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Musical memorial

Musical memorial

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall is more than just a venue. Constructed like a musical instrument, the building's acoustics magnify each and every sound made by the student musicians. Thus, the concert hall provides the perfect atmosphere to commemorate performing arts teacher Nick Kraus. On...

Air + Style

Air + Style

Hannah Prince, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  For centuries, music has brought a diverse group of people together. The variety of genres create a unique sense of unity for listeners' preferences. One of the most recent genres is electronic dance music, or EDM. This music is produced by disc jockeys (DJs) who mix together a variety of...

Rising stars in the art show

Rising stars in the art show

Amanda Zou, Photo Editor
February 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Since the start of the Annual Art Show on Jan. 26, the library and B building are displaying many SMCHS art students' works. Through these paintings and projects, students deliver messages, tell stories and display their talents. A painting titled "Cat" by sophomore Mary Botros stands out to students,...

10 seconds

10 seconds

Chloe Le, Web Editor-in-Chief
December 7
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For many students at SMCHS, there are millions of things that stress us out. There are tests, homework, deans, grades, dying tablets and the social life. But the one thing that makes a student's behavior completely shift is the hourglass. It's not a tangible hourglass but rather the digital hourglass...

Website spotlight

Website spotlight

Dessi Gomez and Briana Ryan
November 29
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

An idea pops into her head. She plans out her next blog post, anticipation building as the pieces fall together. This blogger can't wait to share her latest update with the world. The trend of blogging, or contributing to a constantly updated website with articles and multimedia, has grown very popular...

A View of the 1970s

A View of the 1970s

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

    In Forrest Gump's eyes everything is a box of chocolates; you never know what you are going to get. In the movie, Forrest Gump, a mentally challenged man, played by Tom Hanks, lives through a series of historic events in the 1970s . Gump tells his life story from an innocent perspe...

Finsta phenomenon

Finsta phenomenon

Briana Ryan, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Teenagers have become increasingly aware of the idea of perfection, and the pressure of keeping up with all of the latest trends. We have begun to filter our personalities, along with our accounts. In a world where we are forced to airbrush or delete unworthy selfies, finstas are here to save us. "Finsta"...

Shonda showdown

Shonda showdown

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

    You tell yourself "One more episode then I'll study for my chemistry test." We all know what this really means: you aren't going to be able to study that night because there is no way you're only watching one more episode. If it's Grey's Anatomy, you are hooked and you will not be...

Band together

Band together

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor
September 25
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Cheers erupt from the Eagle's Nest as an SMCHS football player enters the end zone for a touchdown. The Eagle Regiment matches the screams and shouts with its own musical medley. One man is responsible for adding to the celebration of the nest. One man is responsible for guiding a seamless halfti...

The mind of an artist

The mind of an artist

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer
September 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  Sketching, drawing, sculpting and molding with his hands are his hobbies, but putting his thoughts into artwork is his passion. Art teacher Todd Robey has always been in love with art. As an artist, Robey discovered that art can be found in the smallest things in life because there are so...

The music effect

The music effect

Claire Robidoux, Feature Editor
September 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The first week of school, I walk into Bruce Fleming's English class. Instead of being greeted by the boring poster of books or cliché inspirational quotes, I see a corner of giant cacti, a wall of movie posters and classic rock blasting from the speakers. Did I pull a freshman move and go to the wrong...

Calm behind chaos

Calm behind chaos

Dessi Gomez, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 4
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The bell chimes, marking the end of another school day. As many students take their time leaving the classroom, Talon Theatre actors rush to sign up for audition times at the tech crew table waiting outside the Black Box. At 2:30 p.m., the first name is called and the cast member enters the Black Box....

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