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  • April 15Spring into College Series on April 19th at 11:19 a.m. in the Media Center
  • April 15Incent to Run Info Meeting on April 18th at 11:19 a.m. in Meyer Hall
  • April 15Nutrition Club Meeting on April 18th at 11:10 a.m. in the Media Center
  • April 15VA/DM Senior Show on April 17th at 5 p.m. in Buildings 2 and 9
  • April 15Students Against Human Trafficking Event on April 17th at 11:19 a.m. in the Media Center
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  • April 15SAC on April 16th at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center
  • April 15Arts Club Meeting on April 16th at 11:19 a.m. in the Gym
  • April 15Career Fair on April 15th at 11:19 a.m. in the Media Center
Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts | 501 S. Sapodilla Ave, WPB, FL 33401

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

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Caitlin Villacrusis

Caitlin Villacrusis, Photo Staffer

Caitlin Villacrusis is a second-year staffer and photo staffer on The Muse. She is also the co-president of Creative Writing League, a submission reader for Seeds in the Black Earth Literary and Arts Magazine, and historian for Asian Cultural Society and Coding Club. Beyond school, Caitlin is a Miami Book Fair "Speak Up" Student Ambassador and Poetry Mentee and has participated in the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop and the BreakBread Literacy Project’s Literary Apprenticeship. She is an avid fan of New York School poets, sudoku puzzles, and Marvel movies.

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Communications junior Sanjana Gupta, strings junior Raveena Cherry, and band junior Nihar Bhavsar perform a Bollywood dance in the Multicultural Show. “I felt really excited. It was really nice for us to perform together.” Gupta said. “It was really fun to just have the band back together and perform our little routine for everybody. I feel like it put smiles on everybodys faces and we were just so happy to perform.”

[Photo] A World of Talent

Ellie Symons, Coverage Staffer
April 6, 2023
As students clap and cheer around her, theatre sophomore Satya Hamilton dances to “Let’s Groove” by Earth, Wind & Fire. BSU’s “Soul Train” themed block party on Oct. 9 brought the ‘70s and ‘80s to the cafeteria through disco music and patterned outfits.

Photo of the Week- 11/7

Caitlin Villacrusis, Photo Staffer
November 8, 2022
Twirling across the room, junior and senior dance students complete different exercises in order to refine the techniques they are already familiar with. “All of our courses are advanced,” Mrs. Lescaille said. “Sometimes in the ballet class, I teach in the morning. The freshman (curriculum) is only modified slightly by the time I get to the senior (class). Its a matter of building upon what youve already learned.”

[Photo] Dance

September 24, 2022
Wearing a 1960s-themed outfit, dance senior Lauren Hopta participates in the sophomore Generations Dance during the 2020 Spirit Week. For a ‘60s-themed outfit, sophomores can wear bright colors, long skirts or dresses, turtlenecks, cardigans, collars, and pinstripe suits.

Spirit Week In Review

Caitlin Villacrusis, Photo Staffer
March 9, 2022
Guest pianist Susan Zhang plays on The Concert Truck for students and staff spread out across the field.

[Photo] Finding Unity in Black History

Olivia Metzler, Content Team Editor
February 23, 2022
New math teacher Timothy Freeman helps band sophomore Gianna “Gigi” Mendelson with homework problems at the end of his fifth period precalculus class. Her classmate, band sophomore Ryan Brown, believes Mr. Freeman’s spontaneous style of teaching better “accommodates the needs of the class” by going at the pace of the class. “If you have a more rigid system, you can’t be that flexible,” Brown said. “You can’t be that adaptable.”

[Photo] New Vests and New Faces

Arik Karim, Multimedia Staffer
February 1, 2022
Visual freshman Rebecca Chen and theatre junior Paula Navarrete paint tomatoes as part of the new Good Thyme Gardening Club mural between buildings 3 and 4. This was the club’s first on-campus mural, so visual senior and Mural Painting Society co-vice president Gyongy “Lili” Szaszvarosi’s hopes that this project sets a “precedent for other clubs to collaborate” and helps to create “a single community (within Dreyfoos).” “Murals really help build a sense of community in physical spaces,” Szaszvarosi said. “When you have a lot of people, especially who are part of the community, working to turn a blank wall into something else, it really does make it feel more personal to the people who exist in that space. In the case of this mural, it’s the students themselves who are painting it and deciding to make the space more visually interesting.”

Murals with a Message

Caitlin Villacrusis, Photographer
January 14, 2022
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