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A New Beginning: Resolutions to Help With the Spring 2017 Semester

A New Beginning: Resolutions to Help With the Spring 2017 Semester

Lauren Choi, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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Three months into the new year of 2017, with last semester behind them, Bronx Science students are reflecting on what they could have done better during last semester, and they getting ready for what's to come during the months of March, April, May, and June. For freshmen and sophomores who are new to t...

Healthy Ways to Unwind Without Caffeine

Healthy Ways to Unwind Without Caffeine

Jeanette Lee, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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It’s no question that students at Bronx Science have their share of work, tests, and projects throughout the school year. Although many students are trying to stay off of it, many members of the student body resort to caffeinated drinks to help them get through their days. Nationwide, students are ...

Food Fair was a Rousing Success

Food Fair was a Rousing Success

Samira Ashif, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Dozens of clubs gathered around in the cafeteria on December 6th, 2016, setting up tables covered with trays of delicious food. What took place on this day was Bronx Science’s annual LOP Food Fair. One of the most popular school events, the fair turned out to be a great success this year. There are...

Fashion Trends for the Year

Fashion Trends for the Year

Tasmia Kabir, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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Oversized Jean jackets/bomber jackets This fall, instead of seeing many people in thick sweaters, we often saw people dressed in oversized denim jackets or bomber jackets instead. Many students around the school can be seen wearing these jackets in the fall and winter to stay warm. Emmayrabbi...

The Organization ‘Sandy Hook Promise’ Releases an Awareness Video on School Shootings

The Organization ‘Sandy Hook Promise’ Releases an Awareness Video on School Shootings

Bridget Kulcsar, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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We see it in the news more and more frequently - in big letters, SCHOOL SHOOTING. Since the Sandy Hook school shooting on December 14th, 2012, a gun has been fired on school property 186 times, and 555 children have died across the country due to gun violence. Because school shootings are becoming more...

Final Exam Success: Tips and Tricks

Final Exam Success: Tips and Tricks

Nicole Neil and Raisa Alam
March 21, 2017
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It’s that time of the year again! In a few short months, it will be June, so now is the time to get started preparing for Final Exams! Most students can agree that taking Final Exams is a daunting experience—one filled with stressful late night study sessions and last minute collaborations on Facebo...

New Year’s Resolutions: How to Achieve Your Goals

New Year’s Resolutions: How to Achieve Your Goals

Jamie Powers, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
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At the turn of the new year, many celebrate with hopes of a “fresh start.”  While 2017 may not actually feel any different yet, it’s a good time to set a goal for yourself. When setting a goal, you should keep the acronym SMART in mind.  S for specific, M for measurable, A for achievabl...

February 2017 Crossword Puzzle

February 2017 Crossword Puzzle

Sophia Xian, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
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Across 1. Small pieces of metallic material thrown 2. Number gambling game of chance 4. Kiss under the 5. Colorful explosions in the sky 6. 2013 Animated Disney film 7. An elaborate and spectacular production 10. x^2 ; popular place in Manhattan 11. To shimmer or shine 12. Kind of glove with tw...

Senioritis Infects the Class of 2017

Senioritis Infects the Class of 2017

Claudia Kitchen, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
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Wearing sweatpants four of five days of the school week. Arriving thirty minutes late to your first period class every day. Excessive absence. Considering your homework to be optional. All of these are symptoms of the epidemic spreading throughout the senior class of 2017: senioritis. Urban Dictionary...

Ringing in the Lunar New Year

Ringing in the Lunar New Year

Emily Yu, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
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2017 has already made its debut, and so has the Year of the Rooster. The Lunar New Year was held on January 28th, 2017, and this year, the rooster is taking its turn on the zodiac cycle. The Lunar New Year is a holiday typically celebrated by Asian countries that follow the lunar calendar. As it does...

November 2016 Crossword Puzzle

November 2016 Crossword Puzzle

Sophia Xian, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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Across 2. When the sun crosses the celestial equator 4. Cupcake’s cousin 5. Popular boots brand 6. Convenient source of coffee, BLT, candy, and more 9. Water around land 11. A tall cup to hold liquids 12. College readiness website 14. Type of hat that detectives wear 16. New Director of Spee...

Best of Senior Shirts

Best of Senior Shirts

Claudia Kitchen, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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One of the most well known traditions at Bronx Science is Senior Appreciation Day, which falls on the first Friday of every October. A huge part of this day is wearing “Senior Shirts,” which different groups of friends spend weeks preparing to celebrate their moving on from high school. “This year's...

Freshmen Faces

Freshmen Faces

Raisa Chowdhury, Staff Reporter
November 23, 2016
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This year, Bronx Science is welcoming 773 new faces in the freshman class, the largest of all four of our grade levels. Hailing from the usual four boroughs (Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx), each freshman is unique and will bring something new to the Bronx Science community. One of these...

Competitor of the Common App Launched

Competitor of the Common App Launched

Winni You, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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For the first time ever, the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (CAAS) Application is available to college applicants of the class of 2021 as an alternative to the traditional Common Application. Over 90 colleges and universities, including all Ivies and Stanford University, have collaborated...

Grading System Changed to an Annualized System

Grading System Changed to an Annualized System

Raidah Chowdhury, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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Discussion has ensued amongst the Bronx Science student body regarding recent changes in the grading system. Prior to the 2016-2017 school year, students’ grades were reported each semester, and students were given a clean slate to start off their second semester. It was announced late last year, however,...

Science Changes STEM Curriculum

Science Changes STEM Curriculum

Melina Asteriadis, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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Bronx Science has introduced changes to the STEM curriculum, in the hopes of strengthening it and providing a wider variety of STEM classes for students. Previously, freshmen took one semester of Research Literacy, a class geared towards scientific investigation and writing, and Writing Seminar, which...

New York Comic Con takes Bronx Science by Storm

New York Comic Con takes Bronx Science by Storm

Gloria Ngan, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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Early in October, you might have noticed a large amount of costumes, capes, and spandex around New York City. Either everyone was celebrating Halloween early, or they were headed to New York Comic Con (NYCC), which fell on October 6th - 9th this year. Since 2006, NYCC, organized by ReedPOP, has been...

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