Baseball Team Prepares For Upcoming Season

By Nick Cardieri ‘17 In the interest of full disclosure Nick Cardieri is on the baseball team. Despite the first official game being a couple of weeks away, the baseball team has already started practicing.. Since the first week of September, they have been practicing wherever they could find space. Players on the team agree that they have never felt so prepared for their season … Continue reading Baseball Team Prepares For Upcoming Season

Girls Track Races to the Finish Line

By Natalia Wiater ’16 In the interest of full disclosure, Natalia Wiater is on the track team. Every year the indoor track season ends the same way: three championship meets full of stress, excitement, and adrenaline that are the final test the Lady Hornets must pass. And they did. The girls’ track team was in the top three during Brooklyn Champs, second only to Brooklyn … Continue reading Girls Track Races to the Finish Line

Wrestling Places Fourth in City

By Shohrukh Abdulloev ‘17 Rising up the ranks, the Midwood Wrestling Team placed 4th in the Public School Athletic League this season, its best finish in many years.  This is particularly impressive as there are now over 100 NYC public high schools that have wrestling programs. Team effort and individual hard work made the magic happen. It has inspired next year’s squad to improve even … Continue reading Wrestling Places Fourth in City

Boys Track Finishes Season Strong

By Vlad Slonovskyy ’17 and Caitlin Tsang ’17 As the boys of the track team dash across the track, they prepare themselves for the race to the finish line. This season has been successful for some, but a failure for others. Some team members improved upon their personal bests, while others dealt with injuries that kept them from running.  Everyone on the team is encouraged … Continue reading Boys Track Finishes Season Strong

Letters to the Editors/Cartoon

Cartoonist:Gamze Ayaz ’16 Letters to the Editor Dear Editor, The article Celebrating Chinese New Year Is No Monkey Business means a great deal to me. As an Asian- American, Lunar New Year is a very important holiday to my family and I. Although it is known for all the great food, the traditional aspects are what matter most to me, and I think that’s the … Continue reading Letters to the Editors/Cartoon

Ocean Science Buzzes Its Way to the Top

By Samuel Makarovskiy ’16 In the interest of full disclosure, Samuel Makarovskiy is a member of the Ocean Science Team First place at the Bay Scallop Bowl administered by Stony Brook University on Saturday, March 5 went to Midwood’s Ocean Science Team. Every year 16 teams from across the state participate at this regional competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl sponsored chiefly by the … Continue reading Ocean Science Buzzes Its Way to the Top

Research Students Thrive at JSHS Competition

By Abeer Naeem ’17 and Clifford Young ’17 Seniors have once again taken the annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Competition by storm. Both Kai Saunders ’16 and Josh Pilipovsky ’16 were recognized for their outstanding work and represented our school with prestige. With 11 students entered into this competition, seven of them made it to the semi-final round. Pilipovsky ’16 went ahead and … Continue reading Research Students Thrive at JSHS Competition

Midwood? More Like #Midwin!

By Tiffany Chea ’17 No sleep ’til Midwood claims victory! On Saturday, March 12, the most anticipated performance of the year took place in the James Madison High School auditorium as the three M’s competed against each other in the Brooklyn SINGS! competition. Sweat, tears and hours of grueling practice paid off as Midwood reigned supreme over Madison and Murrow, taking home the trophy for … Continue reading Midwood? More Like #Midwin!

SING Expands Across the City

By Isabel Perez ‘17 and Jillian Geist ‘17 SING has been a part of Midwood for generations and never seems to fail to please the crowd. It originally started in Midwood, and next year it will celebrate its 70th anniversary. Now it’s time for more schools to begin their own SING productions. SING was founded in 1947 by Mrs. Bella Lipson Tillis, music teacher, who … Continue reading SING Expands Across the City

Free Microsoft Office Programs Offered

By Samuel Bekker ‘17 For the first time ever, students can download Microsoft Office at home, at no expense. Principal Michael McDonnell announced on February 4, 2016 to all students through a message on Pupilpath, which stated that students will be given the opportunity to download Microsoft Office for free. This program for free Microsoft Office occurred due to a partnership among the New York … Continue reading Free Microsoft Office Programs Offered