2019 movie season promises strong premieres and sequels

Emlyn Polatty

May 6, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Film as an art form serves to connect, entertain and reveal new perspectives to audiences, crossing boundaries such as language or country of origin. 2018 saw many notable movies, such as blockbuster hits Black Panther and Cr...

Art student finds new success in Scholastic competition

Emlyn Polatty

February 26, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For senior Avonte Lyles, what started off as a spark for drawing in middle school has developed into a flame of artistic passion. The Cooper-Young Festival Young Artists Contest winner and Scholastic Gold and Silver Key recipient...

Orchestra winter concert brings festive music to Spartan stage

Emlyn Polatty

February 1, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Bells jingle, sleighs ride, chestnuts roast. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, there is one thing that no one can escape: Christmas songs. Whether on the radio or in the grocery store, festive music is everywhere, even...

Gender blind Macbeth to hit Spartan stage this winter

Emlyn Polatty

December 18, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The lights dim—witches chant, ghosts haunt their killers and men fall into madness. Enter Macbeth, renowned general and ruler, a character normally played by a man. White Station’s production of Shakespeare’s classic, however,...

Spanish teachers use creative assignments to advance language learning

Emlyn Polatty, Jillian Maxwell

November 19, 2018

Filed under Student Life

In a world that is becoming increasingly connected, learning a second language is an important goal for many students at White Station. Being bilingual can open up opportunities in the workforce, as well as in personal friendships, but it is no simple task. Ma...

JROTC spirit night helps bring battalion closer to fundraising goal

Emlyn Polatty

November 19, 2018

Filed under Student Life

From the arts to academics to athletics, White Station has activities that fit just about any student that walk its halls. While this multitude of activities is beneficial for students, many school clubs and groups find it difficult to get the funds they need ...

Symphony musician mentors orchestra students through citywide program

Emlyn Polatty

November 13, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As orchestra students shuffle in to class, a woman is already awaiting them, sitting in the back near the violins and violas. Memphis Symphony violinist Marisa Polesky observes the interactions among the orchestra students. Polesky...

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Linda Bland-Cooper

September 17, 2018

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