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Sophomore Elizabeth Oakes Shines in the Theatre

Sophomore Elizabeth Oakes Shines in the Theatre

Logan Schiciano, Sports Design Editor

March 8, 2019


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  Try, try and try again has been the definition of Elizabeth Oakes’s acting career, as the sophomore explained that rejection is a lot more common than acceptance in the performing world. “Everything is very subjective. You might not get chosen for a part because you don’t have the ri...

Sophomore Aidan Friedson Launches Clothing Brand

Sophomore Aidan Friedson Launches Clothing Brand

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


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  Since the age of six, sophomore Aidan Friedson has been fascinated by the idea of business and the prospect of making money, and has found numerous ways of taking his passions and applying them to business. Friedson is a two-time champion of the TV Show Chopped Junior, and from a young a...

AFYA Holiday Market

AFYA Holiday Market

Michelle Wei, Features Design Editor

January 28, 2019


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Abdou Ndiaye playing basketball at Illinois State University

Vincent Alban, Photo Editor

January 9, 2019


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Hailing from Senegal, former Masters student Abdou Ndiaye is currently continuing his basketball career playing at Illinois State University. Ndiaye is the first of his family to attend college, as well as attend boarding school in America. Basketball propelled Ndiaye to America, where he played for Mast...

Masters Alum Becomes Finalist in Miss New York Pagaent

Masters Alum Becomes Finalist in Miss New York Pagaent

Sarah Faber, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


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  Gabriella Bavaro, Class of 2016, was scrolling through Instagram when she saw an advertisement for the Miss New York pageant. Now, a few months later, she is a finalist for Miss New York. Bavaro, a junior at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, is currently st...

Representatives of Masters Students Range Across Nation

Representatives of Masters Students Range Across Nation

Eli Emery, Sports Design Editor

January 8, 2019


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Adriano Espaillat (D-NY 13): Represents 7 students as a member of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and House Select Committee on Small Business. Albio Sires (D-NJ 8): Represents 3 students as a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affair...

Their Story: Sydney Kadiyala

Their Story: Sydney Kadiyala

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

December 10, 2018


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You may see her in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center teaching one of her engineering classes or helping out the robotics team. She is Sydney Kadiyala,  an engineering teacher and dorm parent at our school. Although she is relatively new, Sydney Kadiyala has become familiar with the ways o...

Cabaret troupe debuts with miscast concert

Cabaret troupe debuts with miscast concert

Annie Rubinson, Features Design Editor

December 3, 2018


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On Friday, Nov. 30, the Masters Cabaret Troupe showcased twelve members and three guest performers in a Miscast Concert in the Experimental Theatre. In their introduction, senior co-presidents Leah Cunningham and Jake Hoffman described the production as an opportunity for members to perform musical ...

2018 Polar Plunge

November 27, 2018


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Tower accompanied the members of the Masters community who took part in the 2018 Polar Plunge.

Sleeping at Ms. Danforth’s house, seven hour car rides and walking miles in the snow: How Masters made it home (or didn’t) in Winter Storm Avery

Sleeping at Ms. Danforth’s house, seven hour car rides and walking miles in the snow: How Masters made it home (or didn’t) in Winter Storm Avery

November 16, 2018


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On Thursday, November 15, Winter Storm Avery, moving down from the Midwest, touched down in New York. Masters canceled all after school activities, leading many students to leave school directly after classes had ended. However, a number of them didn’t get home for hours, or at all.   Ind...

Masters hosts Social Justice Summit for Second Straight Year

Yasmine Pascal, Accountability and Accuracy Manager

November 14, 2018


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 Over 100 students and faculty of different backgrounds, ethnicities, races, gender and sexualities from The Masters School, Rye Country Day and Holy Child, attended the second annual Saturday Social Justice Summit, hosted by Masters in the Middle School. At the summit, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Sat....

Their Story: Robert Fish

Their Story: Robert Fish

Kishan Mangru, Blogger

November 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Features, Showcase

You may have seen him walking out of the History Commons in Masters Hall. He is a teacher, father and an avid Mets fan. He is Dr. Fish, a History and Religion teacher at The Masters School. Many may not really know Dr. Fish. He grew up in New Jersey and participated mostly in athletics. He conside...

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