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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day each year, Masters students run workshops to explore different core concepts and ideas surrounding the years designated theme.
Student-led MLK day workshops highlight importance of student involvement
Ella Liu, Contributing Writer • February 23, 2024
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Lights, Camera, Murder
Ayanna Beckett, Photo/Illustration Editor

This Image was generated by Dall-e. Wood puzzle pieced fly from and around an abstract Israel-Palestine model on a classroom desk, embodying the educational approach to complex geopolitical topics inn the classroom.
Teachers Adapt Curricula To Developments In Israel And Palestine
Lydia Ettinger and Oliver Kreeger December 1, 2023

As students in the Masters community have witnessed the ensuing war following Hamas’ attack on Israel on October 7, students have utilized classrooms to unpack their emotions and opinions on the conflict.  Two classes have traditionally held a unique...

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Ayanna Beckett, Photo Editor • November 16, 2023
Alumna Maddy leaves Israel in wake of the Hamas attacks
Ella Black, Sports Editor and Social Media Manager • October 30, 2023
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Protesters holding Israel flags and Palestine flags engage in discourse  during protest. Discourse throughout the nation has taken many forms including conversation just like these on city streets.
Middle Eastern conflict complicates political discourse
Lucas Seguinot and Alexa Murphy

 On October 31, Head of School Laura Danforth sent an email to the Upper School addressing a rise in uncivil discourse within the Masters community, and the world writ large, after the outbreak of war in Gaza.  “I want to make it absolutely clear that we do not tolerate anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, discriminatory harassment, hate speech or violence of any form in our community,” she wrote. “We each must choose to be the change we wish to...

The village of Dobbs Ferry is holding the next mayoral election on November 7, 2023.
Meet Dobbs Ferry's 2023 mayoral election hopefuls
Xavier Rolston and Matthias Jaylen Sandoval

Tuesday, November 7, is Election Day in the Village of Dobbs Ferry. This election cycle, local constituents will be voting for their next mayor. Three candidates will appear on the ballot this year: incumbent Mayor Vincent Rossillo, Edmond F. Manley III, and Justin B. Kurian. In exclusive interviews with Tower’s Xavier Rolston and Matthias Jaylen, the candidates spoke about why they're running and their goals if elected to office.   Vincent...

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Ella Black, Sports Editor and Social Media Manager • February 9, 2024
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A student brainstorming creative ways to get to the IEC in the 5 minutes allotted.
The passing time dilemma: is five minutes enough?
Aurora Rose Horn, Lead Copy Editor • February 22, 2024

Imagine this — you’re in a class on the third floor of Masters Hall. The Harkness discussion was productive; so productive that the class went a few minutes overtime. You pack up as quickly as you can and race down the stairs. Before you leave Masters Hall, though, you head to the bathroom, because you’ve been holding it in for the entire 75-minute period. Finally, you sprint across the road...

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On Feb. 16th, 2024, students of the Upper School hit the dance floor at the inaugural Homecoming event, marking the potential start of a new annual celebration at Masters.
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Sophomore Jackson Schuchard takes a free throw for the Masters JV2 team in their game against Bi-Cultural Day School.
Boys' Basketball JV2 celebrates first win in five years
Photo gallery: GVS Senior Game Vs. GCDS 10/30
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