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Spring ArtQuest Showcase

By Zuzu Morgan This year the ArtQuest Program put on an incredible spring showcase. All of the programs developed beautiful performances and pieces, with the entire night perfectly encompassing the spirit of the school. This year’s spring showcase opened with an unconducted performance from the string orchestra. Their rendition of Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 by Johann Bach was delivered with great precision and energy, and was an excellent introduction to the rest of the night. Afterwards, ArtQuest English teacher Annie

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Old and New Book Review: coloring books

By GraceAnne Hoss Coloring book #1 Tolkien’s World: A Fantasy Coloring Book Artists: Victor Ambrus, John Davis, Mauro Mazzara, Ian Miller, and Andrea Piparo. [caption id="attachment_377" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo by GraceAnne Hoss[/caption] J.R.R. Tolkien's adventures entailing a lost ring and hobbits comes to life through the pages of a coloring book. Adult sized drawings with plenty of details ensure the need for patience as one colors Tolkien’s World: A Fantasy Coloring Book. Visit the Black and

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The film festivals of 2018

By Caleb Logue For all the movie lovers last month, Sonoma International Film Festival began March 21, and lasted until the 25th. The 21st annual Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) featured dozens of different movies, and included wines and cuisine from local businesses and caterers. According to its website, the SIFF “is dedicated to promoting independent film, supporting filmmakers around the world and inspiring film lovers.” The festival took place in different participating venues near Sonoma’s historic plaza.

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Poetry Out Loud: The 2018 Annual Tournament

By Naomi Flores and Zuzu Morgan This year’s Poetry Out Loud season provided Santa Rosa High School with excellent displays of talent. Poetry Out loud is a competition where students rehearse a memorized poem of their choice in front of their english class, and the class nominates the best performer to go to school wide competition. The winner of the school competition moves on to county, then on to state, and lastly on to nationals. The competition initially included a total of 15 contestants. Each presented a poem that hadbeen

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