Not Your Average Band Kid

The iPhone alarm buzzes at 7 A.M. on Saturday. To high schoolers, this time is sacred – sleeping in. But, not to this 16-year-old. Instead of enjoying a lazy day, she is going… Continue reading

Budding Fashion Designer With UK Roots

Her hair is light, like the brightest hues of sunlight when the day ends. Her fair skin is a contrast to her punk street-style. She pairs a black corset belt with a bold… Continue reading

The Girl Who’s Behind the Lights

The lights of the Tony Bennett Concert Hall at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) dim as a hush rolls across the audience. Headset on and ready to go, she waits… Continue reading

Seeing Life Through the Lens

He sits in his bedroom unsure of what the future has in store for him.  He rubs his hands together, pulling his shirt away from his neck. The darkened room seems to be… Continue reading

Doing What You Love

More than one hundred kids audition, but there are only 30 seats. Round 1: Sing, Round 2: Dance, Round 3: Act. Round by round people were cut and the audition process grew harder.… Continue reading

The perspective of a Millennial horn player

The young musician spoke with passion in his voice as the individual sounds of a busy classroom gradually meshed into background noise. He described how an orchestra works together and expressed his immense… Continue reading

NYC High School Students Receive Free Reusable Bottles, How S’well

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) students were surprised recently as they received free S’well water bottles while leaving school. S’well partnered with Climate NYC Awareness to donate the reusable water bottles… Continue reading

The Next Generation of Voters Are at Sinatra

On Monday May 21, 2018, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) were students given an opportunity to have their voices heard. Those who were 18 years of age, or would be by… Continue reading

Dear Teachers, Walkouts are Important

April 20, 2018 was a particularly interesting date this year. Not only was it a rather unconventional celebration for some, it also commemorated the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. It… Continue reading

FSSA Celebrates National Poetry Month

Poetry came alive at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) during National Poetry Month celebrations throughout the week of April 23rd, 2018. Students and teachers alike expressed themselves in a first of its kind… Continue reading