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Artist profile: Katie Ross

Artist profile: Katie Ross

Gillian Ferro, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Creative Corner, Showcase

There are a lot of extremely talented artist here at our Napa High School. One of these many talented artist is Katie Ross. Ross is a junior at Napa High and has been drawing, “Probably since [she] could hold a pencil.” Besides art, Ross's other hobbies include dance and gymnastics. Like most a...

The Spiritleaders Take on Nationals

The Spiritleaders Take on Nationals

Helena Parker, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

One of Napa High’s main attributes is its Spiritleading program. The Varsity and Junior Varsity Spiritleaders at NHS differ from the average dance or cheer team in that they combine skills from both aspects and implement them into entertaining and eye-catching routines. Heidi Hirsohn, a junior at Napa High, has be...

The 89th Annual Academy Awards

The 89th Annual Academy Awards

Helena Parker, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The 89th annual Academy Awards have come a long way since the initial banquet on May 16, 1929. This Sunday, February 26, Justin Timberlake opened the show with a mashup of his popular songs, including “Can’t Stop the Feeling” which was released last year. The awards show, also known as the Oscars,...

Terrace House Follow Up

Terrace House Follow Up

Henley Frommelt, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

As the previous seasons of Terrace House have ended on cliffhangers, you still don’t have any idea of what will happen next. Will more people leave? New people coming? Or will the show end on a cliffhanger? Once the women had talked about one of them leaving, they all started to have the idea th...

Resident Evil The Finial Chapter: Review

Resident Evil The Finial Chapter: Review

Patricia Arriaga-Rivera, Opinion Editor, Features Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Going back since 2002 Resident Evil has been one of the few post-apocalyptic zombie infested movies to succeed in the big screen. Resident Evil has, after five years, returned with an ending all too disappointing for fans. Resident Evil: Final Chapter Alice (Milla Jovovich)  must save the world after...

Attack on Titan Podcast

Attack on Titan Podcast

Kenji Deragon, Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

A podcast of news about the upcoming second season of Attack on Titan, and the thoughts on the spinoffs of the anime, as well as some hopes for the second season.  A discussion about the second season is included. Attack on Titan, an anime that is very popular and renowned for making its fans...

59th Grammy Awards Recap

59th Grammy Awards Recap

Helena Parker, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

What were you doing this past Sunday night? Were you one of the millions of people who tuned in to watch the 59th annual Grammy Awards? If not, here’s a recap of some of the most entertaining moments. “Music’s Biggest Night” was hosted by James Corden, an English actor who has a talk-show on ...

Netflix Orginal: Santa Clarita Diet

Netflix Orginal: Santa Clarita Diet

Bertha Gallegos, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

 Many Netflix-originals were put on Netflix in the new year, one of the newest originals would be Santa Clarita Diet. The series is an American horror-comedy. The first season, consisting of 10 thirty-minute episodes, was released on February 3, 2017. In total it's about 5 hours of binge watching, altho...

Super Bowl Commercial Politics

Super Bowl Commercial Politics

Audrey Palmer and Gillian Ferro
February 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

During the Super Bowl, the NFL tries to avoid political advertisements. However, despite this fact, a number of commercials shared a recurring theme. It seems that in response to President Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, according to DailyMail.com, “...a number of commercials promoted messages o...

Terrace House Review

Terrace House Review

Henley Frommelt, Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Aloha State? Love State? Three girls, three boys, on house, what will happen? As these six people start to live together they all have different ambitions and lives that they live. A few find love while others decide to leave the house for the better. As the weeks go by a few people have found love ...

Series Of Unfortunate Events Review

Series Of Unfortunate Events Review

Lili Mautner, Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Netflix released its original new show, Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events on January 13th 2017. Neil Patrick Harris both produces and stars in the show as Count Olaf, the notorious villain intent on destroying the lives of the baudelaire children in order to attain their enormous fort...

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