Track Team Ready to Run Past Opponents

By Ari Gonzalez’18, Hasnain Iftikhar’18 As a new term will begin, the boys track team is ready for a new season with many strong members ready to face new obstacles and overcome them. With continuous practice at hand and many races to come, the track team will have to prepare itself for some of the most challenging races while competing against other runners that are … Continue reading Track Team Ready to Run Past Opponents

Girls Track Team Springs to Success

By Rebecca Chan ’18 and Jahongir Davronov ’18 Cheers fill the air as every second on the clock passes. The Lady Hornets lunge their bodies and run as fast as they can to make it to the end finish line. The girls’ track team is a popular team to join in our school, holding a roster of 70 students. Mr. Walter Cohen is the main … Continue reading Girls Track Team Springs to Success

Lady Hornets Dribble to Victory in Annual Christmas Tournament

By Alexis Baird’ 18 Dribbling down the court after Christmas day yelling “ DEFENSE”, about 30 schools based in New York, played in the annual Christmas tournament. It was held December 27-29 from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m in both the C and G gym. The Parent Association presented the event, Midwood 2016 Basketball Invitational supported by the Lady Hornets Basketball Program. As you walked … Continue reading Lady Hornets Dribble to Victory in Annual Christmas Tournament

TV Club Provides Creative Outlet

By Hamial Asif ’18 and Inteshar Mohi ‘18 Clubs are one of the things that makes school fun and finding one that meets your interests can be difficult. T.V. club is a new way to interact with others and watch your favorite T.V. shows and movies while still being in school. “T.V club is a great opportunity to meet new people and bond over common … Continue reading TV Club Provides Creative Outlet

Mock Trial Offers Students a Glimpse of Law

By Nicole Gelfman ’18 Mock Trial is a team on which students learn the fundamentals of law and courtroom trials, putting their knowledge to the test for competitions against other schools and future endeavors. The courtroom debate and how it is structured is what students learn, otherwise known as, Litigation law. Mock Trial offers a law firm (which differs every year) with lawyers who mentor … Continue reading Mock Trial Offers Students a Glimpse of Law

Big Sister Program Helps Hornets

By Safia Hamouche ’18 & Nikki Frankel ’18 Students struggle academically due to many reasons, and the Big Sister program offers  tutoring to freshman and sophomores who might benefit from the extra help. “ It helps the bottom third academically struggling students or students who are struggling with two or more failing classes,” said Mrs. Simon This program was created to not only help motivate … Continue reading Big Sister Program Helps Hornets

Teenagers Face Greater Health Strains Now More Than Ever

By Zunaira Bibi ‘18 The mental and emotional health of high school students from all over the world seems to be drastically deteriorating. Compared to previous generations, the teenagers of today have soaring levels of depression, stress, and anxiety. Research by various scientific organizations has been conducted, such as by the American Psychological Association, to try and understand why this is suddenly a rising epidemic … Continue reading Teenagers Face Greater Health Strains Now More Than Ever

Ms. Bouiss Passion for Filmmaking Translates To Teaching

By Henry Mei ‘18 Being dedicated and passionate about the subjects she teaches, Ms. Elizabeth Bouiss, the video production and graphic design teacher, never thought she’d be a teacher because she has always identified herself as a filmmaker.   “It’s [a filmmaker] really who I am,” said Ms. Bouiss. “It’s a default career.” Ms. Bouiss grew up in Portland, Oregon. She was 14 years old, … Continue reading Ms. Bouiss Passion for Filmmaking Translates To Teaching

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Track Team Ready to Run Past Opponents

By Abeer Naeem ’17 & Ari Gonzalez ’18 & Hasnain Iftikhar ’18 Filled with a new ambition to succeed, the Boys Track Team is ready for their long awaited Indoor Season. With many practices and races in the near future, the boys will have to prepare themselves for some of their greatest challenges yet. In order to overcome these many challenges the Hornets will have … Continue reading Track Team Ready to Run Past Opponents