Is this one of the questions on your mind? Me too! Well, now we know! There will be a Halloween dance on Friday, October 29, from 6-9 pm. All the information is in the City Highlights, but in case you’re wondering, here are the details: The Halloween Dance is for all grades (including CFE) and happens on Friday, October 29 from 6–9 PM. It is … Continue reading Will There Be a Halloween Dance?
Hooves beat fiercely on a well worn sandy path, spraying a shower of dust backwards with every strike as the heat of the suns beats down harshly on the back of Ithaca’s neck. The desert suns were unforgiving, and the creatures even less so. Wiping the sweat off his forehead, Ithaca continued across the vast sea of sand on his quickly tiring horse. Daerlun was … Continue reading The Princes of Daerlun
After 20 very successful years of football together, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick parted ways. On March 17, 2020, Tom Brady announced that he would be ending his long, Super-Bowl filled career with the New England Patriots. He would then continue that career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a team that has improved a great deal with the addition of this living football legend. They … Continue reading Tom Brady vs. Bill Belichick
Introduction When scrolling through this week’s publication, this article might seem like the most random one of all. Why does a lobster’s nervous system even matter? Well, not only are lobsters some of the most fascinating creatures on this planet, but their surprisingly complex nervous systems, comparable to those of humans, are not only the foundations of multiple research studies, but the origin of the … Continue reading The Complex Nervous Systems of Lobsters
As the new school year has begun, there’s a fresh class of incoming sophomores, myself included. In some schools, it’s another year of high school working towards a diploma, but at City, it’s a whole different story. Students in their sophomore year at City are finishing in their final year of the Middle Years Programme, and as their culminating challenge, a way of combining everything … Continue reading What is the Personal Project?
“They Both Die at the End” (book) is rated ages 14 and up by Amazon. They Both Die at the End is a YA novel focused on two teenage boys. Two strangers learn they have one day left to live. Fate brings them together, and it turns out they can both learn from each other. I read this book in two days over the summer. … Continue reading They Both Die at the End Review
Especially now, at the end of a marking period for City students, it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day. To quote XKCD, “we live trapped in loops, reliving a few days over and over.” That feels especially true when it comes to disasters, great staggering events that are so hard to comprehend that we simplify them to numbers. Degrees of warming, … Continue reading 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Photos are Stunning
From Dune, to Star Trek, to The Expanse, it’s a good year for sci-fi. Continue reading All These Worlds: The Most Exciting Reveals from NYCC 2021
In this week’s live Q&A, panelists Mr. Antuma, Ms. Emperor, Mr. Tweedale, and Ms. Vecziedins joined host Kumar Varma to answer live viewer questions about the Diploma Program here at City. Continue reading Live DP Q&A
While this year’s Homecoming themes are fun and playful, they sure are interesting choices. First, let’s talk about spirit week: This week’s themes were College Day, Twin Day, Barbie Day, Early 2000s Fashion Day, and, finally, House Shirt Day. Personally, I understand all but two: 2000s Fashion and Barbie Day. So seniors, can you explain? This year’s homecoming theme is Fairytopia, so Barbie Day ties … Continue reading All About Homecoming