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‘Greetings From’: Lucia Barker, Gaby Lu open senior show

‘Greetings From’: Lucia Barker, Gaby Lu open senior show

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE

Imagine a space with a giant gummy bear chair, popsicles and colorful artwork. You might be describing seniors Lucia Barker and Gaby Lu's collaborative senior art show, "Greetings From." The show ran from May 15 to May 23 in the Eastern Star Gallery. As described by Barker and Lu in their joint artist statement, this colorful experience represents "an invitation into our worlds, our ...

Middle school actresses perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in new venue

Middle school actresses perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in new venue

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE

It's a tale as old as time. On May 12 and 13, the middle school production of "Beauty and the Beast" took place at American Jewish University [AJU]. The Archer middle school watched the show Friday, May 11. Due to the construction, this was the first time a middle school production has been ...

Varsity swim continues win streak, splashes into Archer history

Varsity swim continues win streak, splashes into Archer history

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

As the clock struck noon, the varsity swim team grabbed their swim bags and departed from Archer. The team was on their way to make school history. The undefeated Archer varsity swim team set a school record on May 4 by winning the high school Liberty League Championship for the fourth consecuti...

Dancers perform in last show of the year, ‘Festival of Dance’

Dancers perform in last show of the year, ‘Festival of Dance’

By Kamryn Bellamy, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

After choreographing and rehearsing dances for a little over a month, Archer dancers were ready to show the community what they had been working on. On Friday, April 27, the Dance Company students performed in the annual Festival of Dance in the courtyard. The Festival of Dance previously took place...

7th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

7th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Hidden in the golden slot canyons and cryptobiotic soil of Utah, the Class of 2023 trekked through the southern Utah wilderness from April 20 to 27. Seventh grade students participated in the annual Arrow Week expedition fled by the National Outdoor Leadership School [NOLS]. The grade flew to Salt La...

‘Come Alive’: Musicians, singers perform in Spring Concert, celebrate seniors

‘Come Alive’: Musicians, singers perform in Spring Concert, celebrate seniors

By Cat Oriel, News and Features Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

The Dining Hall came alive with the sound of music during this year's Spring Concert. On Tuesday, Apr. 17 and Wednesday, Apr. 18, the upper and middle school a cappella groups, choirs and orchestras performed in front of a nearly sold-out audience. The middle school orchestra opened the show with...

Abigale Lischak travels with NSLI-Y to China, explores culture, language

Abigale Lischak travels with NSLI-Y to China, explores culture, language

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, FOOD, MULTIMEDIA

During summer vacation, many high schoolers trade homework for going to the beach and spending time with friends. But unlike most, Abigale Lischak '20 spent her break studying a foreign language. Lischak traveled to China for six weeks from the beginning of June to the end of August in 2017 to lea...

Exclusive: Middle school students organize Archer’s #NationalSchoolWalkout

Exclusive: Middle school students organize Archer’s #NationalSchoolWalkout

By Grace Dieveney, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Horns honking, girls screaming and passers-by cheering along Sunset Boulevard were some of the noises heard at the #NationalSchoolWalkout on Apr. 20. Eighth grade students Hailey Hubbard, Marley Mills and Presley Sacavitch led organizing Archer's participation in the National School Walkout, a protest that remembers the ...

Student council presents third annual Archella

Student council presents third annual Archella

By Molly Goldberg, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

For students that couldn’t make it to the desert last weekend, Archer's student council brought Coachella to them. On Friday, Apr. 13, student organizers held the third annual "Archella" in the courtyard during lunch. Student council organized Coachella themed activities including performances, ...

Drama Queens perform first full-length play, “Almost, Maine,” at Magicopolis Theater

Drama Queens perform first full-length play, “Almost, Maine,” at Magicopolis Theater

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

Los Angeles is over 3,000 miles from Maine, but on Apr. 12 at the Magicopolis Theater in Santa Monica, the Drama Queens transported their audience to the rural town of Almost, Maine. The Drama Queens, who are all members of the Advanced Study in Theater class, usually perform several unrelated sce...

Biennial One Book celebration brings ‘The Little Prince’ to life

Biennial One Book celebration brings ‘The Little Prince’ to life

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

The Class of 2018 commenced the biennial One Book tradition with a surprise kickoff celebration in the courtyard on Tuesday, Apr. 10. Watch the video above and look through the photo gallery below to see more from the event. Full story to follow. 

9th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

9th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

While the rest of the student body attended regularly scheduled classes, the Class of 2021 traversed the Arizona wilderness. The freshman class participated in the annual Arrow Week expedition from Mar. 16 to 23. The grade flew to Tucson, Arizona, then departed in smaller trail groups to backpack throug...

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