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Songs of the season: preparation through student eyes

Alejandra Aguilar, Reporter

December 13, 2019

On Dec. 4 and 5,  the music department hosted its Songs of the Season: Winter Bells Program, bringing together each section from the jazz band, choir, and orchestra.  Although each student is part of his or her own group, they came...

From the Renaissance period to punk-rock

Krissy Brzycki, Page Editor

November 22, 2019

Soft twinkle lights strung upon trees frame the stage, providing a stark contrast to the chain link fence that sits in the background, against a neon-lit graffiti wall telling its readers to “escape.” Theater arts teacher Ashlee DeGraaf hopes to...

One minutes to None Minutes: FEST loses iconic part of production

Daniel Billheimer, Reporter

August 28, 2019

Falcon Expressions in Student Theater will take on a new format this year, as English teachers and FEST sponsors Stefanie Davis and Jacqui Sheehan made the decision to remove the one-minute plays. FEST is an annual theatrical ...

From stadium to stage: Athletics influence students’ futures

Kellen Smiley, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Athletics have long played a role in influencing adolescent lives, both on the field and off the field. Sports can affect young adults emotionally, mentally and socially. These effects include self-esteem boosts, experience...

Ten roles. Ten personalities. One person.

Kate Rogers, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2019

During the school day, she’s an honor roll student. During rehearsal, she can take on any character thrown her way. Starting her acting career in just second grade, junior Maria Miller has been in a multitude of plays and...