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Dr. Tramantano: English Teacher and Painter

Dr. Tramantano: English Teacher and Painter

Eytan Stanton, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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Dr. Tramantano may seem like your average Bronx Science English teacher: he enjoys literature, wears semi-formal clothing, and brings his laptop to school. However, if you look a little closer at his laptop, you may notice colored spots scattered along its surface. They cover his phone case and his sweater...

The Cooper Phenomenon

The Cooper Phenomenon

Daniela Castro, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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Bronx Science’s extensive curriculum and hefty workload can be  challenging, especially when a student is trying to balance teams, clubs, and a social life at the same time. For some students, trying to keep up with extracurriculars can seem nearly impossible, but this is not the case for Zoe Co...

A Fashion Professional in High School: Felix Lugo ’19

A Fashion Professional in High School: Felix Lugo ’19

Max Steiker, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2018


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You may not know it, but Bronx Science has its very own fashion professional. Since he was fifteen years old, Felix Lugo ‘19 has been designing and styling clothes, and he is working on turning his passion into a career. In a move to further his career prospects, Lugo is planning an upcoming fashion...

Perene Wang ’19, Tennis Player, Commits to UChicago for the Class of ’23

Perene Wang ’19, Tennis Player, Commits to UChicago for the Class of ’23

Joselyn Kim, Staff Reporter

December 22, 2018


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The Common Application, supplements, letters of recommendation, and anxious days waiting to find out college acceptances: all of these are things that Perene Wang ’19 does not need to stress about during the 2018-2019 academic year as a senior. In April 2018, during her junior year, Wang committed...

Hidden Gems: Getting to Know Bronx Science’s Literary Publications

Hidden Gems: Getting to Know Bronx Science’s Literary Publications

Katherine Doss, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


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The bell rings and SGI is now over. For many students, the best part of the school day has just begun. Bronx Science has various types of clubs, but not all of them get the same amount of attention. Publications especially could use a boost in student recognition. Two of these underappreciated publications...

Not-So-High-School Sweethearts

Not-So-High-School  Sweethearts

Payel Islam, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


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Going to the same high school and later, the same college, while never meeting each other seems quite impossible. However, for Jan Alscher ’66 and Michael Greenstein ’66, it was the beginning of their love story, the impossible made possible. The two attended Bronx Science together while never...

Bronx Science’s Bravest

Bronx Science’s Bravest

Sazida Marzia, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


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As the fire trucks race by, flashing their red lights and emitting their ear piercing sirens, the gallant firefighters driving them dash to the scene. However, not all of these firefighters save lives as a career. Some do it out of pure kindness as volunteers, choosing to make a difference without earning...

Poetic Personalities

Poetic Personalities

Yanny Liang, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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With each cycle of the seasons comes a new chance for thousands of New York City students to showcase their literary prowess and creativity. The City College of New York hosts its prestigious annual poetry contest for high school students during March of each year. The Spring Poetry Festival that fol...

Two Physics Teachers Lead Climate Awareness

Two Physics Teachers Lead Climate Awareness

Alysa Chen, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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“100-year storm,” “500-year rainfall,” and “1,000-year flood.” These are descriptions of recent disasters that pop up on news headlines regularly now. From Hurricane Florence in North Carolina to Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines, deadly storms that have historically occurred once every...

Project FIRE x Novel Girls Book Drive

Project FIRE x Novel Girls Book Drive

Chloe Frajmund, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Drew Faust, the President of Harvard University, once said, “We educate women because it is smart. We educate women because it changes the world.” This is the motto that drives ‘Novel Girls,’ a student-run organization from Brooklyn Technical High School with the goal of educating women and girls...

Alexander Warren ’18 Wins the Congressional App Challenge

Alexander Warren ’18 Wins the Congressional App Challenge

Vivian Ma, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Bronx Science proudly announced the winner of 2017’s Congressional App Challenge on their website during the month of April 2018, congratulating Alexander Warren '18 on his achievement. The annual Congressional App Challenge began in 2013 as a way to incentivize teenagers to learn how to code and get th...

Bringing Bronx Science Tutors to Homeless Youth

Bringing Bronx Science Tutors to Homeless Youth

Jemma Lasswell, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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In the summer of 2017, Rukaiya Sharmi ’19 was inspired to help the homeless in any way she could. Along with her friend Anna Pacheco, president of Stuyvesant’s Homeless Coalition, Rukaiya began to search for a way to help. They founded the 'No One Gets Left Behind' program, abbreviated as NOGLB....

Science in the Making: the Science Olympiad Team Qualifies for Regionals

Science in the Making: the Science Olympiad Team Qualifies for Regionals

Elizabeth Jung, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2018


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For the first time in Bronx Science history, the Science Olympiad team qualified in the regional competition at Grover Cleveland High School to go to the state competition. The state competition was held on March 10th, 2018 at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. At the competition, the Olympiads ...

Young, Smart, and Talented

Young, Smart, and Talented

Rahma Tasnim, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


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In an engaging performance of Khalid’s 'Young Dumb & Broke,' Masuma Begum ’19 and Naima Nadia ’19 kept the audience happy during the S.O. Talent Show. Begum and Nadia initially combined their talents when they competed in the Muslim InterScholastic Tournament (MIST) together in March 2018...

Seniors Studying Abroad

Seniors Studying Abroad

Ivan Lacroix, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2018


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With the majority of students having received their college acceptances, the beginning of a new era is just around the corner. There are endless possibilities up for grabs. Some students can decide to take a gap year before going to college while others are eagerly waiting to start packing their belongin...

Brian Josephson Named Valedictorian

Brian Josephson Named Valedictorian

Sofija Radulovic, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018


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On June 21, 2018, the Class of 2018 will graduate at the United Palace Theatre with Brian Josephson as valedictorian along with Batya Wiener and Maya Parness as salutatorians. Josephson has a GPA of 97.92. Wiener and Parness tied for salutatorian with the same GPA of 97.76. This rare occurrence has...

Spork Wars

Spork Wars

Jonathan Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Students throughout Bronx Science recognize the beginning of the end of the school year once seniors are seen dashing across hallways in war-paint and colorful bandanas, plastic utensils in hand. Doors are plastered with signs from mildly peeved teachers declaring “safe zones." Spork Wars has arrived ...

The Artists at Science

The Artists at Science

Ada Cheng, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Bronx Science is well-known for being filled with a wide-range of talented students. From Speech and Debate to Regeneron research, to track and field, there is no doubt that we possess many gifts. However, aside from the trophies and Regeneron research posters, our school is decorated with many works...

Brotherly Power: The Bronx Science Public Forum Debate Team

Brotherly Power: The Bronx Science Public Forum Debate Team

Marco Zembo Palzer, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Year after year, the Bronx Science Public Forum Debate team is among the strongest teams nationally, and naturally, some of the strongest debaters in the nation come out of Bronx Science. Over the past four years, one person in particular who has raised the bar time and time again is Daniel Oesteriche...

Prom Season Blooms

Prom Season Blooms

Ada Cheng, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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The definition of “promposal,” according to dictionary.com is precisely, “an elaborately staged request to be someone's date to a prom.” As Summer approaches, so does the season of promposals. Senior prom is less than a month away and the Class of 2018 is jittery as many are excited to see the creativ...

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