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Priya Minhas: A Story From Behind the Scenes of a Producer, Director, and Writer

Priya Minhas, a woman of many talents, works to share her stories with others through her writing and videos.

Arona Islam, Staff Reporter

June 21, 2020

From behind the camera and through words carefully crafted in articles, Priya Minhas tells a story. Working with artists such as Yungblood, Doja Cat, Ella Mai, and Anik Khan, amongst others, she brings her visions to life and onto everyone’s screen. If you asked her, Minhas would claim that it was ...

Virtually United: Bronx Science Math Department Covers ‘We Are The World’

The video holds much value for both the students and teachers who participated. “The Mathematics department coming together to make this collaboration means a lot to me. I was happy to see so many of us participate to put on this show,” said Mr. Liang, Mathematics teacher.

Samama Moontaha, Staff Reporter

June 21, 2020

Once upon a time, people across the globe woke up every morning with the intention of getting ready for a day of social interaction and fresh air. Only months ago, our lives changed as stay-at-home orders took away the daily doses of social activity that we relied upon. Especially for the staff and students...

What Makes a Student Successful?

Elias Silver ‘20 leads a public forum debate meeting. He is very passionate about the team, noting that “...it is always rewarding to help people enjoy something that’s difficult.”

Sophia Randall, Staff Reporter

June 21, 2020

At Bronx Science, every student is intelligent, articulate, and interesting. However, there are always a certain few that end up being chosen to talk at exhibitions, parent breakfasts, and presentations. These students are very well-rounded, have stellar grades, and are able to command a room when spe...

A New Format: Bronx Science’s 92nd Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2020

Registration for the virtual graduation ceremony takes place online, where seniors can customize a message to the class of 2020.

Celeste Abourjeili, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2020

To watch the Class of 2020's 92nd Bronx Science Commencement Ceremony, click on the video above.  Due to COVID-19, high schools across the world have resorted to hosting virtual graduations online, due to social distancing restrictions in effect as a means of flattening the curve of infection....

National Honor Society Goes Virtual With Its Induction Ceremony For the First Time in Bronx Science History

Russell Ahiamadi '20 shares his experiences as President of NHS with his fellow members. Representing leadership as one of the four pillars of NHS, Ahiamadi highlighted the importance of leadership throughout his speech.

Afifa Areya, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2020

To watch the May 27, 2020 virtual NHS Induction Ceremony, click on the video above.  The National Honors Society celebrates their graduating members every year. Unfortunately, with the sudden outbreak of COVID-19, a lot of events have had to be cancelled due to social distancing restrictions ...

I’ll Always Remember You: Reminiscing Over the Past Four Years at Bronx Science

Seniors celebrated 'Senior T-Shirt Day' in style, one of countless memories that we have made over our past four years at Bronx Science.

Jean Namgung, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2020

Our Ninth grade year: This was time that most of us probably do not want to remember. From carrying fifty different notebooks in our backpacks to walking into the wrong classrooms, it was a year filled with outdated fashion trends, ugly eyebrows, the mannequin challenge, and everyone telling us, “i...

Nonprofits Helping During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Bronx Science students in Key Club are pictured helping out at a community event earlier in the school year before the Coronavirus pandemic closed in-person schooling. Members of the Key Club practice the ethos of giving back to their community, as many organizations are now doing during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Sazida Marzia, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2020

With the world upended by COVID-19, the regularities that we are used to following have been completely uprooted. We have watched the Coronavirus pandemic affect every aspect of our daily lives, with social distancing rules, mask wearing in public, and regulations barring groups from meeting. Businesses...

Live to Inspire: Elaine Wang ’21 and Project Veni Vidi Vici

Fire flames kindling the project’s motivation to inspire is the image of Veni Vidi Vici’s logo, created by Elaine Wang '21.

Yi Lan Zhang, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2020

Anticipated summer internships and plans for 2020 have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but there are other ways to stay proactive and to become involved in projects outside of school. Elaine Wang ’21 spent her quarantine teaching herself graphic design skills. “I had bought the app...

A Masked Army of Volunteers Combats COVID-19 by Donating PPE to Essential Workers

Lin’s parents stand inside of their toy warehouse. “It hasn't been that hard balancing my volunteering efforts with school since my parents do most of the work. I usually go to the warehouse on weekends when I don't have school to help pack masks, since we also have been mailing them out to people,” said YuZhen Lin.

Montana Lee, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2020

New York State went on PAUSE on March 22, 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Our community’s engaged families, like that of Bronx Science siblings YuZhen Lin ’21 and Edward Lin ’23, have been doing all that they can to make sure that healthcare workers and hospitals have the personal protective...

Pen, Paint, and Pride

“People often say, a way to connect to people is through food. I completely agree with that,” said Caitlin Yeung. “My piece, 9:00 A.M. Acceptance, is about accepting and feeling proud of my culture through food.”

Montana Lee, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2020

Bronx Science students won big in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Four students — Caitlin Yeung ’20, Julia Sperling ’21, Olivia Lee ’22, and I — earned national medals, while many others won regional awards.  Established in 1923, the prestigious annual Awards celebrate ...

Meet Your Future S.O. Leaders for 2020-2021!

Sophie Portizky ’21 is obsessed with Harry Potter and loves spending time with her friends. Through participating in BBYO, a Jewish Youth Group, Poritzky was able to build valuable friendships.

Ruhika Ponda, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

During these unprecedented times, the students of Bronx Science have had to adapt to our current circumstances in numerous ways. Due to nationwide school shutdowns as a result of COVID-19, this year’s Bronx Science S.O. election candidates had to campaign online through social media platforms, such as...

More Than Just a Team Sport: A Profile of the Synchronized Skating Team ‘CP Ice’

A close up of an ice skater's skates.

Byul Sak, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

What comes to mind when you think of team sports? Most people envision a field or a court: soccer, baseball, volleyball, or basketball. But one sport that almost never comes to mind is synchronized skating. Combining skating skill, artistry, and perfect synchronicity, it is a unique sport that many ...

Our S.O. Cabinet and their SO Amazing Efforts During the Coronavirus Pandemic

S.O Cabinet’s new meetings consist of Video Chats to share any wonderful ideas that they have.

Ellen Wu, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2020

Remote learning has caused a shift in all of our lifestyles. There’s no longer a concept of a “normal” or daily routine that we can follow by anymore. With daily school schedules and each class period being nonexistent, our learning experience has gone through some major changes. Despite this, ou...

“And as Always…” Wolverine TV During Quarantine

Tasnimul Rafid ’21 Lola Murti ’21 are the Wolverine TV anchors for the 2019-2020 academic year. While the two cannot wear their classic matching outfits to film at school, Murti still enjoys producing content at home because she is able to learn more about students’ and teachers’ lives outside of school.

Lavanya Manickam, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2020

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many media companies have recently begun producing their content remotely. CNN anchors are filming their segments from their basements, the SNL cast members are airing Zoom calls, and Global Citizen is hosting virtual events where musicians perform short setlists at home....

A Profile of Eva Xie ’20: More Than a Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

Eva Xie ’20 proudly shows her Regeneron Scholar Certificate. “I joined the research program because I believed it would provide me with the chance to step into my dream career. Here in New York, merely embracing and pursuing any possibility can lead to breakthroughs,” she said.

Montana Lee, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

Eva Xie '20, who emigrated to the United States four years ago, is Bronx Science’s first Science Talent Search finalist in three years. Her work, which is covered here, centers on using genomics to improve treatments for heart disease. Behind her groundbreaking research is incredible grit, allowing her not onl...

Friendship Goals!

Ms. Parness and Ms. McGuigan.

Daniela Castro and Sofia Mahairas

April 8, 2020

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine teachers having a life outside of school.  We know they do, but it’s just hard to imagine. So let's not imagine. Instead, let’s take a look at the secret (and not so secret) friendships between teachers in school. Hopefully quarantine hasn’t caused you to forget some ...

Meet the Physical Education Department

Mr. Collins coaches Girls’ Varsity Golf in the Fall and Junior Varsity Boys’ Basketball in the Winter.

Celeste Abourjeili, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

While most students see physical education as an escape from academic class, members of the Physical Education department aim to educate students on important subjects — health and fitness. At Bronx Science, all of the Physical Education teachers are incredibly dedicated to this goal. Ms. Dietrich ...

Best Foot Forward: Dance Production Club

After much anticipation, Rohan Mehta ’21 is excited to announce that Dance Production Club will start meeting in early March.

Jaymie Paredes, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

For many people, high school is a confusing period full of growth and constant change. High school can also be the perfect time for students to explore their individuality. They are able to discover their passions and determine what makes them unique. Many teenagers turn to creative hobbies as a form o...

The Leading Path of an Entrepreneur: Sanford James ’20

Sanford James stands in front of his second location’s storefront. “Although, I haven’t personally visited Sanford’s store, it impresses me that someone my age is working towards creating a successful business,” said Andy Lee ‘20.

Caitlin Yeung, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

As a ninth grader at Bronx Science, Sanford James would not have imagined that he would open his first store before the age of 18. The thought of becoming a co-founder of a new retail concept store called “Toy Terrace,” would have surprised him despite the fact that entrepreneurship runs in his fa...

A Profile of the Rap Duo Bham City

“Racists eat rice. Activists eat rice. Rice has served as a necessity, and a luxury. BHAMCITY attempts to remind us of this staple of society which unites us in a simple, yet beautiful devotion towards a crop which has given us so much,” Baboucarr Gaye '20 said about Bham City’s music.

Raitah Jinnat, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

“When we say Bham, you say City!”  This chant riled up the audience during this year’s Homecoming before a feature performance from Bham City. Why did Bham City excite the audience so much though?  Bham City is a rap duo made up of Baboucarr (Babou) Gaye ’20 and Arjun Mazumdar ...

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