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  • Moo Baan Dek raises kids to be powers for good in the world

    Moo Baan Dek raises kids to be powers for good in the world

    Sarah Faber, Social Media Manager

    November 15, 2017

    Rajani Dhongchai, affectionately known as Mae Aew, and her husband, Piphop Dhongchai, started Moo Baan Dek, an alternative education school for underprivileged children, around the time when Thailand was adopting democracy as its government. Rajani Aew had taught in public schools but didn’t really like it, an...

  • GALS

    GALS

    Annie Rubinson, Blogger

    November 10, 2017

    In my previous feature on Next Generation Politics, Senior Amanda Taylor stated that “politics affect your life in every way possible.” However, as students of a highly progressive, liberal school, many among the Masters community opt to ‘stay out of politics’ after engaging in heated debates ...

  • Halloween costumes used as a vehicle for activism

    Halloween costumes used as a vehicle for activism

    Michelle Wei, Blogger

    November 7, 2017

      As all Masters students know, Halloween is a tradition at Masters that is celebrated by everyone. Deemed one of the “best days” at Masters by various students, students and faculty come to school dressed under a theme given by the senior class. With the Sophomore theme being Duck Dynasty, some ...

  • Next generation politics

    Next generation politics

    Annie Rubinson, Blogger

    October 27, 2017

      The Harkness Method acts as a vehicle for students to interactively absorb subject matter and express diverse opinions. However, students at The Masters School and beyond struggle to find environments where they feel comfortable exchanging certain views without fear of judgement. Among the ne...

  • Charity basketball game

    Charity basketball game

    Logan Toporoff, Managing Editor

    October 26, 2017

    The power is out, households are without reliable drinking water and flash flood warnings continue to pour in even a month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Roughly 3 million Puerto Ricans are living with the reality of this horrible destruction, in need of any help that can be given. Master...

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Spring Gala looks to impact community and sustainability

Spring Gala looks to impact community and sustainability

Drew Schott, Columnist

April 30, 2017No Comments

After a three year hiatus, The Masters School’s Spring Gala occurred on Apr. 27 at the Maureen Fonseca Center. The gala’s main objective was to engage the school community by inviting all parents, faculty, staff, alumni...

Jonathan Demme, director and father of Masters students, dies at 73

Jonathan Demme, director and father of Masters students, dies at 73

David Oks, Copy Editor

April 26, 2017No Comments

Jonathan Demme, director of such noted films as Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia and the father of Masters alumni Brooklyn and Jos Demme, died on Wednesday at his home in New York City. He was 73. Demme earned strong ...

Thai Scholar excels in prestigious national math competition

Thai Scholar excels in prestigious national math competition

Henry Williams, Opinion Editor

April 25, 2017No Comments

This year, senior Suchakree Chueleucha, a Thai Scholar, qualified for the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO), one of fewer than 250 students nationally. Participating in the USAMO is invitation onl...

Critics see flaws in Cuomo’s free college program

Critics see flaws in Cuomo’s free college program

David Oks, Copy Editor

April 25, 2017No Comments

The cost of college tuition has recently come to the center of the national education debate. In January, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York proposed a program to make New York public colleges tuition-free for middle- and lo...

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Moo Baan Dek raises kids to be powers for good in the world

Moo Baan Dek raises kids to be powers for good in the world

Sarah Faber, Social Media Manager

November 15, 2017No Comments

Rajani Dhongchai, affectionately known as Mae Aew, and her husband, Piphop Dhongchai, started Moo Baan Dek, an alternative education school for underprivileged children, a...

Next generation politics

Next generation politics

October 27, 2017

Charity basketball game

Charity basketball game

October 26, 2017

Sister Kay, the champion of Jonestown

Sister Kay, the champion of Jonestown

October 26, 2017

Masters community will “MISH” Atlee and Goulian

Masters community will “MISH” Atlee and Goulian

June 15, 2017

ASMR, a strange solution to sleeplessness

ASMR, a strange solution to sleeplessness

April 27, 2017

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Underclassmen step up for varsity baseball

Underclassmen step up for varsity baseball

Owen Lieber, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017No Comments

With the spring sports in full swing, the boys varsity baseball team has hit the diamond. At this point in the season, the team has a record of 2-2. Many games got rained ...

Masters sports culture needs to change

Masters sports culture needs to change

April 25, 2017

Varsity Boys Volleyball 4/25/17

Varsity Boys Volleyball 4/25/17

April 25, 2017

Perry’s legacy passed on to freshman sensation

Perry’s legacy passed on to freshman sensation

March 26, 2017

Senior to continue soccer career at Boston College

Senior to continue soccer career at Boston College

February 2, 2017

Boys Varsity Soccer prevails in the FAA championship

Boys Varsity Soccer prevails in the FAA championship

November 15, 2016

Boys Varsity Soccer makes a hard fought comeback in the FAA Semifinals

Boys Varsity Soccer makes a hard fought comeback in the FAA Semifinals

November 11, 2016

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