Best of SNO

Former Palmetto student Camila Cabello now a pop star

Former Palmetto student Camila Cabello now a pop star

By Victoria Arguelles, Miami Palmetto Senior HS, Pinecrest Village, Fla.

December 1, 2014

Two years ago, Palmetto student Karla Cabello auditioned for the second season of "The X Factor." Since then, she has become a part of one of the world’s most famous girl group, Fifth Harmony. While Cabello, who now goes by her middle name, Camila, withdrew from Palmetto nearly halfway through the ...

Closet poet: Student rappers describe creative process

Closet poet: Student rappers describe creative process

By Anna Villano, Plano Senior HS, Plano, Texas

November 10, 2014

Inside a bedroom closet lies a microphone, a laptop and tomorrow’s outfit. Behind the noise-cancelling blankets and draped over clothes hangers, a music studio is found. Senior Rishi Patel, under his alias Reggie Poppa, has risen to fame as a local rapper. At a young age, he began writing his own...

Grammy Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers return to Regis Jesuit

Grammy Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers return to Regis Jesuit

By Patrick Britti, Max Zahringer, and Alex Osredker

May 22, 2014

Regis Jesuit freshmen RJTV reporters Patrick Britti, Max Zahringer and Alex Osredker follow Grammy Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers Justin Lansing '04 and Joe Mailander '03 during their visit back to campus for a concert celebrating the opening of the new Performing Arts Center in April 2014. Camera,...

Montana student’s dramatic interpretation of ‘Flowers for Algernon’ qualifies for national competition

Montana student’s dramatic interpretation of ‘Flowers for Algernon’ qualifies for national competition

By Abby Lynes, C.M. Russell HS, Great Falls, Mont.

March 26, 2014

He lowers his head and takes a deep breath. Then, he looks up and slowly begins to speak, pulling his audience into the heartbreaking story of Charlie Gordon, a mentally disabled man who undergoes a surgical procedure to increase his intelligence in Daniel Keyes, “Flowers For Algernon.”  Not many ...

‘Rent’ works to inspire, inform

‘Rent’ works to inspire, inform

By David Andrews, Monarch HS, Louisville, Colo.

March 14, 2014

This spring, the theater department will be tackling "Rent," which follows the lives and struggles of a group of aspiring artists and friends in their Bohemian neighborhood in Manhattan, known as Alphabet City, during the tumultuous 1980s. Brian du Fresne, Monarch teacher, and artistic director for the...

Godspell shines as ‘Light of JC’

Godspell shines as ‘Light of JC’

By Madison Meyer, John Carroll School, Bel Air, Md.

February 19, 2014

The lights bathe the stage in red as Judas ties Jesus to the blackboard. The disciples and the company kneel, praying as Jesus’s last few notes seem to pierce the air. The moment is solemn, with heavy guitar and rock music echoing as Jesus dies. JC’s fall musical “Godspell” is filled with...