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High schoolers begin acting out scenes from William Shakespeare’s As You Like It in their second rehearsal. Rehearsals will take place four days a week, and performances will run from Oct. 21 through the 23.

Student-actors step foot on stage once again

Theatre program reopens in-person auditions, rehearsals, performances
Elizabeth Klimek and Annabel Roubinowitz August 26, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE | It’s been a while, but theatre has finally returned to Syufy theatre, with high schoolers of all grades gearing up for the upcoming production of As you Like It by William Shakespeare. “The...

The Student Art Workshop prepares for its virtual play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Feb. 6 and 7 on Zoom. The play will be reimagined with a 1960s theme with the use of costume design, props and psychedelic backgrounds.

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to air this weekend

Student Art Workshop prepares for virtual performance
Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter February 6, 2021

WEB EXCLUSIVE The Student Art Workshop will perform its rendition of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Feb. 6 and 7 over Zoom.  This more modern version of the play will...

Sophomore Beza Geberesilassie reads over her annotations in her Othello book during class. Students use their annotations as a basis for discussion on the reading that was assigned for a particular class.

Sophomores discuss Othello in class

Elise Vulakh, Reporter October 24, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Honors English II students discussed the book Othello today and shared their opinions on William Shakespeare’s writing specifically in the play.  Prior to the discussion,...

 After watching plays put on by the Oregon Shakespeare Theater Company, students attended a workshop where they learned about the meaning and usage of maks in plays. They had the chance to work with actors from the company to create masks and practice using new acting techniques the actors introduced.

Students, faculty travel to Oregon

Alina Kushner, Reporter October 13, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students returned from Ashland, Oregon after attending the annual Oregon Shakespeare Festival over Columbus Day weekend.  The idea for this trip was introduced to Theater Programs Director...

English teacher Mark Botti congratulates the winners of the Shakespearian references contest competition. Botti dressed up as a Roman Senator from the play Julius Caesar.

Freshmen celebrate Shakespeare contest winners

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter May 15, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen celebrated the winners of their semester-long Shakespeare competition in the Little Theatre during Collab. “I loved that the party was Shakespeare themed,” freshman Arianna...

Freshman Livi Webb-Purkis, in the role of Casca, stabs Caesar acted by Alina Kushner in the scene’s finale. The project provided the class time to practice their acting and directing skills.

Freshmen act out famous Shakespeare scene

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter February 11, 2019

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...

English teacher Mark Botti announces the scores for the Shakespeare Reference Competition. Class periods A and F are competing against C and G for the prize of a party thrown in their honor.

Freshmen take part in ongoing Shakespeare competition

Madeline Thiara, Reporter January 29, 2019

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...

Sophomores Caroline Schulberg, Riley Kramer and Emma Hubbard conduct a chemistry lab. The experiment was about water and ice and the change of temperature.

The Broad View: 3.13.17-3.17.17

Kira Daley, Photographer March 19, 2017

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter February 5, 2016

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...

Seniors Duncan McDonell, Daniel Im and Catherine Heinen (from left) read their lines during a rehearsal for the school production of  “The Tempest”. The set features intricately designed lighting schemes and complex projections to add to the play’s aura of mystery and magic.

‘The Tempest’ storms Syufy Theatre

Shakespearean play to open next Thursday
Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter November 5, 2015

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...

Seniors attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Seniors attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

September 8, 2014

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...

Seniors prepare for Oregon Shakespeare Festival with interdisciplinary assembly

September 10, 2012

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...

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