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Art Meets History

Art Meets History

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under ETC

Art and history go hand in hand. For Honors Advanced Drawing, students created posters about the labor movement- which some of them were learning about in their history classes. The posters were then entered in the Jenifer J. DuBois Fabric of Unionism Art Competition, a competition showcasing the...

Our Very Own Fairytale

Our Very Own Fairytale

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

March 22, 2019


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Fairytales are a building block. They help us learn to read, learn to write, and most importantly, they establish a common culture- fairytales and folktales are one and the same. Tales are retold over and over again- some dark, some whimsical. Twisted fairytales have become their own subgenre. “I don...

Howling Fear

Howling Fear

Annabella Chaklos, Staffer

February 28, 2019


Filed under ETC, Poetry

I sit across from the ticking clock. My thumping heartbeat, it's supposed to mock. The wind howls outside and in my mind... My sanity is hard to find. There are constant whispers in my ear... Though the person speaking is not to appear. My body shakes from head to toe. My brain is...

The Vicious Truth

The Vicious Truth

Annabella Chaklos, Staffer

February 25, 2019


Filed under ETC, Poetry

Every single day, they watch us like a hawk. We were given voices, but we aren't allowed to talk. All of us are placed into one long, straight line. We all must be perfect, not good, not fine. It's now getting foggy, and thoughts are ceasing. Why are all the dreams and creativity decreasing? However,...

Painting and Peace

Painting and Peace

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

January 26, 2019


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Peyton Skoraszewski, grade 7, does many art projects outside of school, such as painting and drawing-- along with projects in Miss Alyssa Palina’s art class. Skoraszewski enjoys art because she thinks it’s fun to do and the outcome is pretty. She also uses painting as a way to express herself. Th...

It’s All Abstract to Me

It’s All Abstract to Me

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

January 11, 2019


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Sixth grade students in Miss Alyssa Palina's art class worked on projects demonstrating the techniques used in abstract art. Abstract art is a genre of art with the purpose of going outside art's traditional customs and values. What was your favorite abstract technique to use? “I like the pointillism, because I feel like it makes it look better and more spread out as you go along.” ...

Tag, You’re It

Tag, You’re It

Amanda Charowsky, Edtior

January 10, 2019


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Fifth grade student Emmett Kraft spends his free time making graffiti art. Graffiti is colorful and vivid art, typically done on sidewalks, streets, walls, buildings or train cars.    What drew you to graffiti? Why do you enjoy doing it? I feel like it’s the only art I’m good at. I feel like when I passe...

Writer’s Corner: Megan Burns

Writer’s Corner: Megan Burns

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

October 26, 2018


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Megan Burns, sophomore, has been writing poetry since fifth grade. “I have a pretty big vocabulary, and I like to use fancier words. Poetry gives me a chance to use them,” Burns said. Burns wrote her featured poem, Storms, on a rainy day. “I was having a pretty bad day, and the rain was like a diffuser for m...

Beauty from Afar

Beauty from Afar

Annabella Chaklos, Staffer

October 15, 2018


Filed under ETC, Poetry

Your eyes have the green of the forest, They own the blue of the sea. Behind them is a universe, So interesting to me. Your golden locks flow in curls down your face, The color of your hair took the sun's place. The shade of your lips never fades away, That bright, cherry red always...

Alternate Exposure

Alternate Exposure

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

October 12, 2018


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                    How did you decide what objects to use in the photos? Because I like sharks. Which photo do you like more: black or white? I like the black one because the object appears brighter and the phot...

Happy Fall!

Happy Fall!

Maggie Brennan and Aubrey Snyder

October 9, 2018


Filed under ETC, Poetry

Fall, fall The most wonderful season of all Grab your light jacket and head out the door Getting ready to go on hayrides, carve pumpkins, and so much more There's apple and cider and spices galore You'll love it all, that is for sure So cuddle up when the air gets a chill When outside...

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