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Music and Mathematics: Opposites or Complements?

Kriti Jindal, Science Editor

December 17, 2014

Music and math? Many may think of the two as complete opposites; one as an academic subject and the other an art form. However, many parallels can be found between the two subjects, and an understanding of the similarities can...

Student Wins National German Contest

Ben Winston, Managing Editor

April 27, 2014

Ward Melville student Jeffrey Michel is the recipient of a four-week trip to Germany after winning the 2014 AATG competition. Michel, a student of the German language for several years, confirmed his knowledge in both written...

Ward Melville Science Bowl Team on the Path to Victory

Ashley Hong, Staff Writer

April 15, 2014

After placing first at the Regional High School Science Bowl competition, Ward Melville is now preparing to compete at the 2014 National Science Bowl. The National Science Bowl is an academic competition organized by the United...

Evolution: Too Quick or Too Slow?

Stephanie Chen, Op-Ed Editor

April 10, 2014

Too often, our perception of evolution seems to be a romanticized version of “Oh, a couple hundred of million years ago there were the fish, dinosaurs, amphibians, and reptiles- then the mammals came, and from then us humans...

The Multi-Cultural Struggle for First Generation Americans

Ryan Fan, Sports Editor

April 7, 2014

As you walk the hallways of Ward Melville, you'll notice something that many students take for granted: the wide, assortment of diverse cultures blended into one. In a sense, Ward Melville's diversity bears a striking resemblance ...

Overhauling the SAT

Josh Tanenbaum, Staff Writer

April 2, 2014

In response to the growing popularity of the ACT test, which had traditionally been given to students mainly in Mid-Western states, the College Board has scheduled sweeping changes to their own aptitude test, the SAT, beginning...

2014 Senior Trip Cancelled Due to Lack of Interest

Ramya Rao, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2014

With only about 30 students signed up for a trip which needed 90 students to run, the 2014 Senior Field trip to Six Flags has been officially cancelled. Several seniors were disappointed and confused that their peers did not decide...

The Philadelphia Story

Emily Winston, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2014

On March 27, 28, and 29, eleven Ward Melville seniors took the stage with their performance of “The Philadelphia Story”. Under the direction of Ms. Favre and assistant directors, Leah Borrie and Lily Chimenti, the Ward Melville...

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Brain Awareness Day

March 31, 2014

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