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From Suffern to Rye and New Rochelle to Mahopac, a long season for student actors, musicians and technicians gets the attention it merits.

Covering theater in high schools is about finding the unique in what might appear to be ordinary and celebrating the effort: asking student actors about their craft; profiling a longtime set designer whose creations form the canvas upon which a director paints her scenes; chatting up a choreographer who turns teens into tap-happy sailors. Here’s a tiny sampling of the hundreds of high-school-musical stories written over the past five years: