Category Archives: The Arts

50 Years Later: Looking Back On Led Zeppelin’s Legendary Fourth Album

By: Scout Walker How does one begin writing a reflection of a band as monumental as Led Zeppelin? It becomes especially difficult when this reflection concerns their fourth studio effort – the untitled album often referred to simply as Led Zeppelin IV, an album that has had an unprecedented impact on the music industry as

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“SOUR” Album Review

By Lila Troum On Friday, May 21, Olivia Rodrigo released her debut album Sour. This engaging, emotion-filled album had me sobbing within minutes of listening to it, and I think it’s truly a wonderful piece that Rodrigo has dreamt up for us. With 11 songs, there are 34 minutes to this album so I was

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“The Off-Season” Album Review

By Ryan Croke J. Cole dropped his highly anticipated album The Off-Season on Friday, May 14, and fans were extremely excited for Cole’s first album since 2018. I will give you my thoughts on the new project, and determine whether it lived up to expectations.  Cole is a very popular rapper with a very large

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The Show Must Go On

By Brooke Lovelace Covid-19 better put on its dancing shoes because the  play, Newsies, put on by Garnet Valley High School is unstoppable.  The cast and staff of this amazing production went through months of hard work to be able to make the play possible. Covid-19 threw a wrench into their plans, but Mrs. Arters

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Garnet Valley Musicians Recognized by Pennsylvania Music Educators’ Association

Message from Dr. Selfridge: Our music department is proud to announce the following students who earned recognition through the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. These students auditioned in a virtual format, and based on judges’ scoring, were named among the top student musicians in our region and state.  If you have these students in class, feel free to congratulate

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Ranking (and Comparing) Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

By Lila Troum It makes me incredulously happy to say/write that Fearless (Taylor’s Version) is finally out! Swifties, like myself, have been waiting patiently since November 1st for this long time-awaited moment of the release of the re-records… and, personally, I could not be more thrilled and satisfied! After staying up until midnight the night

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A Power Ranking of Radiohead’s Albums

By Humaam Said Radiohead is an English rock band formed in 1985. The band consists of 5 main members: Thom Yorke (singer vocals, guitar, piano), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar), Colin Greenwood (bass), Ed O’Brien (guitar, backing vocals), and Philip Selway (drums). Starting off as an alt rock band, Radiohead evolved in their style of music.

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Monsters, Vampires, Ghosts, OH MY!

By Brooke Lovelace Supernatural is not your average ghost story. This tale of two brothers journeys through the struggles of hunting down monsters, saving the world, and even fighting the devil himself. The show guarantees that you experience every emotion possible and will have you crying one minute to laughing the next. It starts off

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Ranking The Seasons of American Horror Story

By Lila Troum Since 2011, American Horror Story has been releasing seasons yearly, each season a different theme, revolving around new characters and their “horrific” plots, with season 10 set to have already started filming! Since 2021 has begun, I’ve managed to watch 8 out of 9 AHS seasons, (I did not watch 1984) and

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Everything You Need to Know About Newsies at Garnet Valley High School

Here you will find information pertaining to the GVPAA spring musical, Newsies!