“Comedy of Errors” has no errors

“Comedy of Errors” has no errors

Jordyn McConnaughey, Social Media Editor

March 25, 2015

On Friday night I went to see the ever-anticipated spring play, A Comedy of Errors. The play was directed by the drama teacher, Ms. Amanda Malo, and also had a smaller cast than most plays in the past. I had heard very good things about the play from my classmates who had seen it earlier, and had very high expectations. Needless to say, I was not disappointed. The play followed the story of two sets of identical twins from different towns, who arrived in the same place and kept getting mistaken for one another.

Shakespearean play coming to HHS this spring

Shakespearean play coming to HHS this spring

Megan Killop, Business Manager

March 4, 2015

Every four years, Theater Director Amanda Malo brings the community members of Howell a Shakespeare performance. This year’s specialty play is “Comedy of Errors.” This Shakespearian journey is the tale of two brothers separated at birth, trying to find their way back to each other.

No more musicals for Malo

No more musicals for Malo

Jackie Keranen, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015

In the fall of 2002, Mrs. Amanda Malo started teaching at Howell High School. During this time, she has been the director for ten different musicals. Recently, Mrs. Malo announced that she was stepping down from directing musicals. This was a huge shock to the drama department. By Staff Writer: Jackie Keranen

Upcoming HHS presentation of the Wizard of Oz

Upcoming HHS presentation of the Wizard of Oz

Jada Boprie, Feature Editor

November 19, 2014

This weekend, be sure not to miss Howell High School’s production of The Wizard of Oz. There will be shows Nov. 20-22 in the evening at 7p.m. and a final performance this Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2p.m. The musical will be performed in the HHS auditorium. By Feature Editor: Jada Boprie

HHS puts on Wizard of Oz for its 75th anniversary

HHS puts on Wizard of Oz for its 75th anniversary

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

Staff Writer Evan Webster offers information about the upcoming Wizard of Oz play, its director and its cast.

HHS teacher puts the “drama” in high school


April 28, 2014

By Staff Writer: Lexi Petroi Passion flows through the veins of Amanda Malo, Howell High School’s Drama teacher. From the love that she has for teaching, to the love she has for the performing arts, there’s "nowhere else she’d rather be.” She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Ann Arbor and her family moved t...

HHS prepares upcoming dramatic production

February 4, 2014

"You've got to love life to have life, and you've got to have life to love life." There are many experiences people have in life, and it is up to us to decide what to do with that time. This is one of the aspects that can be vividly portrayed in the theatre production, Our Town. On March 7, 8, and 9 at 7 p...

“Footloose” cast ready for opening night

Madison Deadman, A&E Editor

November 21, 2013

By A&E Editor: Madi Deadman Students of all grades unite together with a mighty enthusiasm to create, what they claim, an extremely successful production. After auditions, which consisted of a dance workshop, reading sides, learning music, and callbacks, the “A” list was posted with the carefully...

What’s happening behind the curtains of “Footloose”

What’s happening behind the curtains of “Footloose”

Eliza Bengala, Marissa VanDaelen, Natalie Dunn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

The Howell High School drama department has changed it's schedule this school year, and bumped the annual spring musical into the fall slot, pushing the yearly play until March. Ms. Amanda Malo, the drama teacher at HHS and director, is bringing a contemporary musical to the Howell stage for the first time i...

Howell High School ‘cutting footloose’ in November

Marissa VanDaelen and Marissa VanDaelen

October 9, 2013

By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen Howell High School drama students have just been cast into their roles for the well-known movie, Footloose. There will be added musical elements to the play but it will definitely be similar to the movie. “It’s a little bit different from the movie since it’s a musical as well. There’s more singing but they are going to be very similar. ...

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