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May 27, 2018

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Spotlight on Academy’s 2017 Madlab Playwrights

A crush. An Affirmative Action program. A tiny guardian angel who decides to play matchmaker. Struggles with inner demons personified as people, complete with death, melancholy, and self-loathing. What the above have in common is that both deal with scripts (byKami Tibbles’17 and Taylor McGowan’18, respectively) are among the selected 10 ten-minute plays, all written

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Prep Performances for OMEA

As a dress rehearsal for the upcoming OMEA solo and ensemble districts, Academy’s Women’s Chorus and Camerata had a combined concert with the concert band on Tuesday, February 21. Director Amy Brooks and band conductor Jessica Sneeringer,  proudly showcased their hard-working students. The Choir, adorned in identical black gowns and dangling “diamond” earrings, began with “Ominia

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Academy Glee Club Showcase

  (Photo/Julia Gurewitz’19/Media Team) The CA Glee Club, also known as ReVOICE, was created this year with one purpose: to make music. And on February 3, our school’s talented musicians did just that! Performing a mix of old Disney classics such as “When You Wish Upon A Star,” “Go The Distance,” and “Touch The Sky,

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Auditions Begin for “The Drowsy Chaperone”

This spring, Academy’s theatre program will present The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical about an asocial man who attempts to cure his sadness by playing a recording of his favorite musical as it comes alive around him. Through a reading committee comprised of students, this musical was chosen with intent to provoke laughter from the audience and attain

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Coffeehouse Concert

Seniors Hunter Moffett and Keban Agrawal (Photo/Julia Gurevitz’19) Ambient lighting and an array of sweets set a relaxing scene for the 10th annual Coffeehouse Concert on Wednesday, January 18. The evening was filled with a series of classical pieces coordinated by Orchestra director, Cynthia Bush, and all who attended were enthralled with the sounds that

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Open Mic Hits All The Right Notes

(Photo/Julia Gurevitz’19) Despite concerns about a lack of performers, Music Club’s second Open Mic of the year was undoubtedly a success. Musicians played both serious and silly songs, including The Academy Life‘s very own, Ellie Jeffers’20, rapping Dr. Seuss’s “The Cat In The Hat.” The event even attracted students from outside of the Academy community,

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