The Spectrum

An assortment of JJ Khale’s favorites

An assortment of JJ Khale's favorites

Eva Berezovsky, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2018

Spectrum Newspaper: What is your favorite… Unit to teach in Spanish 5? JJ Khale: I just used the movie Coco for the first time. I’ve never used a Disney movie––ever––but I think they did this one really well. I made the students really learn a lot about Mexican culture before we watched...

Spending a day with Anne Stavney

Eva Berezovsky, Co-Editor in Chief

September 28, 2018

As Head of School, Anne Stavney endeavors to pilot each campus in the direction of success, in a sense both individual and reputational. Stavney describes an archetypical Head of School workday ìlooking like a whole bunch of meetings with different people who are helping [her] run the school. Stavney spec...

Making the most of your autumn

Nikki Stabno, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017

Eva Berezovsky The fall time can be very stressful with the first quarter ending, fall sports at their peak, and our academic workload starting to build up. Although fall can be filled with homework, cram sessions, and endless cups of coffee, it is also a great time to go out with friends and enjoy th...

Neglecting to tell stories

Brent Florine, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2017

photo credit: Ashlyn Kehoe | illustration credit: Eva Berezovsky Repressing current events as a result of  over-politicization Our school fosters a community of bright, visionary thinkers, each of whom are continually developing their own personal beliefs. As students, these beliefs are based on ex...

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Eva Motolinia '18 poses near the 3rd floor mural.

Eva Berezovsky, Creative Director

October 31, 2017

Were you nervous prior to delivering your speech? Oh, yes. I have stage fright, but what was scary about giving a speech about my disability was that I’ve never really talked about it openly with other people other than my really close friends. I don’t even have to talk about it with my family becau...

Senior class of 2018: Bringing the fun

From left to right: Thomas Washington '18, Sara McClanahan '18, Bjorn Holm '18, Kyle Meredith '18, Jackson Saunders '18, Bennett Hawley '18, Sam Shapiro '18, and Emily Hykes '18 lead cheers at the Play for Pink Wolfpack game against St. Croix Lutheran.

Eva Berezovsky, Creative Director

October 3, 2017

Students come in three breeds upon returning to school: there are those who exude optimism, those who count down the days until next summer before classes even begin, and those who battle to balance positivity and angst. Regardless of which attitude a student displays, the choice to attend school or ...

Walking the halls without cancer

Phillips with Abbie Nelson '18, her hair fully grown.

Eva Berezovsky, Creative Director

April 28, 2017

With any cancer diagnosis comes a grasp on the scientific facets of the illness, but what’s not acknowledged by doctors is the abiding prominence of cancer beyond the hospital’s walls. Despite her two and a half cancer-free years, Pia Phillips ‘18 was reminded of her cancer experience as a f...

Technology offers new form of social anxiety

With constant technological advances, it seems as if everyone knows where everyone else is at all times.

Eva Berezovsky, Creative Director

February 9, 2017

The thought of living a day sans technology is deemed more and more horrifying as new iPhones are released and social media is updating. I personally catch myself subconsciously refreshing apps like Snapchat and Instagram more often than is necessary.      This dependence that many teenagers undeniab...

Coffee & tea intersect

The Sencha Tea Bar in Uptown is a tea shop gaining traction amongst students and teachers in the community.

Eva Berezovsky, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016

It seems like humanity’s never-ending necessity for a daily cup of coffee has risen to a new high, while at the same time, Sencha Tea Bar, which Lindsay Kaback ‘19 describes as “a life changing selection of tea,” is everyone’s new destination. Our glasses filled with either coffee or tea of...

Gotcha! culture promotes cynicism

Eva Berezovsky, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Many of us are subconscious detectives and cops, disguised in the personalities of average personas. Although we roam through the world without a magnifying glass in hand or high-tech trackers of any sort, we naturally tend to catch the wrongs that pass through our paths. We don’t receive payment for ...

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