What’s in a Decade: Politics and Beyond

If you told someone at the start of the decade where we are now, they probably wouldn’t believe you. The infiltration of social media, our political strides and setbacks, owning technology that resembles… Continue reading

What’s in a Decade?

  In this Boomer-proclaimed “Internet Age,” we have seen a variety of trends come and go. But, then again, isn’t that what made the 2010’s unique? From internet hits such as Gangnam Style and Grumpy… Continue reading

Major Medley for FSSA’s Holiday Concert

As the holiday times approach, the festive feeling is emerging within Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA). Students are getting into the holiday spirit with the film, dance, vocal, drama, and instrumental… Continue reading

The New Era of Media Consumption 

Somewhere in Queens there’s a theatre that got stuck in time. People walk past texting, posting and streaming, and yet it stays perfectly still, its elegant red carpets and basking neon lights a… Continue reading

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