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CAM: Why It Matters

CAM: Why It Matters

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

June 11, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM

Celebration, support, collaboration, comradery. These are the words to describe each club at Masters (CAM); whether old or new, big or small. While seemingly insignificant to many, the discussions, the drills, and of course the jam sessions provided by CAM play critical roles in the individual growth ...

PIC Creates An Inclusive Environment For Aspiring Photographers

PIC Creates An Inclusive Environment For Aspiring Photographers

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

May 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

While some clubs and societies are audition or application-based, many students have recently taken initiative to form clubs that are easily accessible to the entire school community. Founded just this year, Photo Interest Club (PIC) creates a space for passionate photographers to discuss photography, take ph...

Latinos Unidos unites Latin American cultures at Masters

Latinos Unidos unites Latin American cultures at Masters

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

May 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

Masters prides itself on its vast diversity of culture, nationality, and history embedded within the community. But with Latin American students still serving as a minority within the Masters community, it becomes difficult to provide a sense of home and familiarity. While this culture differs across cou...

EFFECT Celebrates Earth Day With Sustainable Farmers Market

EFFECT Celebrates Earth Day With Sustainable Farmers Market

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

April 24, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Features, Showcase

In recent years, the environment we inhabit has changed more drastically and rapidly than ever; the steady rise in world temperature due to greenhouse gas emissions and the economic instability caused by recent natural disasters has sparked activism across nations to become more sustainable. Earth Day, fo...

Model United Nation provides platform for political debate

Model United Nation provides platform for political debate

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

April 8, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

At Masters, current events and politics always seem to filter into discussion,  in or out of the classroom. Model United Nations (MUN) helps students take those conversations to the next level by creating a forum for political debate. Comprised of over one-hundred dedicated delegates, Masters Model United...

Dohters Sing for a Cause

Dohters Sing for a Cause

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

Among the oldest clubs on campus, Dohters has been entertaining the Masters School with beautiful, harmonious music since 1964–but just this past week, Dohters took their passions to the next level. The group performed on Feb. 27, 2018, at a MISH-organized event called “Performing For Hope,” to H...

Dragon Club Celebrates the Chinese New Year

Dragon Club Celebrates the Chinese New Year

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

February 28, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

As the students of the Masters school anxiously packed their bags and rushed off to begin their long Presidents’ Day weekends, others were decking the streets with lanterns, origami, and paintings 7,120 miles away. The Chinese New Year indicates the second new moon since the winter solstice and calls f...

Outspoken hosts an open mic, plans for future with non-members

Outspoken hosts an open mic, plans for future with non-members

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

February 12, 2018


Filed under Close-up on CAM, Features, Showcase

Outspoken, the spoken word club at Masters, is an audition-based group that provides an environment for people in and out of the club to openly express their thoughts, beliefs, and aspirations through poetry. The group is made up of dedicated, courageous poets across all four grades–they close in on ...

ONYX celebrates Black History Month

ONYX celebrates Black History Month

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

February 7, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, News, Showcase

In 1926, historian Carter G. Woodson announced the initiation of Negro History Week during the second week of February. Because this week contained the birth dates of both Abraham Lincoln, official ‘abolisher’ of slavery, and Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and former slave, Woodson felt that it was...

Touring Talent spreads joy to Andrus on Hudson

Touring Talent spreads joy to Andrus on Hudson

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

January 26, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Features, Showcase

        The affinity groups, student performance ensembles, and cultural clubs at Masters all have their own way of spreading the activity of their meetings to a larger community. Touring Talent, one of Masters’ oldest clubs, actively pursues this in an especially meaningful way. By spending eac...

Masters Debate Team finds success at recent tournaments

Masters Debate Team finds success at recent tournaments

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

January 14, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

Through elements like the Harkness Method, Masters strives to help students foster communication skills to carry with them for the rest of their lives. The Debate Team, founded two years ago, adds to this by creating a space for students to learn how to articulate ideas, and understand complex issues f...

Salty Dogs takes to the stars; produces “world’s first sea shanty musical”

Salty Dogs takes to the stars; produces “world’s first sea shanty musical”

Annie Rubinson, Blogger

December 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Close-up on CAM, Showcase

In a sea of a cappella groups and musical theatre troupes, Salty Dogs stands out as one of the most unique student performance groups at Masters. The club was founded only two years ago and has since earned a very positive reputation on the Masters campus. Since the club’s founding, the members of Salty ...

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