Dear Teachers, Walkouts are Important

April 20, 2018 was a particularly interesting date this year. Not only was it a rather unconventional celebration for some, it also commemorated the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. It… Continue reading

FSSA Celebrates National Poetry Month

Poetry came alive at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) during National Poetry Month celebrations throughout the week of April 23rd, 2018. Students and teachers alike expressed themselves in a first of its kind… Continue reading

SNL Star Michael Che visits FSSA

On Thursday April 27, the students at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) were delighted with a visit from Michael Che, the comedian and writer at Saturday Night Live (SNL)  for the… Continue reading

How to Ball on a Budget

Times are rough, money’s scarce, college loans are many, and jobs are few. We live in a hard, materialistic world, where teens with certain creative inclination towards, let’s say Dolce & Gabbana, find… Continue reading

Hip-Hop: Then Vs. Now

Hip-hop is not just music. It is a culture and a form of expression that started in the late ’70s as a social-political empowerment movement. Hip-hop initially started as a way to give… Continue reading

Ragtime Echoes the Problems of Today

The institutionalization and systematic racism of African-Americans, an epidemic of wide-spread xenophobia, a metamorphosing country and depictions of power imbalances through economic standings, religion, race, and gender all coalesce in this year’s Frank… Continue reading

Schools Around the Country Walk Out

  On Wednesday March 14, exactly one month after the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Fla., schools all over the country came together in solidarity to honor those… Continue reading

FSSA says #Enough for the National School Walkout

  On Wednesday, March 14, students at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) walked out in support of the National School Walkout while locals protested outside the building for gun control. FSSA students… Continue reading

Coming Back Home for Mrs. Jacobs

  Her walking stick helps get her through the busy hallways of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), the very ones she once roamed as a student. The voices of her colleagues… Continue reading

On Why We Should Read More Books

Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. Imagine you’re sitting in your room, you’re bored out of your mind; even the… Continue reading