Q&A: From Parent to Coordinator

She’s one of the school’s celebrities, the one who everyone knows and hears every Tuesday and Thursday for the morning announcements. Ms. Marchetta is the parent coordinator at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts… Continue reading

Introducing the Catch-22 Podcast

  Catch-22 is a podcast created by senior journalism student Aaron Pilosov that spoofs recent podcasts like This American Life’s series, Serial. Enjoy.    

Taking a Knee: For our Injured Society

The Superbowl may be over, but looking back on the NFL season it’s not the wins, losses, or highlight reel that we will remember the 2017 season for- it was the protests, the… Continue reading

FSSA Hosts First Ever Pep Rally

January 19th, 2018 started a new tradition at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), a pep rally for its seven sports teams consisting of four girls teams, two boys teams, and one… Continue reading

New Year, Same Me

I’ve fallen down the stairs enough times to know “be less clumsy” would be a fruitless attempt at a New Year’s resolution. There are many things I could try to resolve this year… Continue reading

The Name Behind the Fame: Unorthodox

When walking down the hallways of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), it is almost inevitable to not pass the word Unorthodox plastered on a t-shirt, hat or hoodie. Born in 2016,… Continue reading

Cindy Yang: For the Love of Art

With her red fire hair, ripped jeans, an oversize sweater that has the word “nihilist” sprawled across the back lies an inspired young artist. She becomes thoughtful when asked about her inspiration for… Continue reading

Pursuing a Career in Dance

  Dance majors at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) all face the same question after graduation: Will they pursue a career in dance or will some new passion drive their career… Continue reading

How Safe is FSSA?

  With more than 800 students and approximately 80 staff members, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), in Astoria, New York, takes safety very seriously. At least two safety agents always sit… Continue reading

Reinforced Rules Around FSSA

You’ve seen them everywhere; the hallways, the locker rooms, the cafeteria; plaques reminding us of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts rules. They came in with the new principal, Mr. Frankel. However… Continue reading