Guests were ushered into a room filled with Nintendo Game Boys, typewriters and guitars by two students who dressed up as Daisy Buchanan (the love interest from “The Great Gatsby”) and rocker Elvis Presley. A cappella singers belted out the Beach Boys’ “Be True to Your School” against a backdrop of a 1968 Ford Mustang and 1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.
Welcome to the Museum of the American Teenager.
Unveiled on May 20, the exhibition at New Community Jewish High School explored what has defined the American teenager over the past 11 decades. It was the result of a yearlong effort by the entire 11th-grade class. Read more….