The Yearbook Rendezvous: Students Across Brooklyn Meetup to Say Goodbye

By: Martin Kiser  Receiving yearbooks is always an emotional ordeal. Having to say goodbye to friends and leaving behind high school to enter adulthood with a book of memories is never easy. But does obtaining a yearbook after months out of school have the same effect? This year, senior graduation was far from the norm,…

Students Express Sadness with the Loss of an In-Person Graduation Ceremony

By: Sebastian Winter  For Senior Sharon Eilen, having a physical graduation ceremony is not the top priority right now due to the safety precautions necessary to curb the spread of coronavirus. “I’m definitely sad that Murrow won’t have a physical graduation ceremony for students after I’ve truly worked so hard all of these years,” said…

In an Effort to Help Students, Murrow Provides Mental Health Resources Virtually

By: Ashley Lalman With everyone stuck at home, many Murrowites have struggled with a number of emotional-health issues. And because of that, the school has organized several online outreach programs for students who want to speak to adults about their mental health. “There is a lot of uncertainty about the future,” said school psychologist Mr….

Another Likely Casualty on The Coronavirus Front: School Sports

By: Maximilan Kipiniak Come September, it seems that PSAL sports may be another victim of the coronavirus. As state and city school officials decide on how or if they can reopen the schools in September, one thing that may not happen  in the fall is PSAL sports. The school has a number of PSAL teams,…

Remote Learning: Do the Cons Outweigh the Pros?

By: Muazam Moon For students and teachers, online learning has been a mixed bag. “You can truly go at your own speed and have much more freedom in your schedule,” said sophomore Alexandra Litinskiy. “The con is the very thing that is great about online learning, [if you] lack the motivation, you will start to…

Jobless, Students Cope With the Reality of the Loss of Summer Jobs

By: Candice Phillips Sophomore Armanda St. Louis was expecting to have a summer job this year. But when she learned that the Summer Youth Employment Program — the program which gives St. Louis and thousands of other New York City high school students a paying summer job — was cancelled because of the pandemic, she…

Out till Fall: Will School Return Completely in the Upcoming Year?

By: Candice Phillips As the old song goes…”See you in September.” That’s how it goes as Governor Andrew Cuomo officially closed all school buildings throughout the state two weeks ago. His announcement came several weeks after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that all New York City public school buildings would close until September because of…