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“Breaking the cycle”: Sofia Sahai (7) works to end domestic 7  violence with Sanctuary for Families

“Breaking the cycle”: Sofia Sahai (7) works to end domestic 7 violence with Sanctuary for Families

Cecilia Coughlin , Contributing Writer February 19, 2021

Since the age of six, Sofia Sahai (7) has fought against domestic violence and abuse by working with the organization Sanctuary for Families. “My mom started as a volunteer and now she sits on...

Madison Nina (6) step dances

Hannah Katzke, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

The art of step dancing — which uses footwork and body movement to create beats while dancing — is difficult to master, but Madison Nina (6) has fallen in love with the activity, she said. Specifically,...

MD introduces “Stamped” to history curriculum

Owen Heidings and Emily Salzhauer January 21, 2021

All Middle Division (MD) students are reading “Stamped: Racism, Anti Racism, and You” by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X Kendi as one of the new anti-racism initiatives implemented by the MD this year,...

UD students host first installment of MLK-themed assemblies

UD students host first installment of MLK-themed assemblies

Purvi Jonnalagadda and Clio Rao January 14, 2021

As the first installment of a group of Martin Luther King Jr. themed assemblies, the Middle Division (MD) had a diversity assembly on Thursday in which eight Upper Division (UD) students spoke about different...

Students develop leadership skills in HM Lead

Ayesha Sen and Sophia Liu January 8, 2021

In HM Lead, the Middle Division (MD) student government program, students work on projects that serve the interests of their peers while also exercising their leadership skills, MD history teacher and...

Six words of gratitude: A new MD initiative

Clementine Bondor and Lucas Glickman January 8, 2021

This month, students in the Middle Division (MD) described, in only six words, that for which they were grateful. Head of the Middle Division Javaid Khan, who organized the project, was inspired by a similar...

Unruly queen: Ellen Wang’s (8) chess journey

Unruly queen: Ellen Wang’s (8) chess journey

Alex Lautin, Ben Rafal, and Sam Stern December 18, 2020

Ellen Wang (8) earned the title Woman FIDE Master (WFM) in 2017 after winning the North American Youth Chess Championship that year. Wang, now one of the top 50,000 chess players worldwide, is proud of...

Never giving up: Lukas Frangenberg (8) tennis journey

Never giving up: Lukas Frangenberg (8) tennis journey

Emily Sun, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Just minutes into Lukas Frangenberg (8)’s first tennis tournament at age 10, he was losing 4-0. “I was crying on the court because I was so upset,” he said.  Frangenberg was nervous, but at the...

UD Art History students host art history talk online

Etta Singer, Contributing Writer December 11, 2020

On Tuesday and Friday, juniors and seniors taking the advanced art history course “What Is A Masterpiece?” ran a virtual art history assembly for eighth graders in place of their annual field trip...

Advice from your MD peers for HM Online 2.0

December 3, 2020

“Social distancing isn't social; it's just physical. Don't be afraid to call your friends, and keep in touch!”   “Use blue light glasses! They help with the drowsiness from staring at...

MD faculty form White Affinity Group

Hanna Hornfeld, Staff Writer December 3, 2020

The Middle Division (MD) Faculty White Affinity Group met twice over the summer and had its first of five meetings of this school year on November 18, Louise Parms and Dr. Christina Nichols, the group’s...

Seventh grader threatened in anonymous texts after testing positive for COVID

Katya Tolunsky and JP Eliopoulos November 20, 2020

After a Middle Division (MD) student who tested positive for COVID-19 received threatening messages from an unknown phone number, Head of Middle Division Javaid Khan reminded students at last Thursday's...

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