Green Room holds charity show for AIDS

Photo courtesy of Lillie Sallas
Directors of the student shows bow after the last performance.

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

In their first year of holding a Benefit Show, Green Room was able to raise $376 for the Aids Foundation of Chicago (AFC) on April 17. Students in Green Room got the opportunity to write, direct and act during the fundraiser. It was meant to teach students how to write and go through the workshop...

Teacher picked as choreographer for Theatrefest’s IHSA All-State show

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion Editor

May 14, 2019

While not looking at herself as the most likely candidate, English teacher Cher Schwartz was proud to announce her placement as choreographer for the 2020 IHSA All-State show. “It’s a really big honor. I didn’t seek it out, and there was no application or posting for it,” Schwartz said. “An...

Green Room raises money for charity

Nadia Hernandez, Feature and Online Editor

April 22, 2019

Green Room raised over $300 dollars for the Aids Foundation of Chicago (AFC)  through ticket sales for their Benefit Show. Students were able to write, direct, and act their own shows for a workshop experience. Members were given two weeks to prepare for the show on April 17th. “Directing was a cha...

FAME ends on successful closing weekend

Nadia Hernandez, Features and Online Editor

March 19, 2019

Green Room Theatre Company had a successful closing weekend for their spring musical “FAME”. The show sold out half its’ shows throughout both weekends. Students performed a total of six shows. For many of the students, this was their last show with Green Room. Seniors will graduate in the Spring and will not be ab...

Fallen review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

There are so many series of books like Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games and Divergent that get so popular it’s all anybody talks about. But there are also books series where they don’t get a lot of attention or they have a moment in the spotlight and then nobody ever thinks about the book...

Steven Universe review

Claire Armstrong, Feature Editor

March 19, 2019

Recently in television there has been greater diversity of LGBTQ relationships, mental health issues, and different cultures. One of the first popular shows to do this was the cartoon “Steven Universe,” which has aired on Cartoon Network for five seasons since 2013. However, for anyone eager to...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse review

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

March 19, 2019

The 2018 comedy superhero movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was an engrossing story with a lot of drive behind it. The directors, Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti, and Rodney Rothman, all clearly put a lot of passion into their work, as did all the actors, animators, and other staff working...

Pen and Paper organizes Open Mic Night

Pen and Paper organizes Open Mic Night

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

March 15, 2019

For those who love to write and use writing to express themselves and the world around them, it can be hard to be heard. Sometimes it’s a lack of audience. Sometimes it’s too hard to present it to others out of fear of being judged. Sometimes there just isn’t any time to present. Whatever stops...

Green Room performs the musical “Fame”

Sophomore Lauren Hunt and senior Max Meredith perform the finale during their rehearsal.

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion Editor

March 15, 2019

While attending plays, musicals, or even just watching T.V. is entertaining, not many people truly understand the work that goes into constructing these activities. For junior Amelia Shingle, performing is something she is especially passionate about and makes her that much more appreciative of the hard...

What Happened to Monday

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

Netflix’s original movie “What Happened to Monday” was a very anticipated release for viewers. The two hour long movie is packed with lots of suspense and action, Directed by Tommy Wirkola and written by Max Botkin and Kerry Williamson. The movie follows seven identical sisters though their...

No Trolls

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

February 12, 2019

One hour and 23 minutes. That is 4920 seconds of my life I will never get back because I was forced to watch the movie “Trolls”, or perhaps a better title for it: where entertainment went to die. For those readers who are lucky enough to avoid the festering glitter trainwreck, I’ll sum it up: 90...

Go Trolls

Nadia Hernandez, Online Editor

February 12, 2019

In this day and age, we are exposed to so much negativity through the media. When are we able to take a moment and find peace? For a while, I could only find so many outlets that could radiate positivity; however, none of those compare to the light at the end of the tunnel that is “Trolls (2016)”....

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