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MFA exhibit blurs gender boundaries in fashion

MFA exhibit blurs gender boundaries in fashion

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Walking down the street or the hallways of the high school, one of the first things that you might notice about the people around you are their clothes. Are they wearing jeans, leggings, a skirt, a dress? Are they wearing bright colors or more subdued tones? Are they wearing what society has deemed as...

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Hallie LeTendre and Erika Sanchez

May 14, 2019

As the stage lights began to dim, the bodies of dozens of dancers appeared. Dressed in all-grey outfits, the dancers effortlessly began to take up space on the stage.  The atmosphere was set dark, with a sole fluorescent light shining, reflecting on each dancer’s silhouette. The fluidity of their movement ...

Kagemusha: Dissecting the story of Kurosawa’s epic

Kagemusha: Dissecting the story of Kurosawa’s epic

Nick Eddinger, Photography Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

It is night time. Dust ripples through the small ridges and valleys of the area surrounding a large, classical Japanese castle. Droves of warriors lay in wait for a command from their general to lay siege upon the well-secured fortress. A rumble of small side conversations from the Samurai can be heard a...

MFA exhibit showcases South African fashion

MFA exhibit showcases South African fashion

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Balancing fashion and comfort has always been a challenge, but rising South African designers have found the way. South African fashion booms with unique designs. Their patterns and color schemes are unmatched, all the while making them cool to wear under the hot climate. Furthermore, the clothing roa...

Intensive dancer finds self-expression through craft

Intensive dancer finds self-expression through craft

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

The music is loud, voices are yelling out in the crowd, and all eyes are focused her way.  Although all eyes are on her, sophomore Lily Woodward can transport herself into a different world, focusing on her fluid movements to the rhythm of the music.   Since she was in 3rd grade, Woodward has bee...

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Anoushka Mallik, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

Shhh It’s scripting! The process of writing the statewide competition play, this year titled “Shhh It’s Coming”, is a collaboration with equal input between students and teachers. The collaborative process allows for the play to grow and improve. The process begins with an idea sprouted...

New student mural aims to brighten ACE hallway

New student mural aims to brighten ACE hallway

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The Alternative Choices in Education (ACE) corridor, once barren and dark, will soon be illuminated with a stunning new student mural. Senior Angel Zayas, a member of ACE, has been in the process of designing a new mural to beautify the ACE space. In his attempts to do so, he has united the ACE communi...

Music groups foster competitive environment between students

Music groups foster competitive environment between students

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

From starting the alto saxophone in fifth grade to practicing every day, going to weekly private lessons and participating in two bands, Jake Perdue is one of many who works hard and loves playing their instrument. He brings this dedication to his musical groups, improving his own skills while coming tog...

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Paintbrushes and pencils are in the past. For senior Sergei LeFaivre, digital design is the future. By turning his passion for sports into modern graphic designs, LeFaivre has grown into a skilled artist spurred by his own athletic interests. Because of his Boston upbringing, LeFaivre was supportin...

“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

Madison Sklaver, Longform Editor

January 17, 2019

Before each musical, Christian Polos jumps on stage to introduce the show and the cast. He talks about all the hard work the cast has done, the subject of the musical, and immediately jokes around with the audience. Even from just his short introduction to the musical, his personality shines through....

Movie Review: The Princess Switch

Movie Review: The Princess Switch

Nick Eddinger, Photography Managing Editor

January 16, 2019

With holiday cheer and festivities coming to an end, Netflix beckons yet another round of low-budget, uninspired, feel-good Christmas movies to bring a sense of wholeness to your living-room. Last year saw the notable addition of “The Christmas Prince” which shook families with its tooth-achingl...

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