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Photo Gallery: Upper School Graduation 2021

June 13, 2021

Photos taken by Maia Barantsevitch and Ellen Cowhey

The class of 2023 have all received legacy stones to help them have a positive high school experience.

Legacy Stones: the perfect Masters tradition

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor June 8, 2021

High school is meant to be a key time for self-searching and exploration: a place where anyone can discover, deepen and pursue passions and talents. A place where we can find the kind of person we want...

Student-teacher relationships are integral components to safe and productive learning environments. However, teachers must be able to care for their students without overstepping any professional boundaries.

Student-teacher boundaries: Defining fine lines

Kira Ratan, Editor-in-Chief June 8, 2021

Following the separation of former Upper School Science Teacher Andres Cárdenas from the Masters community in April 2021, for what Head of School Laura Danforth called in a community-wide email, a “pattern...

Olivia Rodrigo releases record-breaking debut album

Olivia Rodrigo releases debut album “SOUR”

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor May 28, 2021

By now, few people can say they have not heard of the name Olivia Rodrigo. The 18 year old actress, singer and songwriter has taken over social media platforms like TikTok with her record-breaking singles...

Junior Ethan Rosenberg throws a pitch in Masters' 10-0 loss to Rye Country Day.

Rye Country Day blows out Masters on Senior Day

Mitch Fink, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 22, 2021

Masters varsity baseball had its senior day celebrations spoiled by the Rye Country Day Wildcats, who routed the Panthers 10-0 in seven innings in Sunday afternoon’s season finale at Clarke Field. For...

Letter to the editor: a different perspective

Letter to the editor: a different perspective

Eric Solomon, Contributing Writer May 19, 2021

Unfortunately, I, along with everyone, else have witnessed the violence taking place in Israel and the Gaza Strip this past week and a half. There have been many different opinions on the conflict and...

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...

A description of the NFT manufacturing process. As the market for NFTs has risen to prominence, NFTs have become an increasingly polarizing item on the market.

NFTs cause friction in crypto community

Lance Leys, Accountability and Accuracy Manager May 17, 2021

Even those who aren’t active members of the cryptocurrency or art communities have likely heard the term “NFTs”, or non-fungible tokens.  NFTs are an identifying code given to a digital work...

Senior center fielder Nick Albani stands in the batters box during the sixth inning of Masters' season opener at Hackley. The Panthers dropped the contest to the Hornets, by a score of 11-6 in seven innings.

Baseball shows heart in hard-fought loss to Hackley

Mitch Fink, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 16, 2021

By the end of the second inning, the writing was on the wall for the Masters varsity baseball team: Sunday afternoon’s season opener at the Hackley Hornets was going to be one to forget for the Panthers.  Masters’...

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...

Blogger Tyler Hack responds to an opinion piece about the recent conflicts happening between the Israeli Government and the Hamas in Palestine.

Tyler Hack responds to “Social media posts demonizing Israel threaten Jews and their homeland”

Tyler Hack, Blogger May 13, 2021

First and foremost, I’m not writing this response because I’m a Tower blogger or member of the Masters community, but because I’m Jewish. As a Jew, it is my responsibility to recognize that it is...

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