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

AP Environmental Projects Expand Knowledge

With AP examinations over, the Environmental course is taking a step towards an annual end-of-the-year project which was implemented by Ms. Kimberly Lau. The AP Environmental course students will have to make a presentation about the topic they had chosen and will have to present it in class for both a final grade from Ms. Lau and from their fellow classmates. Topics include polar bears, … Continue reading AP Environmental Projects Expand Knowledge

Wind Ensemble Blows Audience Away

By Kortni Chung ’18 In the interest of full disclosure Kortni Chung is a member of the wind ensemble.                 A Night on Broadway featured the wind ensemble on Thursday night, April 27, and Friday night, April 28. The band volunteered their time to be there to support the vocalists and dancers through excerpts of the play.                 “In some ways it’s a lot more challenging to play with live music because there are … Continue reading Wind Ensemble Blows Audience Away

New School Purchases Modernize Classrooms , Offices

By Amanda McBain ’18 New additions will be popping up around the school throughout the rest of the year and the following one. The school has made new purchases ensured to be beneficial to both students and staff members. “The ultimate goal is to make some updates aesthetically so that the school looks as good as the education we provide,” said Assistant Principal of Organization, … Continue reading New School Purchases Modernize Classrooms , Offices

Hornets Take AP Exams in Gym

By Aamna Arshad ‘18 and Abiha Naqvi ‘18 Hornets took their AP Exams in the C-Gym this year because Brooklyn College was unable to provide space on their campus due to unprecedented issues.   In the past, AP students went to Brooklyn College and took their exams; however, this year Mr. Michael McDonnell had to find an alternative which would be beneficial for both Midwood … Continue reading Hornets Take AP Exams in Gym

Cheerleaders Encourage Walkers in March of Dimes

By Aleah Trotman‘18 and ​Jasmine Thelumsa’18 In interest of full disclosure, Aleah and Jasmine are a part of the cheerleading team “Thank you for coming to the March of Dimes! We’re happy that you made it to the finish line!” The cheerleading team chanted these lines and many more at the March of Dimes’ “March for Babies” on April 30. The March of Dimes is … Continue reading Cheerleaders Encourage Walkers in March of Dimes

Robotics Class Receives New Laptops

Rebecca Chan ’18 and Sylvia Kerzhner ’18 As they have deserved, Ms. Lisa Ali’s robotics class finally received new laptops after waiting for this moment for several years. These laptops posed benefits to the students, allowing them to achieve their goals in this class. “In robotics, we use the laptops for programming and to save our programs. Not only that, we use the laptops to … Continue reading Robotics Class Receives New Laptops

A Night on Broadway Showcases Talent, Hardwork

By Iryna Shkurhan ‘18 and Maria Martchiuk ‘18 A Night on Broadway, a production put on by the Theater Production class, blew the audience away with the immense talent and months of hard work brought forward by both students and members of the faculty. Unlike a conventional musical, the show was a unique review of scenes and musical numbers from various popular Broadway shows with … Continue reading A Night on Broadway Showcases Talent, Hardwork

Hornets Attend Journalism Conference

By Damali Ramirez ‘18 Hunter College High School gave students the opportunity to explore the journalism world with first hand experience and journalists from different publications on April 22. Students arrived at 9:30-9:45 a.m to register and then were welcomed by keynote speaker, Mrs. Judith Matloff. The conference offered three 45 minute sessions, lunch in the cafeteria, and cookies towards the end.     Mrs. Matloff, … Continue reading Hornets Attend Journalism Conference