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Alex Oh: The Concentrated Cellist

Alex Oh: The Concentrated Cellist

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Cellist Alex Oh (11) attended a seven week intensive program for string instrument players at the Meadowmount School of Music to expand his repertoire and improve his ability as a cellist. Meadowmount is known for its heavy emphasis and intensive approach to practicing, allotting more than five hours ...

Starring Mikayla Benson…

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

This summer, Mikayla Benson (11) juggled play performances, taking numerous dance classes, and discovering herself as an actor during three weeks at the Stagedoor Manor performing arts camp. After six years of attending Interlochen Center for the Arts, a six-week theater program, Benson opted for a cha...

Fischberg paints Providence

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Gabby Fischberg (11) spent six weeks immersed in the world of color theory, perspective, and value use while studying art at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) precollege. At the program, Fischberg mainly focused on studying the technique behind producing a work of art, she said. “I learned ...

Welcome Back from the SBPs!

Welcome Back from the SBPs!

Roey Nornberg and Isha Agarwal

September 3, 2019

Dear Upper Division Students, Welcome back! We hope everyone had a relaxing summer and is ready for the 2019-2020 school year. We are so excited to see all of you again and can’t wait to get started on making this year the best it can be for all of us! As Student Body Presidents this year, one of our mai...

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Adrian Arnaboldi and Joshua Underberg

May 29, 2019

Star basketball players Ella Anthony (11) and Kelvin Smith (11) will be attending new high schools next fall in hopes of being recruited to play college basketball. Smith will attend The Hun School of Princeton, while Anthony will attend Christ the King, located in Queens. “I wanted to increase...

Newbery winner visits school

Newbery winner visits school

Hanna Hornfeld, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2019

Author Veera Hiranandani visited the school last week to speak about her Newbery Honor winning book “The Night Diary” as a part of the Middle Division Lions and Cubs book club. “The Night Diary” is the second book that Middle Division families have read together in Lions and Cubs, a club fo...

Students bond over fantasy games

Students bond over fantasy games

Chloe Choi, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Each day, middle schoolers eagerly gather in the atrium during their lunch periods and frees to participate in the games of Magic: The Gathering (Magic) and Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). These games both encompass fantasy, and require major strategy. However, they differ in that Magic: The Gathering...

Juniors showcase research at ISEF

Juniors showcase research at ISEF

Gabby Chong, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Naomi Kenyatta (11), Richard Han (11), Brian Wu (11), and Malhaar Agrawal (11) participated last week in the annual Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona. Wu, Kenyatta and Agarwal each recieved prestigious awards. Wu received the top grant award from the National Aeronautics a...

Relay for Life rallies against cancer

Relay for Life rallies against cancer

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

On Alumni Field yesterday afternoon, students, faculty, and parents alike could be spotted playing carnival games, walking laps, and bungee jumping as part of the school’s fourth annual Relay for Life. The Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) brought together musicians, bouncy castles, and the relay itself t...

From Middle to Mini Mania

From Middle to Mini Mania

Avi Kapadia and Kate Feiner

May 16, 2019

“Mini Mania,” a battle of grades, will take place instead of Middle Mania on May 13th. In past years, Middle Mania has been a day filled with athletic and intellectual competitions. There were five teams (Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, and Green) each led by faculty and student captains. The school ...

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...

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