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Last Showing Of “The Shout”

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News

This Wednesday, at 7:00 p.m., there will be a showing of the VHSL competition show, The Shout. It will be held in the auditorium. The event is completely free but donations can be made to the department at the event. This will be the last chance to see the show that won their conference last weekend....

Breaking News In The Demigod Realm!

Breaking News In The Demigod Realm!

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Breaking new hit the realms of Greek and Roman Demigods alike this weekend. Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson/Hero's of Olympus series, and the king of the nerd world announced new official Percy Jackson fan art! Now if you are out there wondering why this is a big deal, it is because it is fi...

Welcome to Mythical Media

Welcome to Mythical Media

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Opinion

Welcome to Mythical Media, a new resource for nerdy news in the multiverse. My name is Sophia Dalberg and I am a senior here at Colonial Forge. I am a huge nerd and self proclaimed demigod, and I love everything from fantasy books to superhero movies. In this blog I will bring everyone news updates,...

Art Display Shows Off Elizabeth Moyer’s Work

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Elizabeth Moyer ('12) replaced Cindy Le’s art with four of her art pieces last week: a clay dragon, pastel cat, negative space rabbit, and a pen and ink watercolor still life. All of these pieces were done for class either this year or last year. It ranged from a few hours to multiple days. Moy...

Art Showcase

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Cindy Le (‘17) put her artwork into the display case last Friday, replacing Hannah Robeson’s. Le only showed three works of art: a dragon, a sunflower, and an aesthetic 80’s piece. She did all of these pieces for homework, and completed each one in two or three days. Le has been doing art since...

Awaken, My Love! Album Review

Awaken, My Love! Album Review

Gavin Thibodeau, Editor in Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Jazz’s corpse has been largely untouched for decades, but the occasional gravedigger always surfaces. Long-lived free jazz drummer Bobby Kapp and pianist Matthew Shipp conjured the entirely-improvised Cactus this year. Dr. Lonnie Smith, the Hammond B-3 P.h.D., dropped the soulful Evolution, his fi...

Hannah Robeson Gets Next Art Showcase

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Hannah Robeson (‘17) replaced Afton LaMere’s (‘17) artwork in the display case next to the auditorium on November 21st. She has six pieces being displayed, her favorite being the bumble bee. “I like the colors and how it captures the light," Robeson said. "I really like bright colorful t...

The New Black Box Conflict

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News

New additions have been popping up everywhere in Forge, from the new weight room to the ambulance in a classroom. The new black box theater added to the Drama department has provided many new opportunities for the actors, and yet behind the scenes it seems to be riddled with small problems and errors. A...

The Postseason “Bond” Fire Is A Roaring Success

Brenna Kiel and Gaby Christian

November 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life

Before even stepping out of your car, the band could be heard performing from the practice fields beside the massive bonfire that groups huddled around. In an effort to keep warm, people lined up behind the hot chocolate and s’mores tables as members of the Student Council Association were in a frenzy to...

Language of Angels

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Student Life, Uncategorized

Colonial Forge's fall play this year is Language of Angels. The show opens November 17th and runs through the 19th. All shows are at 7PM and will  cost $5.

Stafford County Schools Band Together To Fight Hunger

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

All high schools in Stafford County got together this past Monday, November 7 for the 6th annual Band Together to Fight Hunger. In order to get in participants were expected to bring canned goods and they were rewarded with a Chick-fil-A coupon. All of the donations went to the Frederickburg Food Bank.

VTA Language of Angels Slideshow

VTA Language of Angels Slideshow

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

November 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Student Life

Colonial Forge Traveled to the VTA competition last weekend. They won an honorable mention for their show Language of Angels and senior Claudio Mano won the all star actor award. The spent the weekend watching shows, competing and going to the costume party. Here are some highlights from the trip....

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