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BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE HARVEST
NEWS BRIEF FOR 10/7-10/13

NEWS BRIEF FOR 10/7-10/13

October 14, 2019

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM SAYS GOODBYE TO DEPARTING SENIORS

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM SAYS GOODBYE TO DEPARTING SENIORS

October 10, 2019

DREYFOOS’S OWN KHAN(NER) ACADEMY HITS YOUTUBE

October 2, 2019

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THE CASE AGAINST CLASS RANK
COMPETITION CRACKDOWN

COMPETITION CRACKDOWN

October 2, 2019

WE NEED TO ADDRESS LOCAL ANTI-SEMITISM BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

WE NEED TO ADDRESS LOCAL ANTI-SEMITISM BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

May 21, 2019

THE CASE FOR LOWERING THE VOTING AGE

THE CASE FOR LOWERING THE VOTING AGE

May 11, 2019

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PHILHARMONIC CONCERT

Kaja Andric, Arts Writer
20 hours ago

Strings teacher Wendell Simmons put on a Superman cape to conduct the first Philharmonic Orchestra show of the year on Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Meyer Hall. Following six weeks of preparation and a show with one piece totaling over 40 minutes long, the audience gave a standing ovation to the ensemble of various chamber instruments. “We all have to make sure we’re in sync with Mr. Simmons because...

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A RITE OF PASSAGE: THE SENIOR SOLO SHOWCASE

Emma Garrett, Arts Editor
20 hours ago

At the dance department’s annual Senior Solo Showcase, there’s no dancer left behind. Dance seniors Rachel Abelenda and Dominique Toresco began the show with an impromptu chair dance to “Waltz in A Minor” by Chopin, even though Toresco was recovering from knee surgery she had undergone two weeks before, and Abelenda had suffered two acute stress fractures in her lower spine. “But no pity...

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IMPROM9TU CONCERT SELLS OUT THREE NIGHTS IN A ROW

Emma Garrett, Arts Editor
October 9, 2019

A night at Impromptu is anything but a typical piano performance, as it includes the following quirks: not one, but two Elton Johns wearing brocade jackets and chunky rhinestone glasses, Thor playing the cello, a five-piece rock band playing the iCarly theme song, and piano junior Izumi Yasuda playing completely blind—under a Darth Vader mask.     After opening night on Oct....

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WEATHER AND ITS EFFECT ON SCHOOL SPORTS

Sam Cohen, Sports Staffer
September 17, 2019

Thunderstorms strengthened in Palm Beach County as Hurricane Dorian came roaring toward Florida. The temperamental weather conditions before, during, and after the hurricane has affected the sports schedule, causing many practices and games to be delayed or cancelled.  As seasons quickly approach, each team has struggled due to loss of playing and practice time.     “[The swim team] lost...

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VOLLEYBALL BENCHED

Sam Cohen, Sports Staffer
September 14, 2019

Tension rose on—and off—the court when the School District of Palm Beach County volleyball referees declined the district’s offer to give them a $10 travel pay raise, as they desired $13. All but 10 volleyball officials went on strike, causing panic as the season quickly approached.   “It was hard to start the season with such uncertainty,” volleyball coach and communications teacher...

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STUDENT SPORTS INJURIES

Tommy McCabe, Sports Staffer
May 16, 2019

In the U.S., close to 30 million children participate in organized sports. Of these 30 million, an estimated 3.5 million are injured in these sports each year, according to Stanford Children’s Health Division. Injuries cause decreased participation in sports that many students have been playing ever since they could kick a ball. Vocal freshman Kira Winston has been playing soccer for the last...

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IN HONOR OF OCTOBER

Sasha Smith, Culture Editor
October 11, 2019

After taking its sweet time, September has gone and October has arrived. For many, that means Halloween decorations, three days of cool weather, and seeing #spookyszn on every social media post. In honor of October, The Muse has compiled a few recipes and movies to set the tone for fall. Fall Recipe #1: Pumpkin Spice Macarons I’ve always wanted to make macarons, but I was never quite sure how...

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THE STIGMA OF MALE DANCERS

Sasha Smith, Culture Writer
September 18, 2019

Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer blew up on social media after receiving backlash from the dance community. Spencer commented on Prince George taking ballet, laughing with her co-hosts and adding that she’d like to see “how long that lasts.” Following the incident, Spencer apologized on Instagram and live television. She also conducted an interview with several male dancers regarding...

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FRESHMAN GUIDE TO DREYFOOS

Alana Cavanagh and Jade Lichtenstein
September 15, 2019

Back to school season calls for new supplies, reuniting with friends, and, for some, becoming the newest additions to Dreyfoos.  Coming to a new school can be difficult, but the students and staff make navigating high school a feasible challenge. To aid with the transition from middle to high school, The Muse has put together a guide for all the new Jaguars. HOW TO GET INVOLVED Clubs and...

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Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts | 501 S. Sapodilla Ave, WPB, FL 33401
Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts | 501 S. Sapodilla Ave, WPB, FL 33401