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Student musician receives award for solo jazz performance at Charles Mingus Competition

Student musician receives award for solo jazz performance at Charles Mingus Competition

April 22, 2019

It is said that music has the power to bring people together and turn around the saddest of days into...

Young Democrats offer a unique platform to express thoughts for eager students

Julianne Sun, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2019

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There’s a new club in town, which will allow students to make their voices heard and to engage in pressing real-world issues. Founded by Chandra Chouhan (‘20), Kevin Jacobson (‘19), and Ananya Rajesh (‘20), along with Mr. Keir as the advisor, the High School Democrats of Wisconsin is a club that is devoted to getting...

Proposals of the year: Chobani flip, Distinguished Young Women & music

Neha Ajjampore, Features Editor

April 18, 2019

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There’s always a lot of hype surrounding prom, but what people may not know is that most of that hype actually comes from the preparations, rather than prom itself. There’s dress shopping, tuxedo renting, alterations, hair and makeup appointments, and a lot of other preparations that happen prior to the dance. Before all...

Anonymous meme accounts poke fun at BC on Instagram; owners share inspiration behind posts

Stephanie Chen, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2019

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Note: in order to preserve the anonymity of the meme page owners, all interviews were conducted through Instagram messaging system. Each meme page will henceforth be referred to be their username unless otherwise noted. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … In the depths of space floated an object like no other. ...

Students provide insight into winning works: share thought process behind creation

Neha Ajjampore, Features Editor

March 20, 2019

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Number of students awarded: 19 Number of Gold Keys: 5 Number of Silver Keys: 11 Number of Honorable Mentions: 12 Number of total awards: 28

Golf reflection receives Scholastic Art and Writing Competition award

Golf reflection receives Scholastic Art and Writing Competition award

March 18, 2019

“The golf course can be symbolic of the battlefield of life. In an era where civic corruption is common...

Reid (’19) accepts numerous awards for artwork submissions

Reid (’19) accepts numerous awards for artwork submissions

March 18, 2019

After months of hard work and preparation, the results for the Scholastic Art and Writing competition...

Teacher Feature: Dr. Haney on winning the ASTA Educator Award

March 18, 2019

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Every year, an abundance of nominations are passed down to the American String Teachers Association, with hopes of receiving the ASTA Elizabeth A.H. Green String Educator Award. All the nominees chosen display excellence in string education, and showcase the very foundations of musicianship and passion in the teaching field....

Augie, play “Despacito”

Stephanie Chen, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

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A boy picks up the microphone. He tests it out. “Hello.” His voice echoes throughout the mostly vacant cafeteria, drifting over to the large glass windows that face the snow-covered courtyard. Remnants of red paint and smudged sponge marks dot some of the windows; wet, pinkish-black, soapy water drips down others. Standing...

Planning the perfect date

Niyati Hansaria, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Filed under Features, Holiday

Step 1: LOCATION. Meet up with your significant other and decide what activity you both would enjoy doing. Make sure it’s an activity that you BOTH like, so that either you or your date don’t spend the time hanging out with the trees in the background while the other enjoys the date-turned-”me-time.” Step 2: FOOD. Choice of food is a must, be...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Keir on DECA, teaching and life experiences

Julianne Sun, Entertainment Editor

February 18, 2019

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In the holiday themed issue, released just before Christmas, the Tyro covered a certain history teacher’s opinions on gift-giving. The feedback from that article was extremely positive, so a new article was commissioned. This time, a full-length article on said educator. Kidding. There was a limited ripple of response...

Stan Lee, co-creator of Marvel Comics, passes away

January 2, 2019

Stan Lee: an icon, a role model, an inspiration. One could even go so far as to call him a true hero....

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