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The Lusty Joys of Book-Banning

| September 25, 2011

Parents who run their homes like North Korea aside, it is literally impossible to ban a book in America anymore. An excerpt from Pierre Tristam’s Banned Book Week address on Sept. 26 to the Friends of the Library in Palm Coast.

Wicked Transition to Stage Magic as FPC Goes Emerald With “Wizard of Oz” This Weekend

| May 9, 2011

“The Wizard of Oz” at the Flagler Auditorium is the biggest FPC stage production to date, with a live orchestra and a cast and crew of 75. The production gelled in a mere six weeks under a new director, after the previous one quit.

FPC’s Mockingbird Director Quits Abruptly, Walking Out on 6 Classes and 2 More Shows

| March 7, 2011

Ed Koczergo, a drama teacher at FPC for the past three years, said he wasn’t going to let the administration “suck a couple more months out of me and then not hire me back.” He leaves 150 students in six classes and two scheduled plays in a lurch.

Why To Kill a Mockingbird Is a Triumph for Flagler, And Especially for FPC’s Drama Club

| February 26, 2011

They endured, they persevered, and now they’re finally in their element, on stage. You won;t be disappointed by the FPC student production of To Kill a Mockingbird at the Flagler Auditorium.

Scout’s Up: Mockingbird‘s Real Stars Take the Auditorium Stage Thursday for 3-Day Run

| February 23, 2011

The controversies over, cast members of the Flagler Palm Coast High School Drama Club production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” talk about their roles in the show at the Flagler Auditorium Feb. 24-26.

N-Word Reckonings: Wrestling With ‘Nigger’ In and Out of Context

| February 19, 2011

This essay on the history “nigger” as word and weapon is a postscript to the Mockingbird controversy and an introduction to next weekend’s performances. It is presented in the spirit of education, discussion—and, hopefully, debate.

More Power to Principals, Less Transparency as Board Kills Policy Inspired by Mockingbird

| February 2, 2011

The rejected policy had called for supporting plays “that challenge, nurture and extend student skills” while respecting community sensibilities. Instead, the board retreated to more general “tweaks” of two existing policies.

Between Authority and Authoritarianism: Conklin and Pryor Clash Over Principal Power

| January 5, 2011

The school board is debating a new policy and procedure controlling the staging of controversial plays. Matanzas Principal Chris Pryor doesn’t want to be “second-guessed.” Board member Conklin doesn’t want unilateral decision-making.

It’s On: FPC Will Stage To Kill a Mockingbird At the Flagler Auditorium Feb. 24-26

| December 3, 2010

FPC Principal Jacob Oliva and Drama Director Ed Koczergo finalized plans for staging Mockingbird over four performances as part of Black History Month, with many innovative stage elements to be incorporated into the production.

Tale of Two Recommendations: Valentine “Completely” Supports Staging of Mockingbird

| November 15, 2010

The appeals committee’s original recommendation was re-written to more clearly reflect Mockingbird as an “appropriate” play to be staged by Flagler County school students.

Mockingbird‘s Fate Still Hanging as Appeals Panel, Endorsing the Work, Punts on the Play

| November 15, 2010

A majority of the committee clearly wanted the play staged. But it’s recommendation goes no further than declaring Mockingbird “appropriate” for instruction–a matter never in doubt.

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