Tag Archives: 2022

IB Art Showcase

Post by Albert Zhou ’22 Recently, the Senior IB Art Exhibit has been showing in the Teiger Art Gallery. Enjoy some of the pieces below from artists Lucas Alland ’22, Alana Akiwumi ’22, and Lauren Freed ’22:

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“Othello” original scene by Sam Witt, Meredith Janay, and Stella Gilbert ’22

Post by Stella Gilbert ’22. In Mr. Reed’s IB English HL class, students had free rein to take on any creative project in response to Shakespeare’s Othello. Seniors Samantha Witt, Meredith Janay, and Stella Gilbert decided to collaborate to create … Continue reading

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Alum Interview: SaVonne Anderson ’13

Interview by Stella Gilbert ’22. Recently I got the opportunity to speak with a successful alumna from NA’s class of 2013: SaVonne Anderson. Anderson is an entrepreneur and advocate for environmental justice, creating sustainable stationery and paper products with unique, … Continue reading

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Spirit Week Boards

Post by Navyaa Jain ’23. Part of NA’s Spirit Week competition is the spirit boards challenge, where volunteers from each grade paint one of the big boards based on the grade theme. Congratulations to the seniors for winning the challenge … Continue reading

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“No Discussions” by Nikhil Kumra ’22, Interview with the Producer

Interview by Albert Zhou ’22. Nikhil Kumra ’22 recently released the song “NO DISCUSSIONS” with Billboard Baba and ArmstrongWW. Below is his song, along with an interview with Nikhil about the process of producing an original song. How was it … Continue reading

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Skywalker Li ’22 wins 2021 NCTE Achievement Award

Skywalker Li ’22 has won a Certificate of Superior Writing from the National Council of Teachers of English for his essay, “To Play Jazz,” and his short story, “Ҳикояи марг,” which you can read below. This year, 284 juniors from … 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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2021 Scholastic Art Awards—Regional Winners

This year, seven Newark Academy students won thirteen Scholastic Art Awards. All award winners, their families, and their teachers are invited to attend an awards ceremony at the Montclair Art Museum on February 25, 2021. Congratulations to the following artists: … 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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Outdoors Club Contest Winning Photography by Kaya Patel ’22

Each year, Outdoors Club holds a nature photography contest. This year, the winner was junior Kaya Patel, who submitted three photographs from three different locations in nature.

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Quarantine Art

Even though trips and events were canceled, Newark Academy students stayed busy and creative over spring break. Below are pieces by Stella Gilbert ’22, Michael Pyo ’22 and Kaya Patel ’22, created while the artists were in isolation. “Painting with … Continue reading

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