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What A CATCH! About the ‘Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare’ Program

What A CATCH! About the ‘Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare’ Program

Olivia Fair, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2017


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Contraceptive options have been made more available to Bronx Science students through the organization called ‘Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare,’ known by the acronym, CATCH. The program is citywide, and it distributes contraceptives to girls in high school who are over fourteen ye...

Students Showcase Their Holiday Spirit

Students Showcase Their Holiday Spirit

Afsana Hussain, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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  This winter, Bronx Science held its first-ever locker decorating contest. It was organized by the Student Organization (S.O.) as a part of the annual Winter Wonderland celebration. Students signed up online to be entered in the contest and began decorating from December 12th, 2016 onwards. Th...

Ending the Year on a High Note: A Winter Concert Review

Ending the Year on a High Note: A Winter Concert Review

Raisa Chowdhury, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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As the lights dimmed and the murmurs in the audience lowered to a hush, beautiful music began to emerge from the stage. Bronx Science’s chorus, jazz band, orchestra, and concert band rehearsed all during the fall semester in order to prepare for this one moment, this year’s Winter Concert on Dece...

Debate Team Dominates at Princeton Tournament

Debate Team Dominates at Princeton Tournament

Tomas Greenberg, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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Bronx Science turned in yet another impressive outing at a recent debate tournament held at Princeton University in December 2016. The tournament is widely known as significant because those who reach the final rounds and place high enough earn a bid to the Tournament of Champions (TOC). Debaters...

Dating : The Positive Benefits of Relationships

Dating : The Positive Benefits of Relationships

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


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Walking around school and seeing couples holding hands, you realize that love is in the air. Our school is full of many couples, new and old. Even though Bronx Science is regarded as an intense, academic school, students still find time to maintain relationships. One couple that has been together for more t...

Kester ’17 and Vercesi ’19 Win 2017 Shakespeare Competition

Kester ’17 and Vercesi ’19 Win 2017 Shakespeare Competition

Kaya Scheman, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017


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On February 16, 2017,  over one hundred Bronx Science students stood before a panel of judges and performed original interpretations of Shakespeare’s monologues during the 34th Annual Shakespeare Competition. The competition is sponsored nationwide by the English Speaking Union (ESU), an educat...

Science Poets Win Big

Science Poets Win Big

Ivan Lacroix, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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This year, three students at Bronx Science won awards in prestigious poetry contests. Hillel Rosenshine ’17, Nadia Salahuddin ’17 and Sophia Xian ’17 all managed to either win first place or runner up - all of them were chosen from thousands of applicants that participated in these contests. Hillel...

The Voices Behind Bronx Science

The Voices Behind Bronx Science

Sophie Malki, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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You hear them nearly every day at the start of third period, but do you really know the people behind the voices on the loudspeakers? Many Bronx Science students depend on the daily announcements for up-to-date information, but few people think twice about what it takes to be an announcer. Samuel...

Women’s Opera Returns to the Met

Women’s Opera Returns to the Met

Hyeon Jong (David) Shin, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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For the first time in more than a century, The Metropolitan Opera has performed an opera written by a woman to a full house. Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin (French for ‘Love from Afar’) has made its Met debut on December 6th, 2016 and played throughout December. The first...

Makerspace: A Place for Technology and Innovation

Makerspace: A Place for Technology and Innovation

Elizabeth Jung, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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Bronx Science’s Makerspace initiative invites Wolverines to explore engineering and technology in an innovative manner. Since its start, Makerspace has focused on providing more up-to-date engineering technology for students. Such technology has opened up myriad opportunities for students to explore...

DECA Conducts Business Per Usual

DECA Conducts Business Per Usual

Stella Stephanopoulos, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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Earlier this fall, there was a new addition to the long list of clubs at Bronx Science. Created by Noah Paige ’17 and Lily Greenberg ’17, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a business club that informs students about different business strategies in marketing, finance, hospitality...

Student Featured in Art Exhibition

Student Featured in Art Exhibition

Anastasia Koutavas, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


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Serena Lu ’18 was recently acknowledged by ArtsConnection, an organization that provides opportunities to students in New York City to showcase their art. Lu’s photograph was selected for a year-long display at ArtsConnection’s exhibition “Embracing Opportunities”. Her congratulatory...

Regeneron Names Seven Science Scholars: Greco Named Finalist

Regeneron Names Seven Science Scholars: Greco Named Finalist

Eliana Chiovetta, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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Under the new Science Talent Search sponsor Regeneron, seven Bronx Science students were named Scholars (formerly known as semifinalists) of the 2017 competition, around 9 a.m. on January 4, 2017. The seven Scholars this year were Nikhil Devraj ’17 (math), Ryan Foo ’17 (social science), Aidan...

Students Aim to Curb Sexism in Debate

Students Aim to Curb Sexism in Debate

Matilda Melkonian, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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Bronx Science’s Speech & Debate Team has always been known for being consistently strong, but it is essential that everyone on the team is acknowledged equally for their contributions, starting with the girls of debate. Created in October of 2016 by Zoe Posner ’17 (Lincoln-Douglas debate)...

Introducing the Hackathon Travel Team

Introducing the Hackathon Travel Team

Anna Clevenger, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2016


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With a new school year comes new clubs, sports, and teams. This year, that includes the brand new hackathon travel team. The hackathon team is part of Bronx Science’s new program, Bronx Science Hackers, and it will be assembled from selected students who have completed all aspects of Bronx Science...

Seniors Gone Voting

Seniors Gone Voting

Elisa Schmidt, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016


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Youth participation in politics has always been lower than that of older groups, but Bronx Science still has students dedicated to being a part of America’s political system. At Bronx Science, there is a group of students born just early enough to be eligible to participate in the November 8th, 2016...

Speech & Debate’s New Director: Mr. Huth

Speech & Debate’s New Director: Mr. Huth

Mamadi Jallow, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016


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After several personnel changes of directors in the past few years for the school’s Speech & Debate team, the team has gained new leadership. Social Studies teacher, Mr. Timothy Huth has agreed to take on the duties of the previous team director, Mr. Jonathan Horowitz. As director, Huth oversees...

Ava Kaufman Wins Big in Essay Contest

Ava Kaufman Wins Big in Essay Contest

Yuna Komiyama, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016


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The High School Heroes Essay Contest was one of the fiercest competitions held this year, with hundreds of students vying for a spot of recognition. Ava Kaufman ’17 came out triumphantly in third place. Upon writing about her experience teaching the first-graders from Ryner Avenue Elementary School,...

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