From Shred to Ed: Mr. Pupplo’s Wild Ride

By Kali Tapper ’22 Mr. Pupplo scrolls through his cell phone with calloused fingers, searching for a picture of his younger self. He sweeps his long hair away from his eyes, revealing a… Continue reading

Balancing Act – Putting on Safe Shows

By Alexander Paster-Zwiebach ’22 For the last year and a half, performances at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) have been totally online. Going into the 2021-2022 school year, however, the restrictions… Continue reading

Out of the Closet and Into the Classroom

From entering the open and welcoming atrium of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) building, to the rooftop garden, anyone who finds themselves wandering the halls will immediately be greeted by… Continue reading

True Crime Podcasts Are The New Pepper Spray

It was a few hours past dawn on June 17th, 1939, and Eugen Weidmann’s head lay bloodied in a basket below a fallen guillotine blade. The surrounding crowd hollered with manic joy and… Continue reading

FSSA Changes its Bell Schedule

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) has always been an open space for its students to share their opinions. Various comments regarding the bell schedule change arose when many seniors and juniors… Continue reading

Generation Zodiac

From birth chart readings on TikTok to BuzzFeed quizzes, you cannot escape your feed without interacting with some form of astrological media. Even popular food chains like Wendy’s are using zodiac signs to… Continue reading

Freshman Year Zoomed by for FSSA Sophomores

The sophomores at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) have had quite a unique high school experience so far. With most of them having their first year as freshman almost completely remote,… Continue reading

FSSA Soph. Wins Walgreens Challenge

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) Sophomore Drama student, Emily Copeland, has won the 2021 National Walgreens Expressions Challenge Award for expressing herself through spoken word. Emily will receive a $2,000 prize… Continue reading

FSSA PSA For the Win

Lucy Karp, a 16 year old sophomore film student from Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), won the New York position in the national Greatest Save Organization PSA competition in late April… Continue reading

Why I Am A Hater (of Violence Against Asians)

The breaking point for me came a couple of weeks ago. A sixty-five year old Asian woman was gut-kicked while walking from attending church in the middle of the day. She was walking… Continue reading