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Arts Week 2017!

Arts Week 2017!

Trevor Li, Layout Editor
April 12, 2017
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Arts Week 2017 at St. George’s kicked off with the first assembly and guest speaker of the week – documentary filmmaker Mike Downie. Downie has spent the past four years working on an awareness project surrounding the atrocities that took place in Canadian residential schools...

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The OPUS; A Rendition of Saints Art

The OPUS; A Rendition of Saints Art

Sandy Fogarassy, Opinion's Section Editor
March 1, 2017
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Every year the St. George’s art community puts forward it’s most prominent publication: The Opus. “The Opus is a student-designed publication that showcases the artistic and literary efforts of members of the St. George’s Senior School community. The publication is an entity that unites the stud...

Poetry In Voice: The 5th Anniversary

Poetry In Voice: The 5th Anniversary

Trevor Li, Layout Editor
January 28, 2017
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This past Tuesday saw the 5th Annual St. George’s Poetry In Voice competition. 60 boys, each chosen as the best performers in their classes, gathered in Mclean Hall ready to perform their recitals. Poetry In Voice has somewhat become a tradition at St. George’s – a poetry memorisation and recita...

Inherit the Wind: A St. George’s School Production

Inherit the Wind: A St. George’s School Production

Ahmed Alghamdi, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under A&E, Student Life

On November, 2nd, 2016, the Saints Players began performing Inherit the Wind at the Senior School Auditorium. The actors performed the play once a day for four days in between November 2nd and 5th. Leading roles included Mathew Harrison Brady played by Jared Bakonyi, Henry Drummond played by Micheal...

“We don’t think about these issues in our daily lives”

“We don’t think about these issues in our daily lives”

Trevor Li, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
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The Grade 12s performed the third annual Issues Play today during X-Block. The Issues Play is a performance highlighting the less-talked-about issues and struggles potentially surrounding some St. George’s students. Mr. R. Wisden, Head of Theatre Arts, introduced the play by explaining that it wasn’t ...

Chance The Rapper Comes to Vancouver

Chance The Rapper Comes to Vancouver

Noah Strang and JD Edmonds
November 10, 2016
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For the nights of Tuesday October 25th and Wednesday, October 26th, the scene at UBC’s Doug Mitchell arena looked as though it was a page right out of a fairy tale, as Chance the Rapper brought to Vancouver his “Magnificent Colouring World Tour”. The concerts, which included a guest performance b...

Theatre Department’s Big Entrance

Theatre Department’s Big Entrance

JD Edmonds, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016
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This term, the Theatre department at St. George’s is preparing for the first major performance of the year. The senior grades, led by Robert Wisden as director, are putting up “Inherit the Wind” by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee, a play written in 1955 based on the controversial ‘Scopes Monkey...

Grade 10s Attend Live Performance of Romeo and Juliet

Grade 10s Attend Live Performance of Romeo and Juliet

Isaac Dorner, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
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On Wednesday September 21nd, the St. George’s Grade 10 class traveled to Vancouver’s Vanier Park to watch one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Romeo and Juliet.  This play is commonly studied  during the Grade 10 school year. A few other schools also attended the Shakespearian classic.  The play...

Othello on English Bay

Othello on English Bay

JD Edmonds, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
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Last Friday, September 16th, three grade 12 English classes took the bus to English bay to watch the Bard on the Beach production of “Othello”. The play is curriculum for English 12, however, because of scheduling issues, one English AP class who study “The Tempest” joined the trip. The sho...

Moon Street; Children of the Night

Moon Street; Children of the Night

Jared Bakonyi, News Editor
May 23, 2016
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A young gang of vampires took to the stage on Monday, May 16th in the St. George’s original production of ‘Moon Street’. The musical, orchestrated and written by Mr. Robert Wisden, tells the tale of a group of teenage vampires who scour the streets at night as they hunt to survive. The show, put ...