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Freshman Mentor Club proceeds despite unique challenges

Freshmen meet outside with their mentors during a meeting in October.
December 1, 2020

Despite Covid- 19 affecting many aspects of the school systems, the Freshmen Mentor Club is continuing its efforts to help new freshmen with the transition from the middle school to the high school. The...

Seven Elements holds thoughtful, moving Story Slam in time of uncertainty

Georgie Badiel speaks to audience members about her life and Foundation. The Georgie Badiel Foundation provides clean water and sanitation to Burkina Faso and neighboring countries, in turn relieving the stress of retrieving water off women and children.
June 5, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic did not prevent the Seven Elements Social Justice Club from hosting their third annual Moth Story Slam, which they held digitally last week. The event was hosted by Seven Elements...

Seven Elements to hold Moth Story Slam virtually

The physical Story Slam in March was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, but will now be held online.
May 25, 2020

The Seven Elements Social Justice Club will hold its annual Moth Story Slam online on May 28, at 2:00 p.m. The event was previously slated for March 12. The Moth Story Slam is an annual event held...

Girls Who Code go to Google for the day!

All the members of the club pose for a quick picture before they continue there day exploring the world of Google.
March 17, 2020

The new extracurricular club Girls Who Code took a field trip to the headquarters of Google on Feb. 26 to better their knowledge and interest in the computer science field. Prior to the field trip,...

Like a moth to a flame: Seven Elements Moth Story Slam attracts the brightest of story-tellers

Like a moth to a flame: Seven Elements Moth Story Slam attracts the brightest of story-tellers
February 28, 2020

The Seven Elements Social Justice Club is preparing for its third annual Moth Story Slam, which will be held at the high school cafeteria on Mar. 12. The Moth Story Slam is a fundraising event for the...

Students perform at winter concert

Students in the Concert Choir perform as the finale of the Winter Concert.
December 20, 2019

Over 150 students participated in the winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11.  Students in the band, orchestra, and choirs showcased their talents to a large audience of parents, teachers, students, and...

Students celebrate at joint club holiday party

Senior Theatre Company executive board members (left to right) Sofia Nolfo, Madelyn Willoughby, Sofia Karras, and Caroline Torpey snap a picture at the Theatre Company, LEAP, and Alliance holiday party. They loved all of the activities and games and had a great time with members of other clubs!
December 20, 2019

The high school Theatre Company, LEAP, and the Alliance hosted their annual holiday party in room C-131 after school from 6:30 to 9 on Thursday. This party is held each year for current members of the...

Forty-seven strong

Caroline Torpey and Sofia Nolfo perform together for the fourth year in a row, singing “Mercy.”  The duo has been friends since elementary school, and has shared their love of music together over the last decade.
December 13, 2019

The Möbius Art and Literary Magazine hosted its forty-seventh annual Coffeehouse on Dec 5. Students from all grades performed original songs, original poetry, and covers of songs.     The...

High school welcomes HOSA as new extracurricular

This is the logo for HOSA. It stands for  Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America.
October 10, 2019

A new club is entering the extracurricular field at the high school, HOSA. HOSA stands for Health Occupations Students of America and is run by Biology teacher Kelsey Brentnall. Brentnall has taught...

Jewish Club seeks to educate students, reduce antisemitism

The Jewish Star is a very important symbol in the Jewish culture. It appears on synagogues, Jewish tombstones, and the flag of the State of Israel. Leah Wallace's main hope for the Jewish club is to educate everyone about the Jewish religion, for example the Jewish star,  so people start to treat Jewish people with respect.
June 17, 2019

According to the Anti-Defamation League, there were 1879 anti-semitic incidents in the United States last year. In NYC, anti-semitism was up 82% in the first quarter of 2019. However, antisemitism is also...

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