Richie Magic: A Dedicated Magician and Local Legend

Richie Magic: A Dedicated Magician and Local Legend

Sophia Van Beek, Copy Editor

October 30, 2019

One of my first memories in America, having just moved from my 10-year home of Singapore, was walking into the Hocus Pocus Magic Shop where I met Richie Magic. My dad and I, attempting to subdue the loneliness of our first few months in America, would walk into downtown Dobbs Ferry, poking into any st...

Masters Prom 2019

Masters Prom 2019

Yasmine Pascal

June 11, 2019

Video Watch Yasmine Pascal's coverage of the 2019 prom, including interviews with students and faculty.  

Meatless Monday makes its way to Masters

A bean dish that was served at a school for meatless Monday.

Tyler Conway, Lead Web Editor

June 6, 2019

The global “Meatless Monday” campaign has made its way to Dobbs Ferry, with Masters hosting a modification of the event each week in the dining hall. Meatless Monday is a non-profit initiative of The Monday Campaigns, working in collaboration with the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins B...

Versen announces retirement from Athletic Director position

Athletic Director Kevin Versen addresses the school at the 2018 athletic awards.

Joseph Goldstein, Lead Op-Ed Editor

May 7, 2019

Leaving behind a legacy of growth and success for Masters athletics, Kevin Versen is retiring as the Director of Master’s Athletic Department and moving to Florida with his wife, Lynne Versen, a middle school teacher.  During his seven years at Masters, Versen oversaw the opening of the Fonseca Cent...

Spring Shorts return with more plays and more student agency

Spring Shorts return with more plays and more student agency

Sarah Faber, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

A cast of theater veterans and first-time actors alike presented the annual Spring Shorts in the experimental theater this past weekend, with one show on Fri. May 3, and two on Sat., May 4.   Usually, the Shorts consist of three or four comedic sketches, most directed by students, with one student-...

Sophomore Elizabeth Oakes Shines in the Theatre

Oakes during a production of Little Red Riding Hood

Logan Schiciano, Sports Design Editor

March 8, 2019

  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

Masters Sophomore Aidan Friedson wearing his newly released sweatshirt. The sweatshirt is a part of Friedson's brand called Daffodils in Paradise.

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

  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 workers distributing donated goods.

Michelle Wei, Features Design Editor

January 28, 2019

Abdou Ndiaye playing basketball at Illinois State University

Vincent Alban, Photo Editor

January 9, 2019

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

Bavaro, who graduated Masters in 2016, in a  production of Rent at the Claudia Boettcher Theatre

Sarah Faber, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

  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

The United States Congress in session; many of these congresspeople are currently representing Masters Students.

Eli Emery, Sports Design Editor

January 8, 2019

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

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...

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