Ila Bumagin, Junior – ASSISTANT EDITOR Ms. Andrea West has been a French teacher at MHS since 2002. Soon after she started working there, Dr. Jennifer Chavez, a Latin teacher, became her classroom neighbor. They became co-workers and friends. Dr. Chavez was diagnosed with ALS in April of 2022. ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a…
By: Mona Gelfgatt, Sophomore The Met Gala is held annually on the first Monday of May in New York, and this year it did not cease to impress us! It is a glamorous fashion show where you’ll see the most beautiful, extravagant, and some-times the most unexpected outfits. This year’s theme: Gilded Glamour. Gold dresses,…
By: Anya Kane, Freshman The breeze lifts her hair off her shoulders, the blonde bob twisting and turning in the summer air. The sweet smell of sunflowers and forget-me-nots fill my senses. She raises her arms to smell a towering sunflower. Sunflowers, adoration. Zinnias, everlasting love. She smiles, and not even the sun could match…
“Sometimes books are read for hundreds of years, but when we read it today, we see that maybe this isn’t what we thought it was,” says Mr. Moloney. “I really want students to become a part of this conversation and say, ‘Well does this book have something to give to us, to society?’”
COVID ripped away the chance of finishing your first year of high school like ripping off a Band-Aid, and now you feel stuck. How can you make sophomore year successful if you have spent most of it trying to get your WiFi to work right before you log onto your Zoom classes for the day?
Growing up, we’re taught that corsets are oppressive torture devices, and that aristocratic fashions were designed by men out of spite. In reality, extreme female fashions such as large skirts, protective hat pins, (please google this one) and elongated bonnets allowed women to reclaim physical space.
“I have been lucky enough to not experience bullying in school due to my gender or sexuality, but now I know what being unheard feels like.”
We’ve all been guilty of procrastinating, and it’s not something we can get rid of in the snap of our fingers, but it is something we can all work on.
After all of these issues become apparent, it is no surprise if someone begins wondering whether or not time travel is even worth it?
Everyone deserves delicious banana bread—unless you are allergic to bananas!