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The Nun: Jump scares aside, not much reason to watch

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

WARNING: This article contains spoilers. James Wan has built his own Roman Empire of horror films, and as everything great has a downfall, The Nun might be his Constantinople. The Nun, rated R, horrified me in a way that no movie has done since the release of The Conjuring in 2013. I went into the movie ...

Movie Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Emphasis on Loved

Movie Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Emphasis on Loved

by Maya Apau and Tabitha Moses

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Imagine this. . .your secret love letters are exposed to the public. This happens to a girl named Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor, who has a wild first couple months of junior year when she starts hanging out with heartthrob Peter Kavinsky, played by Noah Centineo. It's wild because of the crazy deal she makes ...

Movie Review: Friendship goes horribly wrong in A Simple Favor

Movie Review: Friendship goes horribly wrong in A Simple Favor

by Rachel McCoy and Ashley Nash

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

Drama/Thriller A Simple Favor (rated R) features Stephanie Ward (played by Anna Kendrick), who is a vlogger who realizes she doesn’t know her new best friend Emily (played by Blake Lively) as well as she thought. Two moms, with opposite parenting styles, meet at their local elementary school wh...

The Derby brings a new flavor to New Market

The Derby brings a new flavor to New Market

by Jacob Blue, Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

On September  17, the Derby, a new bar and restaurant, opened in downtown New Market. Dan and Staci Caiolas own the Derby. Both of them are graduates from the Culinary Institute of America with more than 15 years of culinary experience. Putting a flavorsome twist on local delicacies all while using locally gr...

Creative writing class turns the page to bullet journaling

Creative writing class turns the page to bullet journaling

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

On September 13, the creative writing class learned how to bullet journal as their warm-up activity for class. The goal was to try a new way to organize thoughts and brainstorm while writing. Bullet journaling was created in 2013 by digital product designer and author Ryder Carroll, who wanted a to find a soluti...

Almost, Maine: How the drama department chose the perfect fall play

Almost, Maine: How the drama department chose the perfect fall play

by Cara Bond, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

A sign-up sheet is posted in the halls of D101, and the thespians know that it’s time. Soon after the notice comes auditions, callbacks, tech meetings and rehearsals. The fall season of theater has begun, and it starts with the 2018 fall play Almost, Maine. Even among theater-lovers, Almost, Maine is a pro...

Book Lovers get ready to read: Natalie’s top choices for summer 2018

Book Lovers get ready to read:  Natalie’s top choices for summer 2018

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It's finally time to bask in the sun, travel to places with friends, and most importantly, read as many books as possible. Here are a few books on my beach bucket list. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone These books follow the storyline of a young boy named Harry Potter who finds out that he is a w...

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Warmer temperatures and longer days mean that there are more options for getting outdoors and spending time with that special someone. However, a lot of adventures can be expensive. You don't need to spend a lot of money to have a memorable time with your favorite girl or guy. These 5 low-cost summer...

Podcast review: Welcome to Nightvale combines spooky story with dark humor

Podcast review: Welcome to Nightvale combines spooky story with dark humor

by Julian Espino, Guest Reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“In other news, a recent report suggests that things may not be as they seem.” Welcome To Night Vale is a podcast that takes place in Night Vale, a fictional town located in the American desert. The main character, Cecil Palmer, who is voiced by Cecil Gershwin Palmer, is the host of the podcast. Thi...

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On May 4th, the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their annual talent show in the auditorium. The show was compiled of talent acts, being headlined by 2018 Mr. Linganore winner Josh Watson and his band with their original performance of "1 fish 2 fish, red fish blue fish." The show was hosted by...

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