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Creating the blog “Good Song, Good Soul,” junior Arden Dickson shares lessons

Junior Arden Dickson acts out applying makeup onstage. Dickson believes that acting teaches you how to tell a story, which is also important for singing. This led her to create her blog where she shares her experiences with friends and family. “I have heard people [respond with] ‘thank you for sharing’ or ‘I have been in a similar situation myself,’ so it's good to hear that other people are also facing similar situations and that my work is helping others.”

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Publishing her first post in December 2019, junior Arden Dickson writes her blog “Good Song, Good Soul” about her passion for music and acting to remind herself of her writing roots and share experiences with others who might be going through similar situations. “For a long time, and still no...

Cafeteria transformed for a night of Jazz showcases

Jazz Choir students senior Sidney Baker,  juniors Caroline Vogl and Grace Glennon and senior Jessica Novik rehearse in the choir room.

Emily Wind, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Soft lighting, fine linens and centerpieces will adorn the Parkway West cafeteria on the evening of March 8 as the choral and instrumental Jazz ensembles take the stage for their fourth annual Coffee House performance.

Teachers you didn’t know could sing

Teachers you didn't know could sing

Shannon Anderson, Multimedia Editor / News Editor

December 23, 2015

Many of your favorite teachers have a dirty secret: They can sing.

POW: Lauren Perez, Science ASC

Lauren Perez gives a performance in the Science ASC.

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

When did you begin singing? “I have been singing since I was small. I sang in church choir and then got serious in high school when I joined the Honors Choir and Select Choir.” What type of music do you listen to? “I listen to all types of music. I listen anywhere from Ed Sheeran to Yo...

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