Movie Review: Indiana Jones Is Worth Every Cent and Then Some

When a popular franchise is being revitalized after 19 years, there are bound to be huge expectations. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, which was released into theatres on May 22, is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. The previous installment in the series, The Last Crusade, was…

Personal Project: Thomas Kozlowski

Thomas Kozlowski What was your topic about? My topic was about getting to know my parents better, and their reasons of coming to America. How did you come up with your topic? I came up with it when my advisor mentioned that I look into my family as a topic. When did you actually start?…

Personal Project: Shira Almeleh

Shira Almeleh What was it about? The role that the tools a woman is provided with in terms of clothing can affect her success in the business world. I organized a women’s suit drive through my synagogue with the organization, “Dress for Success.” When did you actually start? Thinking: in the beginning of the year…

Personal Project: Marta Checko

Marta Checko Title: Living Life in a Blur- Alzheimer’s Disease What was your topic about? Well, I researched Alzheimer’s disease and different aspects of it. I focused on cause, prevention and just learning how the brain is affected. This also tied into how people around the individual were affected. I included behavior as part of…

Personal Project: Peter Minzicu

Peter Minzicu What was your title? Building a Scale Model of an Aircraft What was your topic about? Making Airplanes. Areas of Interaction? Homo Faber, Health and Social Education Did your project change over the course of the year? Yes. At first I wanted to build a scale model of a plane called the “Beech…

‘BSGE Computers [are not good]’

As a student at BSGE, you are undoubtedly aware of the computer problem in the school. Perhaps you may have noticed the abundance of “Need Repair” signs found on a large portion of the computers that you take out of the cart. Some computers appear normal, but

Teacher of the Month: Ms. Kerri Mahaney

Subject:Algebra Grade(s): 8 What do you think of the kids in your classes? Do they misbehave or are they generally well-be­haved? I love the kids in my classes. Yeah they misbe­have, to a normal degree.They’re normal; lovely and normal. I believe that all kids are good people. I believe that people go bad between like…

Pass the Ball! At the Sports Dinner

On May 29th, the BSGE students who participated in the school’s sports teams this year gathered together for the 1st annual BSGE Sports Dinner. The boys and girls of the two basketball teams, softball team, and baseball team

4th Annual Boat Dance Cancelled

Beautiful dresses, done-up hair, great makeup, button-up shirts, and fancy shoes will all not be in attendance at Friday’s boat dance. In fact, neither will the students. This year’s boat dance was canceled

Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying is a form of harassment, embarrassment, or torment using a website like Facebook or instant messenger. Unlike other forms of harassment, cyber bullying is not illegal in the state of New York, cyber bullies can just walk away. The thing that makes cyber bullying a major problem is that the bully can do…

Think Twice Before Cheating

Sitting in class, you have an extraordinarily hard test in front of you. Not knowing the answers, you just took a little peek at your neighbor’s answers. You copy them quickly, hoping that your neighbor knew what he or she was saying. You get your test back a few classes later and have gotten those…

Teacher of the Month: Mr. Mark Wolov

Name: Mark Wolov Subject: Humanities Grade(s): 8th and 10th 1) What do you think of the kids in your classes? Do they misbehave or are they generally well-behaved? Well, they’re mostly well-behaved. Of course teenagers are teenagers but no one throws things at me. The kids in this school take their education seriously. 2) What…

Book Review: Uglies

By Alexandra K ’13 and Naimh N ’13 “She could see New Pretty Town through her open window. The party towers were already lit up, and snakes of burning torches marked flickering pathways through the pleasure gardens. A few hot-air balloons pulled at their tethers against the darkening pink sky, their passengers shooting safety fireworks…

Movie Preview: Iron Man

Iron Man Strikes Theaters! Iron Man, based on the Marvel comic, hit movie theatres May 2, 2008. Directed by Jon Favreau and Starring Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, a billionaire weapons maker. When demonstrating his newest weaponry in Afghanistan, he was kidnapped by a terrorist who said he was going to hold him captive…

BSGE Meets College

On May 22nd, 2008, BSGE held a college panel with representatives from 10 different colleges and universities.  The audience was comprised of 11th grade students while 12th grade students, already admitted to colleges, asked questions to the representatives about topics ranging from the application process to student life on campus.  The event was held from…