Boys Baseball Looks to Defend Title

By Anthony Damon ’18 and Michael Barone ‘18 In the interest of full disclosure, Anthony Damon is the manager of the baseball team The crack of a bat echoed through the air as the boys’ baseball team opened its season on March 30. Opening day is exciting to all players, but it is extremely special to the seniors who will be playing in their last … Continue reading Boys Baseball Looks to Defend Title

Girls LAX Tries to Find Their Groove

By Jessie Liu ‘18 & Xin Lin ‘18 Gear up and hit the field, it’s LAX season! No other sport screams Midwood more than lacrosse. Leading the team, Ms. Kendra Lane, the new head coach for Girls Varsity Lacrosse, hopes to progress from last season’s loss. “So far the process has been a little rocky,” said Ms. Lane. “We’re still trying to find the groove … Continue reading Girls LAX Tries to Find Their Groove

Flag Football Charges into New Season

By Suzan Morshed ‘19 The Midwood Lady Hornets flag football season officially begun on March 30. with a non-league match against New Utrecht High School.  In only their second year of existence, they appeared to be ready to kick it off with a strong performance.  This year’s team is comprised of many new faces in key spots, but the team has been practicing since March … Continue reading Flag Football Charges into New Season

Handball Team Aims for Success in Playoffs

By Lauren Heng ‘18 In the interest of full disclosure Lauren Heng is on the Girls Handball Team Handball season has just begun, and the girls are on a roll. They’ve obliterated their opponents back to back with a score of 4-1 defeating Franklin D. Roosevelt and James Madison. They’re coming back strong from last year’s loss against Cardozo during playoffs. With the seniors gone … Continue reading Handball Team Aims for Success in Playoffs

Volleyball Team Bumps Aside Brooklyn Tech

By Damali Ramirez ‘18 As someone prepares to watch a boy’s volleyball game, they’re not ready for the experience they’re about to encounter. The brotherhood among the players and the pregame ritual is something special. On April 4, the 18 individual bodies grouped up in a huddle, swinging side to side. “Miiiddwooooddd,” multiple voices shouted as they swung becoming one powerful voice with one goal, … Continue reading Volleyball Team Bumps Aside Brooklyn Tech

Football Team Tours Colleges

By Emil Danelian ’18 In the interest of full disclosure Emil Danelian is on the football team. Spring break can be a time to relax and catch up on sleep. For the football team, it meant staying true to their student-athlete identity. The team went on their 6th annual college trip, touring a record nine schools in Connecticut and Massachusetts. They used this opportunity to … Continue reading Football Team Tours Colleges

Classroom Dojo Inspires Student Participation

By Jenna Palme ’17, Aundre Williams ’18 & Maurice Celestin ’18 Classroom Dojo encourages students to learn with its innovative online approach to participation. On this website, students can make their own avatar, and subsequently check on the grades that the teachers give them.  Classroom Dojo can also be accessed on student’s phones through the app.  You can get the app on any electronic device … Continue reading Classroom Dojo Inspires Student Participation

Key Club Welcomes New President

By Ashlee Basant ’18 Being part of a school community is very important. Wendy Lliguichuzhca ’18 is Key Club’s new president for the 2017-2018 term and believes that this is the most influential way she can support her school and fellow students. Before becoming the club’s new president, Lliguichuzhca served as webmaster. This position required her to update the club’s website, Facebook page, and create … Continue reading Key Club Welcomes New President

College Office Guides Juniors: Search Begins Now

By Safia Hamouche ‘18, Sylvia Kerzhner ’18, and Sherzod Nimatullo ‘18 For juniors, college is right around the corner. Many people are worrying about where they’ll go, what they will study, whether or not they’ll get financial aid. So Ms. Lorrie Director has set up college meetings for juniors to help with the college process and allow the students and their families to get a … Continue reading College Office Guides Juniors: Search Begins Now

Day of Silence Raises Awareness

By Zumen Javed ‘18 and Rachel Goryachkovskiy ‘18 “Please understand my reasons for not speaking today. I am participating in the Day of Silence (DOS), a national youth movement bringing attention the silence faced by LGBT people and their allies. My deliberate silence echoes that silence which is caused by anti-LGBT bullying, name-calling, and harassment. I believe that ending the silence is the first step … Continue reading Day of Silence Raises Awareness