Law Class Visits History in Philadelphia

By Nicole Gelfman ‘18 Criminal law classes got the opportunity to see the National Constitution in Philadelphia on May 17, providing new insight for students interested in the fundamentals of how our country works.   31 students attended the trip along with four chaperones on a coach bus at no expense. When students first arrived to the National Constitution Center, they went to see a … Continue reading Law Class Visits History in Philadelphia

Patterns Gives Students Creative Outlet

By Sarah Cen ‘18 and Lauren Heng ‘18 As a way to showcase the creativity of students, Patterns has made a return in its yearly magazine publication. Patterns is Midwood’s literary journal that enables students to express their creativity through writing and artwork. The magazine presents different types of original writing, such as poetry, and short stories, accompanied by visuals, such as photography, illustrations, and … Continue reading Patterns Gives Students Creative Outlet

New Mural Brightens Flatbush Area

By Damali Ramirez ‘18 Groundswell, a non-profit art organization, will unveil a new mural on Flatbush Ave towards the end of June. The mural will be completed in the second week of June, and it hopes to capture the diversity of the junction. Lead artist, Chris Soria, and assistant artist, Alexis Mena guide the volunteers while working on the project and expand their artistic horizons. … Continue reading New Mural Brightens Flatbush Area

Council for Unity Works to End Violence

By Anna Wong ’17   A home, a safe haven, that’s what Council for Unity provides. In Room 307, students learn lessons  ranging from racism to bigotry to violence. Council for Unity Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening communities and helping youth to be on track for college and life. The mission statement of Council for Unity is “To empower young people, individuals, … Continue reading Council for Unity Works to End Violence

Sophomores Display Projects at Science Fair

By Sumaya Ahmed ‘18 & Ashley Masih ‘18          The stage was set for the sophomore researchers as they present their projects for all of the research students to see.          Sophomore researchers were brought to the present on May 24 for the annual science fair. Coordinated by Mr. Glenn Elert, the presenters each had a project that research teachers Ms. Shaniece Mosley and Ms. Stacy … Continue reading Sophomores Display Projects at Science Fair

DC Trip Brings History to Life

By Kaitlyn Brathwaite’18 The Guilder Lehrman program, managed by some of the History Department’s teachers, tries to mold their students into the leaders of tomorrow through various courses. “The program is named after two gentlemen who started an institute to promote the study of American history in public schools,” said Mr. Matthew Bonavita, one of the program’s organizers.  “They funded our program since 2000.  Once … Continue reading DC Trip Brings History to Life

Debate Team First in City

By Yusha Rahique ‘18         With the closing of yet another successful debate season, the team gathered at the Citi foundation in Manhattan to celebrate their accomplishments. Even in the stages of its fledgling second year, the team won first place in the city and consistently had members place in the top ten. “The team teaches you to be independent, it teaches you to do research … Continue reading Debate Team First in City

Student Gov’t Officers Elected

By Amanda McBain ‘18 & Jasmine Thelusma ‘18 Voters gathered in the lobby on June 7 to cast their vote for the next student government leaders. Students in grades 9 through 12 voted for their respective president and vice president, as well as mayor and comptroller. “The student government is the main organization responsible for assessing the needs of students, improving transparency between the administration … Continue reading Student Gov’t Officers Elected

Seniors Cross the Finish Line One Last Time

By Maya Engstrom ’18 Every year, the girls on the track team put enormous amounts of work into their team spirit and running abilities. The runners put in hours upon hours of training every week- hoping to eventually improve their race times by just seconds. This year through hard work, the girls have achieved their goals and have also made new ones, as they do … Continue reading Seniors Cross the Finish Line One Last Time