The Tradition Behind New Works, New Voices

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) is riddled with traditions, and each art studio can say they own at least one special production. For the drama department, they have many: Names that… Continue reading

Turkey Talk Around FSSA

“I am thankful for having a lot of opportunities in my life that some people may not. I feel very blessed and very fortunate.” – Aidan J. Lawrence (Senior drama) “I’m thankful for… Continue reading

Feature: Voices From Tompkins Sq. Park

Gentrification Through the Eyes of Tompkins Square Park Old-Timers. On a serene, fall afternoon, long time locals of Tompkins Square Park in Manhattan’s Lower East Side witness gentrification in full effect.  Walking in… Continue reading

FSSA Wins First Place at Journalism Conf.

  Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) won first place at the 16th Annual Baruch College Newsies awards for illustration in our school newspaper, The Bennett. The award was for Zelinette Estrada’s… Continue reading

FSSA Student Work on Display at the U.N.

The United Nations (U.N.) is currently exhibiting artwork from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) students responding to sexual violence during times of war. Students from Ms. Spata’s 2018 sophomore art class… Continue reading

FSSA Goes Big for Halloween

Halloween has become a huge staple in the lives of high schoolers. Each year students eagerly wait for October to get their spook on. Whether it be for the costumes, the parties, the… Continue reading

Al Jazeera Reporter Visits FSSA Journalists

UN award-winning journalist and Al Jazeera reporter Kristen Saloomey visited FSSA last Wednesday, to speak with senior journalism students on her profession, and the subject of news as a whole. However, it did… Continue reading

Fair Share for Funding Studios?

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) has always been known for its annual musicals and performances, some notable ones being Ragtime and Phantom of the Opera. The Disco Cabaret tonight and Saturday… Continue reading

Opinion: Is it Really Hispanic Heritage Month?

The Bennett Opinion While most people think of October as the month of Halloween and colder weather, they may not realize that between September 15- October 15, it’s Hispanic Heritage Month. Back in 1968,… Continue reading

Concert Hall Gets Major Upgrades

The Tony Bennett Concert Hall, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) very own concert hall is getting a facelift with a $500,000 renovation project going toward updated technology and equipment, according to… Continue reading