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11 Seconds of Fame

11 Seconds of Fame

Courtnie Beckford, Section Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase

On December 16, 2017, DMAE’s Marching Band, The Pulse of Englewood, performed for the largest crowd ever: basketball fans who attended the Louisville vs. Memphis basketball game at Madison Square Garden. This performance was live on  ESPN. It was an awe-inspiring moment for band members to play for su...

Milquetoast Madness

Milquetoast Madness

Sarah Yang, Section Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts

DMAE is well-known for its Maroon Raiders, hosting the infamous Englewood Idol, and now also as the birthplace of Milquetoast, a band formed by junior Philip Bern and senior Benjamin Brumley. Milquetoast is an ironic name unfitting of these two musicians because they are anything but the timid and sub...

New Style at Bergen Blowout

Melissa Fearon, Section Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Arts

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at  Bergen PAC, DMAE’s Marching Band gave a powerful performance at the fifth showcase of regional high school marching bands known as Bergen Blowout. This annual event demonstrated different styles of music, and promoted school spirit and student unity through music a...

Finalists Set for Englewood Idol

Finalists Set for Englewood Idol

Lysa Legros, Assistant Section Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase

  Nervous students, talented volunteers and tired teachers met up in the Dizzy Gillespie auditorium at Dwight Morrow High School on October 10, 2017, for auditions for the 15th annual Englewood Idol competition. Englewood Idol is the campus event that proves how DMAE stands for unity, because ...

“Blowout” Blows the Roof

“Blowout” Blows the Roof

Asim Qureshi

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase, Student Life

On October 18, 2018, DMAE participated in the fourth annual Bergen Blowout at BergenPac and got to know students from the nationally renowned Tennessee State University marching band. Students in the marching band performed on stage alongside many other schools’ bands in a “Battle of the Bands.”...

School Spirit Ruled at 2016 Pep Rally

School Spirit Ruled at 2016 Pep Rally

Leticia Wood

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The now annual DMAE Pep Rally was held on October 19, 2016, with the hope of not only cultivating Raider Pride, but to dispel any reservations of students who were disappointed by the event the previous year. “Last year I was mostly bored at the Pep Rally because everyone was standing around for...

DMAE’s First National Art Honor Society

DMAE’s First National Art Honor Society

Kristin Kweon

June 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Clubs & Electives, Showcase, Student Life

The first chapter of the National Art Honor Society at DMAE held its induction ceremony at the Mexican Blue Moon Cafe on April 6, 2016.  Arranged by art teachers Mauricio Rodriguez, Grace Browne, and Kathleen Dailey, 24 juniors and seniors out of 50 applicants were inducted. This society is rather differe...

“We Dance Because…”

“We Dance Because…”

Ashley Lopez

May 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Clubs & Electives, Showcase, Student Life

RAVITZ DMAE held its second annual Dance Concert on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in the Dizzy Gillespie Auditorium. Festive banners hung above the stage bearing words that drove the production: Freedom, Love, Fun, Confidence, Expression. The Dance Concert was organized by dance teacher Marisa Catena. She was assisted by...

Musical Variety at Spring Concert

Musical Variety at Spring Concert

Kristin Kweon

May 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Clubs & Electives, Showcase

DMAE’s annual spring music concert was held on May 18, 2016, in the Dizzy Gillespie  Auditorium in the King Hall building. Prepared by music teacher Sandra Meltzer and her music students, all family and friends were invited to celebrate musical achievements from the year. Two weeks preceding th...

Cabaret for a Cause

Kristin Kweon

May 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Clubs & Electives, Showcase

On the evening of April 29, 2016, DMAE’s finest musicians and music teacher Sandy Meltzer held the annual Cabaret for a Cause event. For only $5 a ticket, all were welcome to join in the North Cafeteria for a night of music, food, and conversation. “To me, Cabaret for a Cause is an event where musically d...

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