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All in the family: junior Ally Martin and freshman Andrew Martin start a band

Junior Ally Martin and freshman Andrew Martin belt out the song “Zombie” by the Cranberries. The PWest for Bahamas benefit concert was one of their first live performances. “I think [my brother and I] working together makes [our band] good. We come up with some really cool ideas,” Ally said. “We both like music and that's what fuels it.”

Charlotte Zera, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Whether they are jamming with other bands in their basement, playing alongside their parents at their father’s live music restaurant, Circa Pub and Grill, or performing at the PWest for Bahamas benefit concert, you can find junior Ally and freshman Andrew Martin rocking around St. Louis. Their band, t...

Environmental Sustainability class puts on second successful benefit concert

Senior Noah Wright performs a kazoo solo at the Pwest for Flint benefit concert. The concert was held by the Honors Environmental Sustainability class to raise money for the victims of the Flint, Michigan water crisis. “Playing kazoo was a fun and unique way to spice up our music,” Wright said. “I wanted to contribute in whatever way I could to the people of Flint.”

Maria Newton, Features Editor

December 18, 2018

The tradition of altruism from the Honors Environmental Sustainability class lived on in the second annual benefit concert, Pwest for Flint. The city of Flint, Michigan is still without clean drinking water after a pipe crisis in 2016 where their tap water was contaminated with lead and E. Coli. “[F...

Puerto Rico benefit concert surpasses fundraising goal

Playing Blink-182, Green Day and The Killers covers, sophomore Ryan Egan and junior Dani Fischer play guitar and bass, respectively. Although Fischer is not part of The Brink, she filled in for the benefit concert. “We pulled some songs that we regularly do from most of our gigs. I definitely went for songs that everyone would know, but at the same time, I wanted to choose songs that were fun to play, so we could have a good rock-out,” Egan said.

Sabrina Bohn and Carly Anderson

December 8, 2017

After holding a benefit concert to support the millions of people in Puerto Rico without clean water or electricity on Dec. 7, science teacher Amy Van Matre-Woodward´s honors environmental sustainability class helped raise $1213 for the cause. The concert consisted of three bands, Rose, the Brink and Cats w...

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