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Theatre Ink's season opens with 'Goodbye Charles'

Arjun Shatkin November 5, 2021

Bringing realistic and daily dilemmas to center stage, Theatre Ink’s Goodbye, Charles ran Thursday, November 4, and will run again Friday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theater. The romantic...

The Wolves engages audience through powerful acting, storytelling

The Wolves engages audience through powerful acting, storytelling

Arjun Shatkin May 8, 2021

Theatre Ink's production, The Wolves, has been more than a year in the making and will be showcased May 6, 7, and 8 at 7:30 p.m, offering both online and in-person viewing. Directed by seniors Neva Hsu...

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Nitrous Oxide strives to provide humor and happiness during unprecedented times

Arjun Shatkin February 24, 2021

With the goal of fostering humor amidst unusual circumstances, Theatre Ink’s annual showing of Nitrous Oxide will stream online, featuring numerous prerecorded sketches and comedic skits. Directed by...

Newtonite writer Arjun Shatkin composes and produces singles

Newtonite writer Arjun Shatkin composes and produces singles

Arjun Shatkin January 11, 2021

Street noise streams through the open windows, but I cannot hear it. I am putting the finishing touches on a music project that has been in the works for days, and I am immersed in sound. My project is...

Arts hallway is empty due to remote school year. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fine arts work to replicate hands-on learning online

Arjun Shatkin September 18, 2020

The Fine Arts Department is finding new and unique ways to teach in anticipation of the distance learning that will take place this fall. According to art teacher Shannon Slattery, because the department...

CTE looks to provide in-person experience despite remote year

CTE looks to provide in-person experience despite remote year

Arjun Shatkin September 16, 2020

With the hands-on nature of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department, teachers have been thinking all summer long and even back in March about how to integrate some level of in-person learning...

Students discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis, Middle Eastern culture during virtual Understanding the Middle East day

Students discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis, Middle Eastern culture during virtual Understanding the Middle East day

Arjun Shatkin May 25, 2020

Students and faculty learned about the Syrian refugee crisis and heard perspectives on the Middle Eastern experience during the first online Understanding The Middle East Day, which took place over Zoom...

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Will Goldsmith goes viral with multi-genre cover of 'The Office' theme song

Arjun Shatkin May 20, 2020

In the past few months, sophomore Will Goldsmith has taken to social media to post covers and renditions of various popular songs. He loops guitar lines, makes beats, and improvises in posts to his tens...

Students perform a skit in the comedy Nitrous Oxide Thursday, Feb. 6 in the Little Theatre.

Student-written comedy Nitrous Oxide leaves audience laughing

Arjun Shatkin February 28, 2020

Nitrous Oxide delighted audiences with comical acting, student-written satires, and hilarious plots. The show ran Feb. 6, 7, and 8 in the Little Theater and was directed by senior Harry Minsky and junior...

Understanding Our Differences brings disability awareness to Newton community

Understanding Our Differences brings disability awareness to Newton community

Arjun Shatkin February 10, 2020

Understanding Our Differences worked to bring awareness about disabilities in a seminar aimed at Newton community members who gathered in the Druker Auditorium at the Newton Free Public Library Tuesday,...

Boys basketball struggles in home loss against Natick

Boys basketball struggles in home loss against Natick

Arjun Shatkin February 9, 2020

Boys’ basketball lost to Natick 48-63 at home last Friday, Jan. 31 after the team “got out hustled, outplayed, outcoached, out-toughed, and everything across the board,” as special education teacher...

Improv Jam presents exciting games, humor from actors

Improv Jam presents exciting games, humor from actors

Arjun Shatkin January 23, 2020

With a collection of both classic and lesser-known improv games, Theatre Ink’s Improv Jam cultivated slapstick humor from the cast, which was met with frequent applause and laughter from the audience. Directed...

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