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Paying Respect to the SATs
by Emily Peck, 2016 (posted 4-2-15)
SAT. Those three letters used to mean nothing to me - just a far off, distant test that (in my childish and naive mind) I’d never have to take. Oh, how times have changed. Full Article

Bucket List Broadway
by Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 1-26-15)
This year for the spring musical CHS Drama is presenting a the famed and widely known Mary Poppins. In accordance with the ending of the Broadway production and the movie itself, the drama club is taking on the challenge of having the two main characters of the show, Mary and Bert, fly! Although the cast and crew are eager to make this dream a reality, putting this plan to action requires a lot of fundraising. Full Article 

Much Ado About the Play: Another Outstanding Production
by Emily Peck, 2016 (posted 12-19-15)
After months of preparation, memorization, and blocking, the Cheshire High School cast of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing took to the stage on November 19, 20, and 21 for their final performance. Crowds of parents, students, and faculty came out to support the show all three nights. Every final bow was met by tremendous applause and cheering. Full Article

Male Theater Spotlight: Drew Feinberg
By Simran Kaur, 2018
(posted 11-14-15)
The opening night of Much Ado About Nothing is just about a month away. Drew Feinberg, 2016, is cast to play the role of 
Borachio. In the play Borachio is the sidekick of villain Lady Giana played by Julia Torak, 2016. As Lady Giana’s sidekick, Borachio devises revengeful plans for other characters in the play. Feinberg is excited by the challenge of executing his role, as he has never portrayed a villainous character before. Full Article

Female Theater Spotlight: Marissa Nazzaro
Simran Kaur, 2018 (posted 11-14-15)
In less than a week the Cheshire High School drama department will be performing their opening night of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Marissa Nazzaro, who is casted for the role of Beatrice, is one of the main characters in the play. Beatrice’s character is spunky and knows how to win a fight, Nazzaro is excited to embody this role.Full Article

A Series of Unfortunate Events The Bad Beginning
by Annie Wang (posted 10-29-15)
As the title suggests, The Bad Beginning is the first of a series of 13 novels by Lemony Snicket that tells the tale of three children who face many challenges and misfortunes after their parents death. Full Article

The Bard Returns to Cheshire High School!
by Esha Bhandari, 2016 (posted 9-30-15)

Mad About Madden NFL Mobile
by Nathaniel Montoya, 2018 (posted 1-25-15)

Stuck inside or bored out of your mind? If you love playing on your smart phones then you will love this months app, which is Madden Mobile. Full Article

Spotlight on Sweetpea
by Jill Howard, 2015 (posted on 12-12-14)
It is a common complaint among Cheshire residents that there is little variety in food choices around town. Too much Italian. Too many coffee shops. Not enough selection. Luckily, Sweetpea has just the cure for your cuisine blues. Full Article

Should the Walking Dead Still be Considered America's Best?
by Maya Wylie, 2016 (posted 12-12-14)
Is The Walking Dead (TWD) still one of America's greatest TV shows? Or should it step down and make way for other big name tv shows such as American Horror Story? Full Article

Quentin Tarantino: The Craziest Man in the Movie Industry
by Kaylee Scinto, 2016 (posted 12-12-14)
“They’re just a bit much” and “I feel like there is a lot of violence” are common comments about any Quentin Tarantino movie. The two-time Oscar winner has developed a trademark in the film industry of taking everything a step too far. One would think that this would be an issue, but for director Tarantino, it has become a style, a form. Full Article

 Fury Movie Review

by Ben Palmieri, 2016 (posted 12-12-14)
Brad Pitt is a very hard man to place. Whether he’s fighting zombies, managing a baseball team, or fighting Megamind (yes he was in that movie), it’s hard to predict where he will be next. Full Article

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
by Anarghya Murthy, 2017 (posted 12-10-14)
A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah is a memoir about a boy who was forced to become a soldier in order to survive. It is a modern book talking about how a boy’s life changes after a war breaks out in Sierra Leone, Africa. Full Article