Thursday, September 22, 2011
Being part of an event as big as the Fringe Festival was an exciting, moving and memorable experience for these high school students.
Some journeys begin with a single step. For 33 Hopkinton High School drama students, their journey started with a letter. An acceptance letter that their drama teacher, Valerie von Rosenvinge opened many months before their once-in-a-lifetime trip to Edinburgh, Scotland took place. The letter said these Hopkinton High School Drama students were chosen to perform an original play at the Fringe Festival; the biggest international theatre festival. Hopkinton High was one of only 45 American high schools who had the privilege of performing at the Fringe as one of thousands of performers on hundreds of stages throughout Edinburgh. “If you had come up to me three days before we were scheduled to leave for our trip and told me it was canceled, I …
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Here is a recap of the week's top 5 stories.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Faith Mayer
Saturday, August 6, 2011
What We Learned on Patch this Week is a recap of the top 5 stories that ran on the site. It's a great way to catch up on the local news that you may have missed. We will give you a little background on the story and a link back to the story itself. This way, you'll never be out of the know at the water cooler. Here are this week's top five: 1. Gluten Free Entertaining: This column by busy mom, Lisa Stukel, offers great tips on how to entertain if you have a guest with gluten sensitivities. 2. Photo of the Day: Drama Around the World: This Vicki Francis photo features the Hopkinton High School Drama Club as they head to the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. 3. Snappy Dogs to be Featured on Chronicle: This article explains how Snappy …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
The Hopkinton High School Drama Ensemble left this morning for Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh.
Under the direction of Valerie von Rosenvinge, the Hopkinton High School drama ensemble will perform in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. The ensemble was selected as one of approximately 50 high schools in the entire country to perform. The festival is thought to be the world's largest and most prestigious arts festival. The Fringe Festival takes place in August each year and includes over 2,000 different performances of music, theatre, dance and comedy during its three-week run. The HHS Drama Ensemble will perform Empty Page, Empty Stage the week of August 8th in four separate performances. About 30 students will be attending to perform and be part of the crew. The Hopkinton High School Principal, Alison Geary, and…