The Epitaph

‘Isle of Dogs’ is an endearing and well-made film

April 13, 2018


Filed under Avalon Allen, Entertainment, Movies

Director Wes Anderson’s most recent movie, “Isle of Dogs,” is a success similar to his previous films, which include “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and “Moonrise Kingdom.” The plot of the movie is set in the future, where a rampant “canine flu” in Japan forces all dogs of the nation to ...

Choir performance inspired by Vivaldi

By Avalon Allen

March 19, 2018


Filed under Avalon Allen, Entertainment, On-Campus

On Feb. 1, choir and band joined together to skillfully perform Antonio Vivaldi’s hymn “Gloria.” “Every year we perform a ‘Major Work,’” choir teacher Jeff Morton said. “The ‘Gloria’ is over a half of an hour long and has 12 movements, some soft and beautiful, others loud and powerful....

Seniors, listen up!

Seniors, listen up!

By Avalon Allen

January 29, 2018


Filed under Avalon Allen, Lifestyles, Uncategorized

Seniors have only one more high school semester to deal with. College applications are finished and students are spending time with friends and family before they leave. In just a few months, they will be walking across the stage with their diplomas in hand, ready to take on college and adulthood. D...

One Acts highlights

One Acts highlights

By Avalon Allen

January 26, 2018


Filed under Avalon Allen, Entertainment

School plays, particularly when left to the hands of inexperienced students, are prone to disaster. The theater department’s annual One Acts, a compilation of single sketches that are each directed by a different student, could very easily fall into this humiliating trap. Fortunately, this years didn...

“Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman”: a total lie

By Avalon Allen

November 6, 2017


Filed under Avalon Allen, Entertainment, Movies

“Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman,” released on Oct. 13, arrives only five months after the box-office success of  “Wonder Woman.” Rather than being about the superwoman though, this movie focuses on the inspiration and personal lives of her creators: Professor William Marston, Elizabeth Marston and Olive Bryne. According to the movie, Bryne is ...

Behind the scenes of “The Servant of Two Masters”

Behind the scenes of “The Servant of Two Masters”

By Avalon Allen and Zachary Hayes

October 11, 2017


Filed under Avalon Allen, Entertainment

T he Drama department performs many plays each year, and their next one is right around the corner. Written by Carlo Goldoni in 1746, “The Servant of two Masters” is a classic comedy that recounts the events of a particularly hungry servant, Truffaldino. The servant finds himself in an awkward predi...