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Lost Boy single launches young artist’s career

Lost Boy single launches young artist’s career

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter
February 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Canadian artist Ruth B. may only be 20 years old, but at such a young age the artist has drawn the attention of people of all ages with her single, "Lost Boy."  From a young age, Ruth recognized her love for reading and writing stories, later contributing to her success in songwriting.  Music being...

I’ll Give You the Sun gives readers much more

I’ll Give You the Sun gives readers much more

by Hannah Haught, Editor
February 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Book Reviews, Showcase

When we typically want to escape in books we go to fantasy or sci-fi, but when we really just want to sit down and read a book we can really relate to, realistic fiction is the clear choice. I'll Give You The Sun delivers situations readers can connect with, along with situations some of us could on...

Hopelessly devoted to Grease–just not “Live”

Hopelessly devoted to Grease–just not “Live”

by Elena Guardia, Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On January 31st, 2016, the FOX television network aired a 140-minute production of Grease Live, a remake of the musical Grease, which became an instant classic after the first movie was released in 1978. The Broadway version of Grease opened in 1972. Under the direction of Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski,...

SMH Cartoon: Valentine’s Day Expectations

SMH Cartoon: Valentine’s Day Expectations

by Amanda Anderson, Reporter
February 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Cartoonist Amanda Anderson ponders how difficult Valentine's Day gift giving is.

Gallery: Delaplaine Visual Arts Center Bettie Award finalists

Gallery: Delaplaine Visual Arts Center Bettie Award finalists

February 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Congratulations to Aprilynn Slifker, Michelle Gass, Jeweliana Hendrickson, and Megan Werner!  These four Lancers have made both the art department and their bank accounts proud, as they have been announced as four of the ten finalists for the Delaplaine Bettie Award.  As finalists, they have each been award...

Gallery: Lancer 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing award winners

Gallery: Lancer 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing award winners

by Krista Kelly, Reporter
February 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The following are the Regional Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention Award Recipients for the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for NORTHEAST ART REGION-AT-LARGE. Gold Key recipients: Lexi Baughman for her photograph, My Little World Juliet Jackman for her photograph, Ghostly Hannah La...

Shadowhunters: An insider’s guide to the new series

Shadowhunters:  An insider’s guide to the new series

by Sydney Rossman, Editor
January 26, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

If you have read the books and seen the movie then you will appreciate the extra details that the new series, Shadowhunters: Mortal Instruments on Freeform provides.  Episodes air on Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m. Here's my review of the first episode: Villains: The Villains of the show are ...

Shadowhunters series: Top 5 reasons to watch the new show

Shadowhunters series: Top 5 reasons to watch the new show

by Sydney Rossman, Editor
January 24, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Channel: Freeform (Use to be ABC Family) Time: 9:00pm First Episode: January 12, 2016 Second Episode: January 19th Third Episode: January 26th Action, Drama, Fantasy In late November I wrote an article about The Mortal Instruments, the first book (and the movie made from the book) in the Shadowhunt...

SMH Cartoon: Winter apparel–the cold truth

SMH Cartoon: Winter apparel–the cold truth

by Amanda Anderson, Cartoonist
January 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Cartoonist Amanda Anderson illustrates the realities of high school girls and guys in the winter months.  What's with those shorts and sandals?...

ATP encourages social change with their show “Poppy Perspective”

ATP encourages social change with their show “Poppy Perspective”

by Emily Reed, Reporter
January 11, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Each year Mr. Lazarus' Advanced Theater Production class writes an original show and performs it themselves. This year's show "Poppy Perspective" is especially unique because the topic of the show was chosen by the governor.   "Poppy Perspective" will be performed on January 13th at  7:00 p...

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