The Looking Glass

First Fire
First Fire
Gabriella Dansereau '26, Staff Writer

His charms? an art. Voice? Marv’ lous harp. Eyes warm like stars: a hearth  His gaze did carve a mark on parched,  cold, starving, starkly darkness.    It lit a spark inside my heart That burned all day and night enraptured by his blinding light My passion, joy, delight   We sat and laughed in patch of grass In awe of all we saw He tightly grasped my hand, the lamb All land began to thaw   So as I tracked life’s rambling path, Its damning baffling cracks Were paved by his frabjous...

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Seniors celebrate their first (and last) prom.
Prom: Juniors and Seniors Tell All
Elyza Tuan '23, Editor-in-Chief

Prom. What is it, if not an excuse to dress fancy, eat a ton of food, and act crazy? It's a rite-of-passage kind of high school experience — or at least that's what it's like in the movies. But what is it really like? Here are some Montrosian perspectives from this year's junior/senior prom. First, the venue: Brookmeadow Country Club. It definitely felt very ritzy -- despite the creaky floor that felt like it was going to collapse under everyone jumping. The decorations were fun (so many balloons!) and as we entered, we marveled at how small...

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We tend to think a lot about physical balance, but what about its mental counterpart?
The Importance of Balance (and How to Achieve it!)
Anya Marino '24, Contributing Writer

Life is stressful. There’s no point in denying that. Everyone has different levels of stress, and at this point in the school year, it is definitely more stressful. APs have *finally* arrived. And then almost as soon as they’re over, finals are here. This introduces the growing need for balance in your crazy life.  Balance is so, so important. It is easy to physically lose your balance. You have too much weight on one side, and BAM, you fall and get hurt. It is the same mentally. Without balance, life gets really unhealthy, fast. You spend...

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Seniors celebrate their first (and last) prom.
Prom: Juniors and Seniors Tell All
Elyza Tuan '23, Editor-in-Chief • May 9, 2022
Nine Montrosians, including four freshmen, participated in the NHD state competition.
Our Journey Through History: National History Day Competition
Whitney Uche '25, Staff Writer • May 2, 2022
Accepted Student Regina Maricich 29 shares her Accepted Students Night experience
Accepted Students Night Review: From the Perspective of an Accepted Student
Regina Maricich '29, Contributing Writer • April 21, 2022
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Seniors celebrate their first (and last) prom.
Prom: Juniors and Seniors Tell All
Elyza Tuan '23, Editor-in-Chief • May 9, 2022
Nine Montrosians, including four freshmen, participated in the NHD state competition.
Our Journey Through History: National History Day Competition
Whitney Uche '25, Staff Writer • May 2, 2022
Montrose introduces new assessment blocks before break to alleviate burden on students. What does the school think?
New Assessment Blocks At Montrose
Helen Olohan '24, Staff Writer • April 5, 2022
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2 Montrose seniors detail their college applications process and different strategies that worked for them.
A Procrastinating Perfectionist and an Indecisive Overachiever Take on the College Process
Tess Farr '22 and Kasey Corra '22 April 5, 2022
Trisha Tran 23 performs a piano piece at Carnegie Hall.
Trisha Tran '23 Performs at International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall
Elizabeth Barrett '23 and Elyza Tuan '23 March 25, 2022
Mrs. Elrod talking with a student at the New Parent Reception last year.
Our Fearless Leader's Practical Wisdom
Kate Novack '24, Features Editor • March 10, 2022
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Clare Olohan 28 as Matilda (center) and ensemble.
Montrose’s Matilda: A Bloody Good Time
Chloe Stefani '24, Fashion Editor • May 1, 2022
Conan Gray on Tour in Dallas, Texas.
Review on Conan Gray Concert
Elyse Preston '25, Staff Writer • April 25, 2022
Andrew Garfield portrays Jonathan Larson in Tick…Tick… BOOM!
The Genius Framework Behind tick, tick… BOOM!
Elyza Tuan '23, Editor-in-Chief • April 25, 2022
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First Fire
First Fire
Gabriella Dansereau '26, Staff Writer • May 9, 2022
Each year, incoming freshmen submit essays to the Elizabeth Schickel Foundation.
Choppy Waters: A Schickel Foundation Essay
Rachael Botelho '26, Staff Writer • April 25, 2022
Montrose students battle it out during Spirit Week musical chairs.
Montrose Spirit Week Returns!
Amy De Winter '27, Staff Writer • March 25, 2022
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