Arts & Entertainment

Junior Meredith Wells wins film award

Two weeks of shooting and two nights of editing paid off for junior Meredith Wells who won Best High School Thriller Suspense Film Award at the International Student Film Festival competition. Over 200 films were entered into the competition and 63 students were selected to be a part of the award ceremony. Only 22 students […]

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Matthew Wittmer: Middle and Upper School librarian

“Realize that life is a process and try to enjoy that process. It’s not about trying to win something or get into show or get a job or meet somebody. It’s sharing these small moments because you never know…And enjoy people’s presence. Hold strong to curiosities and remain strongly curious and passionate about things that […]

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New electronic style sparks second French Revolution

When Thomas Bangalter met Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo in 1987 in secondary school in Paris, they had no interest in starting an electronic revolution. In fact, the music superstars Daft Punk, did quite the opposite, forming a rock band called Darlin’ that covered Beach Boys songs. After playing a handful of gigs in the UK, […]

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Wrack: six years in the making; was it worth it?

Wrack recreates a feeling that has been absent from games for decades: the feeling of control. Made by Final Boss Entertainment, Wrack is an FPS game intended to revive the brilliance of past successes such as the Mega Man series, or the original Shadow Warrior. Wrack emulates such classics perfectly, but classic gameplay does not […]

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Performing arts department announces spring drama

The spring drama, Letters to Lucerne, is set during the outbreak of World War II in Poland. The story features the emotional struggles of three young girls coping with loss and fear while attending a boarding school in Lucerne, Switzerland. Auditions will be held during the week of December 2. The drama is written by Fritz […]

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Review: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Recommended to me by countless other book lovers, I expected Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me to captivate me. I held the novel to a high standard, the book being popular amid many young adult dystopians on the market. Eager to get to the exciting bit of the story, I flew through the first few chapters, but found myself wanting more […]

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