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The student-run news site of The Masters School

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Junior Tim (Junbo) Yang eats in the dining hall during lunch period.

Standing Divided: Plexiglass re-instituted in Dining Hall due to Omicron

Marianna Gu, News Editor January 25, 2022

Due to the increasing infection rate of the newly discovered Omicron variant, which is even more contagious than the SARS-CoV-2 virus, Masters has decided to implement policies to effectively prevent the...

Senioritis isn’t just a pattern- it shows what’s wrong with modern education

Lance Leys, Tower Broadcast News Executive Producer January 21, 2022

As the first semester draws to a close, the teachers and advisors of seniors prepare to warn the Class of 2022 about the plague of senioritis that threatens to wreak havoc on their grades and waning motivation. Truthfully,...

Renovations in the FC and Strayer gym are all set to be completed within the next month.  The next spaces to re-open are the FC dance studios, which will be ready on Jan. 21.

News Brief: Update on FC, Strayer renovations

Hanna Schiciano, TBN Associate Producer January 15, 2022

The FC dance studios and Strayer gym are set to be completed by Jan. 21 and on or about Feb. 4, respectively, Craig Dunne, head of engineering and maintenance, said. Hurricane Ida caused over one...

School is set to resume in-person classes on Monday, Jan. 10. Due to inclement weather, Friday Jan. 7 will be a snow day.

Masters to resume in-person classes Monday, Jan. 10

Kira Ratan, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2022

After analyzing this week’s pooled testing results and in consultation with the Health Advisory Team, Masters will continue with an in-person return to school on Monday, Jan. 10. There will be a snow...

After a ninth grade student made a threat to two students following an altercation in the Davis Cafe, administration decided to separate the student from the School permanently. Many students chose not to attend school for fear of their safety.

Increased security and higher rates of student absence following threat to campus

Sophia Van Beek and Kira Ratan December 29, 2021

On Monday, Dec. 13, a group of students confronted a classmate regarding an offensive Instagram page, which resulted in that student making a physical threat to students on campus. Earlier, during Morning...

2020 United States presidential election results map by county

Progressives Never Had a Mandate

Carlos Heredia, Web Editor December 16, 2021
And they should stop acting like they do...
Carol Queiroz argues that the test optional application policy should remain in place for juniors who have been just as affected by the pandemic as past students.

Keep the test optional policy for Juniors

Carol Queiroz, TBN Executive Producer December 16, 2021

During the last year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought an array of new challenges for high school students visiting and applying to colleges. No college campus visits, less access to standardized...

MISH fundraising in the dining hall for the Movember foundation.

An Open Letter to MISH Leadership

Matthias Jaylen Sandoval, Social Media Manager/ Distribution Manager December 16, 2021

Dear Mish Leadership, Your philanthropic work is truly admirable. Your work as a group and individually really reflects our school’s mission statement because all of you involved are most definitely...

Analyzing Film the Masters Way

Analyzing Film the Masters Way

Lucas Seguinot, Features Editor December 16, 2021

With all of the classes at Masters offered, Film Studies 1: Narrative, Genre, & Directorial Style taught by Dr. Stacy Van Beek, stands out. Take a deeper look into the class curriculum, current events,...

Senior Daniela Batista (left) and Rowan Walter (right) peruse the snack selection before movie night starts. Jeff Carnevale, dean of students, organized the logistics for the pretzel and popcorn machines, which were brought in from an outside vendor. Shelly Kaye, Class of 2022 dean, bought soda and candy for the movie night as well.

Popcorn and pretzels: Movie nights arrive at Masters

Ethan Schlapp, Lead Sports Editor December 16, 2021

While numerous traditions are always celebrated in the Masters community, a new tradition that doesn’t involve tug-of-war or singing “Now I Walk in Beauty,” but instead popcorn and pretzels, has...

Students react to self-defense law and verdict of Kyle Rittenhouse

Students react to self-defense law and verdict of Kyle Rittenhouse

Hanna Schiciano, TBN Associate Producer December 16, 2021

Masters students shared their beliefs regarding the Wisconsin self-defense law and if it was properly applied to the verdict of Kyle Rittenhouse. The 17-year-old shot and killed two people and injured...

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