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Ben Hu (12) named Presidential Scholar

John Mauro and Adrian Arnaboldi

May 20, 2019

Ben Hu (12) was honored with the Presidential Scholar award along with 161 other students in the United States. This award is given to high school seniors with strong academics, an intriguing application, and top standardized test scores in their state, according to the U.S Department of Education We...

Ryan Jonas named New Yorker of the Week for service through art

Ryan Jonas named New Yorker of the Week for service through art

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Spectrum News NY1 named Ryan Jonas (11) New Yorker of the Week for his non-profit organization “Bronx Built” that uses crochet to bring communities together and help deal with poverty in the Bronx. Founded in 2015 by Ryan and Tyler Jonas (12), Bronx Built is a sustainable organization that combine...

Symposium explores health disparities

Symposium explores health disparities

Emily Shi and Yesh Nikam

May 16, 2019

The Health Disparities Club showcased strategies for students to take action regarding health disparities in their communities in its second annual symposium. Speakers included Health Disparities Club President Malhaar Agrawal (11), Assistant Director of New York State Office of Minority Health Dis...

Chloe Kim launches nonprofit to raise academic funds for North Korean refugees

Chloe Kim launches nonprofit to raise academic funds for North Korean refugees

Adam Frommer and Maya Nornberg

May 16, 2019

The Bao Sei Foundation, founded by Chloe Kim (11), culminated nearly two years of research and preparation with its launch event to celebrate raising $173,000 to help fund education for North Korean refugees in the US. The foundation’s mission is to help refugees gain access to the lives that they deserve t...

SuperTrans to limit New Jersey bus stops for 2019-2020 school year

Vivien Sweet and David Maydan

May 16, 2019

SuperTrans will further reduce the number of bus stops per New Jersey town starting next September; many students will have to find additional modes of transport or wake up earlier to commute to the new stops. For the past year, SuperTrans has been working with the hill schools to create an entirely ...

Javaid Khan ‘92 named Head of Middle Division

Javaid Khan ‘92 named Head of Middle Division

Julia Robbins and Hanna Hornfeld

May 16, 2019

Effective July 1, Javaid Khan ‘92 will become the Head of Middle Division, taking over from Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly, who acted as an interim head of the MD for 2018-2019 school year. Khan has served as the head of upper school at Bank Street School for Children for the past four years, and b...

School hosts Holi celebration

School hosts Holi celebration

Jack Crovitz and Hanna Hornfeld

May 3, 2019

Students from all grades and many faiths came together to throw colorful powder at each other on Alumni Field on Monday, in the school’s second annual celebration of Holi, a Hindu festival commemorating the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Student Body Presidents Janvi Kukreja (12) a...

Students advance to ISEF competition

Students advance to ISEF competition

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

Sparks fly and tensions run high for the three students from the school whose projects were chosen for this year’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), one of the nation’s most prestigious and selective science competitions. According to George Epstein, Upper Division Science Research ...

Seeds of Peace to host dialogue with Al-Noor School

Emily Shi and Maya Nornberg

May 3, 2019

Students participating in a training event with the nonprofit Seeds of Peace will share a unique opportunity to learn how to facilitate dialogue with people from different communities in the Cohen Dining Commons tomorrow. Representatives from Seeds of Peace, a non-profit organization focused on helping studen...

Jordan Roth ‘93 discusses activism

Henry Owens and Gabby Kepnes

May 3, 2019

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

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

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...

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