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

Key Club Welcomes New President

By Ashlee Basant ’18 Being part of a school community is very important. Wendy Lliguichuzhca ’18 is Key Club’s new president for the 2017-2018 term and believes that this is the most influential way she can support her school and fellow students. Before becoming the club’s new president, Lliguichuzhca served as webmaster. This position required her to update the club’s website, Facebook page, and create … Continue reading Key Club Welcomes New President

Day of Silence Raises Awareness

By Zumen Javed ‘18 and Rachel Goryachkovskiy ‘18 “Please understand my reasons for not speaking today. I am participating in the Day of Silence (DOS), a national youth movement bringing attention the silence faced by LGBT people and their allies. My deliberate silence echoes that silence which is caused by anti-LGBT bullying, name-calling, and harassment. I believe that ending the silence is the first step … Continue reading Day of Silence Raises Awareness

Ms. Director Helps Students Discover Their Future

By Aamna Arshad ’18 and Safia Hamouche ’18 With college applications and students trying to keep up with their grades, senior year can be a fun yet frustrating time. Although it might get hard to manage, thankfully there is always someone looking over your shoulder and there to help you when you need it. “I’ve been a college counselor at Midwood for the past four … Continue reading Ms. Director Helps Students Discover Their Future

Modern Art Meets Cinema at the Whitney

By Ashley Masih ‘18 Dreamlands is an exhibit in which modern art meets cinema it was open from October 28, 2016 to February 5, 2017. The Whitney Museum of American Art is an art museum located in Manhattan, specifically in the West Village/Meatpacking District. Its address is 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014. It was moved from a previous location in the Upper East … Continue reading Modern Art Meets Cinema at the Whitney

Transfer Students Make Choice for Fresh Start

By Alexis Baird ‘18 , Anthony Tran ‘18 Students who want to leave their school have the option of transferring to another school. Students have a 50% chance of being able to get into the school of their choice a second time. Mrs. Marcy Kotler said, “ It’s an opportunity for 9th graders to re-apply for an application for another high school for 10th grade.” … Continue reading Transfer Students Make Choice for Fresh Start

Dr. Stokes’ Class Explores Pig Dissection

By Sherzod Nimatullo ’18 and Maria Martchiuk ’18 After dissecting pig embryos and a whole uterus, Dr. Trevor Stokes’ anatomy students received valuable experience in dissection and learned how gruesome it can be.   This type of experience can help those students who wish to pursue a career in anatomy. Pigs have similar circulatory, digestive, and respiratory systems to humans. They are also mammals, which … Continue reading Dr. Stokes’ Class Explores Pig Dissection

Biomed Society Offers Entree to Medical Field

By Ashley Masih ‘18 Information about the medical field and different tracks within the field are exposed to students in the Biomed society under the advisor, Ms. Mardee Goodwin According to the Princeton Review, the science combines the fields of medicine and biology to emphasize the health of animals and humans. President of the club, Nicky Chan ‘17, explains that he plans to “create lectures … Continue reading Biomed Society Offers Entree to Medical Field

Botanic Garden Celebrates Cherry Blossom Festival

By Jennifer Ferd ‘15 Feast your eyes on the greatest display of Japanese culture outside of Japan. With Samurai sword fighting, traditional tea ceremonies, Taiko drumming, Japanese pop performances, and Bonsai Tokyo Goth Gals, this weekend-long cherry blossom festival has something to please people of all ages and interests. Sakura Matsuri, meaning ‘festival of the cherry blos- soms’ in Japanese, was held at Brooklyn Botanic … Continue reading Botanic Garden Celebrates Cherry Blossom Festival