Racism in America

The United States Of America: “The land of the free and home of the brave.” As we’ve flourished as a country and gained social and economic strength, we have failed to incorporate that… Continue reading

What to do about Snow Days

After a major snowstorm hit New York City on the night of Wednesday, January 3rd, Mayor Bill de Blasio shut down the New York City School system on Jan. 4. That day, students and teachers… Continue reading

Ragtime: An Overview

As the students, faculty, staff and administration of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) wait anxiously for the opening of Ragtime, this year’s annual musical theatre production, the cast, crew and creative team are… Continue reading

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