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[TV REVIEW] Netflix checkmates all with The Queen’s Gambit

Anya Taylor-Joy plays Beth Harmon, a chess prodigy, in an unconventional rags to riches story that makes chess exciting.
In addition to depicting the game of chess in such a captivating way that someone like myself — who tends to find it incredibly tedious and dry — is on the edge of their seat, The Queen’s Gambit also manages to tackle the difficultly taboo subject of drug and alcohol dependency.
November 12, 2020
The Queen’s Gambit may be the best Netflix original series of the year.

Art festival commemorates death of George Floyd

Artist: Twest 
One of the pieces of artwork displayed at the art festival.
October 3, 2020
From October 1st to October 3rd, there was an art festival on Payne Avenue commemorating George Floyd's death and speaking on other racial injustices.

[PHOTO STORY] It’s all sunshine and rainbows with Iris’ chalk party

Seniors Isobel Alm and Hannah Lorenz-Meyer color the pavement with flowers and SPA logos.
October 1, 2020
On September 28, Iris Art + Lit Club hosted a chalking party to welcome students back to campus.

Art creation offers a de-stress during quarantine

May 16, 2020
Celeste Parke-Reimer and Addie Morisette find themselves using the absence of schedule to spend more time focused on creativity.

Priede finds escapism and connection through her art

Priede has been around art and artists for her whole life and she feels this is where the passion for her art comes from.
May 12, 2020
For sophomore Lulu Priede, the best way to supplement her entertainment with all this free time is to paint.

[PHOTO STORY] How are students spending time at home?

May 11, 2020
Students were invited to submit photos of a daily activity they enjoy.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Stay at home order essentials

Here's what the print staff needs to get through this long period of social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 30, 2020
Here's what the print staff needs to get through this long period of social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Club spreads positivity with cards to staff

One of the brightly colored cards handed to the staff.
April 30, 2020
Community Action and Service appreciates the members of the community by sending letters of appreciation.

A myriad of mediums demonstrate artistic talent in the Drake Gallery

A photo of sophomore Gray Whitaker-Casteneda playing the guitar. The photographer experimented with black, white, and red colors.
February 11, 2020
Semester I artwork is displayed in the Drake Gallery.

[Q&A] Morrisette paints her future

Morrissette talks about here love for art- a way to find and show herself
January 14, 2020
Photography, graphic design, and painting are all things Junior Addie Morriessette loves. She decided to pursue photography and painting by taking classes in Ireland over the summer of her Sophomore year.

Students bring poetry up close and personal

Junior Addie Morrisette pictured with her friendship-focused poetry project. The poems are copied in her friends' handwriting.
December 15, 2019
Final projects from the Poetry of Connection and Community elective can be seen all over the school.

Grand Opening showcases grand achievements

Sophomore Clara Garner and junior Isabelle Wolpert talk at the Grand Opening.
October 14, 2019
The Upper School Grand Opening took place on Oct. 12.
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