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ISAS 2017 Photo Gallery

Christina Kelly, Managing Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

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Student Organizes Production to Benefit Charity

Student Organizes Production to Benefit Charity

Jackson Norman, William Rattikin, and Ned Newton
March 27, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

After Kristin Robinson '16 graduated, Ben Grubbs '17 was ready to accept the leadership role for Music for Mental Health. This organization was developed to help aide the LOSS Team for Suicide Prevention in Tarrant County. The event, which took place in January at Live Oak on Magnolia, drew the attention...

Hopdoddy’s Comes to Fort Worth This Spring

Hopdoddy’s Comes to Fort Worth This Spring

Christina Kelly, Managing Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts

Fort Worth is getting its very own Hopdoddy Burger Bar on West Seventh this fall. Hopdoddy’s was founded in 2010 in Austin, but now has locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Texas. Hopddody’s made number one in Business Insider’s top 50 best burger joints in the United States. The Fort...

Bluetooth Products

Bluetooth Products

Nate Wallace, Online Editor in Chief
March 3, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Perspectives, Showcase

Bluetooth Speaker: UE Roll 2 The most attractive Bluetooth Speaker on the market is the UE Roll 2 by Logitech. This speaker has several specs that set it apart from the competition. With a rugged design and bungee cord used for attachment, the UE Roll 2 can go anywhere without the risk of damage. The UE Roll...

The 2017 Musical: Spamalot

The 2017 Musical: Spamalot

Christina Kelly, Managing Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts

The Fort Worth Country Day musical will present “Spamalot” as this year’s musical. In the show, the audience follows King Arthur and his knights through a quest for the Holy Grail. Obstacles include the taunting French, the Knights of Ni, the Black Knight, Tim the Enchanter, and the bad tempered...

Shipley Shares Unique Collection of Antiques in Historic Fort Worth Home

Shipley Shares Unique Collection of Antiques in Historic Fort Worth Home

Viraj Gandhi and Lucas Carlile
February 10, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

Well-known author, collector, musician, and beloved FWCD teacher Jon Shipley has a wide collection of rare items. His favorites are portraits, fine china and rare books, and all can be found in his historic home in the Ryan Place neighborhood. His short stories have been published in a variety of analogies,...

5 Hardest Things about Coming Back from Winter Break

5 Hardest Things about Coming Back from Winter Break

Lexa Brenner, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Perspectives, Showcase

After two weeks of a fun winter break, it is hard to come back to school and focus again. It is always rough, but some things about getting back to work are harder than others. Here is what Fort Worth Country Day students and faculty decided are the five hardest things about coming back to school. Sl...

Black and White Photo Exhibition

Black and White Photo Exhibition

Reena Alame, Reporter
February 1, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

On Saturday, January 28, the FWCD fine arts department hosted the 29th annual Black and White Images Exhibition reception in the Lou and Nick Martin Campus Center.   “It was a previous Headmaster’s idea to host the exhibition. It’s a way of getting to see what our other schools are doing, produ...

Art Students Try their Hand at Cartooning

Solana Adedokun, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

Last year at ISAS, a few painting and drawing students attended a cartooning workshop where they learned how to shape and move the characters. Some of the students had enjoyed the workshop so much that they asked US art teacher Lauren Cunningham to make cartooning a part of the painting and drawing class....

US Students’ Favorite Holiday Meals

US Students’ Favorite Holiday Meals

Nadeen Malik, News and Perspectives Editor
January 6, 2017
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Beef Tenderloin: “Every year my family makes our special beef tenderloin for Christmas,” Helen Holloway ’18 said. Beef tenderloin makes the perfect recipe for a holiday main course. Ingredients- 3-4 lb. beef tenderloin 1 cup of red wine 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce ...

Three-year Wait is Over: Tokyo Cafe Now Open

Three-year Wait is Over: Tokyo Cafe Now Open

Caroline Parker, Mia Diaz, and Ryan Prince
December 12, 2016
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

Tokyo Cafe was forced to close its doors in 2013 after fire gutted the restaurant. Initially planned as a repair, the restaurant ultimately underwent a total remodel. The restaurant now boasts a more modern decor, but the popular menu was not changed. A new sign and new building holds the same great...

Short Film: “Don’t Trust the Tap Water”

Short Film: “Don’t Trust the Tap Water”

Viraj Gandhi, Jafer Shah, Phillip Herd, and Jackson Norman
December 5, 2016
Filed under Life and Arts, Showcase

The protagonist, Eragon, is trapped inside the paradoxical ambiguity of the dreamlike universe which includes, but is not limited to, a high school hallway or a restroom. The universe itself is self-explanatory in its meaning by various, generally accepted, archetypal symbols and meanings. The short...

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