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Mignone (10) plays World Youth Rugby Festival

Mignone (10) plays World Youth Rugby Festival
January 10, 2020

After attending a nationwide talent search in November which consisted of a seven-hour practice and evaluation session, Catherine Mignone (10) was selected as the only girl from New York to attend the...

FTC teams win prizes at Dewey Qualifier, including first place

FTC teams win prizes at Dewey Qualifier, including first place
December 20, 2019

Peek into B48 on a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday evening, and you may catch Abigail Morse (11) tightening the screws of her robot while Anthony White (11) discusses his design with Matthew Aponte (10)—or...

Holiday Assembly ‘presents’ gifts

Holiday Assembly ‘presents’ gifts
December 20, 2019

The house lights were dimmed, and electric candles were lit throughout the audience. To start this year’s final assembly on Tuesday, five students and two faculty members held candles onstage as they...

Period @ HM takes on new initiatives

Period @ HM takes on new initiatives
December 20, 2019

“I both don’t want to be known as period girl, but am also willing to if it means that people will be able to get basic rights, dignity, and health,” Jordan Ferdman (11) said. This year, Ferdman,...

Model Congress blazes through first conference of the year

Model Congress blazes through first conference of the year
December 13, 2019

This past weekend, the Model Congress team competed at a major conference held at Yale University. The team departed after school on Thursday and debated for four days before returning home on Sunday evening....

SDLC attendees engage in conversations surrounding diversity and social identifiers

SDLC attendees engage in conversations surrounding diversity and social identifiers
December 13, 2019

Speakers, experts, and students and faculty from independent schools gathered in Seattle, Washington last week for the annual People of Color Conference (PoCC) and Student Diversity Leadership Conference...

New aluminum water bottles replace plastic in cafeteria

New aluminum water bottles replace plastic in cafeteria
December 13, 2019

In an effort to improve upon school sustainability, beverages in the Cohen Dining Commons have switched from plastic to more easily recyclable metal containers. The change was not planned to happen until...

School hosts its first Gender in Debate conference

School hosts its first Gender in Debate conference
December 6, 2019

Students from around the city gathered at the school on Saturday, Nov. 23rd for a day filled with discussions at the Gender in Debate Conference. Alexa Mark (12) spent around a year planning this conference,...

Seeds of Peace plants conversation with interfaith workshop

Seeds of Peace plants  conversation with  interfaith workshop
December 6, 2019

On Nov. 23rd, the staff from Seeds of Peace, a non-profit organization focused on leadership and conflict resolution, joined the school in the Multicultural Center for a workshop which discussed religion...

NewComm visits Kingsbridge Heights Community Center

December 1, 2019

Last Wednesday, English teacher Chidi Asoluka’s NewComm English course practiced their literary analysis skills in an unorthodox way, by going on a field trip to the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center...

Hilton Diversity Coalition (HDC) holds movie night

Hilton Diversity Coalition (HDC) holds movie night
November 25, 2019

In a screening of “Coming to America,” students watched Eddie Murphy, a wealthy African prince, escape an arranged marriage and proceed to search for a wife in Queens. For Jaiden Wilson (10), the film’s...

Conference attendees repurpose white privilege

November 25, 2019

Earlier this month, male-identifying students from a plethora of New York City private schools were given the opportunity to attend one of two conferences dedicated to promoting meaningful conversations...

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