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Music and Theatre
by / on December 20, 2011 at 6:14 pm

Music and Theatre

Why doesn’t GSA music work with GSA theater?  When the Jazz Band played a medley from Annie at assembly a while ago, I was thinking how great it would have been if they had played for Anything Goes.  If we have this spectacular music program, why don’t they take advantage […]

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The Scarlet Letter Musical
by / on December 20, 2011 at 5:17 pm

The Scarlet Letter Musical

The juniors in Mr. Kaz’s AP English class are currently reading The Scarlet Letter, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. This award-winning musical was a Broadway hit back in the 60’s, and it is a perfect demonstration of American theatrical sensibilities, much like The […]

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by / on December 20, 2011 at 1:40 pm

From Perkinson

Dear Editors of the Procrastinator, I have been meaning to write you a letter for a while as I have enjoyed reading your newspaper  but I just have not gotten around to putting pen to paper…wait, hold it…now why would I type something like that?  Does not that seem odd […]

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Water, Water Everywhere
by / on December 20, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Water, Water Everywhere

If you haven’t noticed already, we have water coolers around school now.  Add a little comfort to your study hall or lunch with a hot mug of tea, or cool down after gym class with some cold clear H2O.  While you are enjoying your water-related beverage, take time to think […]

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Great Matters of Grey Matter-7
by / on December 20, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Great Matters of Grey Matter-7

Most, but not all languages (including English) use relative directions like left, right, forwards and backwards. Most prominently, Guugu Yimithirr peoples use north, south, east, and west instead. According to psychology professor Richard Wiseman at University of Hertfordshire, people walked 10% faster in 2006 than in 1994. This supposedly correlates […]

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News Flash: The Na-Nas in Hey Jude never actually have to end.  Ever.
by / on December 7, 2011 at 6:22 pm

News Flash: The Na-Nas in Hey Jude never actually have to end. Ever.

Until Truman Forbes unplugs the sound system.   For those of you who missed last Friday’s Talent Show, or who were standing way in the back because there weren’t enough chairs and you couldn’t really tell what was going on, here is a brief description of the finale: the self-proclaimed […]

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by / on November 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Math Team takes 3rd Place

This meet, the team placed third in the county, trailing behind both Mount Desert Island and Deer Isle/Stonington. It has been suggested that the loss of the high-performers Ned Wang and Andy Wu may have had something to do with it. GSA’s official (highest) score was earned by team Abraham […]

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MDI Performs Cats
by / on November 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm

MDI Performs Cats

From Issue 5 MDI is currently raising $150,000 to renovate their theater.  Does that make you weep with jealous rage, GSA drama enthusiasts?  Have you seen their MDI Drama website, slicker and more functional than georgestevensacademy.org?  But here’s one for the home team: Anything Goes was better than Cats. Cats […]

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by / on November 16, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Student Council Acknowledges: “Currently, everyone thinks we do nothing.”

Popular opinion is that the Student Council is all fluff; a club that looks good on your transcript.  It recently demonstrated that it does indeed have the power to change things for the student body (seen the cafeteria?  The tables are DIFFERENT) but some of you may still be dubious.  […]

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Best Summer Job Ever: Schooner Bum
by / on October 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Best Summer Job Ever: Schooner Bum

My name is Aiden Ford.  I am a junior this year and this past summer I had the incredible experience of working on the schooner Isaac H. Evans.  It’s very hard to describe to anyone other than someone who works on a boat just how much work is involved with […]

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