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The annual book fair returns

Neeva Patel, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

“When I walked in the room, I was taken aback by how many piles of books each section of the fair held,” Molly Goldsmith (10) said. “The rotunda was transformed into a huge, colorful library of sorts.”  The...

Students learn about developmental psychology through Wellness Wednesday workshop

Hannah Katzke, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

Students explored developmental psychology and maladaptive defenses in Scarlett Goldberg’s (11) Wellness Wednesday workshop, “Feel Your Feelings: A Peer-Led Intervention to Reduce Self-Destructive...

Hunter and Lui discuss intersectionality in final speaker series event

Lucy Peck, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

Historians Tera Hunter and Mary Lui discussed topics including intersectionality, research sources, Critical Race Theory (CRT), activist movements and myths about African Americans and Asian Americans...

New York Therapy Animals Organizations visits the School

New York Therapy Animals Organizations visits the School

Zachary Kurtz, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

“I don’t have a dog at home, so any opportunity to be around a dog is great,” Gabriela Peralta (12) said. The fact that dogs seem less complicated than people and are loving no matter what is what...

Lawson Wright’s (11) documentary on space diplomacy qualifies him for the New York State History Day National competitions

Lawson Wright’s (11) documentary on space diplomacy qualifies him for the New York State History Day National competitions

Joshua Shuster, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

Lawson Wright’s (11) documentary “Debating Diplomacy in Space: The Handshake That Reinvigorated the Cold War” won first place in the “Senior Individual Documentary” section of both the New York...

Yoga workshops for wellness week allows students to relax

Emily Sun, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

Coco Trentalancia (11) led two mediation workshops with Tibetan Buddhist monk Thupten Phuntsok on Wellness Wednesday, in which attendees participated in guided practice and learned the basics of meditation. There...

WIC hosts Wellness Wednesday to improve mental health

WIC hosts Wellness Wednesday to improve mental health

Isabella Ciriello, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

This Wednesday, visits with therapy dogs, and teacher and student-run workshops took place for the Wellness Initiative Club’s (WIC) Wellness Wednesday. WIC hosted several workshops throughout the day...

Marathon Softball makes a comeback with Mets legend John Franco

Marathon Softball makes a comeback with Mets legend John Franco

Erica Jiang, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

Last Friday, the school saw the return of Marathon Softball, an event created in the 1970s to honor Anthony Friedes, a member of the community who died of Hodgkin's Disease, a cancer that affects the lymphatic...

Pitching Progress: Students propose financial literacy classes for new mothers

Pitching Progress: Students propose financial literacy classes for new mothers

Naomi Yaeger, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

For the first time last Thursday, the New Community Project English class (NewComm) took a trip to Wall Street, where they presented a proposal to a group of business executives, Ajani Green-Watson (12)...

Public Forum debaters wrap up season at State Championships

Public Forum debaters wrap up season at State Championships

Mira Bansal, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

From last Friday to Sunday, members of the school’s Public Forum (PF) Debate team competed virtually in The New York State Forensics League Championship, the last tournament of the year for many members...

Students host Japan Day celebrations

Students host Japan Day celebrations

Katie Beckler and Emily Wang May 7, 2022

Last Friday, Upper Division (UD) Japanese classes gathered in the Recital Hall for Japan Day. “Japan Day is a day for all the Japanese classes to put on various performances and showcase their skills...

Nurturing nature: Environmental Science class goes to Dorr 

Nurturing nature: Environmental Science class goes to Dorr 

Lucy Peck, Staff Writer May 7, 2022

This Tuesday, students in the two Upper Division (UD) Environmental science classes waded through the stream at the John Dorr Nature Laboratory to get hands-on experiences in the field, UD science teacher...

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