2023: A Year In Music

2023: A Year In Music

Writer: Alyssa Borton Music has defined some of the most integral years of my life.  Top 40s from the early 2000’s transports me back to my childhood, watching music videos in my best friend’s living room; the twanging drone of country radio will always remind me of the backseat of my dad’s truck, trees rushing […]

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 Walnut Grove’s Winter Concert 2019

Walnut Grove’s Winter Concert 2019

Lauren Kim, Entertainment Writer It is the month of December, the time of year filled with a multitude of festivities celebrated with friends, families and our community. However, everyone looks forward to one day, in particular, a day of giving and receiving presents and eating warm suppers with loved ones in a joyful environment: Christmas! […]

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 An Autumn Night of Music

An Autumn Night of Music

What better way to start off the year at WGSS than to sit back and listen to WGSS’ very own choirs, bands and orchestra perform their fresh fall tunes? Whether you’re into today’s pop hits or the lively African vibes, the choirs, bands, and orchestra had mesmerizing performances to start off this year in music […]

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 Murders on Skid Row: Little Shop of Horrors!

Murders on Skid Row: Little Shop of Horrors!

Want to know a few fun facts about ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ before we talk about the musical? Well, the movie was originally made the 1960’s as a comedy/horror then later remade in 1986 into a musical/comedy. And it was also nominated for numerous awards. Seymour Krelborn (Dawson Boyd) is the assistant and eventually the […]

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Rave Reviews for Beauty and the Beast

Mehek Budshah, Writer A depressed, hideous and lonely beast with a terrible temper and a beautiful, independent and intelligent girl who craves adventure more than anything: Beauty and the Beast is a classic story about two intriguing characters who fall in love despite their differences. WGSS has revived this “tale as old as time” through […]

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 WGSS’ Musical Take-Off for Spring Break

WGSS’ Musical Take-Off for Spring Break

Netanya Castillo, Features Writer & Matthew Kim, Entertainments Writer What’s a better way to get ready for Spring Break at WGSS than to sit back and listen to WGSS’ very own choirs perform pop music? Whether you’re into the classic 1900’s pop music or into the newer 21st-century pop genre, the choir had two mesmerizing […]

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 WGSS’s Music and Memory Benefit Concert

WGSS’s Music and Memory Benefit Concert

Matthew Kim, Entertainment Editor Music is more than just simple entertainment, it also carries therapeutic effects towards people with dementia and other chronic cognitive and physical impairments. Humanitarian club members, Mariya Oskam and Hannah Kang’s passion for music caused them to raise awareness for a foundation called Music and Memory to WGSS. On January 26, 2017, they […]

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 WGSS’s Christmas Choir Concert

WGSS’s Christmas Choir Concert

Matthew Kim, Entertainment Editor Are you already in that holiday spirit, ready for Christmas? Do you enjoy listening to a few Christmas tunes in time for the holidays soon? Then you probably went to Christmas Choir Concert in the Grove at lunch in the library on December 9th, 2016. What was Christmas Choir Concert in […]

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 WGSS hosts 2016 District CB Festival

WGSS hosts 2016 District CB Festival

Lauren Kim, Writer “You don’t know how privileged I am to celebrate the power of music with all of you” Claire Guy, Music Teacher   Just a few weeks ago, the District Choir Festival rolled along at RE Mountain. This time, on November 17, 2016, our school hosted the 2016 District Concert Band Festival. Schools […]

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 The 25th Anniversary of WGSS

The 25th Anniversary of WGSS

Matthew Kim, Entertainment Writer September 9, 2016 marks the official 25th anniversary of Walnut Grove Secondary. The school dated all the way back to 1991. It definitely has changed since then; improvements were made and more students and staff joined the community. On Saturday Sept. 24, we celebrated the anniversary of the school with music, food, […]

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