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Jordan Roth ‘93 discusses activism

Henry Owens and Gabby Kepnes

May 3, 2019


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As part of the Community Council’s (CC) Career Lecture Series, Jordan Roth ‘93 came to talk to students on Wednesday about his job on Broadway as a producer and as the President of Jujamcyn Theatres. Roth has won four Tony Awards for shows he’s produced, and he currently oversees five Broadway theatre...

Larry Grafstein becomes the new Chairman of Board of Trustees

Larry Grafstein becomes the new Chairman of Board of Trustees

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


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Chairman of the school’s Board of Trustees Michael Colacino ‘75 P’22 announced not only his departure from the board, but also his replacement: Board of Trustees member Larry Grafstein P’11 P’12 P’15, at the annual Faculty and Trustee Dinner, last Thursday, much to the surprise of the at...

Yang and Mathur make national robotics Dean’s List

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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Reha Mathur (11) and Jayer Yang (11) received nominations for the First Dean’s List award, a national robotics competition dedicated to members of the robotics community who have shown exemplary work on their school’s robotics team. Before advancing to the national competition for the award, Mathur and Yang wer...

Annual Shakespeare week takes school by storm

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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Last week, Upper Division students shook up the school by participating in the second annual Shake It Up event, performing Shakespeare scenes in all three divisions. In previous years, Shakespeare has been spread throughout the divisions through pop-up performances, planned scene sharing between English c...

Students spring into Green Action

Talia Winiarsky and Chloe Choi

April 29, 2019


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Bright neon notes displaying startling statistics about the global environmental crisis lined the school walls. These warnings were a part of last week’s Green Action Week, coordinated by the school’s Sustainability Committee to introduce an array of initiatives to decrease the community’s carbon footpr...

Dalo to replace Delanty as Dean of Students

Andie Goldmacher and Rowan Mally

April 29, 2019


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After over a decade as Dean of Students, Dr. Susan Delanty announced that former grade dean and Spanish teacher Michael Dalo will take over her current position in the 2019-20 school year. She is returning to the classroom after 22 years in the Deans’ Office. Delanty will likely teach chemistry an...

Agarwal and Nornberg elected SBPs

Agarwal and Nornberg elected SBPs

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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Isha Agarwal (11) and Roey Nornberg (11) were elected Upper Division (UD) Student Body Presidents (SBPs) for the 2019-2020 school year. The race was between six pairs of candidates and kicked off on Monday afternoon with an I period forum, where each of the pairs presented their platform in a Q&A sty...

Alumni Benefit hopes to raise money

Nelson Gaillard and Rowan Malley

April 12, 2019


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Generations of alumni, from the 1940s to 2010s, will come together at Tao Downtown for the 16th annual Alumni Benefit with the goal of raising $160,000 on Wednesday April 17th. The event features a silent auction that will offer prizes including concert tickets and a private dinner with Dr. Kelly, as...

FSA Dinner

FSA Dinner

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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The Feminist Students Association (FSA) hosted its annual dinner in the Cohen Dining Commons this Wednesday, featuring the theme “Women Activists in the Performing Arts.” Students, faculty and other members of the community showed up for this engaging and intimate event that included a dinner, pan...

Students plant trees in Bronx community

Eddie Jin and Ryan Reiss

April 12, 2019


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About 20 students will help remove debris from the littered shores of the Bronx River and plant new trees to revitalize the dying ecosystem on April 20th. The initiative, Seize the Seas, was started by Madison Li (11) and Kiara Royer (11) earlier this year, with the guidance of Upper Division scienc...

Gibby Thomas elected Valedictorian

Gibby Thomas elected Valedictorian

Simon Yang and Steven Borodkin

April 12, 2019


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The Class of 2019 elected Gibby Thomas (12) last Friday as the valedictorian who will deliver a commencement speech at this year’s Upper Division Graduation. “I was very grateful to see that people thought highly enough of me to vote for me,” Thomas said. “I find it interesting that our vale...

Book Day: Born a Crime, Mark Mathabane

Book Day: Born a Crime, Mark Mathabane

Nishtha Sharma and Lauren Ho

April 12, 2019


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Dr. Mark Mathambe, author of his autobiography Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa, shared his experiences of growing up under Apartheid with the school during yesterday’s 25th annual Book Day. Similar to the Book Day selection, Born a Crime by Trevor Noa...

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