Author Archives: Caroline Filips

The Opposite of Loneliness

Merely five days after her graduation from Yale University in 2012, Marina Keegan was tragically killed in a car accident. Yet, her voice lives on through the compilation of her essays and short stories in “The Opposite of Loneliness”. Named after her final piece for the Yale Daily News, “The Opposite of Loneliness”, is Keegan’s retrospective narrative on her time

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Charity Month

This year’s Charity Month, sponsored by Seaholm’s student congress, is from April 15-May 9 and the theme is The Hunger Games.  For each of the four weeks of Charity Month, a different charity will receive donations.  The first week is for Lighthouse and Student Congress is collecting peanut butter and jelly.  The second week is for money donations to Common

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Mazich Dances Her Way Toward Med School

Amazing performer, well-rounded, extremely talented, and beautiful are just some of the ways senior Sophia Mazich is described by her dance instructor. Primarily trained in ballet, contemporary, and jazz, Mazich began dancing when she was two years old.  But for the past four years, Mazich has been taught by instructor Alicia Cutaia at Eisenhower Dance Center in both Birmingham and

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Minoletti Coaches Twirlers

On Thanksgiving day, the Twirl-M’s, coached by director Rhonda Muscaro and assistant directors Holly Minoletti, a Seaholm science teacher, and Rachel Ganty, will be performing during the Detroit Lion’s halftime show. The Twirl-M’s were asked to join the Walled Lake Central marching band to accompany the special musical guest Tony Lucca. Tony Lucca is a Michigan native and a 2012

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A Girl and Her Art

   Every time she has entered an arts competition, she has never left empty handed. Her photography style emulates the simplicity of nature with a twist, as defined by her self-proclaimed “bizarre, and unique eye”. Rarely found without her Canon Rebel T2i in hand, senior Madeline Tew hopes to take her passion for photography to the next level by attending

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Bottlemania Causes Histeria

It is suggested that humans drink roughly eight glasses of water per day for optimal health.  Yet this summer, it was required for Seaholm students to read 248-page “Bottlemania” by Elizabeth Royte for optimal knowledge on this year’s district theme of sustainability. The novel analyzes the potential dangers of both bottled and tap water, while also addressing possible solutions to

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Gasper’s Passion for Filmmaking Pays Off

   Picturesque backdrops, catchy songs, and high-definition footage are just a few notable aspects of junior Jordan Gasper’s action sports films.     Since the summer of 2010, Gasper has been filming action sports videos, referred to as “edits”.  Since he began filming sports such as skiing and biking, it has remained a passion.    “It started two years ago with

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District Provides Community Outreach

   The Birmingham Public Schools district’s cognitively impaired post-secondary program offers opportunities for students outside of the classroom. Located in the Lincoln Alternative school, which is connected to Seaholm, the class is run by Gail Lederer.    The Birmingham-based program includes students with a wide variety of needs and equips them with a multitude of skills, ranging from work, leisure,

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