October 2013

SFC Update

Welcome back to school! Hope everyone had a great Columbus Weekend.


Congratulations to the Sophomores and Juniors who took the PSATs on Wednesday!

During forum, Esera Tuaolo spoke about his experiences as a former NFL football player and being true to yourself. He is an amazing athlete, speaker, leader, and singer! This is his website if you want more information about his organization:

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Fun Food Recipes: Halloween Edition

Ann Guzzeta ’17

Monster Burgers:

Festive Halloween burgers add a spooky, fun, and ghoulish flare to grilling. All that is required is to twist a burger and add a dazzlingly devilish decoration to what is normally plain food. These burgers are sure to draw blood.

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Noah and the Whale

Catherine Habgood ’16

“Noah and the Whale” is a neat band. This is a sketch of one of their concert posters.  I used ink, watercolor, and markers.  It was drawn freehand.


The Queen of Comedy Combat

Kelly Kollias ’15

Mary Carpenter: The Queen of Comedy Combat!

Tower Hill students will perform Comedy Combat on Friday, October 25th at 7:30PM and Saturday, October 26th at 7:30PM! The improv show, directed by our very own Darla Max, features many of our talented students battling it out under HILARIOUS circumstances.  Tower Hill students will work with Mary Carpenter, a talented woman who has been involved in Comedy Combat every since she joined the local Philadelphia ComedySportz crew in 1992!  I was fortunate enough to sit down with Mary and learn more about her.  Check out the interview with her and gear up for the shows!

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Style Section

Natasha Dev ’14 & Elizabeth DuPont ’14

New York Fashion Week Trend Report

As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week comes to a close, it’s easy to see where designers got their inspiration: the 90s. The Spring/Summer ’14 collections included Alexander Wang’s loose, boxy tops and Jason Wu’s oversized biker jackets and slip dresses.  Some of the most common trends were inspired by last year’s S/S and F/W shows; these included cropped, plaid, and monochromatic looks.  According to, black and white were some of S/S ’13’s most popular shades and 1,432 new cropped tops were made available for online purchase in August.

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