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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...

Turnabout 2017

Turnabout 2017

Audrey Palmer, Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This year Napa High School is having a Turnabout Dance with the theme Swinter. It will be on February 11, 2017 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm in the small gym. This dance is for students in grades nine through twelve. The dance was planned by our leadership class and administration. Snacks will also be provided. I...

Christmas Time for Choir

Christmas Time for Choir

Helena Parker and Gillian Ferro
December 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Christmas time is always busy for the choir kids, especially Chamber. Hannah Remboldt, a junior in Concert Choir, has been busy practicing for her holiday concerts. The one concert she is looking forward to the most is on Thursday the 15th. Remboldt likes choir because, “[She] likes to sing and it...

Until the Light of Day

Until the Light of Day

Patricia Arriaga-Rivera, Opinion Editor, Features Editor
December 12, 2016
Filed under Creative Corner

It's nights like this when my mind starts to twist And hours like these when I stay up listening to the trees. Maybe I'm not sane, but I can hear what they say When I was younger I didn't have this strain I had a section of my family and a large amount of pain So as the trees sway they...

Altruistic Trees

Altruistic Trees

Patricia Arriaga-Rivera, Opinion Editor, Features Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Creative Corner

As a child, I quickly noticed my grandmother would often sit by the oak tree that stood proudly; enlarged with age and thick with branches and life. Spring would arise with ease and so would my grandmother from her bed and, with my help, to our tree. She’d sit near the roots while I would climb the t...

Netflix-Original Drama, The Crown

Netflix-Original Drama, The Crown

Bertha Gallegos, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The Crown is a Netflix-original drama that chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The first season, consisting of 10 one-hour episodes, was released on November 4, 2016. The drama plans to have 60 episodes over 6 seasons. The first season portrays events from 1947 to 1955, and season two has al...

Moana Review

Moana Review

Audrey Palmer, Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

A ocean adventure starring the daughter of the village chief, a not very intelligent chicken, and a once mighty demigod. This enlightening movie stars Auli'i Cravalho as Moana and Dwayne Johnson playing Maui. The movie Moana came out on November 14 in the US and on December 2nd in the UK. The reviews hav...

Game Show

Game Show

Audrey Palmer, Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Napa High School’s most recent drama production was Game Show, an interactive comedy. The play consisted of half improvisation and the other half scripted scenes. The production took the audience and made them a part of the game show that was being aired inside the play. Audience members were picked to...

Forge Review

Forge Review

Gillian Ferro, Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

 If you’re looking for an inexpensive and delicious pizza place, then Forge is the restaurant for you! This unique restaurant has more than just food, it also has an outdoor dog friendly patio that includes three corn hole game courts and one bocce court. I have been to this restaurant multiple tim...

Attack on Titan: Past Present and Possible Future

Attack on Titan: Past Present and Possible Future

Patricia Arriaga-Rivera, Opinion Editor, Features Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Since the first chapter in 2009, Hajime Isayama has gained the attention of the manga community with what is known as his best selling manga Shingeki No Kyojin, also known as Attack on Titans. The manga is set in a post apocalyptic world which has been devastated by human like monsters. These monsters, ...

XLV Half Time Show

XLV Half Time Show

November 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Video

Stranger Things Review

Stranger Things Review

Lili Mautner, Reporter
November 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Have you ever wanted the perfect mixture of campy 80s music, cliche horror sci-fi alien creatures, overly talented child actors and chocolate pudding?   Well now you’ve found it. Stranger Things is the right fit for you. It combines Steven Spielberg-esque characters, filming techniques, scener...

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