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Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

Students impress audience at Coffeehouse forty five

by Abby Stern, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Students showcased their artistic talents last Thursday, December 6 at the first Coffeehouse of the school year.  Coffeehouse is a biannual performance where students share their original poetry, prose, and music, as well as performing covers of songs.   Students from each of the four grades perfor...

The power of the art elective

The power of the art elective

June 14, 2018

There are three identities that most directly impact my current (and future) academic careers. I am a Glen Rock High School student, I am mentally ill, and I am a self-described artist. These three identities all bring me to be a firm supporter of a high school’s art electives. To many, they may...

Coffeehouse XXXIX engages crowd with acoustic music, poetry

Coffeehouse XXXIX engages crowd with acoustic music, poetry

by Zach McCollum, Jason Messenbrink, and Noah Lee (artwork)

December 11, 2015

Coffeehouse XXXIX (39) took place in the cafeteria on Dec. 3. Coffeehouse is an event run by the high school’s literary magazine Mobius and is an event for students to perform acoustic music and read poetry. 12th grade English teacher Ms. Patricia Mahoney started Coffeehouse and has been the advi...

High school needs more art and literature

High school needs more art and literature

by Zach McCollum, Opinion & Editorial Editor

November 17, 2015

For many years, the school’s emphasis on the arts has waned, but, recently, acclaimed inaugural poet Richard Blanco came to read poetry to juniors and seniors, reasserting the interest. Blanco delivered a captivating and powerful performance and proved successful in getting students interested with ...

Students brought the heat at Coffee House

Students brought the heat at Coffee House

by Zach McCollum, Staff Writer

May 5, 2015

Students read original poetry, played music, and pounded coffee at Coffee House this past Thursday, April 30. The event was held in the school cafeteria as always, and attracted an exceptionally voluminous crowd. Members of Mobius, the high school’s literary magazine, did everything in their...

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