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Intro+TL

Intro+TL

Patricia Arriaga-Rivera, Op-Ed Editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under Creative Corner

Betrayal and disgust engulfed my thinking as I tried to write about love my fingers went numb one by one my thoughts came to a stop I could not write on love I was destined to write of mental wars and bloodshot eyes from sleepless nights I write about things that'll plague you actio...

Toon Town Comes to Napa High

Toon Town Comes to Napa High

Audrey Palmer and Henley Frommelt
October 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the homecoming week comes upon us, all the festivities are coming as well. From the spirit week to the homecoming floats. Having this be the first homecoming parade for the freshman they all wanted to be apart of the Disney Parade Fun! As each grade has a different theme, the freshman theme is To...

Bigger and Better!

Bigger and Better!

Audrey Palmer and Helena Parker
September 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This year Napa High School’s band is “Bigger and better" - literally. "They can’t all fit in the band room”, according to band students Mia Brasil and Anna Philips. They have many new songs to come, including a secret Big Game performance. This year’s current and exciting songs include YMCA...

Artist Profile: Hannah Remboldt

Artist Profile: Hannah Remboldt

Audrey Palmer and Gillian Ferro
September 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Hannah Remboldt is a junior at Napa High School and is very involved inside of school as well as outside. She is engaged in the Arts program during school. The classes she takes are Art 2 and  Concert Choir. Outside of school she cooks, takes photos, plays the ukulele and piano, and goes hiking and ...

Nerve is Surprisingly Realistic

Nerve is Surprisingly Realistic

Audrey Palmer, Managing Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

A high school senior finds herself running all over New York playing the newest game Nerve. The movie stars Emma Roberts playing Venus “Vee” and Dave Franco who plays Ian. This new movie Nerve came out July 27 in the US and not until August 11th in the UK. As of now the movie has not so great r...

BottleRock 2016

BottleRock 2016

David Lopez, Managing Editor
June 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

BottleRock, the Napa Valley wine, food, and music festival, returned for its fourth iteration on memorial day weekend, May 27-29. The festival drew a large crowd with its triumvirate of headliners: Stevie Wonder, Florence + the Machine, and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. The festival also included nu...

X-men Apocalypse Review

X-men Apocalypse Review

Sarah Gaeta and Aidan Harvey
June 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The newest X-men film came out last month on the 27th and, if you have not seen all of the X-men movies recently, there is some aspects to the plot you have to know. Although it did not premier in the US until a few days ago, the movie was released in London on the 9th. So far, it has slightly low r...

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

Patricia Arriaga-Rivera, Reporter
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

***SPOILERS AHEAD*** Marvel's first Avenger, Captain America, along with his comrades have recently made his way back into the big screens. Though previously the conflict had been between nazis, or brainwashed assassins, the conflict has now escalated to to a more worldwide political problem that have t...

Today’s Top Dance Hits, the Last Dance Show of the Year

Today’s Top Dance Hits, the Last Dance Show of the Year

Sarah Gaeta and Aidan Harvey
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  On May 1st, all three Jazz classes were joined by the Napa High Breakers, junior and varsity spiritleaders, and Latin dancers. Performing to popular songs, the show was fast paced, jumping quickly from one act to another with barely a pause. This year’s theme was “Today’s Top Dance Hits” ...

Earth Day 2016

Earth Day 2016

Aidan Harvey and Sarah Gaeta
May 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In honor of earth day, the art classes drew two large chalk drawings of endangered animals in the quad and hung many other art pieces underneath the canopies. Although they knew rain was forecasted for friday, they drew them to support protecting endangered species. The drawings were symbolic, expressing the d...

Beyonce, Drake, and Kanye’s New Albums

Beyonce, Drake, and Kanye’s New Albums

Jill Parriott and Grace Felder
May 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Beyonce, Drake, and Kanye West are easily some of the most popular artists of our generation. All three have recently released new albums that have skyrocketed in downloads within the last few weeks. Beyonce released Lemonade on April 23rd, Drake released Views on April 29th, and Life of Pablo was dropped by Kanye ...

What to expect from Bottlerock 2016

What to expect from Bottlerock 2016

Audrey Palmer, Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Bottlerock Napa Valley is a music festival located at Napa’s local fairgrounds. But this isn’t a small county music show. In past years headliners have been Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Snoop Dogg, Imagine Dragons, Awolnation, and Grouplove.  This year, Bottlerock's fourth, features the Red Hot Chili Pe...

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