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Summer students learn musical theater history

Jack Crovitz, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

This year’s session of summer school offered a larger variety of classes, including the new summer course History of American Musical Theater (HAMT), taught by theater teacher Benjamin Posner. The class, which is also taught during the regular academic year, covers “operetta, vaudeville, and bu...

Lights, Camera, Action: HMSFI 2019

Ryan Reiss, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

For the second year, the school offered the Summer Film Institute (SFI) course for students to explore their interests in filmmaking. Taught by film teacher Jordan Rathus, the free four-week course was offered to any incoming Upper Division student, and aimed to “teach you everything you need to know...

America’s favorite workplace takes center stage

America’s favorite workplace takes center stage

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

As a musical theatre nerd who is also addicted to The Office, I was intrigued when I heard about the off-Broadway show, “The Office: A Musical Parody.” Could a two-hour musical really do justice to my favorite TV show? I was skeptical, but I decided to walk in with an open mind and Jim Halpert o...

Euphoria’s Gen-Z: the kids are not alright

Euphoria’s Gen-Z: the kids are not alright

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

“I’m envious of your generation,” a middle-aged man murmurs as he caresses the face of Jules Vaughn, an underage transgender girl timidly posing as 22, in a seedy motel room. “You guys don’t care as much about the rules.” The nature of rules, and specifically of rule breaking, is the theme ...

Summer Salt wows crowd with dreamy performance

Summer Salt wows crowd with dreamy performance

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Awash in a dreamy red light, one of many men dressed in straw hats and gray jeans smiled at the small crowd. Clearly, the event was no Governor’s Ball - with approximately a hundred people spread across the floor, the audience members could’ve set up sleeping bags if they wished. Summer Salt, an indi...

Thorny Roses: Dissecting America’s Guilty Pleasure

Thorny Roses: Dissecting America’s Guilty Pleasure

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Roses, a mansion, and grand entrances are all a part of a contestant’s journey to find love on the Bachelor franchise, a guilty pleasure that students devotedly watch despite its flaws. This summer, the 15th season of The Bachelorette and the sixth season of Bachelor in Paradise aired, attracting m...

Alex Oh: The Concentrated Cellist

Alex Oh: The Concentrated Cellist

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Cellist Alex Oh (11) attended a seven week intensive program for string instrument players at the Meadowmount School of Music to expand his repertoire and improve his ability as a cellist. Meadowmount is known for its heavy emphasis and intensive approach to practicing, allotting more than five hours ...

Starring Mikayla Benson…

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

This summer, Mikayla Benson (11) juggled play performances, taking numerous dance classes, and discovering herself as an actor during three weeks at the Stagedoor Manor performing arts camp. After six years of attending Interlochen Center for the Arts, a six-week theater program, Benson opted for a cha...

Fischberg paints Providence

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Gabby Fischberg (11) spent six weeks immersed in the world of color theory, perspective, and value use while studying art at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) precollege. At the program, Fischberg mainly focused on studying the technique behind producing a work of art, she said. “I learned ...

‘She Persists’ gallery explores female artists’ impact on New York City history

Chloe Choi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

New York City’s history has been decided inside the canary walls of Gracie Mansion, as it has been home to the city’s past mayors, as well as current mayor Bill de Blasio, since 1943. However, a different history is currently chronicled through art at the Upper East Side landmark: the story of New ...

Voruganti wins poetry scholarship

Emily Shi and Nathan Zelizer

May 29, 2019

Rather than continue at the school for her senior year, Priyanka Voruganti (11) will spend her final year of high school nestled between two lakes in rural Michigan, where she will pursue her passion for creative writing at the renowned Interlochen Arts Academy Voruganti is among nine students selected...

Orchestra splits

Yesh Nikam and Andie Goldmacher

May 29, 2019

“I mean if you can’t fit on stage you can’t fit on stage,” Orchestra conductor Nathan Hetherington said. Hetherington is referring to spatial problems in the Recital Hall—the Orchestra’s rehearsal space—that has required him to split the Orchestra into underclassmen and upperclassmen rehearsal gr...

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