Monthly Archive: November, 2016

Students Spend Around Sinatra

Panera Bread, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and everything else Astoria has to offer seemingly drains students of their weekly allowances or work wages. Frank Sinatra School of The Arts (FSSA)  is surrounded by so many… Continue reading

A Young Start for the Drama Department

In the first floor black box theatre during 4th period, a junior drama class strikes the set for their upcoming play: Sophomore drama majors stand around the bookshelf looking for plays for scenes… Continue reading

Don’t Always go Where your Degree Leads

People often say It’s not where you start, it’s where you finish that counts, but what amount of truth does that statement really hold? We all begin at the starting line and then we… Continue reading

The ‘Bizzy’ City

He stands by the benches on the Church Avenue-bound G Train platform of the Metropolitan/Grand subway stop in Brooklyn. It is a Friday night, and the platform is crowded with all kinds of… Continue reading

Sophomore Art Majors Take on Socrates Sculpture Park

On October 20 and 21, 2016, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) art teacher Mrs. Spata took her sophomore ceramics class to the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. Socrates Sculpture Park… Continue reading

Instrumental Dept. Gets by on D.I.Y.

Upon arriving as freshmen at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), new students walk through the heavy glass doors, into the glorious, open atrium and they can tell right away that this school… Continue reading

Trump Wins, NYC Responds

Ever since November 9th, 2016 America has been in a state of shock. Half of the country has been in a celebratory daze whereas the rest have been in a state of grief… Continue reading

What Really Grinds My Gears…

Welcome to Nick Mallios’ “What Really Grinds My Gears” column. This edition delves into Nick’s experiences being a Taco Bell cashier. You know what really grinds my gears? The customers I get when… Continue reading

FSSA Honored at HS Journalism Awards

The Bennett, the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ school newspaper was recently honored at the 13th Annual Baruch College High School Journalism Awards and Conference in NYC. The Bennett received second place… Continue reading

Moments in the Morning

  You always think it is going to be a simple commute: 25 minutes, nine stops, six blocks, one train. You’ll get a seat, mind your own business, and go unbothered until you reach… Continue reading