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Playlist of the Month: February

Mercedes Lombardo and Madeline Girardin

February 14, 2019


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This month's theme was love because the holiday of Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol “Make You Feel My Love” ...

Book Review of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Book Review of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Joelle Beck

February 14, 2019


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By Joelle Beck Where the Crawdads Sing is the debut novel of American wildlife scientist Delia Owens. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” plagued Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when a man named Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately susp...

New On Broadway! To Kill A Mockingbird

New On Broadway! To Kill A Mockingbird

Alethea Bergad

February 14, 2019


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If you found yourself a fan of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, now there is a way to watch the story unfold live. The production has been put together by an amazing group of designers and actors, some whom are relatively new to the show business. Here is an insight to who all are working together...

21 Savage Deportation: How many countries you from? A lot.

21 Savage Deportation: How many countries you from? A lot.

julia baggio

February 14, 2019


Filed under Culture, Global and Domestic News, Uncategorized

Famous rapper 21 Savage or Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested by U.S Immigration in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday February 3 (Variety). There has been a large amount of talk on multiple social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter, accusing Savage of being from the United Kingdom as well as o...

Artist of the Week: Jaclyn Lupo, Fashion Designer

Artist of the Week: Jaclyn Lupo, Fashion Designer

Parker Abramson, Hope Hanson, and Joelle Beck

February 1, 2019


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Jaclyn Lupo is a junior here at Mendham High School. She has been designing and creating clothes for herself and others since she was eight. Her grandparents on both sides were involved with the fashion industry. Jaclyn recalls, “I stumbled upon my great-grandmother’s sewing machine in the basement ...

Artist of the Week: Eli Foster, Musician and Student Director

Artist of the Week: Eli Foster, Musician and Student Director

Parker Abramson, Joelle Beck, and Hope Hanson

January 25, 2019


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Eli Foster is in his last year here at Mendham. Eli is well-versed in many of the arts programs, such as music and theater. As a senior, this year he is the student director for the theater program. He is also involved in band, most notably playing the trombone in the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble...

Kylie Jenner’s World Record Gets Scrambled

Kylie Jenner’s World Record Gets Scrambled

Maria Monaco, Center Editor

January 18, 2019


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We are barely half-way into the first month of 2019 and the internet has already been ‘broken’- this time not by exposed derrières or cleverly shot magazine covers but an egg. Dethroning former world-record holder Kylie Jenner for the most liked image on Instagram, the egg is now the most popular...

Instagram’s New Highest Liked Post Will Have You bEGGing for More

Instagram’s New Highest Liked Post Will Have You bEGGing for More

Maddy Eisenhardt, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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It’s official, the title of the most liked post on Instagram has been claimed by a photo of an egg.  The buzz that this egg has brought to the Instagram community is record-breaking and has been liked by millions. Previously, Kylie Jenner held the world record for most likes on an Instagram photo after...

2019 Concert Tour to Look For

Maddy Eisenhardt

January 16, 2019


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The end of 2019 was a great time to be a music lover.  Many popular artists dropped albums that many people can say are their best ones yet.  From Ariana Grande’s, Sweetener to Lil Wayne’s, The Carter V, the last few months of 2018 were ones to remember. The best thing about albums dropped l...

A Guide To Holiday Style

Ren Powers

January 16, 2019


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Without a doubt, Halloween will always be the kingpin of holiday dress up. Nothing will ever top the costumes you see on this spooky night and the joy of someone complimenting your costume you definitely did not spend the last three months planning with your friends. However, this does not mean your clothes...

Holiday Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Holiday Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Grace Hassell, Carleigh DeCamp, and Chloe Williams

January 15, 2019


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Holiday Gingerbread Cookies Ingredients: 10 Tablespoons (2/3 cup; 145g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup (150g) packed light or dark brown sugar 2/3 cup (200g) unsulphured molasses (I use Grandma's Molasses brand) 1 large egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure ...

12 Days of Holiday Songs

12 Days of Holiday Songs

Grace Hassell, Carleigh DeCamp, and Chloe Williams

January 15, 2019


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  “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Darlene Love “Friday” by Rebecca Black “Winter Wonderland” by Michael Buble “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” by John Lennon and Yoko Ono “Let it Snow!” by Dean Martin “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukk...

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