Have Phones Replaced Toys?

It was a Saturday night, right before dinner was served, my family went to Jersey to visit my 5 year old cousin, on his special day. “Talk to me kid,” *no response* “Hello?”… Continue reading

FSSA’s First Opera Show Will Go Down in History

Tonight at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) the lights will dim again and another curtain will rise. The audience will feel like they traveled back in time to 1951, as they… Continue reading

The Ballet Shoes That Will Never be Forgotten

The mildew of them being stuffed in her dance draw still reeks as she reaches for her new ones that are of course several sizes bigger. “My first pair of ballet shoes will… Continue reading

Frank Sinatra Lithograph Donated to FSSA

On Friday December 14th at 2pm a lithograph titled “Witchcraft,” created and signed by Frank Sinatra was unveiled at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA). Dr. Joan S. Goldsmith and her husband Dr. Kenneth… Continue reading

Freedom Means Censorship

Opinion   Friends, proud citizens of these great United States, we have been wronged. This nation, which once laid claim to itself as a nation of freedom, a nation of liberation, a nation… Continue reading

The Power of Music

Students of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) walk the halls, work, and talk to one another, while listening to music through headphones.  The busy hallways, occupied with students and teachers yelling… Continue reading

A New, Welcoming Smile

There’s always a line out the door, in the senior lounge, with sobbing students wanting to see her, hoping to get an appointment. Opening the door there is a new welcoming face with… Continue reading

Transgender Rights in the Words of Generation Z

  Opinion Not long after a new legislation was passed in New York City that will allow a non binary gender option, “gender X” on birth certificates in the state of New York,… Continue reading

Sinatra, A Community Like No Other

We’ve all been there before. The first day of high school. The bell rings and you haven’t even found your locker yet. Panic sets in as you struggle for help, but your fears… Continue reading

What High Schoolers Are Actually Wearing

  Many people have various stereotypes of how a typical high school is composed. They think that students are sectioned off into cliques based off of certain titles and images. Today, however, the… Continue reading