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Dobbs Ferry holds service commemorating 20th anniversary of 9/11

Dobbs Ferry holds service commemorating 20th anniversary of 9/11

Kira Ratan, Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2021

The village of Dobbs Ferry held a ceremony today at Waterfront Park, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, and the consequent...

Photo Gallery: Upper School Graduation 2021

June 13, 2021

Photos taken by Maia Barantsevitch and Ellen Cowhey

Upper School English Teacher Miguel Segovia will be taking over as class dean of the class of 2023 due to the current dean Matthew Kammraths departure at the end of this year. Segovia said he is exited to step into the role and engage with the students in the class of 2023, who will be juniors next year.

Segovia to take over class of 2023 dean

Carol Queiroz and Matthias Sandoval June 8, 2021

To the majority of current sophomores, Upper School Math Teacher and Co-Director of Ethical Leadership Matthew Kammrath is recognized as the Class of 2023 Dean. For the past two years, he has worked alongside...

Website for Mental Health Awareness at Masters

Fun activities during lunch periods promote mental health awareness at Masters

Lance Leys, Accountability and Accuracy Manager May 19, 2021

For the week of May 16, Head of the Visual Arts Department Cheryl Hajjar, in connection with the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), has set up a week of festivities to promote mental health awareness...

An image of lawyer and leader of thr Armenian Assembly of America, Van Krikorian, speaking to Congress.

Morning Meeting speaker details lasting effects of the Armenian Genocide

Tara Phillips, Contributing Writer May 15, 2021

Van Krikorian, a lawyer, law professor and co-chairman of the Armenian Assembly of America, addressed the Masters community at Morning Meeting on April 22. He discussed the history, impact and modern relevance...

After over a year of learning or teaching remotely, 35 students and faculty returned to campus out of a concern for their health or their familys health. Now that vaccinations are more widely available, returning to campus has become a more viable option.

Second wave: moving from online to in person

Sabrina Wolfson, Opinion Editor May 2, 2021

28 students and seven faculty members returned to campus for the first time this year, the first day of in-person school after Spring Break. Some members of the community, like Upper School Photography...

Protesters in Dobbs Ferry last summer kneel in honor of the lives lost to police violence. In May of 2020, the murder of George Floyd sparked protests across the nation. Now, almost a year after Floyd’s murder, the community is once again reflecting on systemic racism within the criminal justice system.

Community responds to verdict in Chauvin case

Kate Sibery, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2021

Of the 16,000 times that an interaction between a police officer and a civilian led to a civilian death since 2005, only eight have resulted in an officer being convicted of murder. Derek Chauvin, the...

Students sat for the exam on April 13. 74 students in total took the exams, many having studied for months prior.

Masters offers ACT and SAT after 16 month hiatus

Andrew Mitchell, Sports Editor April 14, 2021

After a 16 month hiatus, Masters resumed offering the ACT and SAT on Tuesday, April 13. 74 students opted to sit for the exams, which were offered exclusively to Masters juniors during the school day....

Rally calling for due process in Cuomo investigation held in NYC

Logan Schiciano and Hanna Schiciano April 3, 2021

Outside the headquarters of Fox News and The New York Post, a small rally was held on Friday demanding due process in the investigation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.  As of April 3, nine women...

News Brief: NYU Journalism School hosts discussion on confronting recent anti-asian hate

News Brief: NYU Journalism School hosts discussion on confronting recent anti-asian hate

Kira Ratan, Features Lead Editor March 30, 2021

New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute hosted a virtual webinar last night on confronting anti-Asian hate, which has sharply increased over the course of the coronavirus pandemic.  The...

Asian students have felt a wave of hate resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid blaming frustrates student

Marianna Gu, Contributing Writer March 19, 2021

As the death rate of the COVID-19 virus continues to accelerate, people from all around the world are anxiously waiting for a responsible solution from their respective governments. Tony Wei, a sophomore...

Prom from 2019 being held in Estherwood Mansion.

News Brief: Senior prom to take place

Kyla Barantsevitch, Web Editor March 10, 2021

This past year has seen many disappointments in the form of important events ranging from sports events, graduations, to the junior-senior prom being cancelled in the spring. However, fortunately this...

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