By Taulant Kastrati ’15 & Charlynn Trish Ben ’15
Under the new judging guidelines, most seniors in the Science Research program have only earned entrant badges in the Intel STS (Science Talent Search). This digital award, which is one of many, is given to every participant; however, last year’s eleven seniors won more badges than this year’s senior research class.
By Jesse Grossman ’15 and Diana Grinberg ‘15
There was once a time when one could walk into school and buy a warm bagel and a nice baked good. Now, bake sales are limited to once a month. According to a New York Times article from October 2009, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg restricted all bake sales to once a month.
By Keturah Raymond ‘15
Summer seems far away but deadlines for programs are fast approaching. Whether you’re interested in art, journalism or robotics, there is something for you. Especially living in New York City, there are opportunities everywhere you just have to keep your eyes open and ears listening.
By Jasmine Kingston ’15
Our history lives on through a solid oak desk much older than most of us. After months of hard work and dedication, Mr. Eric Tupone and his father-in-law, Thomas Valentino, have brought back into existence the old library desk that sat idle in Room 346 for the past seven years.
By Saba Sakhi ‘15 & Jacquelyne Gilman ‘15
Victory reigned supreme at the Science Research Poster Session at St. Joseph’s College on Saturday, February 1, from 9am to 1pm. With first place awarded to Raquel Hosein ’14 for her “Application of a Wireless Electrical Device For the Detection of Epilepsy,” second place to Allen Barbarovich ’14 and Christopher Ayala ’14. Honorable mentions were awarded to M. Tasnin Kabir ’14, Chukwunonso Nwasike ’14, Sammi Chung ‘14 and Jasmin Kim ’14. Competition was fierce with 112 high school contestants from all over the city, but Midwood still managed to come out on top. This year marked the greatest number of contestants.