FSSA Principal Ms. Finn is Retiring

On June 28th, 2017 the senior class will be accompanied by one more unexpected graduate: Ms. Finn. Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) principal will be retiring after 25 years of being… Continue reading

Something for Everyone: Summer Music Festivals

  The music festival scene in the U.S. is one that is known, but under appreciated. As many know, there are festivals for all sorts of people. However an aspect within the festival… Continue reading

Free College Tuition Affects FSSA Students

New York State is the first to offer free college tuition with the Excelsior Scholarship and Enhanced Tuition Award. This past April, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo passed a bill that will provide  full-time… Continue reading

Noise Pollution

Back in December 2016, Alaska-born and Portland-based Alternative/Indie band Portugal. The Man released their first single since Evil Friends, their most recent album, which they came out back in 2013. The single’s full… Continue reading

How to Hike the Appalachian Trail

Warning: It’s a jungle out there. The Situation: You’re sitting in your senior year English class when the teacher announces that you are about to start a required reading, a nonfiction novel. Your… Continue reading

Twin Connection Going Our Separate Ways

Imagine your significant other leaving you for a year or more, seeing them only once every three to four months, it can be hard. With that in mind, imagine what it’s like for twins… Continue reading

The Interview: Mr. Quest

William Arthur Ward once said: “The Mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates, and the great teacher inspires.” He tries his hardest everyday to tell students that they are… Continue reading

New Season Sparks New Hope for the Legends

The beginning of spring marks the beginning of baseball season. Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) takes sports just as seriously as it does the arts and academics. The boy Legends Baseball… Continue reading

Mrs. Daniel: Librarian and so Much More

Despite advances in technology we still rely on books to find entertainment and information. This is evident at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) based on the popularity of the school library,… Continue reading

Jumping Mouse: A Cultural Meeting Place

It begins with a soft flute, reminiscent of traditional Native American music. Then, from nowhere, thunderous percussion, powerful brass, and piercing strings begin to fill the room. Like the majority of this experience,… Continue reading