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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...

Introducing the Vox Discipulorum: World Language Magazine

Introducing the Vox Discipulorum: World Language Magazine

Artea Brahaj, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Vox Discipulorum can be translated to ‘voice of the student’ in Latin. In a school as diverse as Bronx Science, the voices that flood our hallways possess many languages, from French to Japanese to Chinese to Spanish. Thus, the name ‘Vox Discipulorum’ is quite fitting for our World Language Magazine...

Stamler Gains Recognition in the Scientific Community

Stamler Gains Recognition in the Scientific Community

Jessin Wang, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Every Bronx Science student starts from the same position: as a freshman who has yet to branch out and explore the world. It’s from the bottom that each student starts their journey, making friends and memories along the way, striving for some unforeseeable future. There are specific events and achievements...

Gymnast Flips Bronx Science Gymnastics Team Around

Gymnast Flips Bronx Science Gymnastics Team Around

Meghan Tan, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Brian Josephson ’18, captain of the Boys’ Varsity Gymnastics team, has been flipping around for most of his life. When his mother noticed his love for tumbling around the house, she signed him up for lessons at Chelsea Piers. “It wasn’t easy managing 17.5 hours of practice a week for all of ...

Curiosity in Coding: A Critique of the 2017 Winter Hackathon

Curiosity in Coding: A Critique of the 2017 Winter Hackathon

Alia Yeancades, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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For the past four years, the first Saturday of December has typically been reserved for the Major League Hacking’s (MLH) Local Hack Day in communities around the world. As for this year, Bronx Science celebrated its own third annual twelve-hour Local Hack Day. In accordance with nearly 275 other Local...

Strategies For Studying Successfully Throughout the Second Semester

Strategies For Studying Successfully Throughout the Second Semester

Melina Asteriadis and Teddy Lowen

March 4, 2018


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Hi Bronx Science!  This is Melina Asteriadis ’18 and Teddy Lowen ’18 and this is the second edition of our advice column, dedicated to providing useful tips and answering questions to make your experience at Bronx Science the best it can be. If you have any questions that you would like to b...

School Launches Sexual Assault Board

School Launches Sexual Assault Board

Chloe Frajmund, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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As sexual assault and harassment stories blow up across the country, Bronx Science has decided to take a stance on the issue by starting its very own Sexual Assault Board: a group specifically designed to address and prevent sexual assault, harassment, and discrimination within the school. Starting as...

Genes in Space Finalists Announced

Genes in Space Finalists Announced

Winni You, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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A Bronx Science research team consisting of Elena Li ’18 and Maxwell Allison ’18 have been named one of the five finalists in the annual U.S. Genes in Space science competition. The team conducted research regarding bone loss in microgravity and the involvement of genetic components in the problem....

A Crystal-Clear Competition

A Crystal-Clear Competition

Payel Islam, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The end of October marked the commencement of crystal growing for the annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, and this year over fifty Bronx Science students grew and entered crystals in one or more categories of the competition: ‘highest quality,’ ‘coolest crystal,’ and ‘overall crystal.’...

Women in Speech and Debate Aim to Eradicate Sexism

Women in Speech and Debate Aim to Eradicate Sexism

Artea Brahaj, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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“Condescending and aggressive” wrote a judge to a debater who was loud and assertive. “Combative and convincing” wrote a judge to another debater who was also loud and assertive. The difference? The former was a female. It is no secret that there are inherent divisions in the American Spee...

Visionary Views: Pursuing a Passion Through Media

Visionary Views: Pursuing a Passion Through Media

Marco Zembo Palzer, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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In their free time, many Bronx Science students involve themselves in unique forms of media. Amongst all their schoolwork at Bronx Science, one would think there is little time for students to have their own platforms for self-expression creativity. However, many students have found their passion in med...

Jack Cook Navigates his Way to his Interests

Jack Cook Navigates his Way to his Interests

Lauren Choi, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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Jack Cook ’18 appears to be a typical student who can be seen walking around the school hallways, going to class, and hanging out with his friends. However, he may not be as ordinary as he seems. As a child, Cook loved Minecraft. Through this interest blossomed his passion for computer science. Out ...

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