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

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

May Day Highlights Labor Concerns

By Jarin Piyana’ 18                                                                                                                                                                 Protesters came out to support immigrants, workers, and women on May Day.  On May 1, people came out to celebrate International Worker’s Day.     This celebration originated in Ancient times when people celebrated the start of summer. Americans often celebrate the day with dancing and flower crowns, but this year it was more than just that. May 1, 2017, marked … Continue reading May Day Highlights Labor Concerns

Fidget Spinners: Trendy or Nuisance?

By Timothy Chan ’18 From pen clicking to bottle flipping, students continue to find ways to be a distraction in class, which now comes in the form of spinning plastic. Fidget Spinners are widely popular amongst people of all ages and are becoming a new trend in schools. These hand-held toys, worth about five dollars, are supposed to aid those who have ADHD by giving … Continue reading Fidget Spinners: Trendy or Nuisance?

Global Water Crisis Continues Raising Environmental Issues

By Danny Mejia ’18 What a comeback story. In the past few months, California went from being deep into an unprecedented 5-year drought, to now having less than 20% of the state facing any drought conditions according to the latest US Drought report. However, California isn’t the only state with good news. Maine was recently declared to be drought-free after having almost 70% of their … Continue reading Global Water Crisis Continues Raising Environmental Issues

Museum Review… National Museum of African American History Celebrates Black Voices

By Aleah Trotman ‘18 Lift every voice and sing! The National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C. is now open for the world to see. The large museum is full of exhibits that honor and showcase the history of African American people. Lyrics from “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson (also known as the “Black National Anthem”) describe the … Continue reading Museum Review… National Museum of African American History Celebrates Black Voices

Wall Street or School… Stock Market Game Teaches Students How to Invest

By Maria Martchiuk ’18 Economics students feel the Wall Street vibe as they take part in the stock market game in their classes. In Ms. Laura Gavenda’s and Mr. James Kelly’s economics classes visit the computer labs once a week to play the Stock Market Game. Each group is given $100,000 to spend, and students decide which stocks they want to invest in, and which … Continue reading Wall Street or School… Stock Market Game Teaches Students How to Invest

Movie Review… Get Out Thrills Audience

By Timothy Chan ‘18 The film Get Out is a true thrill ride of twists on the many horror movie tropes that audiences have come to know and love. The unusual blend of thriller, horror, and comedy sounds like a low budget film aiming to make a quick buck at the box office. However, Get Out has found the perfect harmony between the three categories … Continue reading Movie Review… Get Out Thrills Audience

Robotics Team Wins Qualifying Match

By Kaitlyn Brathwaite ‘18 The Rolling Drones robotics team won a qualifying match on February 19, 2017 at The Dalton School. They worked hard towards the week of the competition after their previous performance did not advance them to the next round of the Regionals Robotics Competition. The other two teams, Pink Droyd and Bötley Crüe, already qualified for the regionals. “Last competition we didn’t … Continue reading Robotics Team Wins Qualifying Match