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Students join city-wide walkout to protest gun violence

Sam Keimweiss and Vivien Sweet

April 27, 2018


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"As organizers, we tried to make the rally as intersectional as possible and include voices from a variety of communities, whether that be the LGBT+ community or people of color, and that thought was definitely reinforced as I heard all the speeches."        - Zarina Iman (12) "The m...

Food for Thought: Grand opening of school food truck

Sam Keimweiss, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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The school’s first food truck, Food For Thought, rolled into business and served waffles to students last Wednesday. In a large ceremony, the food truck’s was named was announced to the school community, Senior Director of Dining Services Brenda Cohn said. The truck was the brainchild of Cohn, He...

Students participate in Green Action Week

Simon Yang, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This week, faculty and students participated in the Green Action Week competition to minimize daily habits that hurt the environment in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd. Green Action Week is a joint project between the Sustainable Committee of both the faculty and the Community Council. The Nursery...

Granmayeh (11) and Kukreja (11) elected next year’s SBPs

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Choosing from a field of eight candidate pairs, the Upper Division selected Janvi Kukreja (11) and Nader Granmayeh (11) as Student Body Presidents (SBP) for the 2018-2019 school year. The main ideas of their platform were “stress relief and having a positive impact on people’s day to day lives,...

Book Day author presents at assembly

Book Day author presents at assembly

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Author Emily St. John Mandel spoke at this week’s assembly about her writing process and background, in advance of next Thursday’s Book Day, which will feature her award- winning novel Station Eleven. Mandel was unavailable to visit on Book Day, but Upper Division Librarian Caroline Bartels felt...

Feiner (12) presents research in D.C. as Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist

Feiner (12) presents research in D.C. as Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist

Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Wednesday, Ella Feiner (12), a finalist in The Regeneron Science Talent Search for her work exploring posterior growth in D. rerio with a live cell cycle biosensor, returned from eight days in Washington D.C. spent experiencing judge interviews, presenting her work, exploring the capital, a...

Jahmire Cassanova (12) wins New York Times College Scholarship

Betsey Bennett, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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After writing five essays and completing three interviews, Jahmire Cassanova (12) became one of 10 recipients of this year’s New York Times College Scholarship, which provides tuition money, mentorship, and a summer job at the Times for students who have excelled under unfavorable circumstances. In some of his essay...

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Leonora Gogos, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Tuesday, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University and Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed answered student and faculty questions in a moderated, interactive assembly. The following period, Dr. Gordon-Reed spoke in further detail during a catered lun...

Mock Trial has perfect score in first trial

Mock Trial has perfect score in first trial

Betsey Bennett, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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The defense side of Mock Trial earned a perfect score of 65 points in the first round of the annual New York State Mock Trial Tournament, becoming the first team in recent history of New York to achieve the feat, Leonora Gogos (10) said. This round, held on Tuesday, February 27th, was one of two preliminar...

Parents Association creates initiatives to improve school

Parents Association creates initiatives to improve school

Megha Nelivigi and Bradley Bennett

April 27, 2018


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The Parents Association (PA) is an organization composed of parent volunteers focused on building community and fundraising through events like the Book Fair and New Family Check Ins, Parents Association President Grace Peak said. “The main priority of the Parents Association is to build community,” Peak ...

Wellness Week Overview

Wellness Week Overview

Sadie Schwartz and Nishtha Sharma

April 27, 2018


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Through daily workshops, an assembly featuring a prominent sleep doctor, and students, teachers, and staff members sharing their experiences with the school community, Wellness Week explored its theme, Mind and Body, and opened a dialogue surrounding issues of mental health. “I was inspired by own experiences...

National park explorer Darius Nabors to visit for school’s Green Action Week

Gabby Kepnes, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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During Green Action week, next Thursday during C, D, and E periods, Darius Nabors, a man who traveled to 59 American parks in 59 weeks, will come and speak about his miraculous journey. In June of 2015, Nabors and his friend Trevor both quit their jobs to commence their 59-week adventure. Their first ...

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