Comedies and trailers, action films and dramas are in store for audiences at Nyack High School’s Student Film Festival on May 31 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. I spoke with Nyack’s media teacher Kathy Buckley and seniors Lucas Ruderman, Grant Gorsline and Will Kyle today about the festival. I’ll… Read More →
Changing my musicals hat into my high-school-arts hat (a top hat for a fedora) to chat with Tori Fried, a senior at Ossining High School who is old school when it comes to photography. She shoots on actual film. Remember film? Tori does, and prefers it to digital photography for… Read More →
Director Dee O’Brien on stage at Hommocks Middle School, where her Semi-Royal Shakespeare Company presents its 39th season March 7-10. Rehearsing a scene from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” behind O’Brien are, from left: Drew Gallagher, Meg Carroll, Ryan Solomon and Rie Ogasawara. Photo by Tania Savayan/The Journal News. Most after-school… Read More →
Nicolas Penfold tried his hand at pottery. “I made a bunch of pots, and they broke when I dropped them,” says the Scarsdale High School senior. Now the 17-year-old works in a sturdier medium: steel.
John Jay seniors discuss the music festival, and music’s role in their lives They are both 17, both seniors at John Jay High School in Cross River, both accomplished musicians. Flutist Rachel Rodgers, of South Salem, and violinist Yanni Metaxas, of Katonah, also share the confidence that comes with years… Read More →
Fox Lane junior stitches together his own course of study It was the ultimate throwaway assignment, but it led Conner Ives to what he hopes will be a long career. When Ives was a freshman, the art department at Fox Lane High School held a “Trashing Competition,” a challenge where… Read More →