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Student dancers commit to outside classes

Student dancers commit to outside classes

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts

Imagine dancing two hours per day, six days per week, for nine straight years. Fine-tuning your skills and honing your craft outside of school, to such an extent that you could turn one of your hobbies into a profession. For many committed dancers at the high school, this is their reality. Many danc...

Sonia’s Kitchen: Chicken Tikka Masala

Sonia’s Kitchen: Chicken Tikka Masala

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

One of my favorite Indian recipes is my grandmother’s Chicken Tikka Masala! It tastes amazing with basmati rice or naan, and the ginger and spices infuse the chicken with flavor. This recipe is super delicious and fun to cook on the weekends when you have a serious craving for Indian food. Yield: 6-8 ...

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Sonia Bhattacharyya, News Writing Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Soft lighting coupled with Italian music, homemade biscotti and furry friends greeted the audience of this year’s Shakespeare play. A fresh twist on the Shakespeare classic The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the show takes place in Italy, circa 1965, in the midst of the Beatles and mod movement. Although the play...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

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...

Freshman Play Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

Freshman Play Review: The Phantom Tollbooth

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

In pitch black lighting, low voices began to cry, “You’re in the doldrums.” The audience found itself transfixed as deep voices, illuminated by gradually increasing red lights as fascinating characters rose up into full posture. The Lethargarians had appeared, clothed in hooded grey sweats, encircli...

Ms. Wendy Ryder

Ms. Wendy Ryder

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Director of Special Education Wendy Ryder is not just a teacher, but a dancer, tennis, softball player, and an occupational therapist. She majored in sociology and communications in graduate school at New York University. She has always thought about having a career in administration and is excited t...

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