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Morning Glory inspires to go for goals

Morning Glory inspires to go for goals

Cassie Kibens

April 21, 2011

Don’t bother showering or changing out of your PJs. Pour a cup of coffee, whip up a frittata and park it in front of the TV. It doesn’t matter if you are a journalist or have the slightest idea about journalism, Morning Glory is a piece of work everyone should see. Morning Glory captured my heart...

APP Attack

Cassie Kibens

March 2, 2011

Sports Fanatic: Yahoo! Sportacular Get up-to-date sports scores, game reminders and coverage from more than 10 sports. From the MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA, PGA and much more, this app covers all the most popular sports teams. Cost: FREE ESPN ScoreCenter Catch up on your favorite team’s...

Professional musicians visit symphonic orchestra class

Devan Coggan

February 24, 2011

Patrice Jackson, KHS graduate, and Mark O'Connor visited the KHS symphonic orchestra class Feb. 24 to present and perform some of O'Connor's compositions. O'Connor, violinist, has won two Grammys and composed numerous pieces for violin, cello, flute, piano, guitar, orchestra and more. In addition, he...

KH Players Present… A RAISIN IN THE SUN

Cassie Kibens

February 4, 2011

Money, romance, betrayal, forgiveness, change and acceptance, just about everything you would find in an episode of Gossip Girl, but not what you would expect in a serious production about an African-American family and the struggles they face in the 1950s. A Raisin in the Sun, by Loraine Hansberry...

A song is worth a thousand words

November 18, 2010

Piercing chords shake the bare hallways as students clear after the final bell of the day rings.  The kids of the Guitar Club stay, strumming their acoustics, loving the pure, sweet resonance of the guitar. David Williams, resource teacher, has been playing the guitar for 33 years. “Music chose...

Bring back the original Disney shows

Cassie Kibens

November 17, 2010

Long gone are the days of the original Disney Channel when Eric Matthews was constantly tormenting Mr. Feeny from across the back fence on Boy Meets World and Louis Stevens was getting into trou- ble for bothering Ren Stevens on Even Ste- vens. Sure, Boy Meets World is on at seven in the morning, but ...

The best covers on youtube

November 9, 2010

1. "Dynamite" covered by Alex Goot Alex Goot fits the very definition of a one-man band. In this video, he sings, plays piano, drums, a box, keyboard and guitar (both electric and acoustic) alone. His other songs are all equally spectacular, not only by the amount of instruments he is playing, bu...

All’s fair in love and Facebook

Johnny Frohlichstein

October 29, 2010

Every Facebook user, whether casual or addicted, should see The Social Network. Not just because it’s such a fantastic movie, either. Jesse Eisenberg (Adventureland, Zombieland) plays Mark Zuckerberg, who is brilliantly geeky yet quick-witted and cynical (he tells a lawyer who asks him if he deserve...

A penny saved with movie rentals is a penny earned

Cassie Kibens

October 29, 2010

One movie ticket: $10.50. Popcorn: $5.50. Soda: $3.50. Candy: $4.  Spending your hard-earned week-long paycheck for two hours of entertainment: expensive. Teens across America flock to their local movie theater to catch a flick with their friends and have a good time, but many do not realize they...

A song is worth a thousand words

Anna Broderson

October 29, 2010

Piercing chords shake the bare hallways as students clear after the final bell of the day rings.  The kids of the Guitar Club stay, strumming their acoustics, loving the pure, sweet resonance of the guitar. David Williams, resource teacher, has been playing the guitar for 33 years. “Music chose...

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