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Student acapella group ‘Spartan Beats’ plans to perform

Spartan Beats presidents Anna Biggs and Nissa Rolf hold a group meeting on Jan. 15.

Clare Tipler, Sports Editor

January 19, 2016

Student acapella group aims to be more focused, perform more.

Check out an “A+” playlist for exams

Laura Slade, Director of Social Media

May 30, 2014

Hey Spartans! Still have some studying to do this weekend? Needless to say, exams are stressful for everyone. Some people deal with their stress by taking short breaks or meditating, and some people listen to music. Below is a collection of student recommended songs to make study sessions more relaxing. “Valentine”...

Students enter world of professional theatre

Sophomore Jack Romans performs in Cinderella, his most recent show outside of the SPA theatre program, at The Children’s Theatre Company. “I’ve always liked to perform in one way or another,” Romans said.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor

May 29, 2014

On the big stages, in front of large audiences, outside of the school theatre program, sophomores Jack Romans and Nissa Rolf are starting to get their feel for the world of professional acting, singing, and dancing. This year, they both auditioned at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts in the hopes...

Students get personal on ask.fm

Ask.fm is a Latvian website which allows people to ask others all kinds of questions, both anonymously and not. “I think the perceived anonymity makes people much more honest, which fits in with the SPA values,” junior Ian Sussna said.

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

March 13, 2014

With its simple layout and nothing but pages upon pages of questions, Ask.fm is not your typical social networking site. The site, which gained enormous popularity in 2013, allows users to create an account that is typically shared over Facebook or Twitter. Their followers, friends, or whoever else stumbles...

Singers and music play vital role in upcoming The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The cast of the Caucasian Chalk Circle rehearses in the Sarah Converse Auditorium.

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

November 22, 2013

With the fall play The Caucasian Chalk Circle fast approaching, students are working hard to make sure they know all their lines and blocking. But some actors have another part to work on: music. The play is narrated by a singer, played by senior Emily Ross, who is accompanied by a group of four mus...