MS Winter Concert to take place

The Winter Instrumental Music Concert Dec. 5 will be the first concert of the year for the Middle School Orchestra and one of the first performing arts productions of the year at the Middle School. “It’s an exciting concert because we get to share with the audience and the students the progression of our program,” […]

A "Foodie Fiasco"

Kelly Morrison ’16 has managed to profit from the gluten-free trend with her food blog, Morrison went vegetarian in 2011 for moral reasons and also started her blog that year. Quickly, however, she got a lot of demand not just for healthy vegetarian food, but also for paleo, vegan and of course, gluten-free recipes. […]

High Stakes: 'Hitting Submit'

The Athlete: Summer* chose to apply Early Decision to Oberlin College and hit send on the Common Application last week. “It is not at all a Division I track school, or a sports-oriented school whatsoever, but they have been reaching toward me, and I really like the school, so I think that’s it,” Summer said. […]

In Good Company

Seven hours. That’s all. After 17 hours of rehearsal per week for two months, that’s all you have to show what you’ve done: three performances totaling a little more than seven hours. Auditions began for the musical “Company” two months ago, but for some it was even earlier. I rehearsed for two weeks for my […]

'As You Like It' cast list released

A cast of 23 students, selected during auditions last week, will perform the play “As You Like It” in Rugby Auditorium Feb. 5-7. Performing arts teacher Ted Walch will direct. Rehearsals will begin Nov. 18. The Shakespearean comedy tells the story of a duke’s daughter, her lover, and their closest friends as they deal with […]

Rwanda films screen on Oct. 29

Films made by students who visited Rwanda last year screened in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Oct. 29. The 14 students who made these documentaries spent 10 days in Africa interviewing the Rwandan people and learning about their culture. “The trip was an amazing experience, and the people we met with were incredibly inspiring,” trip member […]

Playwright teaches writing workshops

Award-winning playwright John Walch, the nephew of performing arts teacher Ted Walch, taught three workshops for the playwrights’ festival Oct. 9-11. “[It] was a really great experience,” Talia Ratnavale ’17 said. “We explored the different ways in which we write about how we perceive the world, and it was… interesting to see the way another […]

"Company" cast list released

A cast of 18 students will perform the musical “Company” in Rugby Auditorium Nov. 14-16. Performing arts teachers Ted Walch and Michelle Spears will co-direct, with temporary performing arts teacher Daniel Faltus as music director. The musical, which was written by Stephen Sondheim and received six Tony Awards in 1970, tells the story of a […]

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