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A Day in the Life of musician Kendrick Kirby-Lee

A Day in the Life of musician Kendrick Kirby-Lee

Grace Wang, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

For most of his life, senior Kendrick Kirby-Lee has kept a low profile. As a student, he’s very humble, down-to-earth and has a quiet presence in the halls and classrooms. Despite his seemingly normal life, the spotlight shines on Kirby-Lee in the music world. Most students that partake in...

Students bring 10-minute plays to Play Festival

Students bring 10-minute plays to Play Festival

Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainments Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A mother and father fidget on either side of their teenage son on his 13th birthday, nervously trying to start a conversation. Guessing what it means, the son anxiously awaits the sheer awkwardness of the dreaded “talk.” But what they end up telling him is totally different than what anyone woul...

T. Co tackles new, original play about significant innovation in history

T. Co tackles new, original play about significant innovation in history

Heather Lee, Arts and Entertainments Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

   How do 19 teenagers tell a story about ether, one of the first pain-relieving drugs to be used in surgical history, to an audience of international medical experts who already know everything about it?   That was the challenge presented to Theater Company director John Minigan two years ago when he was...

Looking ahead to ‘Les Miserables’

Looking ahead to ‘Les Miserables’

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Lauren Moran    The curtain will go up on the musical Les Miserables tonight, but the production of this classic work will be unlike what the audience may remember from the book or movie.      Senior Elizabeth Cuzzzupoli plays Fantine, a young French, working woman who endures a trag...

Finding truth in The Undiscovered Country

Finding truth in The Undiscovered Country

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Grace Wang T.Co.’s presentation of The Undiscovered Country, an original play written by the cast, explores how complicated it is to find the truth. The plot follows a group of female boarding school students who are struggling to find a roommate lost to a government espionage mission during the...

WATCH: Projects from World Language Week!

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Video

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Weston students excel in music

Weston students excel in music

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Grace Wang Discipline. Determination. Dedication.  Perfectly tuned chords. The open range. The impeccable pitch. The music radiates off the instruments, producing a harmonious and rich sound, full of beautiful notes that bring joy to the audience’s ears.   Three of the nation’s 672 most ta...

As you (will) like it

As you (will) like it

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  By Lauren Moran T.Co is kicking off another school year with one of Shakespeare’s romantic comedies.    “As You Like It is William Shakespeare’s uproarious comedy about love, mistaken identity and how far you have to go to make a relationship work,” Director John Minigan ...

2016 WHS art show exhibits the creative work of grades K-12

2016 WHS art show exhibits the creative work of grades K-12

June 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Carissa Thompson From popsicle stick kimono dolls created by elementary students, to self portraits drawn by middle schoolers, to the staggering senior mural standing at a wafting ten feet tall and 72 inches wide, the K-12 Art Show displayed a plethora of artwork that took attendees on a journey through time.     The show opened on June 1 in the WH...

Working recap

Working recap

June 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Grace Wang WHS delivered three performances of Working to members of the Weston community. A true ensemble piece, Working tells the story of many people, from socialites to a millworkers, based on interviews conducted by Studs Terkel. Working, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso and...

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