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Blue makes his way through the neighborhood for Mr. Linganore 2020

Blue makes his way through the neighborhood for Mr. Linganore 2020

by Nick Titus, Reporter

February 25, 2020

“I hope you are proud of yourself for the times you've said “yes,” when all it meant was extra work for you and was seemingly helpful only to someone else.” This Mr. Rogers quote fits Jacob Blue perfectly, he has been a leader in Lancer Media and stage manager for drama. He is also focused on ...

Jack Maerten wants to make his competition “Jealous Guys” in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition

Jack Maerten wants to make his competition “Jealous Guys” in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition

by Maya Apau and Kayla Beam

February 25, 2020

Here Comes the Sun as Jack Maerten portrays John Lennon in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition.  Maerten chose to portray Lennon for very humble and heartfelt reasons. “We were supposed to choose someone who we saw as a visionary, and Lennon performed peace, love, and acceptance for all,” said M...

Underwood and Royal take the stage

Underwood and Royal take the stage

by Elizabeth Anderson, Mackenzie Berry, Emily Webb, and Jacob Blue

January 8, 2020

Two veteran actors have been cast in small but critical roles in the spring production of Newsies. Underwood and W. Royal, antique typewriters, have been featured in film and television for more than a century. After their retirement in the 1950’s, they are excited to return to the stage followi...

Actors feel like “Kings Of New York” at Newsies callbacks: Photo of the day 12/10/19

Actors feel like “Kings Of New York” at Newsies callbacks: Photo of the day 12/10/19

by Gabby North, Reporter

December 11, 2019

On December 9, callbacks were held for drama’s spring musical Newsies! The competition was fierce, with over 30 students called back for various lead roles, the largest callback it has been in years.  After completing a week of rigorous auditions, students were excited to further show off their t...

Donating blood and saving lives at the bi-annual blood drive: Photo of the Day 11/1/19

Donating blood and saving lives at the bi-annual blood drive: Photo of the Day 11/1/19

by Gabby North, Reporter

November 1, 2019

On October 30, the Student Government Association ran the bi-annual blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross from 7:30-12:00. Roughly community members, staff and about 20 students volunteered to donate blood, collecting 25 units of blood. One unit of blood will help roughly three people, so ...

Blindness Awareness Month: ‘Seeing’ a future of awareness

Blindness Awareness Month: ‘Seeing’ a future of awareness

by Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh

October 24, 2019

There are 285 million people worldwide who are visually impaired, and 39 million are blind.  October is Blindness Awareness Month, and World Sight Day was on October 11. You probably didn’t know that, and it’s okay--we didn’t either. But that’s the problem: we can’t ‘see’ blind peopl...

The cast knows “It’s A Wonderful Life” when they begin rehearsing the fall play: Photo of The Day 9/16/19

The cast knows “It’s A Wonderful Life” when they begin rehearsing the fall play: Photo of The Day 9/16/19

by Gabby North, Reporter

September 16, 2019

On September 13, the cast and crew of the fall play, It's A Wonderful Life, held a meeting in D101 to discuss the logistics of putting together the show and the tentative rehearsal schedule for the upcoming months. They also had their first read through of the script with the entire ensemble. The main cas...

Lake and Smithhisler prepare the directing chair: Photo of the Day 9/12/19

Lake and Smithhisler prepare the directing chair: Photo of the Day 9/12/19

by Thomas French, Editor

September 12, 2019

The student director for the fall play, It's a Wonderful Life, has the ability to see George Bailey's dreams realized on stage. On September 9, Jacob Blue, Thomas French, Katie Galetti, Rowan Gallagher, and Natalie Roth had appointments in Angela Smithhisler's classroom to be interviewed for the roles...

Smithhisler’s ATP class performs Shakespeare scenes: Photo of the Day 6/16/19

Smithhisler’s ATP class performs Shakespeare scenes: Photo of the Day 6/16/19

by Thomas French, Reporter

June 16, 2019

On June 11, Angela Smithhislers Advanced Theatrical Production class memorized and performed scenes from famous Shakespeare plays, such as Hamlet, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Othello This was the last major assignment for Smithhisler's class, with a smaller lesson on stage combat prepared for the last days of school. The scenes included Row...

News for June 6

by Lancer Media

June 7, 2019

Drama Club and ITS Chapter 1872 are looking for volunteers to assist working the booth at the Mt. Airy Chili Cook-Off and Car Show on Saturday, June 15th. This is a great opportunity to earn ITS points and hours for next year. Sign ups are posted outside D101 on the bulletin board. See Mrs. Smithhisler...

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