NEW COLUMN: Humans of MANHATTAN CENTER!

From The Author:   I’m Yassin El Abbassi. I’ve been trying to make my mark on this school since freshman year. I’ve learned it is pretty hard to do that. However this year, I still wanted to give back to my friends and MCSM family, yet I couldn’t figure out how. After taking Photography Class […]

SPORTS: The NYPD v. MCSM Invitational Basketball Game

NYPD vs. Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics Basketball Game On February 10th, 2017, officers from the 25th precinct of New York City’s Police department graced the gym of Manhattan Center to play intense group games of basketball with Manhattan Center’s amazing Basketball Team! Not only does the 25th precinct serve MCSM’s surrounding neighborhood, but […]

MCSM PEOPLE: Who is Mr. Tramm?

Mr. Tramm in his extracurricular role as organizer of the MCSM Music Club   By Aaron Jackson At just a little past 3:00 pm, Mr. Tramm donned a black hoodie and khaki cargo pants.  Then, as he prepared to enjoy two donuts purchased at the Love Café right across from the school, he welcomed me […]

Interesting People: What 2016 Taught One History Teacher

By Karla Davis Mr. Robert Cannobio came to MCSM in September of 2016, as a new 11th grade History teacher.  He went to Hofstra University in Long Island, with initial pans of being involved in economics, but after careful consideration while in his senior year of college, he decided to get involved in the field […]

BOOK REVIEW: A Tale of Modern Day Slavery

By Chelsea Rahiman Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave         By Shyima Hall (with Lisa Wysocky) Simon & Schuster,  240 Pages Nonfiction Memoir Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave is a compelling and eye opening memoir about Shyima Hall, a former child slave. When […]

MUSIC: Do You Know Keny Arkana?

By Carol Cooper Even though American rap and hip hop went international as soon as reps from the Bronx-based Zulu Nation toured Europe during the early 1980s, contemporary pop radio in the USA seldom supports rap records from other countries.  When you remember how many early rappers were inspired by tapes of Jamaican toasting deejays–or […]

2016-2017 Staff Bios

Karla Davis—Staff Reporter My name is Karla Davis. I am from the Dominican Republic, and I aspire to be a journalist and/or an author. I have been in the Newspaper Club since my freshman year at MCSM. The newspaper for me has been like an outlet for my fear and stress of being in high […]

Club Fair 2016 ! ! !

        This year’s after-school Club Fair took place on October 5th in the MCSM cafeteria. Students in search of fun extracurricular activities had plenty to choose from during this Wednesday afternoon event. Dozens of club leaders and faculty advisers made themselves available to talk to new and returning students about joining all […]

Letters From Your New Student Editors

  My name is Deborah Robinson. I am a senior at MCSM, and I first joined the newspaper staff in September 2015, the beginning of my Junior year. As a staff reporter my main interests were writing about anything I was given to write. I didn’t have a specific thing that I liked to write about so I was given assignments […]

ASR’s “Earth Observatory” Trip Includes Visiting Dutch Students

    By Vinzente Fedele During the Memorial Day weekend, the Advanced Science Research program directed by Ms. Delarosa, Mr. Kenis, Mr. Hernandez, and Mr. Cherbow went on a field trip to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.  Dr. Michael J. Passow, who works there as an Adjunct Associate Research Scientist in Marine Geology and Geophysics, guided our activities. […]

INTERESTING PEOPLE: Who is Adam?

By Karla Davis   Adam Beauchamp is a well-known Community Assistant at Manhattan Center who can be seen in the morning helping students who have lost their ID cards, or merely greeting them as they walk through the door. I sat down with Adam to talk about his perspectives, goals, hobbies, etc.The following is a […]

Students from Norway visit MCSM

By Beverly Danquah On March 19th, 13th grade students from the Akademiet School in Norway visited Manhattan Center to get an idea of America’s educational system and a sense of our English classes. Their goal was to visit a place with a lot of immigrants so that they could get a sense of the multiple cultures […]

INTERESTING PEOPLE: A Chat with Ms. Chiavola

By Anthony Rivera Ms. Chiavola is a popular English teacher at MCSM.  She has taught literature and composition here for nine years now. One of her main goals is to help students write at a college level, and to make sure that they are prepared for college level work. Last year, she worked closely with former Vice Principal […]