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 Salem, Massachusetts, is home to the biggest Halloween festival in America. Tourists have many opportunities to learn about the towns sinister history by visiting prominent landmarks and museums while also having a lot of fun within the marketplace and Salem commons.

The Bewitching History of Salem

Maliha Chowdhury, Staff Reporter October 30, 2022

It’s that time of year again – a return to the crunch of fallen leaves underneath your boots, the smell of freshly baked apple and pumpkin pies, and the cozy feeling of a warm fireplace. But most importantly,...

Five Copy Chiefs and one Editor-in-Chief of The Science Survey, who wrote this column, pose for a photo. From left to right, top to bottom are Maggie Schneider 22, Josephine Kinlan 22, Alexandra Zwiebel 22, Ellora Klein 22, Nicole Zhou 23 and Aissata Barry 22 (Not pictured: Otho Valentino Sella 23).

Summer 2022 Advice Column: Strategies for Maximizing Your Summer Time

Hi Bronx Science! We, the Copy Chiefs and one Editor-in-Chief of The Science Survey, believe that congratulations are in order. It has been…quite the year, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic,...

Kushal Sahabir ’22 plays a traditional melody on the tabla during the NASHA performance on June 3rd, 2022.

An In-Depth Profile of NASHA, Bronx Science’s South Asian Cultural Club

Fairuz Omar Raya, Staff Reporter July 24, 2022

What is NASHA? NASHA of Culture is a South-Asian heritage club at the Bronx High School of Science. It is considered historical, a legacy club, as it has been an official club at Bronx Science since the...

A member of the MakerSpace club works intensively on his 3D printer pen project.

Meet the MakerSpace Club: Turning Ideas Into a Finished Product

Marian Caballo, Staff Reporter July 24, 2022

On Thursday afternoons in Room 131, wood shavings and the buzz of hardware fill the air as the MakerSpace club gathers for the final meetings of the 2021-2022 school year — all in preparation for the...

Participants in the Rainbow Run pose for photos prior to its start.

The Callen-Lorde Center, a Safety Net for New York’s LGBTQ+ Population

Maggie Schneider, Staff Reporter July 22, 2022

On May 7th,  2022, Callen-Lorde held their 6th annual Rainbow Run, a 5K or 10K run meant to raise money for the organization. It was raining, but that didn’t stop their  loyal supporters from...

Here are some Key Club members at a New York Road Runners (NYRR) event  after organizing and distributing bags to the runners.

Volunteering Around the City: A Profile of Bronx Science’s Key Club

Grace Mao, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Exploring New York City with friends, helping out marathon runners, and planting flowers are just a few of the countless activities that Key Club members participate in throughout the year. Founded in...

Pithiya D’ Costa, Kristen Li, and Tasnim Hossain (left to right) began leading the book club when school was online during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Building a Community of Readers: A Profile of the Bronx Science Book Club

Victoria Diaz, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

With the switch to in-person learning during the past 2021-2022 academic year, many students have gravitated towards clubs to catch up with their peers and transition from the online format that most experienced...

 S.O. Chief of Staff Ahona Rana ’22, S.O. Vice President Allision Errico ’22, and S.O. Secretary Sudiptha Paul ’23 work together to hand out after-school snacks to students.

The Creators of the After School Snack Program: The Nutritional Health Council

Pritika Patel, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

Over the course of our school’s history, Bronx Science has launched various programs, such as peer tutoring and SGI (Small Group Instruction). From student-led to faculty based, Bronx Science’s diverse...

At the front of the picture is Tenzin Samten (Stage Manager) and from front to back are Emith Uyanwatte (Lights Director), Lydia Du (Lights Assistant), Madison Lee (Member of Sounds), and Zoe Levitt (Sounds Assistance). In this photo, all of them are going over their cues and making sure there aren’t any lights or sound issues before one run through starts.

The Stage Crew Behind the Musical ‘Godspell’

Benzir Raida, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

On May 19th and 20th, 2022, Bronx Science drama students performed the musical Godspell. Usually, whenever a musical or play is produced, almost everyone will talk about the cast's wonderful acting and...

Behind the food trays, a lunch aide serves students stewed chicken and broccoli with fried rice and green beans as sides. She always delivers a cheery greeting.

An Appreciation of the Food Service Workers at Bronx Science

Josephine Kinlan, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

The bell has just rung. Bodies flow into the cafeteria like a river. Clamoring voices fill the brightly lit space, discussing tests and homework, movies and songs, current events and favorite colors. A...

Senior Zayedali Shaikh ‘22 poses for a photo during his last month at Bronx Science.

Bronx Science’s Graduated Class of 2022 Reflects Back on Their High School Years

Jason Dai, Staff Reporter July 21, 2022

On June 23rd, 2022, Bronx Science’s class of 2022 graduated from high school and officially say their goodbyes. With a ceremony at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, seniors at Bronx Science experienced...

Print out this crossword box so that you can fill in the answers.

September 2022 Crossword: New York City History Theme

Maggie Schneider, Staff Reporter July 20, 2022

To complete the crossword at home, simply click on the crossword box, print it out, and fill in the boxes using the clues below! Across 3. Katz’s Delicatessen order since 1888 5. Structure that...

Emmaa Afful ’22, president of the LEAP club, sees the potential of environmental activism. “I think LEAP demonstrates that there’s a way for everyone to contribute to large scale issues. While the effect might not be felt globally, changing even your school or one person’s mindset is just as impactful,” Afful said.

A Profile of LEAP, the League of Environmental and Animal Protection

Olivia Wronski, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

California’s forests are burning down. In the first three months of 2022 alone, there have been 428 fires that have ravaged 5,161 acres of land. The glaciers at the poles are melting faster than ever...

Some of the Copy Chiefs of the 2021-2022 ‘Science Survey’ collaborate during a Zoom meeting after school. Pictured from left to right, top to bottom, are Katrina Tablang ’23, Maggie Schneider ’22, Katia Anastas ’23, Benjamin Fishbein ’22, Marian Caballo ’22 and Paromita Talukder ’22 (Not pictured: Sarah Derkach ’22).

April 2022 Advice Column: Tips on the College Process

Hey Bronx Science! Do you hear the chirping of birds outside? See a dazzling display of newly budded flowers? Feel a calming breeze in the air? It must be the beginning of Spring, with its promises...

Some of the rare books offered at the Argosy Bookstore.

A Tour of Independent Manhattan Bookstores and Why You Should Visit

Rahib Taher, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

We all have experienced the New York City trek, a trip navigating from subway station to subway station, transferring many times along the way. On those lengthy trips, suspended in a metal carriage, underground...

A team at AtomHacks VIII gets help from mentor and Fullstack Web Development Workshop host Harry Shapiro ’14.

AtomHacks: A Look into Bronx Science’s Hackathon

Jillian Chong, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

At the TechCrunch Hackathon in 2010, it took just twenty-four hours for two programmers to make a group-messaging app that was previously slated to take eighteen months to build. Coming up with the idea...

People young and old gather around to celebrate, invigorated by the spirit of the festival. Shivas Khera ’22 described the holiday as “one of the most well-known and cherished Hindu festivals around the world.”

Holi: The History of a Rich and Colorful Holiday

Pritika Patel, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

The rich bass of dhols fills the air as masses of people converge to participate in what is known as the most colorful holiday of the year. The smell of fresh sweets like gulab jamuns and cooling drinks...

Science Survey staff members read an old issue of The Science Survey. The paper dates back to 1938 when Bronx Science was first established.

Behind the Scenes at ‘The Science Survey’

Kate Hankin, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

The sound of passionate typing and light chatter fills Room 214 as Mr. Thorp's students work on their articles, honing their craft as journalists. The Journalism Workshop meets daily to work on the school's...

Fay Da offers a wide selection of not only East Asian desserts, but also interesting takes on your classic birthday cake! Arifa Tasmiya 22 said she got a mango mousse cake for her birthday not too long ago. “The cake itself was very beautiful. It was orange on top with a cream colored mousse in between layers of vanilla cake, which was very light and creamy. The topmost layer was a chewy mango flavored gelatin based layer. The top was decorated with strawberries and blueberries.” This cake is pictured here. It’s the third cake from the left on the top row.

Stopping to Smell the Roses: Profiles of New York City Bakeries

Arianne Browne, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

Living life at 100 miles an hour takes away from the beautiful little moments that make it so wonderful. As many of us at Bronx Science know, this city never sleeps, and neither do we, so it can feel truly...

Here is my copy of Just Kids, my favorite book.

The Class of 2022’s Bookshelf

Ellora Klein, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

If every 9th grader at Bronx Science chose to read a book a week for all of high school (unrealistic, but not impossible), they would have read around 209 books individually and 167,200 books collectively...

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