Category Archives: Other

Senior Intern Spotlight: Silvy Zhou ’21

In 2018, the WAM blog introduced the intern position in an effort to expand the blog and cultivate more student involvement. Senior Silvy Zhou took on this role from the beginning and, for the past 3 years, has curated posts … Continue reading

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Interview with Michael Pyo ’22, Founder of Living Zine

WAM was recently able to interview Michael Pyo ’22, founder of Living Zine, allowing us to gain insight into his inspiration and creative process in developing his zine. What was your inspiration for creating Living Zine? Living Zine started as … Continue reading

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WAM Montage 2020

After various delays due to snow storms and the pandemic, the annual WAM montage is finally here! Navyaa Jain ’23 edited this beautiful video highlighting the visual art, writing, music, and more that Newark Academy students, faculty members, and alumni … Continue reading

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An Interview with Self-Taught Crocheter Penelope Jennings ’22

Post by Stella Gilbert ’22 Over the summer, junior Penelope Jennings taught herself how to crochet, creating dozens of crocheted creatures for her friends and family. Penelope looked up basic stitch videos on YouTube and practiced them until they looked … Continue reading

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Senior Interns Spotlight: Alison Bader ’20 and Jamie Paradis ’20

In 2018, the WAM blog welcomed four student interns to work as a part of the team, helping to curate blog posts and organize outreach to the NA community. Senior Alison Bader ’20 has since then been a valuable contributor … Continue reading

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Call for applications: WAM needs new interns!

The Writing, Art & Music blog, affectionately known as WAM, is a forum for NA students, staff, faculty, and alumni to share creative work and support one another. WAM offers a noncompetitive, judgment-free place to enjoy each other’s artistic adventures, … Continue reading

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Eco-bricks: A Sustainable and Creative Way to Reduce Plastic Pollution

Last semester, Green and Blue Committee began a new initiative within the school: creating eco-bricks. In various locations throughout the building are collection bins for non-recyclable waste such as soft plastics, plastic bags, aluminum foil, and styrofoam. These materials would … Continue reading

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