Nostalgia: Is Throwback Culture Just a Wall?

    Digital beats created by huge synthesizers. Neon colors clashing with diluted tones. The drama of adolescent adventure playing out on the silver screen. All of these ’80s motifs are making their… Continue reading

A Word With the new AP of Organization, Math and Science

The incoming freshman weren’t the only new faces Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) welcomed this 2018 school year; a determined new face in the school administration joined them as well. Mrs.… Continue reading

Life After Sinatra

As her 11-year-old self watched Ariel, from The Little Mermaid on Broadway singing her heart out, she had an overwhelming feeling of inspiration. After seeing this performance, which she absolutely adored and fantasized… Continue reading

The New Bushwick Buzz

From graffiti on every wall to streets now overflowing with different stores and condos, Bushwick was not always the new Manhattan. Since gentrification began around 2013 in this neighborhood, Bushwick blocks began to… Continue reading

Childish Frames: The Photography of Chad Woods

Memories can tend to feel like blurs boxed within our minds. This is essentially a reason why we find ourselves snapping photos and recording videos every day, to preserve those memories. However, that… Continue reading

The Legacy Arts Ensemble is at Home in Harlem

  In the heart of Harlem, young, spiritual artists of African descent spread the truth hidden in their history through the Legacy Arts Ensemble (LAE). Practicing for eight hours a week, the young… Continue reading

New Principal, New Life

Life at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) goes beyond the books and grades. Inside the eye-catching building lies a family brought together through talent. This year, FSSA welcomed its newest member… Continue reading

FSSA Brings Pictures at an Exhibition

Modest Mussorgsky wrote Pictures at an Exhibition as a tribute to his friend and Russian Composer Viktor Hartmann. On November 17th, 2017 Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) Symphonic Orchestra and String… Continue reading

FSSA Art Student Longs for Warmth and Community

You can see her sketching away in art class every day. Her sketchbook filled with countless ideas for future projects. Drawings of her past in the Philippines take up the paper as she… Continue reading

Learning How to Act All Over Again

He resembled a lumberjack in a brown plaid shirt, complementing his brown leather shoes that were extremely worn out. His leather shoes were shaped to his feet, each wrinkle smiling as he creased… Continue reading