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“A Christmas Carol” is singing its way to the Middletown High School theatre

The grave Scrooge sees in the play A Christmas Carol.

By Tori Faron, Round Table copy editor

November 10, 2015

Every four years Middletown High School shows Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol." With the amount of work that goes into the play, from the physical labor of the tech crew to the concentration and determination of the actors, the program definitely earns the crowd they receive. The production is d...

Students walk in Heritage Day parade

The MHS Marching Knights walk down Main Street getting ready to perform for the Middletown community.

By Victoria Faron, Round Table copy editor

October 13, 2015

One day a year on Main Street in Middletown, there are no cars headed to work or school or on errands.  Instead, multi-colored tents and people line the sidewalks, there’s a smell of kettle corn and caramel apples in the air, and the only cars in sight are those that are creeping along as part of...

Global coffee shortage worries MHS students

Coffee beans ready for production.

By Victoria Faron, Round Table copy editor

October 9, 2015

A global coffee shortage is likely to occur in early 2016. This is due to more people drinking coffee, leading to over-farming and exhausting the land where coffee beans are grown. A shortage of this proportion would lead to an increase in the price of coffee and the slowing of international production....

New album’s goal is to put listeners to sleep

Max Richter is the composer for HBO's drama series "The Leftovers," which begins its second season in October. His latest project is in many ways his most daring and least conventional work: The eight-hour "Sleep," available from Deutsche Grammophon in September, is an epic piece. (Jimi Celeste/Patrick McMullan/Sipa USA/TNS)

By Tori Faron, Round Table online-copy editor

September 21, 2015

Max Richter, 49, is a Berlin-based composer, made famous for his work in HBO’S drama “The Leftovers” and in the film “Shutter Island.” His latest work, however, is his most daring: an eight and a half hour record with thirty-one tracks, entitled “Sleep.” It is meant to be listened to with...

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