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by Ana Sousa Gavin
POETRY AND RHYTHM FOR STORYTELLERS II

Heather Rodocker, middle school dance director leads the Storytelling Club for the second time this year, through a fun and liberating workshop, as they discover a new language to tell storiesthrough the language of dance.

by Kinjal Shah
A MOHAWK TO FIGHT CANCER

Ninth grader Matias Nordenstahl shaved his head to raise funds for cancer research! But he didn't just stop there. The freshman has been participating in a number of initiatives and has some amazing plans to improve the lives of cancer patients globally.

A GUIDE TO EDITING
by Kayleen Bettencourt and Aaron Graybill
Students offer tips for 'workshopping'

What does it take to edit an article, a feature, or even a book? Seniors from the AT Writing Seminar class—Kayleen Bettencourt and Aaron Graybill—are part of the editorial team for the recently published Present Tense Future. Here they deep dive into the process and share a guide for anyone that wishes to edit a piece they have written. 

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WHAT IS DYSTOPIAN FICTION AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO OUR GENERATION?
by Faisal Halabeya
24 AT Writing Seminar students publish an anthology of stories

Today’s world is not lacking in hardship. And when it comes to social issues and activism on behalf of what we care about, the current generation is more than adept. Senior Faisal Halebaya explores the significance of dystopian fiction. 

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PHILANTHROPY: NOT “EITHER/OR” BUT “AND”
by Sarah Morris
Sarah and her family in India

"How do we as a society begin to address all of the important gaps that exist in the world? At SAS we do not need to think about students’ access to clean water, but we do need to think how we provide them with world-class educational opportunities so that they in turn can address needs like clean water." SAS chief advancement officer debunks the myths that surround the culture of philanthropy. 

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CULTURAL IMMERSION AND COMMUNITY WORK: AN INDIAN EXPERIENCE
by Rahini Takalkar
Going Indian—Sarees and Holi

Interim Semester was a result of students being increasingly isolated from “real life” in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Since 1973, the program has come a long way, spanning 58 courses in 19 countries dedicated to service learning, global studies, and eco-adventures. High schooler Rahini Takalkar tells us about her experience to India. 

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SAS CHA CHA CHA!
by Anna Criens
Dr. Tony Guzman Visits SAS

A conductor, composer, arranger, and music educator from the Dominican Republic, Dr. Guzmán, director of the jazz program and professor of music at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, spent a week with the elementary music department, teaching Latin percussion grooves and arrangements he's written for the xylophones, recorder, and keyboard.

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