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

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

Journalism Student Wins First Place

By Jarin Piyana ’18                                                                                                                           Aamna Arshad ’18 was presented with the Best of High School Journalism Awards 2016 for her feature article, “Taking Notes, Not Pictures, Leads to Lasting Knowledge” on March 24. Long Island University Post held the awards ceremony on Friday, March 24. Students from Long Island and New York City could participate in the competition. They had to submit their best … Continue reading Journalism Student Wins First Place

Alternative Music Club Fosters Communication

By Ainon Hia Kazol ‘18 and Salenna Weiner ‘18      In the interest of full disclosure Aimon Hia Kazol and Salenna Weiner are members of the AMA Club. Alternative Music Appreciation (AMA) Club welcomes students to discuss their favorite musicians and make their own music during period 11 on Thursdays, in room 450. The faculty advisor of AMA club is Mr. Kyle Manson who teaches in … Continue reading Alternative Music Club Fosters Communication

Hornets Balance Athletics with Academics

By Klyve Morisseau ’18          Midwood provides students with different sports team to join. Being a Hornet is something to be proud of; however it comes with great responsibility. Student-Athletes must properly balance their academics with their extracurricular activities. Many Hornets have difficulty in doing so, as many quit their teams because of stress or bad grades. For junior Hornets this is … Continue reading Hornets Balance Athletics with Academics

Understanding HPV

By Evelyn Perez ‘18 Viruses such as the Human Papilloma Virus – a sexually transmitted virus – can be prevented by getting a vaccine. According to http://www.planedparenthood.org, “HPV can cause cervical, vulvar, and anal cancer.” In addition, the vaccine can also protect against genital warts. There are three types of the HPV vaccine: Gardasil, Gardasil 9, and Cervarix. Ms. Marva Brown, the school nurse, said, … Continue reading Understanding HPV

Women March for Equal Rights

By Rachel Rodin ’18 Hundreds of thousands of people protested for their rights in New York on January 21, 2017. Men, women, and children showed up to march, giving it a grand total of almost 500,000 participants. The protests have been going on for almost 170 years. Originally, women’s rights marches started in 1848 in Seneca Falls and only consisted of 100 men and women. … Continue reading Women March for Equal Rights

World Issues Club Ignites Conversation

By Dylan Ramkissoon ‘18 and Daniel Pavlov ‘18 The World Issues club, started by club president Andy Solter ‘18 and vice president Md Hoque ‘18, is a club where the hottest topics of the world are debated and discussed by a group of about seven to fifteen students. The club meets in room every Wednesday during ninth period where any student can drop by and … Continue reading World Issues Club Ignites Conversation

Students Celebrate Year of the Rooster

By Emily Jiang ’18            Chinese New Year is when people celebrate the New Year with their family. People often have New Year’s dinner, receive money from close relatives and also give money. Chinese New Year occurs on a different date than New Years (January 1) because it follows a different calendar. Additionally, Chinese New Year lasts for approximately fifteen days in late January. During … Continue reading Students Celebrate Year of the Rooster

G.O. Cards Show Proof of Service

By Shakila Islam ‘18 and Amanda McBain ‘18 G.O cards are an investment beneficial to both the school and students. This colorful slip of paper can be purchased each year for five dollars from the Coordinator of Student Affairs, Mr.  Lawrence Kolotkin in room 417. “Students have the ability to give back to the school and help other people around the school,” said Mr. Kolotkin. … Continue reading G.O. Cards Show Proof of Service