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  • April 22AICE English General Paper Exam on April 25 at 8:00 a.m.
  • April 22Chamber Recital Concert on April 24 at 6:00 p.m. in the Norton Museum
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  • April 22Spring into College Series on April 23 at 11:19 a.m. in the Media Center
Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts | 501 S. Sapodilla Ave, WPB, FL 33401

THE MUSE

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

THE MUSE

Jennifer Jia

Jennifer Jia, Editor-in-Chief

Communications senior Jennifer Jia is a third-year staffer and the Editor-in-Chief of The Muse. She is also a member of the Speech and Debate Team, the social media manager of her local nature center, and a member of her school’s honor societies. When she is not obsessively researching about college or attempting to study 12 hours straight for her AP classes, she enjoys writing, drawing, and taking nature hikes—yes, even in Florida’s melting heat. Her goal as the Editor-in-Chief is to provide quality journalism that the newsmagazine’s audience can enjoy, whether that would be articles, videos, social media posts, or layout designs. Undoubtedly, her time in the publication has given her a voice, a passion for journalism that she hopes to continue, and most importantly, The Muse family who she considers to have created lifelong friendships. While the publication can be stressful at times, she embraces a positive attitude and can thoroughly say that The Muse has been the highlight of her high school experience.

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Digital media and visual students, alongside their parents and faculty members, wander the halls of Building 9. The gallery featured over one hundred pieces, including sculptures, paintings, and sketches.

SPRING ART SHOW: PHOTO GALLERY

Jennifer Jia, Editor-In-Chief
April 12, 2019
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[Photo] ARTS INDEX

Sasha Monaco, Arts Editor
November 30, 2018
Placed on a white podium, a gold, metal-wire sculpture is featured, illuminated under the iridescent spotlight. The Visual Arts/Digital Media Spring Show featured a diverse range of art mediums from acrylic paint to charcoal, as well as a variety of subjects from fruit to portraits. Spectators were able to see the culmination of hard work by visual and digital media students leading up to the art gallery on April 11, through both upstairs and downstairs exhibit galleries found in Building 9.

VISUAL & DIGITAL SPRING SHOW

Jennifer Jia, Editor-in-Chief
April 12, 2018
Theatre junior Elle Holzhauer acts as the lead role in communications senior Brianna Seaberg’s film “Change of Heart.” Holzhauer plays Claire, a girl who strives to find internal peace after the emotional trauma of losing a grandparent. “Acting in ‘Change of Heart’ was an amazing experience, as I got to collaborate with other talented students and refine my own style of acting,” Holzhauer said. “That just makes me love acting more. It’s not just the end product, but also the experience.”

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ELLE HOLZHAUER

Jennifer Jia, Arts Editor
February 6, 2018
The band department performs at the second annual Veterans Day Band Concert on Nov. 7 in Meyer Hall. From songs that captured the hardships and sacrifice of war to songs that honored the brave men who served in the U.S. military, the concert included a variety of patriotic songs, including “America, the Beautiful.”

BAND CONCERT HONORS VETERANS

Jennifer Jia, Arts Editor
November 12, 2017
Decorating the walls of Building 9, artwork that spanned from photographs to articles of clothing adorned the walls. Students showcased their summer pieces at the annual Visual/Digital Fall Showcase on Sept. 27.

Visual/Digital Fall Show

Jennifer Jia, Arts Staffer
October 5, 2017
Upcoming Events and Performances

Upcoming Events and Performances

Jennifer Jia, Arts Editor
September 21, 2017
The wind quintet performed “Movements for Wind Quintet, Op. 16” composed by Robert Muczynski. Featuring whimsical and light-hearted melodies, students performed for friends and peers.

Winds Concert

Jennifer Jia, Arts Editor
April 29, 2017
Following the last movement, students rise from their seats as they are given a standing ovation by the audience.

Orchestra Concert

Jennifer Jia, Arts Editor
April 22, 2017
Uriel Baldesco poses while on her set for the upcoming Nickelodeon show “I am Frankie”  as the character Lucia Baxter.

Uriel Baldesco

Jennifer Jia, Arts Editor
April 8, 2017
Director and band instructor Evan Rogovin presents the Zero Hour Jazz ensemble, as the audience delivers a standing ovation.

Joined Through Jazz

Jennifer Jia, Arts Staffer
November 23, 2016
The Philharmonic Orchestra rose from their seats at the end of the concert following the piece “Italian Symphony,” as the audience gave a standing ovation to the students in Meyer Hall.

Philharmonic Concert

Jennifer Jia, Arts Staffer
November 8, 2016
“With my artwork, my goal is to give people a reaction, usually a negative one,” visual junior Ava Sodergren said. “Some artists paint a pretty flower, but I believe that art is so much more than a flower. It can address social problems in society and change people’s views on a subject.”

Artist Spotlight: Ava Sodergren

Jennifer Jia, Arts Staffer
September 3, 2016
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