Twin Rivalry: the Parafinas

Twin sisters Jennah Parafina and Jannah Parafina can be very different from each other though they look like the spitting image of one another.   How they differ: “I’m short, more athletic, and I have better grades.” Jennah Parafina    “I beat my sister at chess and I’m better artistically.” Jannah Parafina  How they compare: “We’re Asian.” Jennah Parafina What they do for fun: “ I … Continue reading Twin Rivalry: the Parafinas

“Miss Peretti, please spell syzygy.”

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Quirky. Cute. Hilarious. Entertaining. Fabulous. A brilliant show, brought to us by a brilliant director, brought to life by brilliant actors, and phenomenally run by brilliant technicians. While opening night may have begun with technical difficulties as the light board completely crashed, the show must go on…and go on it did. The amazing technical director, Leonardo Calvillo, made … Continue reading “Miss Peretti, please spell syzygy.”

Almost Maine: A Review

The play, Almost Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Olivia Parker was a must-see! Many people underestimate the talent of high schoolers, but the SBHS Thespians proved those doubters and critics wrong with an impressive performance. Almost Maine is a production consisting of nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine. The prologue was performed … Continue reading Almost Maine: A Review

California Thespian State Festival 2018

Every year, our SBHS theatre department’s best actors and technicians work diligently to compete against the best of the best high school theatre departments in Southern California. Actors will compete in various competitions of their choice, from acting out monologues, to singing musical theatre pieces, to even dancing complicated pieces from previous musicals shown at our school. Technicians will show off their best work in … Continue reading California Thespian State Festival 2018

Spring Musical

And we have a winner!! For this year’s final theatre production, the SBHS Theatre Department will be putting on a comedic musical known as ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ directed by Olivia Parker. This show is about the tale of several socially awkward youngsters finding joy, heartache, and a purpose in competing at the regional spelling bee. Casting by our brilliant director has … Continue reading Spring Musical