MANHATTAN HUNTER SCIENCE NEWSPAPER
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHTS : JUNE 2021
9th Grade - Nairi Nakhapetian
10th Grade - Hashim Kamal "Hashim Kamal has always excelled in his academics due to his hard working attitude. His consistent excellence even in the face of remote learning has conveyed his ambition to be a good student as well as not being afraid to improve himself."
11th Grade - Alesha Qureshi "Alesha Qureshi is a MHSHS junior who has been heavily involved in our school community. She has persevered throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and has maintained academic success. Alesha Qureshi holds a leadership position in the Medical Club and participates in other MHSHS events and clubs.
12th Grade - Brittany Luckain "Brittany Luckain is one of the most dedicated seniors in our school. She is always working hard to achieve her goals and was selected to present at the senior symposium."
NYC Primary Elections "The Democratic ticket for the New York City mayoral race is stacked with worthy candidates and with early voting already underway, this race is headed towards the photo finish that many political analysts are predicting." -- Dorothea West
The Fetal Heartbeat Bill "On May 19th of 2021, the Republican governor of Texas, Greg Abott signed the Fetal Heartbeat Bill which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected which is possibly as early as 6 weeks." -- Subita Sania
Summer Camps - What's Going to Happen this Year? "After last summer, which was mostly spent at home in quarantine, many people are excited to finally get out of the house and do something, and for children this means returning to summer camp." -- Elijah Rabin
The Super Mario Effect "In April 2018, a man named Mark Rober gave a Ted-Talk about a theory he called 'The Super Mario Effect.'" -- Shreya Nasker
My Vaccine Story "As more and more of my family got vaccinated, I eagerly awaited my chance to do the same... I was only anxious about one thing: side effects." -- Brynne Bennett
Cancel Culture and Its Effects "Cancel culture. A widely known phenomenon defined as 'a modern form of ostracism in which someone is thrust out of social or professional circles'" -- Frida Rivera
Go Outside this Summer! A List of Places you can Visit in the City "Now that most of us are or getting vaxxed and the summer is around the corner, it is a great opportunity to have a productive and fun time. New York is an iconic city filled with entertainment, art and culture." -- Feride Cosar
Let the Grief Out "As we move through life with the COVID vaccine finally giving us hope that life can get back to normal, we will look back at the past and mourn the loss of our family and friends. Grief is a natural emotion to feel as you go through the motions of mourning someone you lost." -- Tenzin Gaga
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What is the SLT?: The SLT, or the school leadership team is a group of students, teachers, parents and staff that meet once a month to discuss ways to improve our school. The many decisions that are made in these meetings effect the student body!!! Ask your grade level rep for more info!
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Editor-in-Chief: Dorothea West
Assistant Editor: Akasha Jackson
Sports Writer: Alexander Fooy
Advice Column: Tenzin Gaga
News Writer: Elijah Rabin
Student Contributors: Fratchelya Ciputra, Isaac Lal, Brynne Bennett, Anonna Haque, Frida Rivera, Archi Das Gupta, Subita Sania, Feride Cosar