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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
By Brianna Fasoli* Let us be honest, many of us are not particularly heartbroken to say goodbye to 2020, a year in which a sinister virus reigned supreme. As such, the world anxiously anticipated the arrival of the new year,...
Dimitris Ilias It is usually an event full of glamour and great anticipation! The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board’s Starfest every year brings together young talent from the entire board territory all concentrated in a big concert co-hosted by the...
Participating in a High school musical production has to be one of the biggest highs in a students’ life. For the cast and crew of A nightmare before Christmas, a massive production by the Rosemere High School drama club, directed by Stephanie Cocking, Covid-19 hit just a few weeks before opening night. Now, these talented kids will probably not be able to present their labor of love. They will not savor all these special experiences like seeing their work bear fruit after endless rehearsals hours, that endorphin-inducing applause, those moments on stage when time stops or attempting to stifle a paroxysmal attack of the giggles backstage. Yet the students of Rosemere High are taking it all in stride and their teacher is coming to realize how much more this production meant to them than the end result.
Isolation means that we are missing our normal social support from friends and family, and our freedom to control our day-to-day lives. Music provides a means to regain control, not to mention that it provides our online readers a welcome break from the COVID-19 monopoly of news.


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