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Solo and Ensemble students shine

Solo and Ensemble students shine

Chloe Mensch, Copy Editor

February 8, 2019


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Every year in late January, the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) provides an opportunity for soloists and ensembles to be adjudicated for their performance. This year, Solo and Ensemble took place at Elder High School on Sat., Jan. 26. Students typically begin picking the music in December and star...

Bird box breaks Netflix records

Bird box breaks Netflix records

Chloe Mensch, Copy Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Disclaimer: this article contains spoilers. Netflix first began creating original movies and tv shows back in 2013 with “House of Cards,” and on Dec. 21, Netflix released its original Sandra Bullock thriller “Bird Box.” "Bird Box" gathered a staggering 45 million views within its seven days, which ma...

Students start to prepare for solo, ensemble

Students start to prepare for solo, ensemble

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

January 14, 2019


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Sat. Jan 26 will be an exciting day for students in orchestra, band, and choir. On that day the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) is hosting the annual solo and ensemble competition. Students have the opportunity to prepare a solo, ensemble or even both, and then play them in front of a judge....

Is Avengers: Endgame the end?

Is Avengers: Endgame the end?

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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After the longest seven months that any Marvel fan has lived through (hopefully they did not turn to dust), the highly anticipated Avengers 4 title and trailer was released on the morning of Dec. 7. The trailer’s views climbed by the millions and have now been viewed over 66 million times worldwide....

Orchestras shine at winter concert

Orchestras shine at winter concert

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

December 10, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

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