Author Archive | Phoebe Gariepy


A Town For The Artists

In the mid 80’s Portland awoke to its true identity as a town of artists, innovators and the imaginative. From having the best arts college in the state, to having multiple small concert venues accessible to local artists. Portland, by design, is for the artists and innovators alike. In 2008 the Creative Portland Corporation was […]

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Ancient Medicine Goes Mainstream

Feelings of excitement, nervousness, and curiosity filled Meg Yudaken’s mind as she walked into the office for the first time. All her worries dissipated when she met the woman who would be treating her. She was welcoming and sweet and full of good energy. She got Yudaken some tea and they talked for awhile about […]

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Portland to Portland

Over February break the airport is a busy place. During my travels from Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon, I met many interesting people. From airport employees, pilots, mothers and business men they were all on the move. Heres the story behind the many busy faces seen in the airport.

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Dance Empowers Teens

For many teens, dancing is a refuge, a space they create for themselves where they can’t be judged for making mistakes. In a society which too often revolves around perfection, dance is a necessary escape for many. Senior Briaunna Elliott uses dance to relieve the pressures of school, work, and college applications. During a break […]

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Passing On The Passion

Fall leaves wet with dew crinkle as students make their way into the forest. The sun has just risen for their 8am walk. They are quiet with anticipation as they spot their trap. Mutters and gasps come as they approach their first successful catch. Everyone stops walking and not even the leaves are crinkling anymore. […]

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Nightmares, Dreams, and Everything In-between

Dreams can help us in many ways, although scientists are still hesitant to say why and how. Some say they help send messages from the deep subconscious to the conscious awake mind. Others argue that dreams have absolutely no meaning or relation to our lives. Senior Chris Caron believes. “there’s definitely a link between our […]

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Leave Your Stress On The Yoga Mat

As she walks into the studio her mind is racing. Making her way to her mat she takes a deep breath, attempting to let the stress of her day go. She goes into childs pose, surrendering herself to the now, and forgetting the test she failed, fight she had with her friend, and homework due […]

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Educating students for more than 200 years.