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Football Team Makes Playoffs Second Year in a Row

By Anthony Damon ’18 and Sasha Celestin ’18. Making the playoffs in back to back years is not an easy task, but the Varsity Football team did just that when Dewitt Clinton and Canarsie Educational Campus both lost on November 6. Sadly, the team lost the second round of the playoffs 48-12 to Curtis High School on November 19. Finishing with a 5-4 record in … Continue reading Football Team Makes Playoffs Second Year in a Row

Coach Alexander Takes Over Boys Lacrosse

By Hasnain Iftikhar’18 and Gianny Chacon ‘18 The Boys Lacrosse team got a new coach for this season. Coach Alexander Zachary came in for former coach Padula and will improve the team to the best of his ability. The lacrosse team had a tough last season and is hoping for major improvements in their strategies and other major aspects of the game this season with … Continue reading Coach Alexander Takes Over Boys Lacrosse

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Wrestling Team Trains for New Season

By Jahongir Davronov ‘18, Enrique Martinez ‘18 and Farruh Anorkulov ‘18 The wrestling team prepares to rule the city as their season starts off on November 1. The wrestling team is off to a great start with a new head coach, Michael Dowd, and an assistant coach, Tyson Palmer. Mr. Dowd, formerly the assistant coach, said he is excited to be the main coach. “But … Continue reading Wrestling Team Trains for New Season

Girls Bowling Team Finishes Season Strong

By Jessie Liu ‘18 With no time to spare, the bowling season comes to an end. Finishing off the season the Lady Hornets of the bowling team played 11 games with a 9-2 record. Mr. Mike Giordano, also known as Coach Gio got to know the incoming or returning players through tryouts in order to select the best candidates to work together in a team … Continue reading Girls Bowling Team Finishes Season Strong

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Soccer Team Speeds Through Season With Almost Perfect Record

By Lara Schuman ‘18 In interest of full disclosure, Lara Schuman ’18 is on the soccer team. Co-Division champs of the Brooklyn A soccer division coasted through a tremendous regular season right into a tough playoff matchup, against the High School for Math, Science and Engineering (MSE). The Lady Hornets have had their best season yet under Ms. Lane, with an impressive 11-1 record, landing … Continue reading Soccer Team Speeds Through Season With Almost Perfect Record

Diversity Key To Midwood Success

By Damali Ramirez’18, Karen Aquino’18, Rianna Russell ’18 and Jasmine Thelumsa ‘18 Diversity is a core aspect of what makes New York City high schools unique. Diversity is “the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.” Midwood is one of the few high schools in New York City (NYC) to have a diverse population. … Continue reading Diversity Key To Midwood Success

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Amnesty Club Fights For Justice

By Amanda McBain  ’18 Defending human rights and granting justice for the powerless is a normal day for members of Amnesty Club. Amnesty, the pardoning of government offenses, is the focus of the club that writes letters of pardon on behalf of people convicted or facing conviction of crimes. The Amnesty Club, run by Co-Presidents Brittany Thevenot ’17 and Danielle Edwards ’17, hopes to spread … Continue reading Amnesty Club Fights For Justice

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Mural Celebrates Diversity

By Abiha Naqvi ‘18 “The Peoples History of Flatbush Junction” is a mural that shows the changes over the periods of time in the Flatbush community, completed earlier this year in June by youth artists. “We were aiming to appreciate all cultures and celebrate the diversity we have in Midwood and on Flatbush.”, said Ada Jiang ’18. The group of students were trying to have … Continue reading Mural Celebrates Diversity

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Anime Club Charms Comic Lovers

By Maurice Celestin ’18 Anime Club members adore the time they spend in the club; the President Sabrina Smalls ’17 has many exciting trips planned for the school year.  Members just have fun and make friends. In the club, they watch anime; after the episode the students have discussions on the episode. The debates can be on various topics such as what they thought about … Continue reading Anime Club Charms Comic Lovers

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Dystopian Novel Explores Gruesome Teen Journey

By Nimrah Naseer ‘18 The Culling by Steven Dos Santos isn’t the usual dystopian novel you would find in the YA section of your library full of riveting romance and a well-rounded protagonist; it’s a book that almost serves as a reality check for those type of ‘dystopian’ novels. This book is the first of a trilogy that revolves around the sixteen year old character … Continue reading Dystopian Novel Explores Gruesome Teen Journey