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Jeffrey Chen (11) and Rohan Bhatia (11) kickstart computer science company

Bradley Bennet, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Last summer, Rohan Bhatia (11) and Jeffrey Chen (11) took their passion for technology beyond the classroom and started a computer science business called Project Syntax, which acts as a service that enables young children to learn computer science. The project began as a link between programmers and corporate...

Robotics kicks off the season

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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This year, the robotics team compete with robots built using a new milling machine, and will expand their horizons by participating in service learning programs and using different techniques to effectively design robots. A new Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling machine will allow the team to ...

Juniors take on independent study

Juniors take on independent study

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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This year, Angie Cortez (11) and Sam Mayo (11) are the only juniors participating in the Independent Study course. Independent Study is a full credit elective course in which students design and carry out their own projects on a topic of their choosing guided by a faculty mentor with whom they meet regu...

LD takes Coastal Lab field trip

LD takes Coastal Lab field trip

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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On Wednesday and Thursday, the Lower Division (LD) first graders explored the Sound Waters Coastal Learning Center in Stamford, Connecticut to continue their study of the ocean. The field trip really helped the class learn some facts about how sea animals live and eat, Simon Shaham (1) said. The tr...

Cancer Awareness Club organizes Pink Week to support breast cancer

Cancer Awareness Club organizes  Pink Week to support breast cancer

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) organized Pink Week to raise money, support, and awareness for breast cancer. “We assume that most people know what breast cancer is. What we’re really trying to do is garner support and get people motivated to donate...

Brackett addresses emotional intelligence

Brackett addresses emotional intelligence

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


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On Wednesday evening, Director of the Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence Dr. Marc Brackett addressed Nursery and Lower Division parents in Gross Theater about the school’s implementation of the Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating (RULER) approach to learning. The RUL...

Diversity Council hosts first meeting

Diversity Council hosts first meeting

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


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On Thursday morning, the Diversity Council met in the Alumni Development House for a conversation about upcoming Parent Alliance events and to brainstorm Unity Week themes. “The Parent Alliance groups are spaces where HM parents who self-identify with a specific racial/ethnic identity and their allie...

Timothy Snyder discusses tyranny and democracy

Timothy Snyder discusses tyranny and democracy

Gabby Kepnes and Samuel Singer

October 12, 2018


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At Tuesday’s assembly, the Alexander Capelluto ‘04 Foundation funded an assembly in which the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University Timothy Snyder addressed democracy and his bestselling book, “On Tyranny”. Director of Student Activities Caroline Bartels played a tremendous role in the o...

Community attends ribbon cutting to celebrate new building

Community attends ribbon cutting to celebrate new building

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Last night, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and current and former trustees attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Lutnick Hall and the new athletic facilities and student center in addition to other renovations. “The ribbon cutting event is an opportunity for those who have supported the campaign...

Adam Bleustein (12) applies 3D printing to medical field

Adam Bleustein (12) applies 3D printing to medical field

Andie Goldmacher, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Adam Bleustein (12) will use 3D printing to make cost-effective splints and spleen guards for his Independent Study Project as a continuation of his summer work. Over the summer, Bleustein worked in a rehabilitation group dedicated to researching 3D printing and prosthetics at Montefiore Medical Center,...

CCVA Cubs Program spearheads new initiatives

CCVA Cubs Program spearheads new initiatives

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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The Connect, Unite, and Build through Service program (CUBS) held its first onsite meeting on Tuesday to kick off initiatives for the year. Student participants in the program traveled to the neighboring AmPark Elementary public school to meet the younger students and undergo formal training in prepa...

Green light: stop sign to be replaced with traffic light

Green light: stop sign to be replaced with traffic light

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Eight months after the stop sign on the northeast corner of the 246th Street and Tibbet Ave intersection was removed, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last Wednesday that they will install a traffic signal at the intersection by the end of April, 2019.  The sign, whic...

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