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GRIN AND BEAR IT

Here’s my resume kids:

CHRIS

By Danny Keenan. A short documentary about St. Johnsbury Academy’s beloved athletic trainer, Chris Despins.

WRITERS IN THE MAKING

Original poems read by Mrs. Mackenzie’s Creative Writing class, and a collaborative article written by the MS&P crew. The room was warm, despite the gloomy weather outside. The entire feeling of the Creative Writing classroom was…close. The desks were pushed together in a tight circle and the students sat elbow...

THE BUMPY ROAD

By Alexis Morissette. This experimental documentary takes us on a journey to experience the conditions of roads around St. Johnsbury after a long and snowy winter. The Bumpy Road from Lexi Morissette on Vimeo.

LIFE IS SIMPLE

By Sofia Chaman. This video shows how life is a perspective and there is not truth. Everything is in our minds, and we all are able to control it.  Life is simple, we just complicate it too much by negative thoughts.

The Presenter’s View

Capstone Day By Lexi Morissette Walking into chapel, you can feel the anxiety in the air. More than half of the seniors are presenting. Mr. Lovett and Mr. Eaton both wish everyone luck and give their thanks, and then it’s off to the first session. The first presenter of the...

The Semi-Formal Dance

By Margarita Briggs-Guzman “Lots of Freshies and Sophies!”, exclaimed DJ Taeshon Best towards the crowd, with a little smirk on his face. He was referring to the semi-formal dance on Friday, March 2nd. Students filed into the Dining Hall to take a break from all the madness that comes with...

It is not a goodbye…

“…It is a see you later”  By Sofia Chaman. On a Sunday at 6 pm in a rainy day, the 37 girls from Christensen dorm appear at the back of the cafeteria looking really fancy. The chefs received them with a lobster and steak dinner served in several elegant tables...

Dance Dance Revolution

By Jasmine Young. The house lights dimmed in Fuller Hall as the stage lights rose. Voices fell to a buzzing whisper. Excitement and anticipation was growing in the audience while, backstage and downstairs, the nervousness was growing. It was time for the spring dance open house to begin. The music...

“The Spirit of the Game”

By Alix Mckenzie. The Frisbee dropped to the ground, and I looked up from my camera to see two boys “talking it out.” They were accusing each other of a fault, which would result in only one team’s possession of the white disk. With an agreement of some sort, a...

Sophomore Stewardship

by Ariella Backman. “Always leave a place better than you found it.” Every student at St.Johnsbury Academy knows this phrase from morning chapel talks and while all the members of the student body are encouraged to do their best to follow this thought day by day, there is one special...

INSTASMELL

Instasmell is a new technology that helps the consumer experience photos in a new way. It may just be the next big thing in social media… or has it gone too far? Video produced by Justin Xiong, Margarita Briggs-Guzman, and Daniel Keenan, with members of the MS&P class contributing.

T&F Runs on Cinder Track

TRACK & FIELD TEAMS GET A TASTE OF AN OLD-FASHIONED TRACK by P.J. Wright. On a cold Wednesday afternoon, the St. Johnsbury Academy Track and Field team took a trip down to Spaulding High School in Barre, VT for their third meet of the season. The mid-thirties temperature and the...

Humanimal

This experimental film explores the expressive faces of humans and domesticated animals. We hope that it makes you consider questions about the underlying relationships and similarities between humans and animals. Film by Alix Mckenzie, with Jasmine Young and Ariella Backman contributing to the footage and production. Special thanks to Mr. Rowe...

Thaddeus Treats

By P.J. Wright It’s a cold morning in Late April and chapel is in session. Mr. Lovett is in the process of reading the extra announcements in the daily bulletin, when he proclaims that there will be raspberry turnovers sold in front of Thaddeus after school the next day by...

A Day in the Life

…of a dorm student from Mexico. BY SOFIA CHAMAN. Waking up by the sound of the bus that picks up the trash. Waking up my roommate at 7 because we both fell asleep.Doing check out at 7:22, and being already late.Hearing my proctor saying, ” It is a beautiful day” everyday, and it...

Appearance & Identity

MIRROR TIME: a video and questionnaire. Enter to win a delicious homemade dessert… enough to share with your friends! This project was filmed by the entire MS&P class, then edited and produced by Alix Mckenzie, Sofia Chaman, Ariella Backman, and Jasmine Young. The majority of the population is not what we...
Interested in submitting your writing or multimedia work to The Student? Contact the Media Studies & Production class or Ms. Egbert in Ranger 213.