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Letters to Authors from Grade 6

Letters to Authors from Grade 6

Every year, the Library of Congress runs a contest called Letters About Literature, in which students can write and submit letters written to any author who has impacted them through his/her work. Montrose sixth graders decided to take part in this contest in class.  Here are some of their letters! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond Dear Ms. Woods, I was at a school fair, hoping to find a great, inspirational book. I asked the librarian for a book recommendation, and she s...  Read More »

Lessons in Patience and Persistence at 105 Years Old

Lessons in Patience and Persistence at 105 Years Old

Kiran Kottapalli '18, Staff Writer

Earlier this month, an ambitious and fearless Frenchman, Robert Marchand, set a record by cycling more than 14 miles per hour. He completed a total of 92 laps, more than 16 miles. The most amazing part of it all: He’s 105 years old. In fact, the category he participated in was a category created especially for him: the 105 and over category. As he rolled to a stop, Marchand was met with a standing ovation from the crowd who gathered to watch history in the making. What struck me the most was an interview shortly after his performance. According to the Associated Press, he said, “I did not ...  Read More »

Life Portrait Speaker Sarah Smith Bascle ’03 Testifies to Perseverance and Faith

Life Portrait Speaker Sarah Smith Bascle ’03 Testifies to Perseverance and Faith

Gabby Landry '18, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Sarah Smith Bascle ‘03 embodies perseverance, diligence, and all the other virtues that go into sticking with something for a long time in order to reach a goal.  Our third Life Portrait speaker of the 2016-2017 year, Dr. Bascle shared her 14-year journey of undergrad, medical school, residency, and motherhood with the Montrose community on Tuesday, February 7th.     “I am a wife, a mom, and a doctor,” Dr. Bascle shared.  She reflected on her time at Montrose, a time full of busy-ness.  “My activities have changed, but I still feel busy all the time,” she added.  Dr. ...  Read More »

Get Ready for Friday Night’s a Capella Jam at 7 in the A&A: Donations Benefit the Elizabeth Mary Clare Schickel Scholarship Fund

Get Ready for Friday Night’s a Capella Jam at 7 in the A&A: Donations Benefit the Elizabeth Mary Clare Schickel Scholarship Fund

Olivia Hastie '18, Arts & Entertainment Editor

Get excited Montrosians! The A Cappella Jam is upon us and the Treblemakers are so excited to share their new songs with you. Please join us Friday night at 7 PM in our own Arts & Athletic Center for an even filled with music. And it’s all with our mouths. Yep no instruments, just us, and a few other schools. We also are so lucky to have the Harvard University Krokodiloes joining us this year. Here’s a peek at how amazing the Harvard troupe is. As for the Treblemakers, we have a pretty amazing evening planned for all of you,  and we’ve been working nonstop since the Christmas Concert to put tog...  Read More »

Inclusion in the Modeling Industry: An Interview with Madeline Stewart’s Publicist

Inclusion in the Modeling Industry: An Interview with Madeline Stewart’s Publicist

Kiki Karam '19, Opinions Editor

Perhaps you seen the Firsher-Price Sit’n Stand Skywalk commercial which features two-year-old Lili Boglarka Havasi, a sweet toddler with Downs Syndrome. The story of young adult model Madeline Stewart, who first gained publicity for her healthy weight loss story and who also has Downs Syndrome, has opened the door and discussion on the issue of inclusion in the modeling industry. The Looking Glass had the opportunity to interview Stewart’s publicist and get the inside scoop on her rise to success. Such success stories as Havasi’s and Stewart’s, however, have followed others’ struggles...  Read More »

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