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

Arista/ Archon Ceremony Rewards Hard Work

By Shakila Islam ‘18 and Evelyn Perez ‘18                After a lot of hard work, new Arista/Archon members were initiated into the societies through the ceremony that was held on May 18 in the school auditorium. Arista/Archon is a program for those who have done really well in school and who have helped out in the school community. Ms. Fannie Daniels, a guidance counselor, organizes … Continue reading Arista/ Archon Ceremony Rewards Hard Work

Melodies Welcome End of Year at Spring Concert

By Ainon Hia Kazol ‘18, Ari Gonzalez ‘18 and Kortni Chung ‘18 In the interest of full disclosure, Ari Gonzalez is a member of the Wind Ensemble, and Kortni Chung is a member of both the Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble. Singers and musicians’ talents blossomed at the Spring Concert on Tuesday night, May 23. Ms. Melissa Williams, Mr. Daniel Jordan, Ms. Robin Casalta, and … Continue reading Melodies Welcome End of Year at Spring Concert

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