An omnipresent force on campus, Director of Facilities Craig Dunne is responsible for everything from managing heating and plumbing repairs to overseeing renovations in the School’s numerous buildings.
Sixth graders didn’t have to travel far for artistic inspiration this week. On Friday, April 9, young artists scouted out possible locations for imagined outdoor sculptures in the Eldridge Family Woods near the Greene Family Field track.
To the mathematically inclined, March 14 — or 3/14 — is a day worth celebrating that has nothing to do with a delicious dessert. Not one to ignore a good reason to toast this day is middle school math teacher Eliot Bloomberg.
Cartoonist Rube Goldberg’s eponymous machines are a delight to watch in action, with the goal of performing a simple task in an indirect or overly complicated way. And eighth graders recently discovered that the creative machines aren’t just entertaining – they are a fantastic lesson in physics.
Move over, Christie’s. With a chance to bid on lots such as Dr. Dieck’s homemade butter cookies, an Hermes tie, and the chance to be upper school co-chair for the day, this week’s MISH online auction proved to be a winning fundraiser.
Lights, camera, action! It was a fitting way to wrap up a life science unit on the coronavirus as seventh graders wrote, created and produced public service announcements using music, skits and animation.
From the worlds of sports, science and the arts, students in Paul Friedman’s and John-Alec Raubeson’s seventh grade advisory group celebrated a variety of notable figures in honor of Black History Month.
Recognized for being the cream of the creative crop in the New York region, 13 Masters students recently took home prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Inspired by a desire “to make Masters a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community,” upper school science teacher Jayanti Nerurkar joined the School’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force last fall.
Everyone’s a winner with this year’s winter Physical Education (PE) offerings. Middle school students have enjoyed the current lineup of basketball, squash, fencing, swimming, fitness, yoga and health.
Call it a lesson in being “a power for good.” Aside from his own busy academic schedule as a junior, Chad Zhao ’22 has returned to teach at YingJiaMei, his former English school in China that he attended when he was younger.
The Masters Cybersecurity Team finished in the top 10 percent and third overall in New York state during round three of CyberPatriot's National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, the world's largest of its kind, on Saturday, January 23.
The sun was shining and there was excitement in the air as the first group of boarding students returned to The Masters School on Saturday, February 6. This was the first time boarders have been in the dorms since last March.
After one of the biggest snowstorms in years blanketed the region, middle school students took advantage of the winter wonderland on campus as Head of Middle School Tasha Elsbach and Associate Head of Middle School Lynn Salehi declared a different sort of snow day on Thursday, February 4.
Keeping in line with its title, the production of “Kafka’s Metamorphosis” by the School’s Theatre Production Ensemble has undergone many changes. In spite of it all, the group’s digital staging premieres today, Friday, February 5.
In Judaism, there is a saying that "he who saves one life, saves the whole world." Holocaust survivors Bernard Schanzer, M.D. and Henry Schanzer, J.D. are living proof of those powerful words. The twin brothers were invited by the Jewish Culture Club (JCC) to speak to the upper school community in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, January 27.
On the steps of the Capitol where mayhem and destruction ensued two weeks earlier, history was made as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the 46th President and Vice President of the United States on Wednesday, January 20.
As a campus nurse extraordinaire for the past four years, Tara Eng has served the Masters community with compassion and kindness. So it’s no surprise that when the campus closes for the weekend or remote learning, she has risen to the call of a global pandemic by volunteering on the frontlines.
Raising awareness about the impact of gun violence in Brooklyn communities of color was the focus of a recent Morning Meeting held by MISH (Masters Interested in Sharing and Helping) on Friday, January 22.
Sharing her message through art has paid off for photography student Haoqing (Sunny) Shi ’22. A towering construction site near her home inspired Shi to snap a prizewinning image emblazoned with the word “Awaken.”
Upper school students in the upcoming musical production of “Now.Here.This.” did a double take when the original stars and creators of the 2012 Off-Broadway hit joined their Zoom rehearsal on Friday, January 8.
The theme may have been “Unheard Voices” but the message came through loud and clear during the upper school community’s annual celebration to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, January 14.
When Advanced Studio Art student Christopher Shim ’22 noticed people around him going through difficult times this year, he decided expressing himself through art was a way to be “a small power for good.”
Put yourself in other people’s shoes. That is what more than 125 Masters faculty and staff members had the opportunity to do during a virtual professional development day on Monday, January 4. They participated in FACTUALITY, an interactive group activity about identity and its impact on ourselves and others.
From more than 2000 submissions by more than 770 high school students across the country, four Masters students - Rachel Schwartz ’21, Charlie Cooper ’23, Niamh Fortuna’ 23, and Ava Bashew ’23 - had their photographs selected to be included in the annual Drexel University High School Photography Exhibition.