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    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
PHARA-OH NO: THE ISSUE WITH SENIOR PEP RALLY THEME

Chloe Girod, Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2018

The opinions expressed in this article are not shared by all of the senior class, but I do speak for some when I say that Egyptian Pharaohs should not be the senior pep rally theme for more reasons than one. Some may be unaware, but this theme was chosen by a previous senior class fairly recently—just a year before the Class of 2019 were freshmen. Some seniors’ siblings used the same theme while...

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FREE TO SCREAM, RESTRICTED TO TALK

Mark Shteyman, Opinion Staffer
September 16, 2018

Within the aged paragraphs of the Bill of Rights, there lies an amendment that has caused more controversy than any other law or bill ever passed, a law so iconic that people across the world know about it and use it in their own countries: the First Amendment. This is the amendment that gives us the right to express our opinions however we want, and it is now the root of many social divisions and...

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WOULD A POST-APOCALYPTIC WORLD BE INTERESTING?

Tommy McCabe, Opinion Editor
September 9, 2018

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HIP-HOP DAY CANCELLATION CONTROVERSY

Michael Pincus, News Staffer
September 18, 2018

Decked out in teeth grills, chain necklaces, cornrows, and temporary face tattoos, seniors of all majors dressed up for the hip-hop theme on Music Genre Day during Spirit Week—that is, until this year. Due to complaints of cultural appropriation and racial insensitivity, administration has opted to remove hip-hop from this year's Spirit Week. Principal Dr. Susan Atherley intended to discontinue...

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NEW FACES AT CLUB RUSH

Lila Goldstein, News Editor
September 15, 2018

For the various veteran organizations of Dreyfoos—SGA, Black Student Union, A.R.T.S. Club, and many more—Club Rush is a familiar sight. Though the often overwhelming swarms of students, short time frame, and the crowded gym is routine for older clubs, a batch of new organizations faced the school for the first time on Sept. 12 in the gym during lunch. Various students sought to create a more...

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DREYFOOS NEWS BRIEFS: GRAD BASH, COLLEGE COMMITMENTS, AND MORE

Jennifer Jia, Editor-in-Chief
May 7, 2018

The Palm Beach Post Awards Round tables with floral centerpieces and polished trophies were seen at the 38th Annual Palm Beach Post Excellence in High School Journalism Awards, held at the Hilton West Palm Beach on May 3. With categories ranging from Column Writing to General Excellence in Student Newspaper, The Muse at Dreyfoos, alongside 15 other schools in Palm Beach County, received plaques,...

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: JASON ROBLERO

Sasha Smith, Arts Staffer
September 20, 2018

Beyond practicing performance scripts, spending hours after school working on sets, and perfecting his acting skills on a daily basis, theatre sophomore Jason Roblero participates in an honor society called the International Thespian Society (ITS). ITS is an organization that connects theatre students from different schools across the nation through a series of individual and team competitions,...

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Q&A ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: KATHERINE OUNG

Sasha Monaco, Arts Editor
September 15, 2018

The average Dreyfoos student has a school year filled with the habitual practice of their art; from after-school rehearsals to one-on-one coaching, art is the common thread that runs through each unique day of the school year. Communications sophomore Katherine Oung kept her thread running throughout her summer vacation as well, by attending a two-week program dedicated to speech and debate. Q:...

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JURIES THROUGHOUT MAJORS

Heather Rollins, Cover Editor
May 23, 2018

Amidst the standardized tests of the fourth quarter, students invest their time working on something besides studying: juries. At each semester’s close, each major requires their students to exemplify expertise in their art area to prove their passion and dedication to Dreyfoos. Typically weighted the same as a final exam, juries can either make or break a student’s grade. Even though juries are...

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DANCING HIS DREAM: DREYFOOS ALUM FINDS SUCCESS

Elena Snyder, Features Staffer
September 19, 2018

The stage loomed large and bright with thousands of blinking lights and the blue glow of TV cameras. The crowd hummed with expectation as he walked out and began to dance. In a display of emotion and vulnerability, Dreyfoos alum Darius Hickman made his way to the Top 10 on Season 15 of “So You Think You Can Dance.” “I actually never really thought about what I wanted to be,” Hickman said....

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“A PERFECT FIT”: DREYFOOS MEETS MRS.FINNEY

Anamaria Navarrete, Features Editor
September 15, 2018

Heels click down the hallways as a new face passes students. While summer break fades into class-bells ringing and lockers slamming, a once empty office is now occupied by a member on campus. This school year brought various new staff members to Dreyfoos, and among them is Assistant Principal Teneisha Finney. Mrs. Finney will be in charge of overseeing the dance department, as well as coordinating...

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MS. BRYAN’S COLLEGE PLANNING BUSINESS ENTERS SECOND YEAR OF HELPING STUDENTS

Alex Gordon, Managing Editor
May 26, 2018

She had been coaching college-bound students for over a decade, but in February of 2016, math teacher Olive Bryan decided to make it official. Ms. Bryan founded her own business, Excelsior College Planning, which is now in its second year of working with students. “I started Excelsior to help students maximize their full potential inside and outside of the classroom to position themselves to gain...

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DEAR WHITE PEOPLE VOLUME 2: REVIEW

Chloe Girod, Editor-In-Chief
June 14, 2018

While there is significantly less controversy surrounding this season’s release of “Dear White People” compared to volume one, that doesn’t mean the show’s content isn’t dubbed controversial. While the show expands into new horizons, “Dear White People” continues to explore various topics that spark significant dialogue among its viewers. The show continues the same episode format,...

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13 REASONS WHY SEASON 2: REVIEW

Chloe Girod, Editor-In-Chief
June 14, 2018

Despite the hefty backlash concerning season one of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”, season two premiered on May 18. Once again, the show’s release sparked an emotional debate among viewers, who argued whether the show was realistic, if the conversations prompted by the show’s message were beneficial, and whether or not the show withheld a semblance of artistic merit. If you haven’t seen...

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THIS IS AMERICA: REVIEW

Anamaria Navarrete, Features Editor
May 15, 2018

The twittersphere went wild once again with a new subject in the spotlight: Donald Glover, under his rapper alias, Childish Gambino. In addition to rapping, Glover is an actor in shows such as “Community” and “Atlanta”, a filmmaker, a comedian in his comedy set “Weirdo”, writer, director, and producer, making strides in all of his careers. On May 5, American rapper Childish Gambino...

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HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF SUMMER 2018

Priscila Fernandez, Online Content Editor
June 14, 2018

AP and AICE exams are finally over, juries have been finalized, and we slip comfortably into the rainy and hot summer days filled with relaxation and fun. Now the biggest worry for the next two months will be figuring out how you are going to spend your summer. If you are not going out of the state or country, it can feel like there is nothing fun to do in Florida; however, you will be surprised as...

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HISPANIC SLANG

Dani Esquenazi, Lifestyle Editor
May 12, 2018

If you’ve ever taken a Spanish class, more often than not the Spanish you’ve learned is all generic. Like every language in the world, Spanish has its own unique vocabulary and slang from region to region. There can be many ways of saying the same thing depending on the  country. In order to help you sound a bit more authentic, here are some words to throw in the next time you’re flaunting...

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BULLET JOURNALING

Chloe Girod, Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2018

Staying organized is a simple goal most people have in life. Everyone strives to be able to handle multiple tasks at once without forgetting their last-minute projects and to-do’s. In turn, many combat this forgetfulness with agendas or sticky notes; others use a calendar. And, while most people associate journaling as a stereotypical act of recording one’s feelings, it can encourage a sense of...

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FALL SPORTS WARM-UP PLAYLIST

Taryn Reagan and Jules Popiel
September 12, 2018

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MUSICAL MINDSET

Elizabeth White, Online Content Editor
May 9, 2018

Some have unwashed lucky socks and others have a secret handshake with a fellow teammate, to get mentally prepared for a big game ahead, but the most common ritual for Dreyfoos students is related to the arts. Swim team member and visual junior Nina Zaremba and basketball player and strings senior  Amare Davis are no different. Both of the Dreyfoos athletes utilize music before meets and games,...

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ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: BRIANNA SEABERG

Lilly Randolph, AME
April 24, 2018

Before there was the camera, there was the tennis racket; at least for communications senior Brianna Seaberg. When she’s not filming or editing her latest thriller, Seaberg can be found releasing her energy on the court with her fellow student athletes. “I began playing tennis ten years ago,” Seaberg said. “I was 8 years old [and] was introduced to the sport by my parents. Both of them play...

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