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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


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


Dodging his opponent, vocal senior Zidane Guerrier sprints towards the end of the court to score against the Riviera Beach Preparatory Gladiators. Guerrier was later named player of the game, as he made two free throws, spent 40 minutes in the game, and had a final point total of 13. The Jaguars beat 	the Gladiators 52-40 at the Nov. 30 game.
Photo of the Week (12/4)
December 3, 2023
A small choral group performs “Vuelie,” from Disney’s “Frozen”, at the 2023 Prism concert.
A Snapshot of the Concert
November 30, 2023
Strings sophomore Petra Dababneh practices with her bandmates in a backstage storage room before going onstage at the Prism dress rehearsal on Nov. 28. Before each song, performers gathered there to collect themselves and rehearse their music.
Behind The Curtains
November 30, 2023
The Save Our Musicians Foundation partnered with the School of the Arts Foundation to host a fundraising concert for Bak Middle School of the Arts and Dreyfoos Nov. 18 at Tiki 52. Students, teachers, and their families had the opportunity to attend the concert. “I would consider myself one of the biggest country (music) fans at Dreyfoos. I’m actually not even going to meet the man (Luke Bryan) and I am freaking out,” digital media senior Cynthia Mondragon said before the concert.
“Play it Again”
November 19, 2023

[BRIEF] Top 20 and Many Ice Cream Toppings

Administration celebrates the Class of 2022’s Top 20 students.
Alana Cavanagh

On Monday morning, Feb. 7, Principal Blake Bennett announced the names of the Class of 2022’s highest academically-performing seniors, a group referred to as the “Top 20.” When administration announces the seniors’ names at their graduation ceremony, they will announce the Top 20 first as a way to highlight their accomplishments.

  “I didn’t know being in the Top 20 was a big thing at all,” visual senior Gracie Szymanski said. “It does feel nice when people look at you when your name is announced, and it’s academic validation.”

Administration hosted an ice cream social for the top ranked students on Feb. 4 during fifth period. The students chose from a variety of toppings as they celebrated their academic standing in the media center.

“For us in the top five, we knew who was in our little group, but we didn’t know who else was in the top 20, so it was exciting to see who was also high ranked,” piano senior Deven Seedial said. “Everyone (who was at the social) was really supportive and it was fun.” 

Although Szymanski thought the social was a way to celebrate her accomplishment, she acknowledged the pressure it took to get her there.

“It’s hard trying to take all these classes and constantly comparing your class rank to people,” Szymanski said. “Also, junior year was very hard. I took five APs that year. I put a lot of pressure on myself to get straight A’s and keep that up. So, it was stressful, but worth it.”


The list of the top 20 students from Dreyfoos’ graduating class is below:


Name, Major 


Ashesh Amatya, piano – Valedictorian

Miles Wang, communications – Salutatorian 

Jeffrey Wang, piano

Deven Seedial, piano

Philip Ye, piano

Shina Nguyen, visual

William Wu, band

Emma Kaminski, visual

Kaylie Martling, communications

Jaclyn Cohen, visual 

Megan Rollins, digital media

Amber Hansen, visual

Annabella Saccaro, communications  

Alyssa Deale, Vocal

Sophia Roud, communications 

Kate Davis, communications

Christian Chantayan, communications 

Gracie Szymanski, visual 

Joshua Kopit, band

Byron Matysek, dance


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