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

TV Club Provides Creative Outlet

By Hamial Asif ’18 and Inteshar Mohi ‘18 Clubs are one of the things that makes school fun and finding one that meets your interests can be difficult. T.V. club is a new way to interact with others and watch your favorite T.V. shows and movies while still being in school. “T.V club is a great opportunity to meet new people and bond over common … Continue reading TV Club Provides Creative Outlet

Mock Trial Offers Students a Glimpse of Law

By Nicole Gelfman ’18 Mock Trial is a team on which students learn the fundamentals of law and courtroom trials, putting their knowledge to the test for competitions against other schools and future endeavors. The courtroom debate and how it is structured is what students learn, otherwise known as, Litigation law. Mock Trial offers a law firm (which differs every year) with lawyers who mentor … Continue reading Mock Trial Offers Students a Glimpse of Law

AP Spanish Classes Perform Don Quixote

By Zumen Javed ‘18 and Evelyn Perez ‘18 AP Spanish students took the stage when they performed scenes from Don Quijote De La Mancha. The performances took place on December 21 and 22 in the school auditorium. The project consisted of the students picking a chapter from the novel, Don Quijote De La Mancha by Miguel De Cervantes. Students had to write a script based … Continue reading AP Spanish Classes Perform Don Quixote

Muslim Student Association Welcomes Guest Speaker

By Jawaria Tahir ‘18 and Ufaq Tahir ‘18 The Muslim Student Association (MSA) taught small things about a big religion with a guest speaker who gave a lecture on the power of Basmala. Basmala refers to the short version of the phrase “Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim.” Muslims say this phrase before beginning any task and means “In the name of God”. MSA President Mohammad Khan ‘17 said the … Continue reading Muslim Student Association Welcomes Guest Speaker

Ocean Science Team Prepares for Competiton

By Ashley Masih ‘18 and Kareem Ibrahim ‘18 As February quickly approaches, the Ocean Science team is preparing for their next big competition. Ocean Science is an academic competition focusing on topics such as biology, chemistry, physics and geology within the school where they meet three times a week. They prepare to compete in regional tournaments as qualifiers for nationals. “The team is very dedicated … Continue reading Ocean Science Team Prepares for Competiton

Forensics Class Solves Monkey Mystery

By Usman Sultan ’18 The forensic classes are all working very hard to find out who committed a horrible crime. The school Tamarin monkey has been stolen, and it is up to them to find out who did it and bring the criminal to justice. “We are trying to figure out which of the staff of the school has stolen the monkey. We are putting … Continue reading Forensics Class Solves Monkey Mystery