Seeking out the truth and telling the story is at the heart of journalism. And after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, earlier this year, Tower set out to tell the stories of those who survived that day.
The world-famous Radio City Rockettes will have quite the accompaniment this year, as Alisa Beck ’23 joins a chorus that will perform at the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular on Saturday, December 8.
A nor’easter was no impediment for the 2nd Annual Saturday Summit on Social Justice, which, despite the wind and rain throughout the day, saw more than 100 students in attendance at The Masters School's campus.
Seventh graders donned costumes on Monday, October 29, but the occasion was quite serious; they were in character as immigrants going through the harrowing process of being admitted to the United States through Ellis Island.
Themes of “purpose” and “fit” were front and center at the College Counseling Office’s College Forum on Wednesday, October 24, which offered families a “peek behind the curtain” of collegiate admissions.
Hundreds of prospective families from near and far gathered at The Masters School this past Saturday, October 20, to learn more about the School and experience firsthand the day-to-day of a Masters student by attending a sampling of classes.
Dobbs 16 took the stage for the first time this school year on Wednesday, October 10 at a reception in New York City, performing in front of an enthusiastic audience of alumnae/i, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and trustees.
Middle and high school educators from around the region gathered at The Masters School on Tuesday, October 16 for a much-anticipated day-long New York State Association of Independent School (NYSAIS) workshop dubbed Quest for Effective Collaboration in the Classroom.
A whopping five varsity athletic contests highlighted Upper School Family Weekend on Saturday, September 22. The boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, girls’ volleyball, girls’ tennis and field hockey squads were all in action on campus from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
A sea of blue and red took over Graduation Terrace to celebrate Founder’s Day on Friday, September 21, as students, faculty and staff boasted spirited Delta/Phi colors and cheered for their respective teams.
During Founder’s Day celebrations, Head of School Laura Danforth encouraged all members of the Masters community to express gratitude for one another on a daily basis and recognized the dedication of faculty members for their particular contributions to the School.
Accompanied by Middle School teachers Dan Russo, Mark Tamucci and Chris Mizell, the sixth-grade boys ventured down to the Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park for their annual seining expedition in the Hudson River on the morning of Friday, September 14.
Last week’s Upper School class trips were full of adventure and excitement: The freshman class enjoyed an overnight retreat, while sophomores visited several New York City sites, and juniors challenged themselves on a ropes course.
Faced with an early 2-0 deficit on September 12 at Hackley, the Masters varsity boys’ soccer squad refused to give in. The Panthers (0-1-1) rallied back to salvage a 3-3 tie in a match that showcased their grit and perseverance.
Athletes at The Masters School have been working tirelessly since the start of preseason training on Monday, August 27. They persevered in the face of extreme heat to get ready for the start of the 2018 regular season, which kicks off with a varsity boys’ soccer game at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School on Saturday, September 8.
Masters’ seniors hit the ground running with their college search process during their first week of school. The College Counseling team organized its first-ever College Preseason Week, designed to break down the major components of the college application process into smaller, more easily digestible pieces.
Regular registration for private lessons is now closed. Further registrations received through Monday, September 24 will be considered as Late Registrations, and will be processed after all other lessons are scheduled. Online registration will close after September 24, and no more registrations will be accepted.
The Masters School is delighted to announce that Head of School Laura Danforth has joined The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) as a member of its Board of Trustees. A three-decade veteran of boarding schools, Danforth was appointed along with three other experienced educators.
The Masters School is excited to announce new offerings and improved programming in our residential program. This means more adventure, friendships and immersive experiences for our vibrant community of boarders.
Upper School students staged a production of Spring Awakening that was by turns energetic and deeply moving before packed houses of community members on February 23 and 24 at the Claudia Boettcher Theatre.
The Middle School boys' lacrosse team picked up its first win of the season over The Stanwich School on May 10. The Panthers will be back in action to wrap up their season on May 23 at home against The Windward School at 3:30 PM.
Senior Oren Vasser captured the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) boys' varsity singles title on Monday, May 14 at the Hopkins School. Vasser, who will play at William & Mary next season, defeated Brunswick's Ryan Glanville (2-6, 7-6, 10-8) in the championship.
Masters' History Bee and Bowl team participated in the National History Bee and Bowl (NHBB) National Championships over the April 27-28 weekend. The squad advanced to the playoffs for the second straight year, and finished 27th in the country among 252 teams.
Participants tried their hand at calligraphy, listened to African students play traditional Senegalese drums and engaged in other creative activities during the iFest international festival on Saturday, April 21, in the Fonseca Center's Sharon Room.
An International Festival, called iFest, will be held on Saturday, April 21, from 4:00-7:00 PM in the Fonseca Center's Sharon Room. All members of the Masters community are invited to this event, as well as to an International Dinner on April 22.