The Seattle Prep Panther

Video Club: Take Three

March 5, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

By: Joe Chamberlin '16 Seattle Prep’s Video Club, moderated Mr. Othman, is a window activity formed to let students make videos and develop their video making skills in a variety of ways. The club was created informally out of student interest three years ago, and then was made into a formal window ...

Action-Packed Lone Survivor One of the Best Movies of the Year

George Kent, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  Starring Mark Wahlberg and a cast of three other core actors, Lone Survivor is an intense war movie based on the events of the Navy Seal operation “Red Wings” that took place in Afghanistan 2005 in an attempt to take out a dangerous Taliban leader.  The operation is compromised when the underlings of Taliban leader, Shah (Yousuf Asami), disc...

Movies to Fall in Love With

Meghan Kearney, Prep Life Editor

February 12, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  Whether it’s having a romantic candle-light dinner or eating ice cream on the couch this Valentine’s Day, there is no other perfect post-date activity than watching a festive movie dedicated to this day of love and affection.  Hollywood has written countless screenplays about love, and...

Seattle Prep Choir to Perform at Benaroya Hall

Seattle Prep Choir to Perform at Benaroya Hall

February 7, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

By: Natalie Birkhold '17 On February 10th Seattle Prep’s choir will be attend the Catholic School Choir Festival at Benaroya Hall. The Prep choir consists of a sophomore choir, a junior choir and the window choir, coming to a total of about one hundred students. Prep will be joined by several ot...

47 Ronin – Unfortunate Movie Reboot of Original Japanese Tale

47 Ronin – Unfortunate Movie Reboot of Original Japanese Tale

George Kent, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  47 Ronin is a movie based on a Japanese folktale by the same name.  The original Japanese story was a tale of honor and revenge in which 47 Ronin (meaning Samurai without a master) set out to kill the man who caused their master’s death. This movie had the potential to be an intelligent reboot of a well-known...

Go long using the long-form option

Go long using the long-form option

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 28, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

This story is currently using Long-Form Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page under...

New Music Window Makes a Sound

New Music Window Makes a Sound

Tessa Winkelhake, Photo and Graphics Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

  This year the Seattle Prep music department has added a new program, the music window, to the department run by science and Spanish teacher, Ms. Tordillos. In previous years there has been an instrumental group, but it did not meet consistently and was very low commitment. The new music group meets every window period, and wish to ...

Tom Hanks Returns in Captain Phillips

George Kent, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

  Tom Hanks is back! And he does not disappoint in Captain Phillips – a film retelling of the events that took place on the Maersk Alabama in April of 2009 after it was captured by a group of four pirates off the coast of Somalia.  The pirates escaped the ship in a lifeboat, holding Captain ...

Slapstick, Double-Crossing, and Hypochondria: The Imaginary Invalid

Slapstick, Double-Crossing, and Hypochondria: The Imaginary Invalid

George Kent, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

  The fall play is coming up soon, and the wild, slapstick comedy Imaginary Invalid is sure to be a big hit. The Imaginary Invalid was written by the French playwright Moliere in the 16th century and has been redone many times since then.  This particular version was recently created by Oded Gross and Tracy Young on the commission of the Or...

Get to Know Your Homecoming DJ

November 1, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

By: Brian Bowers '16 Being a homecoming DJ is hard work.  Our Brian Bowers '16, sat down with Seattle Prep homecoming DJ Nate Graybeal AKA DJ Doogie Brian Bowers: How did your career as a DJ start? DJ Doogie:I started playing background music at events, while working for a special events company,...

Overflowing Talent at Coffee House

Overflowing Talent at Coffee House

October 25, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

By: Maddie Quinn '16 It’s October, the leaves are crunching under students’ feet as they drag themselves into school and Coffee House was a success.  When is Coffee House not amazing?  This loved Prep tradition has, in the past, always been filled with laughter, applause, joy and talent.  Of...

Gravity’s Few Faults Easy to Overcome

George Kent, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013


Filed under Entertainment

  Gravity is a tense drama film about two astronauts that are stranded in space after their spaceship is destroyed.  It’s directed by Alfonso Cuarón and stars Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone and George Clooney as Matt Kowalsky. The two astronauts are on a routine repair mission for the Hubble Space Telescope when t...

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