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Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Adrian Arnaboldi and Joshua Underberg

May 29, 2019


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

Star basketball players Ella Anthony (11) and Kelvin Smith (11) will be attending new high schools next fall in hopes of being recruited to play college basketball. Smith will attend The Hun School of Princeton, while Anthony will attend Christ the King, located in Queens. “I wanted to increase...

Newbery winner visits school

Newbery winner visits school

Hanna Hornfield, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2019


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

Author Veera Hiranandani visited the school last week to speak about her Newbery Honor winning book “The Night Diary” as a part of the Middle Division Lions and Cubs book club. “The Night Diary” is the second book that Middle Division families have read together in Lions and Cubs, a club fo...

Students bond over fantasy games

Students bond over fantasy games

Chloe Choi, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

Each day, middle schoolers eagerly gather in the atrium during their lunch periods and frees to participate in the games of Magic: The Gathering (Magic) and Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). These games both encompass fantasy, and require major strategy. However, they differ in that Magic: The Gathering...

Juniors showcase research at ISEF

Juniors showcase research at ISEF

Gabby Chong, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Naomi Kenyatta (11), Richard Han (11), Brian Wu (11), and Malhaar Agrawal (11) participated last week in the annual Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona. Wu, Kenyatta and Agarwal each recieved prestigious awards. Wu received the top grant award from the National Aeronautics a...

Relay for Life rallies against cancer

Relay for Life rallies against cancer

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On Alumni Field yesterday afternoon, students, faculty, and parents alike could be spotted playing carnival games, walking laps, and bungee jumping as part of the school’s fourth annual Relay for Life. The Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) brought together musicians, bouncy castles, and the relay itself t...

From Middle to Mini Mania

From Middle to Mini Mania

Avi Kapadia and Kate Feiner

May 16, 2019


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

“Mini Mania,” a battle of grades, will take place instead of Middle Mania on May 13th. In past years, Middle Mania has been a day filled with athletic and intellectual competitions. There were five teams (Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, and Green) each led by faculty and student captains. The school ...

Ryan Jonas named New Yorker of the Week for service through art

Ryan Jonas named New Yorker of the Week for service through art

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Spectrum News NY1 named Ryan Jonas (11) New Yorker of the Week for his non-profit organization “Bronx Built” that uses crochet to bring communities together and help deal with poverty in the Bronx. Founded in 2015 by Ryan and Tyler Jonas (12), Bronx Built is a sustainable organization that combine...

Symposium explores health disparities

Symposium explores health disparities

Emily Shi and Yesh Nikam

May 16, 2019


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The Health Disparities Club showcased strategies for students to take action regarding health disparities in their communities in its second annual symposium. Speakers included Health Disparities Club President Malhaar Agrawal (11), Assistant Director of New York State Office of Minority Health Dis...

Chloe Kim launches nonprofit to raise academic funds for North Korean refugees

Chloe Kim launches nonprofit to raise academic funds for North Korean refugees

Adam Frommer and Maya Nornberg

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Bao Sei Foundation, founded by Chloe Kim (11), culminated nearly two years of research and preparation with its launch event to celebrate raising $173,000 to help fund education for North Korean refugees in the US. The foundation’s mission is to help refugees gain access to the lives that they deserve t...

Javaid Khan ‘92 named Head of Middle Division

Javaid Khan ‘92 named Head of Middle Division

Julia Robbins and Hanna Hornfeld

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Effective July 1, Javaid Khan ‘92 will become the Head of Middle Division, taking over from Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly, who acted as an interim head of the MD for 2018-2019 school year. Khan has served as the head of upper school at Bank Street School for Children for the past four years, and b...

Boys Varsity Volleyball makes history with six game win streak

Boys Varsity Volleyball makes history with six game win streak

Jude Herwitz and Suraj Khakee

May 3, 2019


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

The Boys Varsity Volleyball team finished their regular season on Wednesday with a win against Lycée Française de New York, and are heading into the Ivy League playoffs with a 7-5 record. The team rebounded from a rough start to the season where they lost four straight before going on a six game win...

School hosts Holi celebration

School hosts Holi celebration

Jack Crovitz and Hanna Hornfeld

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students from all grades and many faiths came together to throw colorful powder at each other on Alumni Field on Monday, in the school’s second annual celebration of Holi, a Hindu festival commemorating the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Student Body Presidents Janvi Kukreja (12) a...

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