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Short But Sweet: Masters Says Goodbye to Doggett

Short But Sweet: Masters Says Goodbye to Doggett

Carly Matsui, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015

While freshman biology teacher, Amy Norris, was busy planning her maternity leave, Masters searched for the best person to temporarily fill her position. A teacher at Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts, Joseph Doggett, was staying with his sister in the area when he saw the open teaching position,...

Next years school and MISH co-chairs introduce their ideas

Next years school and MISH co-chairs introduce their ideas

Leo Psaros, Sports Editor

May 21, 2015

Meet your new MISH co-chairs for 2015-2016, Matthew Yarnall and Gabriella Bavaro and vice MISH co-chairs Boya Zhu and Henry Littlewood. In addition meet your new school co-chairs Timothy Kaplowitz and Annie Canning. Henry Littlewood is from London but currently resides in the states. Among his credentials,...

CITYterm presents Sunset Park and Gowanus

The Gowanus group gathered outside of the subway station to inform parents and CITYterm alumni on the tour about the important Gowanus Canal of the neighborhood.

Wen-Xuan Ni, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2015

"Gowanus, Gowanus, go, you know you wanna." With a catchy beat, the Gowanus group started off the Neighborhood Study presentation. Neighborhood Study is a one-week project in CITYterm, a semester program at Masters, during which students are responsible for thoroughly investigating two assigne...

More than just cold feet

Rachel Saunders, News Editor

April 21, 2015

Although spring officially begins March 20, Masters marked spring’s beginning on Feb. 2 with the start of outdoor sports. When classes dismiss, one can see coaches and students treading on the still frostbitten—and very often snowy—fields. For some athletes, however, the cold is more than just...

Senior Citizen Prom

Senior Citizen Prom

Sofia Linden, Editor-In-Chief

April 14, 2015

It’s Friday March 10 in Estherwood, and senior Susan Arcena runs up to fellow classmates smiling and says, “I have five prom dates, and they’re all over 50!”  She was not alone in accompanying senior citizens on the dance floor.  The class of 2015 danced and laughed with the elderly during...

Students strike a pose for Connolly

After setting up the lighting and angle, Connolly prepares to capture Tangherlinis expression.

Abigail Costigan, Editor-In-Chief

March 4, 2015

This year, Pam Connolly is the acting photography teacher. Being here has inspired her to take on a new project, taking portraits of students to capture a specific moment in their lives. Connolly is shooting her subjects on a 4x5 large format camera. Her device is not an old camera itself, but it’s...

Ms. Rechtman now

Ms. Rechtman now

Leo Psaros, Sports Editor

February 26, 2015

Last year in March, longtime  teacherJane Rechtman announced she had been diagnosed with  cancer and was leaving Masters. A teacher of world religions teacher from 1975-1980, Rechtman  came back in 1996 to teach world religions as well as act as the class dean of the class of 2009 and the class...

Former NBA player delivers moving speech

Former NBA player delivers moving speech

Teddy O'Connor, Managing Editor

February 25, 2015

All of the sudden the room was pitch black; the projector was beaming; the entire Upper School stared as they watch a 30 minute documentary about the life of Chris Herren. After which, the former Boston Celtics point guard stood before the audience to tell his life story; a life ravaged by drug abuse. Herren...

Boys Varsity Basketball: Two-time FAA league champions

Rajan Cutting, Op-ed

February 24, 2015

For the second year in a row the boys' varsity basketball team are league champions. On the 21st the boys traveled to New Canaan, CT to face the St. Luke's school, the 5th seed in the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA). The panthers finished with a final score of 68-57 to win the regular season....

On Location goes to Jacob Burns

Senior Ben Zeitz-Moskin, Sophomore Phil Minton, and teacher Giles Pugatch work on the set for the class On Location. This film is called Loops of Love.

Abigail Costigan, Editor-In-Cheif

February 12, 2015

On Wednesday Feb. 11, the On Location class took a field trip to the Jacob Burns theatre in Pleasantville N.Y. On Location is a new class this year that gives students the opportunity to create and produce their own videos through exercising creative collaboration. Senior Ben Zeitz-Moskin was the...

Ron Morales takes on new weight room coach position

Ron Morales coaches a student during Thursday weight room training session.

Ariel Censor, Op-ed Editor

January 21, 2015

When former weight room coach Richard Podlovitz suddenly left his position after winter break to go to the Police Academy, athletic director Kevin Versen had to hire a new coach fast. “We were in a pinch but we got lucky,” Versen said. “I get resumes sent to me and I keep them in a file. I remembered...

International students stays in country for Thanksgiving

Rachel Saunders, News Editor

December 18, 2014

Students at Masters come from all over the world, but when Thanksgiving break comes around, some choose to stay. As an exclusively American holiday, international students do not experience Thanksgiving unless they remain in America. Senior Nurilya Sattybayeva boards from Kazakhstan and last year...

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