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The student-run news site of The Masters School

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The student-run news site of The Masters School

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Proposed constitutional revisions aim for clarity in procedure, voting

Proposed constitutional revisions aim for clarity in procedure, voting

Aurora Rose Horn and Oliver Kreeger December 8, 2021

he Community Government constitution has not been amended for nearly a decade. Though no sweeping changes are in the works, this year, Executive Committee is embarking on an overhaul of the constitution,...

Soft serve machine ready for business

Soft serve machine ready for business

Lance Leys, Accountability and Accuracy Manager December 5, 2021

After a year of inactivity and several months worth of supply chain troubles, Brock is planning to re-activate the soft serve machine in the dining hall again on Monday for dinners going forward. Installed...

JENNY XU AND ELIZABETH Fletcher tried their hand at “ninja” during the annual
Dorm Olympics on campus. The boarding community is back together at Masters
after more than a year apart.

International Students Return

Lucas Seguinot, Features Editor October 29, 2021

  “I am from Ghana… it was fully remote [last year]. I was given the opportunity to come, but there were some issues with the embassy back home,” Senior Dani Appiah said. “I feel like I...

Jayde Bennett, The new director of residential life has returned to Masters; they used to work with CITYTerm. A product of boarding school themselves, Bennett has committed themself to aim to be the person who wasnt there for them in their high school years.

Boarders welcome Jayde Bennett

Matthias Jaylen Sandoval, Social Media Manager/ Distribution Manager October 27, 2021

Jayde Bennett said, “I never wanted to leave, I was trying to figure out ways to stay at Masters. I felt very much like it was my home for those two years. It was the first place in a long time that...

Ed Gormley keeps Masters fun

September 3, 2021

Director of Weekend Activities Ed Gormley shares his story of keeping campus fun for the boarding community.

Photo Gallery: Upper School Graduation 2021

June 13, 2021

Photos taken by Maia Barantsevitch and Ellen Cowhey

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...

11-year old Abigail (Abby) Kaye, the daughter of eleventh grade Class Dean Shelly Kaye, studies at home accompanied by her familys dog. Because both of Abbys parents are teaching in person this fall, shes had to take on more responsibility making sure she and her brother Gavin are present for their online classes. Kaye said, It’s been difficult for me to accept that I’m turning it over to an 11-year old to manage her own schedule. Under normal circumstances, I would never expect anything like that.”

Children of the pandemic: exploring the challenges and coping strategies of the world’s youngest learners

Logan Schiciano, TBN Producer November 20, 2020

The initial thrill of learning from home that many young children experienced back in March has quickly faded into an endless stretch of fear, isolation and uncertainty. The pandemic is not only proving...

When celebrating Thanksgiving this November, gathering in larger groups is possible, if the appropriate precautions are taken to ensure the safety of those around us.

Cautiously celebrate Thanksgiving face-to-face

Sabrina Wolfson, Opinion Editor November 18, 2020

For the last four centuries, the final Thursday of November has meant an abundance of food, family, and parties of all kinds, in celebration of Thanksgiving. This year traditional gatherings could be dangerous...

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