elective classes lining the stairs of the Unified Arts Building, white clay sculptures of human anatomy stand out. They vary in size, from life-size busts of the upper body to a collection of miniature pieces. Some have the body of a man, but are...

AOM: Wilson Hsu

AOM: Wilson Hsu

Raven Bogues, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

Being a part of the New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Conservatory is no small feat. Sophomore Wilson Hsu has played violin since he was three and a half, and now plays both viola and violin. According to Wilson Hsu, music has influenced him throughout his life. “I still try and pr...

AOM: Lilly Hartman

AOM: Lilly Hartman

Maddie Nagler, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

Create, critique, improve, repeat. Ceramics is a continuous cycle. The completion of one piece only leads to the inspiration for the next. Senior Lilly Hartman said that in ceramics you must constantly evaluate and improve your work in order to be truly creative. Hartman started taking ceramics ...

AOM: Noah Sesling

AOM: Noah Sesling

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

Sophomore Noah Sesling stood on stage in the junior version of the musical Into the Woods at his summer camp. While he may have first participated in the show because his friends were in it, Sesling’s passion for singing continued long after the curtain closed. After coming to the realization that sin...

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