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Five things to make the time go by on a snow day (other than Netflix)

Five things to make the time go by on a snow day (other than Netflix)

March 22, 2017

By Lauren Stack '17 The only time where a high school student would rejoice at the sound of the phone ringing at 6:00 am is when it is bearing the best two words of news possible: snow day. When it comes down to it though, the time goes by a little too slowly. It can even become boring, especially...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Sebastian Avila’s work production breeds success

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann '19   Sebastian Avila ’17 has never stopped following his dreams. The imaginative artist has received awards in his high school career through his composure of wax and charcoal pastel drawings. Avila never flips his pencil to use his eraser but instead makes “every mist...

Eskell etches life lessons through art

Paint me a picture: With a smile, Camille Eskell admires her students’ artwork. She has taught art classes for 14 years. Eskell has various quirky props in her classroom, like a fake skull.

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Room 1009’s six-foot-high easels and bins of graphite pencils shield a master of fine arts. She walks around the classroom, charcoal in hand, ready to help her students discover their true talent. This master is Camille Eskell. A graduate of Queens College, Staples’ petite drawing teacher has...

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