Boys’ Basketball Season Comes to a Close

By Jadi Trumpet ’16 Hopes and dreams for a championship were cut short after the Varsity Boys’ Basketball team lost to the Harry Van Arsdale Cardinals. The basketball team won one game in the playoffs against the Martin L. King Jr. Knights. The Hornets fought a tough match up against Martin L. King on February 24, 2015. After winning the tip-off, the Hornets were on … Continue reading Boys’ Basketball Season Comes to a Close

Baseball Team Raises $7,100

By Bruno Bavaro ’16 and Deanna Tairi ’16 Parents hit the fundraiser for the baseball team out of the park on the night of Friday, March 13. The Hornet’s baseball team ended up with a whopping total of $7,100.                     Approximately 150 parents, players and supporters came to Bergen Beach Youth Organization Center in an effort to help the team raise money. The Hornets were looking … Continue reading Baseball Team Raises $7,100

Boys Volleyball Team Compensates for Injured Coach

By Isaiah Gelb ’16 and Bartosz Zyskowski ’16 Boy’s volleyball has faced a great amount of adversity and can only hope to solve their problems quickly. The boy’s volleyball teams problems began when Ms. Lenzi broke her leg before the start of the season and became ineligible to coach the boy’s team. Coach Concetta Licitra and Assistant Coach Elizabeth Caso stepped up to represent the … Continue reading Boys Volleyball Team Compensates for Injured Coach

Hornets Unite to Support Erica Antoine

By Keturah Raymond ’15 A classmate, a friend, a teammate, a fellow hornet. It’s been a tough year and now Midwood once again feels a wave of sadness as Erica Antoine ’15 battles for her life in the hospital. Antoine suffered a stroke and has been in the hospital for over a month now though making progress, it has been minimal. The Lacrosse team in … Continue reading Hornets Unite to Support Erica Antoine

Cheerleaders Try Out New Members

By Cailan Yu ’16 With lively smiles, girls show up in comfortable attire and Midwood gym uniforms, energetic and ready to cheer for the girls cheerleading tryouts. The tryouts are open for all who want to join and will be taking place in the cafeteria after tenth period, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. At tryouts, experience with dancing is preferred by the judges but flexibility and twirling … Continue reading Cheerleaders Try Out New Members

Midwood Never Sleeps: Athletes Maximize Space After Hours

By Natalia Wiater ’16 Just because the school seems empty after 10th period, doesn’t mean it is. Teams practice, students go to night school, clubs meet, SING rehearses, and the custodians clean up. During the cold winters, many teams use the school as a place to practice; Girls’ Track, Girls’ Lacrosse, Football, cheerleaders, the Step Team, and Wrestling. Girls’ track, the cheerleaders, the step team, … Continue reading Midwood Never Sleeps: Athletes Maximize Space After Hours

WISE Program Shows Independence

By Miriam Gabay ’15 and Angelika Kowalska ’15 WISE is a program offered to seniors that focuses on self expression. “It’s a good program for the college level experience and you get an opportunity to be independent and responsible,” said Ashell Tisin ’15. In this class students select a topic they want to learn more about and spend the year researching their topics. With the … Continue reading WISE Program Shows Independence

College Counselors Inform Juniors of Challenges Ahead

By Xiao Ying Huang ’16 Look Ahead! College counselors informed upcoming seniors about the road to college. Between March 3 and March 11, Ms. Lorrie Director and Ms. Marisa Koeppel visited English classes to inform juniors about the college process. “The college counselors came in and gave a presentation with a PowerPoint which was very detailed andwe were informed that we could find it online,” … Continue reading College Counselors Inform Juniors of Challenges Ahead

Freshman Author Examines Character’s Emotional Journey

By Jocelyn Chen ’16 “Everyone, one way or another, goes through some sort of crucible. It’s how you overcome it, and move on that counts,” said Malak Diouri ’18. After writing for six years, Diouri published Hamartia, or “a tragic flaw”. Hamartia is about Carter Thompson, a girl who changes one day when her “world crumbles away right in front of her” according to amazon.com. … Continue reading Freshman Author Examines Character’s Emotional Journey

Baseball Reporter Intrigues Journalism Class

By Jeffrey Dong ’16 Baseball was a new topic for journalism students on March 20. Guest speaker, Howie Rumberg, a sports journalist who writes for the Associated Press, visited journalism classes all day with the desire of educating students on tips to become better journalists. The Associated Press (AP) is a news organization founded in 1846, which has expanded throughout the world covering all types … Continue reading Baseball Reporter Intrigues Journalism Class