AP Art Show provides annual showcase for students’ work

Simran Patel, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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Once a year, the AP Art Show fills Broyles with students’ art from their years in high school. Its purpose is primarily to showcase the senior class’s art, but, there are a few juniors who get to be a part of the show. St...

A farewell to the band and orchestra seniors

Jaclyn Mule, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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As the school year draws to a close, the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra seek to honor and recognize their seniors. “We formed a bond with the seniors,” said sophomore Will Schramm. “During band, we got to know seniors wh...

Symphony concert to showcase band, orchestra

Aveed Matinfar, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

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At 7:00 pm in McCain Chapel on March 1, the Upper School symphony orchestra will host a concert. The concert will include performances by the third grade Allegro orchestra, fourth and fifth grade Presto orchestra, Middle School...

The Oxbow School inspires, captures art students’ interests

Simran Patel, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

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Each year, along with the many foreign exchange programs offered to the Upper School, students particularly interested in visual art are able to apply to the Oxbow School. A single semester art school for juniors and seniors l...

StageCats attend Georgia Thescon, compete for awards

Katie Greene, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

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From Feb. 4 to 6, the Westminster Players attended Thescon, the Georgia Thespian Conference based in Columbus, attended by theater troupes from all over the state. At the convention, students were able to watch shows, attend classe...

Students create violins and art

Katie Greene, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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A new JanTerm course this year, “The Art and Science of Violin Making,” centered on teaching students the process of making a violin along with allowing them to explore the science involved in music. At the end of the course...

Community time serves as outlet for teaching vital life skills

Jehan Ramji, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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As a new addition to JanTerm, activities have been set up during community time that teach students life skills that they would not normally learn during the school year. Not only is this an opportunity for students to obtain new...

From Hollywood to Broadway, students explore the arts

Kathryn Jian, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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  Lights, camera, action. “Music and Movies” returned as a highly anticipated JanTerm course this year. The course focused on the role of music in film, television, and movies as well as developing students’ critical re...

Atlanta style: SCAD exhibitions and fashion JanTerm

Jaclyn Mule, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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From Jan. 22 through April 1, the SCAD Museum of Art will display exhibitions by Jonathan Becker and Daniel Lismore. SCAD FASH closed on Jan. 1 in order to prepare for the new showcases. Portraitist and documentarian Jonathan Beck...

Artist spotlight: Violin and viola teacher Joli Wu

Katie Greene, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

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For violin and viola teacher Joli Wu, playing the viola is much more than a hobby or a way to earn money. Wu has had a lengthy career in music and music education, tutoring at schools such as Harvard, Yale, and Westminster. “I love that I am ...

Band performs at assembly, evening concert

Cartie Werthman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

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The music swelled as students walked into the assembly on Dec. 3. Between the glittering Christmas trees and festive wreaths, the band brought in the holiday cheer with their music. The concert played not only familiar music but als...

Copeland to conduct Messiah for first time

Kathryn Jian, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

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The approach of Christmas and final exams signals the approach of one of the Upper School’s most important traditions: Messiah. This year, the audience will experience a different Messiah than that of previous years, as new c...

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