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Tots get shots: a vaccinated Masters

Tots get shots: a vaccinated Masters

Lexi Wachen and Sabrina Wolfson November 30, 2021

On Oct. 29, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized children ages 5-11 to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This age group has accounted for nearly 40% of the cases in the United...

Youngkin was able to win by running up the margins in dozens of rural counties (45 of them he won with 70% of the vote or more, 15 of them with over 80%) and by narrowing his losses in densely populated urban and suburban counties.

Community Reacts to Virginia Election Results

Carlos Heredia, Web Editor November 26, 2021

The 2021 elections this month delivered an array of victories up for Republicans up and down the ballot. The most notable of these victories was in Virginia’s gubernatorial election, where they also...

Boarding students at Masters will have the opportunity to spend their week-long Thanksgiving Break in the dorms on campus this year.

Dorms to remain open for Thanksgiving Break

Marianna Gu, News Editor November 17, 2021

As the first quarter of the 21-22 school year ends, the Thanksgiving break is also approaching. Normally, the campus would close during Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks. However this year, due to...

Teachers are coming together to finish the NYSAIS accreditation process, while reflecting on diversity and
equity along the way. The accreditation process happens every ten years. Several subcommittees have been created in
order to evaluate the school’s curriculum and mission ahead of the accreditation this year.

Time for reflection as accreditation process begins

Ethan Schlapp, Lead Sports Editor October 29, 2021

Ten years removed from their 2011 New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) accreditation process, Masters is required to complete the program once again. Originally delayed a year due...

Students drop off Covid tests during lunch. The School is continuing pooled testing through the end of the se-
mester. Masters’ testing results can be found on the New York State COVID-19 Report Card.

PCR testing to continue through semester

Sophia Van Beek, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

Weekly pooled testing, which The Masters School has participated in since October of 2020, will continue until the end of semester one, Director of Health Services Sue Adams announced in an email on Oct....

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