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Review: Presidential Portraits

Review: Presidential Portraits

Ella Kitterman, Co- Editor in Chief

April 7, 2018

Former President Barack Obama’s presidency was full of firsts. He was the first Black President of the United States. The first to legalize gay marriage during his term. The first to refuse campaign finance from the government. He took our country in a different direction and his final statement as he l...

Camerata-Orchesta concert review

Camerata-Orchesta concert review

Ella Kitterman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017

  Seeing the Camerata Choir, dressed in traditional black robes which a purple scarf around their necks, made me prepare myself for a long night of traditional church hymns and stuffy music. Yet when the tambourine started playing, I found myself unexpectedly tapping my foot to the high tempo...

Lunch and Learn Series adds to diversification of world language classroom conversations

Lunch and Learn Series adds to diversification of world language classroom conversations

Ella Kitterman, News Feature Writing Editor

February 2, 2017

The world language department is making strides to effectively integrate race related conversations into their curricula. This is largely due to the new Identity Curriculum and the Lunch and Learn Series, which were held in every department last year; the mission was to provide students with the opportunity...

Lunch and Learn Series proves effective for the English department

Lunch and Learn Series proves effective for the English department

Ella Kitterman, Feature News Writing Editor

January 31, 2017

Within the English department, teachers have been hard at work to change many long standing aspects of the English curriculum. Books, teaching methods and faculty demographics are being reexamined with a focus on race. Although there are many factors driving these changes, some of these issues were...

Peeps on the street: What was your favorite moment from 2016? What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Peeps on the street: What was your favorite moment from 2016? What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Ella Kitterman and Maddie Nagler

January 18, 2017

Junior Lily Abrams My New Year's resolution is to get better grades and be less angry because I feel like I held a lot of grudges last year, and I should not have.   My favorite moment from last year was when I got the chance to go to Israel, specifically floating in the Dead Sea. Junior Maya Page My most memorable moment from 2016 was watching the...

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

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...

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