Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

In contrast to previous years’ Oscars, this year moviegoers are rejoicing for the large growth in black nominees after a 2 year drought known as #OscarsSoWhite. The past two years the Oscars have been on the receiving line of discontent with their choices of nominees, who have been prominently white. A “drought”, as some people … More Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

The 2017 Oscar Line-Up is sure to please viewers

For the 89th Academy Awards (which took place on Sunday, February 26), a fantastic array of nominees set the stage for twenty-first century cinematography, offering no shortage of politically impactful and creative content. Who will win for each category this year? The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards always give those seeking early answers good insights. According … More The 2017 Oscar Line-Up is sure to please viewers

SLV’s First Jazz Band is Off and Running Strong

After years of SLVHS lacking a widely diverse music program, music director Dan Lingenfelter decided enough was enough, and has created our school’s very first jazz band in order to challenge the musically talented at SLVHS. The members of the band include: Jordan Y. playing flute and piano, Jarod R. on flute and tenor saxophone, … More SLV’s First Jazz Band is Off and Running Strong

New policy and scheduling of this year’s after school drama program

For theater in the coming school year at SLVHS, “Grease is the word.” On a busy Friday morning, Will Guilford, high school drama director, was thrilled to announce that the spring show for the 2016- 17 school year will be the popular musical “Grease”. Information regarding auditions for “Grease” will be available later this year … More New policy and scheduling of this year’s after school drama program

Legendary video game, “Doom,” released on May 13, continues saga

Doom. Just the name brings to mind the ultimate nerd success story- a passion project made by geeks, for geeks. Doom was a technically mind blowing game, an unreplicatable mix of fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and action, and a love letter to the culture of early 90s. Doom is an eternal legend. Doom is an untouchable … More Legendary video game, “Doom,” released on May 13, continues saga

SLVHS Choir: a valuable experience for all participants

The melodic blend of each unique individuals voice: this is the essence of choir. It creates something uniquely beautiful with a group of diverse people. Choir also comes with the opportunity to perform an assortment of different music styles. Choir incorporates deeper understanding of the music world from the past and present. These are the … More SLVHS Choir: a valuable experience for all participants

Senior Sage Pell, director of Airline, discusses his time in SLVHS theatre

The comedy, Airline by Tim Kelly, debuts at the San Lorenzo High School PAC on May 13th at 7:00pm. Other performances are May 14th, 19th, 20th, and the 21st at 7:00pm and at 2:00pm on May 15th. The play is directed by a familiar face on the SLVHS campus and in the drama program at … More Senior Sage Pell, director of Airline, discusses his time in SLVHS theatre

The upcoming films for 2016, and where the genres of films are currently heading

Now that 2015 is far behind us, it is time to look ahead and think about the upcoming movies of 2016. So far, 2016 is slated to be filled with remakes and sequels of previously successful films. Here are a number of the most anticipated movies coming out this year. Superhero movies have continued to … More The upcoming films for 2016, and where the genres of films are currently heading