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Fifth graders prepare to leave the nest with MD Orientation

Fifth graders prepare to leave the nest with MD Orientation

Avery Vukhac and Anya Mirza May 27, 2022

On Saturday, rising sixth graders came to campus for their Middle Division (MD) orientation after two years of orientation programming being held online. “I feel excited about entering middle school...

Welcome to the jungal: MD production “Jungalbook”

Maeve Goldman, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

“My favorite moment was the final bow,” Claire Lee (8) said. “Looking at everyone, seeing everyone on stage together, and taking in the fact that we made this amazing show.” Last Thursday and Saturday...

Lions roar in MD Sports Afternoon

Lions roar in MD Sports Afternoon

Clara Medeiros and Leila Dossani May 27, 2022

The Middle Division (MD) Lions hosted Trinity in an afternoon full of food and spring-themed sports games during the first annual MD Athletic Day last Thursday. “There were some big victories and even...

Spring MD Concert

Spring MD Concert

Clara Stevanovic, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

“I’ve found that with Middle School concerts, something always breaks. That’s why I’m carrying this roll of tape with me right now,” band conductor Michael Bomwell said at the Middle Division...

ERB Testing Returns

ERB Testing Returns

Madison Kim, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

The Educational Records Bureau (ERB) test returned to the Middle Division (MD) this week for the first time since 2019 due to the pandemic. Unlike in the previous years when the test was administered only...

Middle division students work and learn in centers

Middle division students work and learn in centers

Ariella Frommer, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

Writing Center “[The Writing Center] provides a space to learn how to be creative with your writing in addition to just a space to work,” Anna Kim (8) said. Since Middle Division (MD) English teacher...

“Escape from Blackwell Island”: Teachers Host Professional Development Workshop

“Escape from Blackwell Island”: Teachers Host Professional Development Workshop

Nia Huff and Samantha Matays May 2, 2022

Tuesday, Middle Division (MD) English teacher Isaac Brooks, English teacher Melissa Meléndez, history teacher Emma McFarland, and science teacher Noah Kaminsky held the first faculty-led professional...

Students Give Back to their Communities with Mitzvah Projects

Neeva Patel, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

While preparing for their Bat, Bar, or B’nai Mitzvahs — the celebration of becoming a Jewish adult — many Jewish students participate in charity and service projects to give back to their communities,...

MD International Food Festival: Bringing Families and Students Together

MD International Food Festival: Bringing Families and Students Together

Naomi Yaeger and Leah Marquardt April 23, 2022

The Middle Division (MD) ran its annual International Food Festival (IFF) yesterday after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic. The event was co-chaired by Joanne Diaz P’24 ,’26, Ratna Mukani P’28,...

MD advisories return to in-person service learning trips

Samantha Matays and Nikita Pande April 23, 2022

Over the course of the past two weeks, several Middle Division (MD) advisories participated in Service Learning trips to Van Cortlandt Park where they focused on cleaning up park trails through removing...

Surprise meeting boosts MD faculty morale

Julia Bouchut, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

Middle Division (MD) faculty and support staff met in the cafeteria on Tuesday to celebrate, socialize, and have a good time, Head of MD Javaid Khan ’92 said. February and March tend to be difficult...

MD math team members Yuan and Sun (6) qualify for state championships

Ben Rafal, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

“During our meetings, we have mini-competitions where you answer questions and the first person to answer the question stays while the loser moves on,” Felix Yuan (6) said. “That’s really fun because...

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