Library shares powerful poetry; students perform, inform

April is National Poetry Month and teachers and librarians across the country are planning poetry slams, open mic nights and displays for National Poem in Your Pocket Day, including the Media Center here. According to poets.org, “National Poetry Month each April is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers,…

Assembling ideal school music lineup: Woot-chella

Coachella: It’s a word we’re all familiar with, but just can’t relate to. The annual music festival takes place in the California desert, far from the suburban climate of Montgomery County. However, at this school we have our own roster of talented musicians who put Coachella to shame. Introducing the (hypothetical) Woot-chella 2018 lineup. The…

Music Man marvels

The legacy of theatre at this school continued this year with the theatre department putting on The Music Man as the spring musical. The show wrapped up its final weekend on April 22. The Music Man features a con man, Harold Hill, played by senior Max Ramsay, posing as a boy band’s salesman and Hill’s…

Stage crew stays stellar

You may not always see them but you can definitely see the work they put in. Stage crew works behind the scenes at every school play. Stage crew does props, backgrounds, scene changes and all the tech effects in a school production. Every time the lights come on, every time the scene changes, and every…

AP Art avoids mediocrity

What comes to mind when you think of AP testing? Sitting in a room for hours bubbling in scantrons and scribbling responses to prompts? The quest for a perfect score in the AP Studio Art final contrasts with that of other courses. Each student must create an online account to which they must upload their…

‘Every Day’? No way

Every Day, originally a book by David Levithan, was released to theatres on February 23. Directed by Michael Sucsy, the film is about a girl named Rhiannon who falls in love with “A,” who is someone that wakes up every day in a different person’s body and is forced to live that day for that…

Snubs, dubs of 90th Oscars excite

The stars were shining bright as the 90th Academy Awards took place on March 4. Broadcasted live from the world-famous Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, the Oscars were full of surprises and snubs. The most prestigious prize of the evening is the renowned Best Picture category. Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi thriller The Shape of Water…