Author Archives: Chloe Doumar

Stuyvesant Goes National in National History Day Competition

Stuyvesant participated in the National History Day (NHD) competition for the second year in a row. In the New York State division, junior Shameek Rakshit placed second in the individual website category with his project “B.R. Ambedkar: Framing an Egalitarian India.” In the group website category, juniors Kristin Lin, Samantha Ngo, and Jenny Gao placed

Stuyvesant Places First at All-Girls National Chess Championship

Stuyvesant Chess Team members freshman Sophie Morris-Suzuki and juniors Charlie Reeder and Shaina Peters attended the All-Girls National Chess Championship from Friday, April 7 to Sunday, April 9. They were among over 400 national competitors at the tournament, which was held in Chicago, Illinois. The competitors came from all across the U.S. The tournament consisted

Cheating Discovered in The Spanish Department

The foreign language department launched an investigation after Spanish teacher Abigail Carpenter received reports about students cheating on online homework in her Spanish III class in late February. The administration, led by Assistant Principal of World Languages Dr. Ernest Oliveri, discovered that students in other Spanish III classes and in some French classes were posting

Stuyvesant Conservators Club
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Stuyvesant Conservators Club Saves Ancient Roman Shoes

The Conservators Club, a club headed by junior Gloria Ghita, held a ceremony on Wednesday, March 22, in recognition of the club’s successful efforts to save two ancient Roman shoes. This ceremony was held in Interim Acting Principal Eric Contreras’s office and was attended by the members of The Conservators Club, Italian teacher Pasqua Rocchio,

Bologna to Replace Galano as Athletic Director

Physical Education teacher Peter Bologna assumed the position of Athletic Director on Monday, December 12. The Athletic Director, a role formerly occupied by Christopher Galano, is in charge of overseeing all of Stuyvesant’s sports teams. In late November, Galano announced that he would be accepting a position offered to him in the Westchester School District.

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The Young LGBT Latino Who Cares About a Strong Israel

Daniel Hernandez, recently elected to the Arizona House of Representatives,  visited Stuyvesant on Tuesday, December 6, to give a presentation titled “Strange Journey: My Story as a Young LGBT Latino Who Cares About a Strong Israel.” The lecture, well-publicized through posters hung around the school bearing the talk’s intriguing title, drew approximately 70 students. Hernandez,

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FBI Computer Scientist Talks Cyber Security at Stuyvesant

Students gathered in the computer science Dojo after 10th period on Tuesday, November 15 to attend a lecture on cyber security given by Lena Loewenstine, a computer scientist for the FBI New York Cyber Division.  Loewenstine spoke primarily of cyber hacks that she investigates and solves. Loewenstine was assigned to be a facilitator of the

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Sports Analytics Elective to be Offered Starting Spring 2017

A new math elective, Mathematical Analytics of Sports, will be offered beginning next semester. The course will be open to all students who have completed Algebra II/Trigonometry and have a math and overall average of at least 85. There will be only one section, and mathematics teacher Dr. Bernard Feigenbaum will teach it. While the