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Spring Gala looks to impact community and sustainability

Spring Gala looks to impact community and sustainability

Drew Schott, Columnist

April 30, 2017


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After a three year hiatus, The Masters School’s Spring Gala occurred on Apr. 27 at the Maureen Fonseca Center. The gala’s main objective was to engage the school community by inviting all parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees to join in community participation and inclusion, while also reinv...

Jonathan Demme, director and father of Masters students, dies at 73

Jonathan Demme, director and father of Masters students, dies at 73

David Oks, Copy Editor

April 26, 2017


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Jonathan Demme, director of such noted films as Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia and the father of Masters alumni Brooklyn and Jos Demme, died on Wednesday at his home in New York City. He was 73. Demme earned strong and consistent approval from critics for his films. He directed the 1984 conc...

Thai Scholar excels in prestigious national math competition

Thai Scholar excels in prestigious national math competition

Henry Williams, Opinion Editor

April 25, 2017


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This year, senior Suchakree Chueleucha, a Thai Scholar, qualified for the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO), one of fewer than 250 students nationally. Participating in the USAMO is invitation only, and qualification is a long and difficult process. Each year, the Mathematical Associati...

Critics see flaws in Cuomo’s free college program

Critics see flaws in Cuomo’s free college program

David Oks, Copy Editor

April 25, 2017


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The cost of college tuition has recently come to the center of the national education debate. In January, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York proposed a program to make New York public colleges tuition-free for middle- and low-income families. On April 12, Cuomo, flanked by former Democratic presidenti...

As first 100 days end, Americans review Trump’s actions

As first 100 days end, Americans review Trump’s actions

David Oks, Copy Editor

April 25, 2017


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The first 100 days of a presidential administration have long been a crucial date in American politics. The 100-day period, which can function as a benchmark for presidents to be compared in their effectiveness, is seen as the point at which the president is most powerful and most able to enact his agen...

Concerns arise about Secretary of Defense pick James Mattis

Concerns arise about Secretary of Defense pick James Mattis

Drew Schott, Columnist

January 13, 2017


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After spending over four decades in the Marine Corps and rising to the position of Commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), James Mattis has been nominated for the position of Secretary of Defense (SecDef) in the cabinet of President-Elect Donald Trump. Known by some in the U.S. Armed Forces as the...

Obama Wishes a Final Farewell

Obama Wishes a Final Farewell

Jacob Strier, Contributing Writer

January 12, 2017


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On Tuesday Jan. 10, American citizens watched as Barack Obama stood humbly in front of a colossal Presidential seal in Chicago as he delivered his final major speech in office as Commander-in-Chief . Addressing an audience that consisted largely of the supporters that helped launch him to the Oval O...

Parking Policy lots improvement

Parking Policy lots improvement

Mark Tseytin, Sports Editor

December 15, 2016


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Seniors walking from their cars to Morning Meeting this year are at ease because of the new parking policy that prohibits the use of the senior lot to any other people. Although this is not new, the rule is enforced more this year with the implementation of ticketing and warnings. This change enables...

French Projects Come to Life through MISH

French Projects Come to Life through MISH

Courtney DeLong, Editor-In-Cheif

December 2, 2016


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This year, students in upper-level French courses learned about issues of education by watching the documentary “On The Way to School”, which is about what children around the world do to get an education. It tells the stories of Jackson, an 11-year-old from Kenya, Carlito, an 11-year-old from Arge...

Clinton sweeps away competition in Masters’ mock election

Clinton sweeps away competition in Masters’ mock election

Owen Lieber, Sports Editor

November 8, 2016


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In an attempt to bring the current presidential election to the Masters community, Colleen Roche’s political science class conducted a mock election for the entire school. The idea was to simulate every aspect of the election from polling the school, to registering to vote, and actually voting for ...

Masters plans upcoming years

Masters plans upcoming years

Alexandra Bentzien, News Editor

November 3, 2016


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In the past ten years, Masters has experienced a sizable campus expansion with the additions of the Greene Family Field, Morris Hall and, most recently, the Fonseca Center. Now, a committee is planning how the campus can be more effectively enjoyed and accessed by all with the “Master Plan” strategy. “The...

CNBC Commentator to be Graduation Speaker

CNBC Commentator to be Graduation Speaker

Asli Noyan, Photo Editor

May 26, 2016


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Saturday, June 11 will be just another day for many. For the Class of 2016, however, it will be the day that wraps up their Masters career. A crowd will gather at the Graduation Terrace in the afternoon to hear a commencement speech from Ron Insana, a Senior Analyst and Commentator at CNBC. Emma Michie...

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