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Choir works to make ‘The Sound of Music’ a success

Choir works to make ‘The Sound of Music’ a success

Ethan Meisler, Adin Zweigbaum, and Sofia Seewald

February 20, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

As choir gets ready to perform “The Sound of Music,” sophomore Leo Dworsky said the cast has been working productively during practices with help from choir teacher John Myszkowski, as well as co-director Lillian Zumberge. “Basically in the rehearsals we work on staging. The theater director helps us bl...

Choir begins preparation for musical

Choir begins preparation for musical

Sofie Geretz and Ethan Meisler

January 17, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

Choir teacher John Myszkowski said the satisfaction he gets from teaching high school students is because of their increased abilities and adaptability when it comes time for big performances. “High school kids are easier to work with. They’re capable of much more difficult things, and they...

Theater program receives Spotlight Awards

Theater program receives Spotlight Awards

Maggie Klaers and Sofia Seewald

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sophomore cast member Phoebe McKinney said she was ecstatic when she learned she received a Spotlight Education award. According to McKinney she worked very hard to bring her lead role to life. “I received an outstanding award. I was extremely happy because I’ve never had to take on a role that c...

Les Miserables exceeds expectations

Les Miserables exceeds expectations

Talia Lissauer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Reviews

It is no surprise that “Les Miserables” is one of America's longest-running musicals—there is something in it for almost everybody. The three-hour musical includes a dramatic love story, battles and a tragedy that doesn't run dry. The show starts out very slow. It's hard to pinpoint who everyon...

3 things to know: Week of Nov. 12

3 things to know: Week of Nov. 12

November 12, 2018


Filed under 3 things to know

For the week of Nov. 12 by slpecho...

Defacement of wall unacceptable

Defacement of wall unacceptable

Jenna Cook

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Walking into school this Thursday, I saw something had been graffitied on the wall I painted as a tradition along with my fellow theatre seniors and thespians to promote our fall show, “9 to 5 the Musical.” I wasn’t made aware the vandalism said “So gay” until I spoke about the incident w...

Choir performance of ‘Cinderella’ approaches

Choir performance of ‘Cinderella’ approaches

Avia Kaner-Roth and Isaac Wert

February 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

While preparing for the winter choir musical, ‘Cinderella,’ senior Thomas Bryant said he foresees an engaging finished product. “I’m excited to see the whole piece come together and really bring the full effort of the choir into it and show our best work,” Bryant said. Junior choir...

Choir prepares for performances, convention

Choir prepares for performances, convention

Elise Riley and Isaac Wert

November 20, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior choir member and thespian president Thomas Bryant said he felt the choir’s hard work paid off when they were chosen to participate in the Minnesota Music Educators Association convention, taking place Feb. 22-24. “It’s an honor to be a part of that. It’s so cool and it’s reflective of the good work we put i...

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

D'aviyan Robinson, writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

After years of longing to enroll in a school of arts, sophomore Greta Nackerud said she attended the Main Street School of Performing Arts her freshman year of high school. “I really wanted to go to an arts school ever since I was little because I have a lot of friends who went to Fair,” Nack...

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