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Newtonite Quiz: Semester I Special

Newtonite Quiz: Semester I Special

The Newtonite January 23, 2013

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Freshman Joanna Le draws on the white board during Japanese film and anime club.

Semester I Special: Pokémon hat represents Joanna Le’s love of anime

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Peter Diamond Every day, a student wears a hat designed to look like Pikachu, a character from the anime media franchise Pokémon, which she describes as a symbol of her love of anime, a form of Japanese...

Sophomore Spencer Bronk creates and plays role playing games with his close friends.

Semester I Special: Role playing gives Spencer Bronk creative outlet

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Gloria Li While many students express their creativity by splashing bright colors onto mundane pieces of canvas or by detailing figments of their imagination in written works, sophomore Spencer Bronk...

Semester I Special: Nurses, secretaries form knitting club

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Hilary Brumberg After a long day taking students’ temperatures, warning them of the perils of drugs and STDs, answering phones and communicating with administrators, a few nurses and secretaries at...

English teacher Tracy Harmon elaborately ices sugar cookies.

Semester I Special: English teacher decorates sweets, owns tracycakes

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Hilary Brumberg “I really don’t like to bake,” said special education and English teacher Tracy Harmon ’91, who is the owner of tracycakes, a home-based bakery in Framingham. “I like to decorate...

Freshman Claire McEwen sings “Valerie” as freshman Sophie Pels looks on. The  two were among the performers in Freshman Cabaret, which went up Thursday, Dec. 13 through Friday, Dec. 14 in the auditorium.

Semester I Special: Claire McEwen performs with energy, enthusiasm

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Perrin Stein Three years ago as an ensemble member of “Guys and Dolls,” freshman Claire McEwen said she discovered her love of acting and singing through the excitement, enthusiasm and passion of...

Martha’s Vineyard inspires English teacher and librarian Kevin McGrath’s paintings and sketches. In addition, McGrath illustrates children’s books.

Semester I Special: Anthropomorphism defines Kevin McGrath’s work

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Samantha Libraty Paddling across the light blue brush strokes of the open water, the elephant and his grasshopper friend search for an island off in the distance. The poster of librarian and English...

Sophomore Kaija Gahm goes on birdwatching trip with other students who are passionate about birds.

Semester I Special: Kaija Gahm enjoys participating in Teen Birders

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Perrin Stein Northern mockingbirds can mimic the calls of dozens of other songbirds: one second they can make the call of a song sparrow and the next the call of an American robin. A New York City resident...

Sophomore Sonya Jampel competes with junior Evie Heffernan in the Bay State Conference Championships Saturday, Oct. 27 at Norwood.

Semester I Special: Runner Sonya Jampel learns lessons from sports

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Douglas Abrams “Keep going and persevere,” said sophomore Sonya Jampel. Jampel’s mother Sandra Marwill said that Jampel’s focus, perseverance and positive attitude has helped her become a nordic...

Freshman Henry Rolfe participates in national and international karate competitions and teaches karate at Giroux Borthers Martial Arts studio in Newtonville.

Semester I Special: Black belt Henry Rolfe teaches younger students

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Leah Budson Not every karate student has met Chuck Norris and is a three time world champion, as freshman Henry Rolfe is. Rolfe has been interested in karate ever since a character began practicing...

Freshman Sam Lam performs a magic trick Thursday. Lam became a magician after observing a magician perform a trick when he was in kindergarten.

Semester I Special: Sam Lam creates magic tricks

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

  by Malini Gandhi Freshman Sam Lam never makes a conscious choice to sit down and create a magic trick. Rather, the tricks, which involve card manipulation and vanishing coins, seem to come to him...

Semester I Special: Meghan Lyons-Dunckel takes trapeze classes

The Newtonite January 18, 2013

by Julia Oran Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's sophomore Meghan Lyons-Dunckel. Lyons-Dunckel has been flying for about six years using the trapeze, an aerial apparatus often used in...

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