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  • Winter break Dec. 21- Jan 6

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Orchestras shine at winter concert

Orchestras shine at winter concert

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The SHS Orchestra performed their annual winter concert on Dec. 5, alongside members of the Sycamore Junior High (SJH) Orchestra as well. While this may not seem significant at first, this format is actually a major departure from how winter orchestra concerts have operated in years past. For star...

Trend watching: earring edition

Trend watching: earring edition

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

November 21, 2018


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Fun & Games Answers

Fun & Games Answers

November 20, 2018


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‘Right this Way’ Bandstand returns to theaters

‘Right this Way’ Bandstand returns to theaters

Deeya Prakash

November 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

All war veterans know that the battle is never over. They may be home, but nothing is ever the same. The bed is too soft, the streets too quiet, and the day too empty without the constant commotion that comes with wartime. Every car horn is an alarm. Every dropped item is a grenade. Every face in...

SHS sings with ‘Glee’

SHS sings with ‘Glee’

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

November 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In 2009, a new TV show became extremely popular almost immediately. “Glee” is a show about kids in high school that belong to Glee Club. The TV program follows the high school students’ journey throughout bullying and other experiences. Although “Glee” came out a long time ago, it was a show watc...

Band, orchestra play music with magic

Band, orchestra play music with magic

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Not many get to say they performed a concert in Disney Springs, or that they got to march throughout Disney World’s Epcot, however, the orchestra and the marching band are going to get these magical experiences over the weekend. “I am excited to have the chance to hang out with my friends. Disney is a...

TV shows from past come back

TV shows from past come back

Delaney Ciolota, Secretary

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In the past few years, students at SHS and teenagers across the country have watched TV shows going all the way back to 1985 with the show “Golden Girls."  TV networks and Netflix have seen how much teenagers are attracted to the older shows and have decided to make remakes based on the older ve...

‘Chocolate: the exhibition’ entices visitors

‘Chocolate: the exhibition’ entices visitors

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Museums can be a child’s least favorite excursion. Hours upon hours of viewing random historical items and pieces of art that they do not care about can be the most boring activity for someone who could care less. A Jackson Pollock painting may be just about as interesting as their third-grade art ...

Marching Band pushes through windy weather

Marching Band pushes through windy weather

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

How many sports can you count that would compete or practice in a 40 mile per hour wind advisory? Not many, right? However, the extreme wind did not stop the SHS marching band from performing on Sat., Oct. 20. Even though the weather was not fully cooperative, the band continued to do what they always d...

SHS Aves Theatre takes up ‘Grease’

SHS Aves Theatre takes up ‘Grease’

Linya Guo, Art and Photo Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The incredibly successful, world-renown movie musical, “Grease,” is now being brought onto the stages of the SHS Aves Theatre. From "Irena’s Vow" to "The Addams Family", the Aves Theatre is known for recreating prominent stories and musicals. For the 2018 fall musical, the theatre chose the...

2019 Oscar race starts shaping up

2019 Oscar race starts shaping up

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The last few months of the calendar year are a big time for movies.  Blockbusters and family features attempt to capitalize on the holidays, while small budget dramas try to appeal to critics in order to generate that awards season buzz. Now that many of this year's award hopefuls are starting to rel...

Fall color pallette

Fall color pallette

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

October 11, 2018


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