Luminaria Contemporary Festival

On Saturday, Nov. 10 from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM, Luminaria is hosting an after-dark contemporary arts festival in downtown San Antonio. Over 50 artists will show off their art in celebration of San Antonio’s 300 year anniversary.

 

“I really enjoyed it the last time I went,” Senior Kyle Klose said. “And I’m even more excited now that we’re celebrating the diverse and rich history of San Antonio.”

Titus Andronicus

On Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 and 7:00PM, the Churchill Theatre Department will have their opening night of the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus. Although the Theatre Department has done many Shakespeare plays, this is their first attempt at a more sinister drama.

“Even if it’s pretty violent, I hope people still enjoy it,” Senior Carter Cabral said. “We’ve had a lot of fun putting this play together.”

They will also have shows on Thursday, Nov.8th at 4:30 and 7:30, and Monday, Nov.12 at 7:00PM.

The Saint Mary’s Hall Invitational

On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Churchill Speech and Debate Team will compete at the Saint Mary’s Hall Invitational.

This is one of the last tournaments in San Antonio that will allow Speech competitors to qualify for the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC), which will be held in Denver, Colorado on May. 23, 2019.

“I feel like me and Jeremy [Kohler] have a good chance of getting to the final round,” Sophomore Ally Reynolds said.

To be eligible to compete at the NIETOC, a student has to get to the final round of the SMH Invitational in the event they want to qualify.

“A lot of kids have the ability to qualify this year,” Senior Jackson Reich said. “we just have to keep working like we have been.”

 

 

The Last Show

Spirit Organization host Dance Celebration

    The spirit organization will be hosting Dance Celebration on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6. in the auditorium. Dance celebration is a school show off that allows Dance, Drill, Pep Squad and Cheer to perform as a team one last time.

    “Im been looking forward to all the dances the seniors have been working hard,” Pep Squad Coach Nicole Casey said “ There’s a lot of creativity and just a lot of variety in the show.”

     Tickets will cost $10 at the door, but interested spectators can pre-order a ticket for $5 from a spirit team member.

   “Usually when we dance its for a competition or during games,” junior Sarah Bernal said. “But dance celebration is just fun for the dancers.”

     Each individual dance will be choreographed by a senior.    

   “I’m confident in my dancers because I have been dancing with them all throughout high school,” senior Bethany Bloomer said. “This is the last time all of us seniors can perform with our teammates.” By Nathan Kleffner