Judge and Timer Ready? The Phoenix Forensics Team Finishes the Season Strong

–Adriana Doria (‘19) This weekend, the Phoenix Forensics team competed in the State Championships to finish off their very successful season.  The team took 23 members to the competition. Thirteen competitors broke to the semi-finals and, of those 13 , seven broke to the finals.  Overall, the team took 2nd place in the BCD Division. The Phoenix forensicators that broke to semi-finals were: Jonah Liss-Impromptu … Continue reading Judge and Timer Ready? The Phoenix Forensics Team Finishes the Season Strong

Judge and Timer Ready? The Phoenix Forensics Team Competes at the Regional Tournament

-Adriana Doria (‘19)   Forensics is a public speaking competition that showcases high school students in a multitude of different categories ranging from “Public Address” to “Interpretation.” The IA Phoenix Forensics team travels to between three and five invitationals per year, all throughout Michigan, in hopes of qualifying for the regional and state competitions in the spring. Well indeed they did.  The phoenix forensics team … Continue reading Judge and Timer Ready? The Phoenix Forensics Team Competes at the Regional Tournament

Exploring the Arts: Newsies the Musical

-Adriana Doria (‘19)   “Now is the time to Seize the Day,” as the Newsies of New York stand together for change.  Based off of the 1992 film starring Christian Bale as Jack Kelly, Newsies was brought to the broadway stage in 2012.  This show is based off of the 1899 Newsboys Strike, and brings an entertaining and musical twist to the story.  Jack Kelly … Continue reading Exploring the Arts: Newsies the Musical