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Middle Division (MD) holds sexual abuse prevention training for faculty members

Middle Division (MD) holds sexual abuse prevention training for faculty members

Jiya Chatterjee and Brody Grossman January 22, 2022

New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) held the Middle Division’s (MD) first ever sexual abuse prevention training for teachers this Tuesday. The goal of the meeting was...

Eighth grade Dorr returns to Bronx

Eighth grade Dorr returns to Bronx

Emily Salzhauer and Aryan Palla January 15, 2022

“We can’t expect it to be a substitute for the best experience. We just have to make it the best it can be, and that's what Dorr is all about,” Director of Dorr Nick DePreter said. Due to COVID restrictions,...

MD Public Forum Debate team attends New York City Urban League tournament

Ella Shaham, Contributing Writer January 15, 2022

Members of the Middle Division (MD) debate team participated in the virtual 2022 New York City Urban Debate League (NYCUDL) Middle School High School (MSHS) 4 tournament last Saturday about whether the...

MD students adapt to new COVID protocols

MD students adapt to new COVID protocols

Sophia Paley, Sophie Rukin January 7, 2022

Middle Division (MD) students cannot go to the basement of Tillinghast Hall and the vending machines are off limits, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly wrote in an email to students on December 17, 2021. The...

From Filmmaking to Ceramics, 8th graders experience the arts

From Filmmaking to Ceramics, 8th graders experience the arts

Neeva Patel and Madison Kim January 7, 2022

As the first semester comes to a close, 8th graders enrolled in the school’s art program are replacing their electives with another of their choosing. Students choose from a list of 18 arts electives,...

MD performers sing in the rain

Emily Sun, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Clad in 1920’s style glitter and glam, students shimmied on stage in the Middle Division (MD) production of “Singin’ in the Rain” last Friday and Saturday. Based on the 1952 movie musical, the...

Covid-19 causes changes to sixth grade dorr program

Erica Jiang, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

“I realized how important nature is to our lives and how it can help us bond with each other,” William Pietrzak (6) said. “This trip made me much closer to all my advisory classmates.”  Pietrzak...

Trash cleanup, lunches, and park maintenance: Service Learning in MD

Nia Huff and Samantha Matays December 7, 2021

Head of Middle Division (MD) Javaid Khan pointed to the MD Service Learning Statement and said, “The MD Service-Learning program encourages students to see themselves as members of an interdependent...

MD faculty meets to discuss “Grading for Equity”

MD faculty meets to discuss “Grading for Equity”

Jiya Chatterjee, Staff Writer November 14, 2021

“It's important to understand that the traditional grading system that most schools, including HM, use today was invented over 100 years ago as a response to the needs of a very different world,” Middle...

MD Students Atttend Sexual Abuse Prevention Training 

Sophie Rukin and Sophie Q. Li October 22, 2021

Sixth and eighth graders attended presentations by the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) over the past few weeks. “The overall goal is that we are providing foundational...

Eighth grade lecture combines history of religion and study of art

Cece Coughlin, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Visual Arts Department Chair and Upper Division art history teacher Dr. Anna Hetherington lectured eighth-grade students about art history in Southern, South Eastern, and Eastern Asia on Wednesday, as...

“Singin’ in the Rain” rehearsal process begins

“Singin’ in the Rain” rehearsal process begins

Rani Ogden, Staff Writer October 9, 2021

Last week marked the first full week of rehearsal for the Middle Division (MD) musical, “Singin’ in the Rain.”  The audition process began on Monday September 20, a week before rehearsals. The...

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