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Concert on the lawn

Concert on the lawn

Anna Stockton, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

The orchestra, in the wake of auditorium construction, faces an unusual change of environment as they prepare to perform their fall concert outside on Monday, Oct. 24. “The auditorium is not available for a concert; it’s still under construction,” orchestra director Joey Sloan said. “We had t...

Review: Travis Scott’s ‘Birds’ fly high

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B

Caleb Kwon, Staff Reporter
October 19, 2016
Filed under A&E, Reviews

In a genre oversaturated by “up and coming” artists and “rising stars,” it takes something unique to own the title of number one hip-hop album. Travis Scott has taken the top spot by force with his second album "Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight." After his stellar debut "Rodeo," Scott had high e...

Music theory expands on past program

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

Once a small class of three, AP music theory has now grown to a bustling crowd of 16. Adding to the new population is an unfamiliar face. Dr. Terry Eder, once a teacher at Plano Senior High and currently a College Board consultant, is now teaching AP music theory with Nathan Dame, the associate choi...

Color guard adds ‘visual attribute’ to marching band

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B

Anna Stockton, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under A&E, In Case You Missed It..., Lovejoy Arts

Wielding heavy flags, poles, and pickaxes, precise choreography, and the aim for perfect synchronization: only one team can lay claim to such requirements. The color guard, an organization that works tirelessly to ensure that every step is taken on beat and executed with precision, a feat that often go...

Art department gains new well-traveled addition

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B

Zoë Allison, Staff Reporter
October 3, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

The atmosphere in the room is carefree and calming. Students hear the soft pop music filling the room. He greets them with waves and a reassuring smile as they walk into his art room. This is Brian Cho, and he is new to teaching and to Lovejoy. “[I came here because] I really love this school and w...

Friday night live

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B

Katie Felton, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

“Friday Night School” is in session for Sloan Creek Intermediate School Principal Ray Winkler and Willow Springs Middle School Principal Kent Messer. “When I first was here, Mr. Messer and I were asked to play so of the charity events here at Lovejoy,” Winkler said. “So he and I threw ...

Varsity choir to work with composer at OSU

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B

Grace Nguyen, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts

Varsity choir members will wake up before the sun rises at 5:15 a.m. on Monday, October 3 as they head to Stillwater, Oklahoma. “I’m really looking forward to the bus ride on the way there and really getting to spend time with some of my good friends,” senior Reed Fraser said. On this one da...

Review: ‘Kubo’ offers gorgeous, if forgettable, end-of-summer diversion

Kubo and the Two Strings

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B+

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under A&E, Reviews

A film like “Kubo and The Two Strings,” especially in the context of the weak summer 2016 movie season, can be appreciated instantly for how much of a rarity it is. A genuinely good, non-Pixar animated film coming out in the middle of August almost never happens. The first thing to take note of about “Kub...

Column: Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’ lives up to expectation

Kubo and the Two Strings

'truly shows the potential and progress that Scott has made in recent years'

Our Rating: B+

Alexis Dubree, Staff Reporter
September 28, 2016
Filed under A&E, Columns, Opinion

The crowds of New York City had just started to die down as people started to line up outside the Richard Rodgers Theater. The line went several yards back, into a small area covered in concrete. We got into the line, waiting for the doors to open and let us in. While we stood waiting, we saw a woman walki...

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