Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain

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Spartan Style Watch: Looks of the Week

December 8

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fashion

Before I begin, allow me introduce you to the new fashion column for the Maroon Tribune. Every week, I’ll be wandering the hallways of Monument with a camera looking for people who are just having a stylish day. I spot and appreciate...

You Can’t Take It With You: Gearing Up For Advanced Drama’s First Performance Of The Year.

December 8

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theater

After last year’s Advanced Drama production of An Oresteia, the only issue that this current year’s class had in mind was how to follow such an intense theatrical experience this time around. The consensus for choosing a play t...

Tattoos: Permanent Art on Living Canvas

Catie Damon, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 2

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Starting as early as the 1760s, tattoos have been applied to skin for the sake of tradition, identification, personal experience, and much more.  There has been much controversy about the art of tattoos since they became popular...

Breaking Dawn: Part One: The Opening-Night Experience

Meagan Nejame, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 29

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Breaking Dawn has been an anticipated event since the third movie of the Twilight Saga, “Eclipse”, appeared on the big screen. The first part of the last Twilight movie premiered on Friday, November 18th. At a set time of...

HYPNOTIZE ME!: Monument Mountain Hosts Well-Known Hypnotist Steve Wronkers

Caleb King, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 29

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Late last Thursday night in the auditorium Steve Wronkers Funny Business was the entertainment of the evening and a couple students, including myself, were on stage getting hypnotized for all our friends to see. For a few moments...

Trombone Talk: Getting to Know the Guy Behind The Brassy Solos

Annalena Barrett, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 19

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Alfred Brewer is a true star in Monument’s band and beyond. You can hear his impressive trombone solos at any of the band’s concerts. He has played at numerous community events as well, including the Project Sprout annual...

Love Triangles, Cross Dressing, Music and More!: A Brief Overview of Twelfth Night at Monument

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 13

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theater

“If music be the food of love, play on.” And so begins William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. This year, Monument is proud to present a production of Twelfth Night. Arguably Shakespeare’s best comedy, Twelfth Night is ...

A Spooky Makeover: Students Decorate Great Barrington with Holiday Artwork

Alandra Lopez, Multimedia Editor

November 13

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Monsters, both adorable and frightening, skeletons rising from their graves, and creative pumpkins tumbling alongside walkers visit downtown Great Barrington for another year of enticing or scaring travelers. Students from Rudolph...

Monument is Becoming a “21st Century Learning Space”: Teachers and Students Use the New iPad

Katerina Lister, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

The Berkshire Technology Fund is an organization that is dedicated to integrating technology into local schools. Teachers apply for grants to receive certain pieces of technology to enhance the student’s educational experience....

Un-rapped: Antonio McClellan is an Aspiring Rapper at MM

Eli Shalan, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 22

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Antonio McClellan is making a name for himself around Berkshire County. The aspiring rapper is serious about pursuing a career in the music business. He has recently performed in Pittsfield and Great Barrington. McClellan has...

Nostalgia: Is Monument’s Theater Program Stuck in the Past?

Paul Lilienthal, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theater

When I look back at the past few years of musicals here at Monument, it is very easy to see that many have elements from the past. Three years ago our school put on 1939's "The Wizard of Oz." Last year our talented cast put ...

Television Season Starts: An Update on Your Fall Favorites

Katherina Lister, Maroon Tribune Reporter

October 12

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Many television shows take the summer off by ending their season in May, give or take a month. Starting back up in October are three of TVs biggest shows: South Park, Dexter, and House. Dexter premiered its sixth season on ...

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