Best of SNO High School Edition

The Snow Hill Quartet

The Snow Hill Quartet

Erin Hogge, Kettle Run High School

March 21, 2017


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A cellist, violist, and two violinists make up the Snow Hill Quartet, a group of talented musicians from Kettle Run and Fauquier High who have impressed the community with their skills playing orchestral music. However, the faces in the quartet may not be familiar to everyone. The original members...

The sound of state

The sound of state

Bernadette Donlon, Owatonna High School

March 10, 2017


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The Owatonna Symphony Orchestra has been one of Owatonna’s elite music groups since its beginning in 1919. This year, the group has received a phenomenal opportunity. They will be participating as one of six groups at the MMEA Midwinter Conference. This conference is a gathering of the Minnesota Music...

Proctor inspires and finds love in art

Proctor inspires and finds love in art

Andi Fox, Harrisonburg High School

March 1, 2017


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In October, senior Natalie Proctor created an art instagram page, @ngp.art, so she could share and spread her artwork. She initially didn’t want to make one, but after encouragement from her boyfriend, she decided to give it a try. “I thought there was no point [in making one] if only 20 or 30...

Crossing countries, expanding minds

Crossing countries, expanding minds

Zoee Rogers, Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School

March 1, 2017


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There is a man who has set his feet upon the soil of many different countries. He has walked the grounds of Russia and tasted the food of Thailand. He has traveled to the lands of Austria and stood along the streets of India. This same man even took up residence in Saudi Arabia for a time. His name is...

Peace in the Streets

Peace in the Streets

Cassie Valdez, SWCTA

February 28, 2017


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Sun bright. Heads held high. Signs towered over me as I marched alongside thousands and mimicked the way others took their steps with purpose. This past Saturday marginalized communities united for the largest inaugural protest in history. With over 500,000 attendees in Washington, D.C. alone, the...

Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Ben Schnuck, Legacy High School

February 23, 2017


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Based on the hit children’s book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, released on January 13th, follows the (unfortunate) story of the Baudelaire children and their struggle against the mischievous and villainous Count Olaf (played by Neil Patrick Harris) as he tries to steal the massive Baudelaire...

Nashville Actors, Robert Kiefer and Carol Ponder, Perform ‘My Father’s War’ to Central Students

Nashville Actors, Robert Kiefer and Carol Ponder, Perform ‘My Father’s War’ to Central Students

Zeena Whayeb, Chattanooga Central High School

February 23, 2017


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Students at Central High School were treated by Carol Ponder and Robert Kiefer’s performance of My Father’s War. On February 16, the actors performed their play in front of nearly 120 high school students in Harrison Elementary’s auditorium. My Father’s War is based on the story of Carol Ponder’s...

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Ginkel mirrors his own life as he stars in Fiddler On the Roof

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Ginkel mirrors his own life as he stars in Fiddler On the Roof

Bella Milbeck and Sasha Shapsis, Homestead High School

February 22, 2017


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In this year's musical, Fiddler on the Roof, Zach Ginkel, senior, plays the lead character of Tevya. In the featured video, Ginkel reflects on his religion and life as he prepares for the musical.