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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 ...

The One Humanity

“Some of my goals for next year include managing this camp again but with the idea of doing it bigger and better such as the idea of extending it another day and reaching out and impacting more people in other villages.” Ayesha Khan '20 said.

Tina Ou, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

Helping someone can come a long way but helping a whole village and impacting more than one thousand people is truly inspirational. The One Humanity is an organization created by Ayesha Khan ’20 that has aided more than 1,300 people. Through this organization, Khan started the Makhpa Medical Care Camp Pr...

Bronx Science’s Cleanest

Mr. Connelly says being civil to one another and having common courtesy are important traits for anyone to have.

Sazida Marzia, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

A team of eleven custodians work over 40 hours a week at our school, yet they don’t gain much recognition for their work amongst the student body. Our custodians are a crucial part of our school environment, working behind the scenes to keep the building  clean. Keeping a school of over three ...

From Radio Host, to Bronx Science

Mr. Lee, a biology teacher at Bronx Science, misses his days working as a radio journalist. “Sadly, radio as we know it today and as I remember it may not be that way in twenty years. Who's going to play the classic rock tunes that we are familiar with now? Will they matter at all?”

Daniela Castro, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2020

It’s probably hard to imagine your teacher beyond the context of a classroom, but to students’ surprise, many teachers at Bronx Science had completely different jobs before working here, and some of them weren’t even in the field of teaching. It is often this variety and diversity of experiences th...

Artists at Bronx Science: Where Art Thou?

Jasmine Kelly ’21 draws in her free time as a stress reliever from the rigorous 
academic life at Bronx Science. Like many of our student artists, she finds time to make art after school and on weekends.

Julia Sperling

December 17, 2019

Each night when Ella Wilkinson ’21 goes to turn off her lights, her eyes meet a framed page of a magazine beside the light switch. On the page is her drawing of a horse, which a magazine chose to publish when she was in middle school. Although Wilkinson remembers this competition very well, she can’t...

Ms. Heckman: The Jedi Master of Mental Health

For Ms. Heckman, talking to students one-on-one in a confidential setting is the key to helping them to achieve emotional and mental well-being.

Logan Klinger, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Entering Ms. Heckman’s room will make you feel as if you are in a galaxy far, far away. Visiting our new school social worker is the perfect opportunity for students to unwind, and to speak about any issues concerning mental wellness and social health. Sometimes this entails aiding students in identifying...

The Good, the Great, the Gauss, and the Fomin

Mr. Fomin teaches his ninth period AP Calculus with passion and with vigor.

Miles Yamner, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Many of his pupils would agree that Mr. Fomin is one of the best teachers at Bronx Science, and it is for good reasons. He teaches with an unrivaled passion and genuine excitement, and actively strives to be engaging. “After taking his class, you won’t just be knowledgeable about calculus, but you...

Bronx Science Model Bringing A Fashion Show to School Grounds

Akunna Njoku models for designers Shop Tier One, Links by Gwen, Tiffany Brown Designs, Ann Ong, NIFFE and Glamour Academia da Moda and others during NYFW 2019.

Samama Moontaha, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

To Bronx Science junior Akunna Njoku, looking like her best self and showcasing her confidence is key. The sixteen-year-old has shown impressive creativity by stepping out of the ‘typical’ specialized high school student reputation and into a world of fashion. From walking runways to designing her...

Ms. Wilhelm: The Best of Both Worlds

Ms. Wilhelm, a new English teacher at Bronx Science, speaks on her work /life balance between being a high school teacher and a graduate student.

Victoria Diaz, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

“I believe that as individuals, we need spaces within our day-to-day responsibilities and schedules to acknowledge what we think and feel beyond school and work; once we acknowledge it and have some time to process it, we can get back to what we need to do for the rest of our day,” said new English...

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