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Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

February 11, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of the Freshman English class’ unit on Shakespeare, students acted out Act 3 Scene 1 from Julius Caesar today. “Acting allows for a deeper interpretation of the characters and their motivations,” English teacher Mark Botti said. The class first discussed the writing, then split ...

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Madeline Thiara, Reporter

January 29, 2019


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WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen are participating in an annual Shakespeare Reference Competition moderated by English teacher Mark Botti in which they accumulate points finding modern-day Shakespeare references to share with the class. “Since we are reading Shakespeare in class, I feel like this competition can ...

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2016


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Some teachers occasionally put down their dry erase markers as they switch roles and become students themselves to further explore the subject they teach and bring new information to the classroom. “You should be learning with the students, alongside them, rather than being the one at the front...

‘The Tempest’ storms Syufy Theatre

‘The Tempest’ storms Syufy Theatre

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under A & E, News

Forgiveness, love and mystery converge onstage in the fall production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” “This play never gets old,” director Pamela Rickard said. “Although it was written several hundred years ago, its message of forgiveness and realizing that violence does not make wrongdoings right is ageless.” The story centers around Prospero, played by Stuart Hall senio...

Seniors attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Seniors attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

September 8, 2014


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Filling into their seats at the Allen Elizabethan Theatre sporting blankets and snacks, the Senior Class fell silent as the lights dimmed and the hunchbacked Richard III limped to center stage. The Senior Class attended the annual Oregon Shakespeare Festival this past weekend in Ashland where they wat...

Seniors prepare for Oregon Shakespeare Festival with interdisciplinary assembly

September 10, 2012


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During an interdisciplinary assembly for seniors this morning, faculty from the English, History, Art and Theology departments presented background material on turmoil of the 1960s leading up to the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson in anticipation for the seniors' attendance at "All the Way" this weekend...

Free park production offers modern reboot of the Bard’s famous play

Free park production offers modern reboot of the Bard’s famous play

September 22, 2010


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Zoë Newcomb Editor-in-Chief I sat down in the Presidio on a warm Sunday afternoon, expecting to see classic Shakespeare. I left rather shell-shocked, not quite sure what I had just witnessed. What do ‘60’s music and Shakespeare have in common? Very little I learned. The annual San Francis...

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