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‘Joseph’ in the round: middle school pushes limits

‘Joseph’ in the round: middle school pushes limits

Chloe Davenport May 23, 2016 2

The biblical story “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” was performed by the middle school May 12-14. The Oracle interviewed the director, Reed Farley, and student co-assistant-director, Eloise Rollins–Fife ’17. “Joseph has been a

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Archer musicians perform in annual Spring Concert

Archer musicians perform in annual Spring Concert

Ella Tollman May 4, 2016 1

New lives and new beginnings were the inspirations behind Archer’s annual Spring Concert held on Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14. The upper and middle school orchestras and choirs as well as the

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May Playlist: It’s Gonna Be ‘May’

May Playlist: It’s Gonna Be ‘May’

Logan Connors May 3, 2016 Comments Off on May Playlist: It’s Gonna Be ‘May’

The school year is winding down and the Maypole has gone up. As you get into the groove for finals and summer, this chill playlist will help you get through the end of the

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Musical guests speak with, perform for Spanish classes

Musical guests speak with, perform for Spanish classes

Sydney Stone March 11, 2016 1

Archer parent, CEO and founder of Cordoba Guitars Tim Miklaucic spoke with two Spanish classes at Archer on Friday, Feb. 12. He brought guitarist Ben Woods and flamenco dancer Arlene Hurtado with him. Spanish teacher Annie Santana organized the

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Student musicians present annual Winter Concert

Student musicians present annual Winter Concert

Chloe Davenport December 18, 2015 1

Student musicians performed in the annual Winter Concert on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4. The program consisted of performances by the Upper and Middle School choirs and orchestras, Archer’s a cappella group and the

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Susan Smith: the woman behind Archer’s Orchestra program

Susan Smith: the woman behind Archer’s Orchestra program

Ella Tollman December 1, 2015 Comments Off on Susan Smith: the woman behind Archer’s Orchestra program

When the Oracle sat down with Orchestra Director Susan Smith, it was a windy afternoon outside her office. She sat in her black chair smiling down at her dog Willie.  Smith has worked at Archer for

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‘Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust’ brings back the ’70s with Bowie Exhibit

‘Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust’ brings back the ’70s with Bowie Exhibit

Cybele Zhang November 4, 2015 Comments Off on ‘Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust’ brings back the ’70s with Bowie Exhibit

The TASCHEN Gallery’s exhibit titled “Mick Rock: Shooting for Stardust. The Rise of David Bowie & Co.” captured the life of David Bowie (1972-1973) with unique, visually stunning photography.   

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Students prepare for first all-female production of ‘Spring Awakening’

Students prepare for first all-female production of ‘Spring Awakening’

Anika Bhavnani October 20, 2015 Comments Off on Students prepare for first all-female production of ‘Spring Awakening’

Archer girls have been working hard to prepare since arts teacher and sixth grade dean Reed Farley announced “Spring Awakening” as the musical for the 2015-2016 school year. Since the first day of school, students have congregated in

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Archer’s honor musicians participate in CAIS music festival

Archer’s honor musicians participate in CAIS music festival

Gemma Brand-Wolf April 28, 2015 1

After weeks of preparation, Archer’s honor musicians joined students from schools across Southern California on Feb. 7-8 to participate in the California Association of Independent School’s (CAIS) Honor Music Festival

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February Playlist: The Perfect Playlist for the Perfect Makeup/Breakup

February Playlist: The Perfect Playlist for the Perfect Makeup/Breakup

Carina Oriel February 12, 2015 Comments Off on February Playlist: The Perfect Playlist for the Perfect Makeup/Breakup

Something old, something new and something in between: this month’s Oracle playlist is composed of love and breakup songs from different decades as we ring in Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re getting ready to make

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