The Spirit

My Final Bow as a Harlequin

Harlequins moments on stage with Liam Dahlborn ‘20.

Liam Dahlborn

May 28, 2020

My experience with Harlequins has been a significant highlight of my time at SICP. I cannot imagine going to school without belonging to this great group and working for one common goal of producing the best shows possible. It is incredible to participate in such a positive environment, surrounded by peop...

Phantasm Producing Its 40th Issue Despite the Quarantine

Phantasm Producing Its 40th Issue Despite the Quarantine

Haidu Li

May 27, 2020

Members of our school’s literature and arts magazine, Phantasm, have been working on the 40th issue for Spring 2020 despite school being shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. With school being closed, this year’s issue has faced more difficulties than ever. “I think this has been a challenge...

Quarantine Movie Recommendations

Movie theater popcorn.

Rupie Ramos

May 27, 2020

Hello fellow Ignatians! Below I have compiled a list of movies that would be perfect if you’ve run out of things to watch during quarantine. If you’re looking for a thrilling roller coaster of a movie, a comedy that will make you laugh until you cry, a drama that might bring an occasional tear to the...

A Gift to the Class of 2020: Quest Cookies

Quest cookie attempt.

Bella Druckman

May 27, 2020

After much hard work, the Spirit staff tracked down the Quest cookie recipe. As a parting gift to the class of 2020, the Quest staff is sharing the recipe for all to enjoy. Co-Editor-in-Chief Bella Druckman ‘20 tried the recipe upon receiving it and sadly discovered it lacked the signature Quest t...

Talking The Tightwad With Kane Layng

Kane Layng ‘19 performs as Horton, the male lead in Seussical

Teddy Maiorca, Co-Editor in Chief

May 16, 2019

The lights go down, the curtain is raised, and all eyes are on one place: the stage. To some, this may be the beginning of a nightmare. To Kane Layng and his fellow Harlequins, however, this is the beginning of something much more. The Harlequins, or the theater club of Saint Ignatius, are a gro...

Class of 2019 Takes their Final Bow

Kane Layng '19 demonstrates his theater skills on stage.

Bella Druckman, Arts and Leisure Editor

May 16, 2019

After a journey of eight productions and many 24 hour plays, the Class of 2019 Harlequins have taken their final bows as they chase their dreams into the world of college. Since their time as freshmen, the Harlequins of the Class of 2019 have produced Mary Poppins, The Great Gatsby, The Little Mer...

Queen of Mystery

A portrait of Agatha Christie.

Abby Weis, Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

How different would the world be if literary characters like Mr. Darcy, Ronald Weasley, Jo March, and Elizabeth Bennet did not exist? England is rich in literary history, with female authors like Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Emily Blyton, J.K. Rowling, and countless more. One author that seems to...

SICP Women’s Music Festival

QR code for Mr. Hatem's female music artists playlist.

Grace Clancy, Features Editor

April 9, 2019

During an activity period on December 6, 2018, SICP’s Peace Club, Club Vinyl, SCSA, and Voices of Women (VOW)  collaborated to host a special meeting open to everyone. Teachers, club leaders, and students came to the meeting in G52 to discuss issues concerning women empowerment and songs that touc...

Girls vs. Boys: Female Literary Heroes

Confident Hermione Granger from the Harry
Potter series.

Caroline Molloy, News Editor

April 9, 2019

The characters young women favor are Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird and Anne Frank because they witness change and use their voices to impact the world around them. They like Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games, America Schreave from The Selection, and Hermione Granger from Harry Potter because...

Oh My Golden Globes! Sandra Oh Makes History

Sandra Oh pictured holding her Golden Globe for Best Actress in TV Drama.

Bella Druckman, Arts & Leisure Editor

April 9, 2019

During the 76th Golden Globes, Sandra Oh, known for her leading role in “Grey’s Anatomy,” made history for not only being the first Asian host of the Golden Globes, but also the first Asian woman to win Best Actress in a TV Drama. Sandra Oh is a Canadian born actress who is a first generation...

Oh, the Places You’ll Go with the Seussical Crew!

Makeup girls working their magic on Lily Dahlborn ‘22.

Bella Druckman and Liam Dahlborn

December 6, 2018

The Saint Ignatius Harlequins put on six productions of “Seussical the Musical” this Fall 2018 and the crew behind the cast helped the show reach its fullest potential. The crew encompasses seven categories: costumes, makeup, set, house, sound, lights, and props. Each crew plays a pivotal role i...

9 Questions With Mr. Mayor

Abby Weis, Sports editor

December 4, 2018

The first play of the year by Harlequins, Seussical, was a production for the books. The Harlequins began practicing in early September all the way until early November for just about every day of the week. In light of the spectacular production, Mr. Mayor, more commonly known as Liam Dahlborn, was int...

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