Forensics Class Analyzes Blood Splatter

  Hornets taking the forensics elective have participated in a lab that requires them to analyze blood splatters at different angles. Ms. Elizabeth Fenamore is one of the teachers who teach the forensics class. Every day, she has her students engaged in the field of forensics. One day, the class could analyze cases that are true and understand how the police caught their suspect. On … Continue reading Forensics Class Analyzes Blood Splatter

College Office Offers Help With Applications

It’s go time, Juniors! College applications are around the corner so here’s the rundown about the whole process. First things first: take a breath. The whole process can be overwhelming so it is okay to take a breather while you prepare for the next step in your life. “Perhaps the most stressful year out of my four years here at Midwood would be my final … Continue reading College Office Offers Help With Applications

Juniors Prepare To Write Personal Statements For College

Get ready, juniors! It’s almost time to start the college application process. Writing your personal statement is an important part of the process in which you can demonstrate your writing skills, show your personality, and share your interests. Your personal statement makes your application become more than numbers on a piece of paper. All colleges receive your test scores and your grades, which may show … Continue reading Juniors Prepare To Write Personal Statements For College

Guest Speaker Brings Fourteenth Amendment To Life

The honorable Margaret Go, a magistrate judge, and Alec Ostrow, a bankruptcy lawyer, visited Stuart Rothstein’s criminal law classes. May 1 is considered to be “Law Day,” and every year, there is a new theme. This year’s theme was the Fourteenth Amendment, which addresses natural citizenship and equal protection for all people, meaning that states cannot discriminate against certain types of citizens. The honorable Go … Continue reading Guest Speaker Brings Fourteenth Amendment To Life

Early Release of SAT Scores Causes Concerns

A lot of students were puzzled on May 3 when the April SAT test scores were accidentally released. The results were up in the morning, but by the afternoon they had completely vanished. This left many students in a state of confusion and anger. Jessie Liu ‘18 said, “I felt betrayed and confused because I thought it was my SAT score and I didn’t know … Continue reading Early Release of SAT Scores Causes Concerns

AP Environmental Projects Expand Knowledge

With AP examinations over, the Environmental course is taking a step towards an annual end-of-the-year project which was implemented by Ms. Kimberly Lau. The AP Environmental course students will have to make a presentation about the topic they had chosen and will have to present it in class for both a final grade from Ms. Lau and from their fellow classmates. Topics include polar bears, … Continue reading AP Environmental Projects Expand Knowledge

Summer Jobs Help Hornets Learn New Skills

In a student’s perspective, a teacher is someone who’s in a classroom all day, deals with students, and constantly grades papers. But that’s just a small aspect of what makes a teacher a teacher. There’s more to being a teacher aside from the general perception; different teachers have different reasons for pursuing their careers. “I’ve always found myself tutoring students,” said Mr. Vincent Adams, a … Continue reading Summer Jobs Help Hornets Learn New Skills

Teaching Is A Work Of Heart

In a student’s perspective, a teacher is someone who’s in a classroom all day, deals with students, and constantly grades papers. But that’s just a small aspect of what makes a teacher a teacher. There’s more to being a teacher aside from the general perception; different teachers have different reasons for pursuing their careers. “I’ve always found myself tutoring students,” said Mr. Vincent Adams, a … Continue reading Teaching Is A Work Of Heart

Paramore Returns With Fresh Sound

Paramore is making a comeback this year with old faces and new music. This album has been long anticipated since it was announced that drummer, Zac Farro joined the band again to create music with lead guitarist, Taylor York and lead vocalist, Hayley Williams. The members announced their 2017 album, After Laughter to be released on May 12. Before the album comes out, they chose … Continue reading Paramore Returns With Fresh Sound

Big Sister Program Encourages Growth

If you are a freshman or sophomore who needs help with homework or is struggling in a specific class, the big sister program is the place to be. With Ms. Sakaina Simon from three thirty to five every Tuesday and Thursday in the library. The big sister program allows junior and senior girls to help their younger sisters, girls with any school related work. Current … Continue reading Big Sister Program Encourages Growth