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Artistic Expressions: volume 11

Artistic Expressions: volume 11

May 19, 2021

Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

Cinema Summaries

Cinema Summaries

May 19, 2021

Cinema Summaries is a blog that will cover all things cinema: reviews, upcoming films, and movie news. With new updates multiple times every week, make sure to check back in for the latest in movie entertainment.

Outside in the band parking lot and socially distanced, the band is finding an opportunity to recognize its members by hosting a banquet Tuesday at 7 p.m. “The event is free, and participants should bring their own food. Students and their families could reserve tables through a form and indicate anyone that they wanted to sit with. Tables will be socially distanced and everyone in attendance will be required to wear a mask,

Instruments for accolades, band celebrates with year-end banquet

Grant Milleson, Staff Reporter May 18, 2021

With the school year ending soon, the band is finding an opportunity to recognize its members by hosting a banquet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the band parking lot, where like many things this school year, there will be some differences from years past.  “Banquet...

Sophomore Ana Toro takes a dive into the world of music.

Acoustic Avenues: favorite albums of 2021

Ana Toro, Staff Reporter May 17, 2021

This is my final blog entry for the 2020-2021 school year, so let’s end with a list of my favorite albums of these first few months in 2021. These albums have helped me push through the rest of this year and finish strong. At number one is Sueños...

Top Bunk members include Memorial senior Diego Fernandez (top left), Heritage senior Shruthi Venkatesh (top right), Memorial senior Kaleb Mills (bottom left), Memorial junior William Flashnick (middle left), Memorial class of 2020 alumni Corbin Dennis (bottom middle), Memorial junior Megan Butler (bottom right), and Memorial junior Jurnee Brinson (far right).

Bunk up the beat

Aaron Boehmer, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

Under a loft bed, two friends from English class started making music.  From that same loft bed, a record label came to be: Top Bunk Recordings. Memorial High School seniors Diego Fernandez and Kaleb Mills met at school and their friendship led them...

Wingspan's Ananda Ghoshal delves deeper into the world of Bengali food and shares her thoughts.

Bengali Bites: Lebur Jol

Ananda Ghoshal, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

Summer is literally right around the corner- I can definitely tell from the scorching hot and humid weather we’ve been having. You know what that means? Summer pool parties, lemonade stands and feeling like you can’t be outside for more than a few...

The theatre department is having its yearly banquet in the courtyard outside of the auditorium Friday. 

Despite pandemic, yearly theatre banquet takes place

Rishika Desai, Guest Contributor May 14, 2021

The theatre department is having its yearly banquet in the courtyard outside of the auditorium Friday.  “We had our induction a couple of weeks ago, but the banquet is more of a fun, student-led event where we don’t have to follow a specific script,”...

While the school year may soon be coming to a close, the Redhawk band is not done yet, as they will be perfoming Thursday at 7 p.m. as their first perfomance of the year.

Marching back to normality, band hosts live performance

Ayaan Ali, Guest Contributor May 13, 2021

Adapting to conditions regarding the COVID-19 virus, Redhawk band is having its first concert of the year Thursday after school on the school’s football field starting at 7 p.m. With the year being anything but normal, this will be the first time...

The number of people in American that have cut out gluten from their diet has been rising over the years. Among those saying goodbye to gluten is staff reporter Ashvita Girish and  in this new, weekly blog, she will provide recipes and her take on whether it's worth making or not.

Goodbye Gluten

Ashvita Girish, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

About 3.1 million people around the United States follow a gluten-free diet. One of the main reasons for a gluten-free diet is celiac disease: an autoimmune disorder that affects the small intestine and is caused by a reaction to gluten, proteins found...

As band begins preparation for marching season, directors have hosted a visual camp for incoming freshman in order to prepare them for next year's marching season. However, with the continuation of COVID-19, band directors have had to make a few adaptations this year in order to help incoming freshman.

Marching season in the works: Band hosts visual camp for incoming freshmen

Isabelle Engles, Guest Contributor May 12, 2021

COVID-19 has made planning school events way different than usual. However, despite the struggles of the pandemic, marching band recently hosted a visual camp for incoming freshmen.  “Visual camp is where all of the kids who are doing band next...

Sophomore Isabelle Raade sings during choir.  Anywhere from 30-80 students will participate in a spring choir concert in the band parking lot Tuesday at 7 p.m. 

Singing Rogers to Ramsey, choir to perform in band parking lot

Alize Shahzad, Guest Contributor May 11, 2021

Anywhere from 30-80 students will participate in a spring choir concert in the band parking lot Tuesday at 7 p.m.  All students are welcome and no tickets are required, people just need to bring their own seating. "The theme for this spring concert...

Sophomore Ana Toro takes a dive into the world of music.

Acoustic Avenues: Big Sean

Ana Toro, Staff Reporter May 10, 2021

This week I want to talk about one of my favorite hip hop albums I Decided by Big Sean. This album is definitely one of my favorite Big Sean albums. It’s got fantastic production and some funny and sometimes serious lyrics. I think what makes this...

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