The Record

Girls Squash rocks first season

Girls Squash rocks first season

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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The Girls Varsity Squash Team recently finished their first season, with a winning record of six wins to five losses. Notable highlights include reaching the semifinals at NYSAIS and placing fourth in their division at nationals. The team was comprised of eight players: two juniors, three sophomores, ...

Tight-knit Boys Swim Team finishes strong season

Tight-knit Boys Swim Team finishes strong season

Masa Shiiki, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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The crowd in the newly built stands roared as the swimmers raced neck to neck in the pool. As co-Captain Ben Hu (12) finished the race, his teammates cheer him on and a bright smile lit up his face. The Boys Varsity Swim Team finished their season with a record of 6-0 and every member contributed to...

Fisher Gallery features works from HM 246 Program

Fisher Gallery features works from HM 246 Program

Liliana Greyf, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


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The school’s second annual HM 246 Gallery, which showcased a diverse and colorful selection of art ranging from paintings to handmade catapults, opened this past Wednesday in the Fisher Gallery. HM 246 is a community service program led by the Center for Community Values and Action (CCVA) in whic...

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Kate Feiner, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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Students from the school have a chance to give back to the larger Bronx community and help younger children succeed academically through the Intech Academy tutoring program. The Intech tutoring program was started this year by Ishaan Kannan (11), Yesh Nikam (10) said.  Kannan was working for the d...

Teen Art Gallery opens ninth annual gallery

Teen Art Gallery opens ninth annual gallery

Nshera Tutu and Stephen Chien

March 1, 2019


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From nailing in a piece of artwork to the wall, or hand-picking submissions of artwork from 22 states and 3 continents, the Teen Art Gallery (TAG) is entirely run and curated by teenagers around the country. TAG will run from March 2nd to March 7th in lower Manhattan. The gallery’s main theme is Gene...

In Loving Memory of Madame: A Tribute to Sonya Rotman from Members of the Class of 2017

In Loving Memory of  Madame: A Tribute to Sonya Rotman from Members of the Class of 2017

March 1, 2019


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Mme. Rotman was a unique and wonderful person. She would go out of her way to check in with her students, teaching with both compassion and love. One sweet thing that reminds me of her essence is how she brought in chocolate because, as she always said, speaking French is like eating chocolate. While most of the tim...

Epstein journeys cross-country on bike, publishes experiences

Epstein journeys cross-country on bike, publishes experiences

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Middle Division science teacher George Epstein traversed almost 11,000 miles around the country by bicycle from August of 2017 to June of 2018, raising thousands of dollars for Lou Gehrig’s disease research and documenting the trip in an article published in Medium Magazine, an online publishing platform....

International Food Festival celebrates diverse cuisines

International Food Festival celebrates diverse cuisines

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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The delicious aromas of foods from around the world filled Olshan Lobby on Wednesday afternoon as the Upper Division International Food Festival (IFF), which uses food as a way to showcase the diversity of the student body, returned again this year. With over 22 types of free food, the food festival gives stud...

Community hosts Black History Month reading

Community hosts Black History Month reading

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Students and faculty were invited to read and celebrate works of literature penned by black authors during the Black History Month reading held Tuesday in Olshan Lobby. English Department Chair Vernon Wilson decided to organize the reading in February this year, as he felt that the event was a way t...

Squash team finishes top 50 in country

Squash team finishes top 50 in country

Masa Shiiki and Avi Kapadia

February 15, 2019


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Under the leadership of co-Captains Connor Morris (12) and Ryan Hoang (12), the Varsity Squash Team has made their presence felt this season with an impressive 12-4 record, placing 41st in the country at Nationals. In his first year as Varsity Squash Head Coach, Ron Beller has led the team to a second p...

Wrestling secures NYSAIS Championship

Wrestling secures NYSAIS Championship

Andrew Cassino, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


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At 15-0, the Varsity Wrestling Team won every meet, dethroned Poly Prep, and won the Ivy League Championship. “It was pretty much a perfect season, as indicated by our record,” Varsity Wrestling Head Coach Gregg Quilty said. After the Ivy League championship, the team won the New York State Ass...

PROJECT X: GIBBY THOMAS: 13.5 Kills

PROJECT X: GIBBY THOMAS: 13.5 Kills

Gibby Thomas

February 15, 2019


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As I was sprinting from Fisher to Tillinghast with my spoon in hand, I felt a stronger sense of relief with each step I took. I had just faced-off with my assassin, Sean Koons, outside of Concert Glee as everyone (including Mr. Ho and Dr. Amir) watched and tried to help me get away. I leapt towards S...

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