From Hollywood to Broadway, students explore the arts

Kathryn Jian, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

  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

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

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

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

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...

Proof stands out with small cast size, fosters discussion

Grace Cohn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Within weeks of the closing of Titanic, the StageCats took on a new play: Proof. But this one charted a completely different route from Titanic’s massive spectacle. Proof is a simple show, set on a back porch with a premise ...

Artist spotlight: Jake Smith

Simran Patel, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The stage is a second home to senior Jake Smith. He has starred in numerous productions and is best known for his work in the Westminster Players performances, such as An Experiment with an Air Pump and Titanic. A talented individual, Smit...

MAC and WAC sing contemporary songs at concert

Katie Greene, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The fall MAC and WAC assembly, one of the most anticipated assemblies of the year, took place on Oct. 29. Each group, made up of about 25 Upper School students, has two or three seniors as leaders. This year, seniors Juliana Fresc...

Art history class creates art shows on campus

Jaclyn Mule, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

With a three-piece art exhibit and creative curriculum, the art history class has been busy this semester. So far, the three students have enjoyed the blend of subjects offered by the class, taught by Pamela Martinez. Currently, th...

Arts supplements add to college application process

Kathryn Jian, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

As college deadlines are approaching, seniors are scrambling to put the finishing touches on their applications. One of the most important features for those who are artistically talented is the arts supplement offered by many colle...

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