Victims of Domestic Violence Share their Stories

By: Vanesa Vargas The school’s annual Clothesline Project was held on October 24th in order for Murrowites to understand the issues of domestic violence.   Students gathered in Room 247 to listen to speakers who are victims of domestic violence tell their stories. The room also had dozens of shirts hanging from the ceiling, each…

Hungry for a Good Cause — Donating to Murrow’s Food Drive

Photos: David Jonathan Martinez Murrow’s annual food drive took place in mid November. Students and staff donated several thousand pounds of cans of non perishable food items to City Harvest, an organization that helps feed the needy. The pictures were taken during pick up day as student volunteers packed and got them ready to be…

Weekly Announcements

MARKING PERIOD: As of today the second marking period has officially ended, and we are beginning the third one as our grades are entered in today. SCS: Report cards and 2nd Regents exam notices will be distributed on Friday during SCS. 20 Minute Special Schedule A: 8:05 – 8:55 B: 8:55 – 9:40 SCS: 9:40 – 10:00…

Murrow’s New Farmer’s Market

By: Gabrielle Martinez Photos by: Juliana Clark Murrowites are able to enjoy the goods that the newly-renovated greenhouse has to offer with a small farmer’s market in the lobby. Some of the items at the farmer’s market consisted of wrapped bags of lettuce, parsley, basil, and thyme. Students and teachers said they were happy for…

Weekly Announcements

MUSIC TECH: Come out to the Music Tech Fall Showcase! The show will take place in the Papp Theatre on Wednesday, November 29th from 6 to 9 PM. The show will share the creative talents of Murrowites. Tickets are limited so get yours today for only $5! MUSIC TECH TICKETS WORLD AIDS DAY: From Tuesday,…

Promising Poets take Park Slope

By: Victoriana Alfonso Members of Murrow’s Writers Institute had the opportunity to read their poetry at an Open Mic in Park Slope last month. English teacher Mr. Joseph Elliot arranged the reading for juniors and seniors who presented their poetry at The Shed, which is located on 6th Ave in Brooklyn. “We’re responsible for teaching…

Weekly Announcements

RECESS: Thanksgiving break begins this week! We will have off on Thursday and Friday, returning back to school Monday, November 27th. Enjoy the holiday! TICKETS: Get your tickets to see the Music Tech Fall Showcase on Wednesday, November 29th, from 6 to 9 P.M. MUSIC TECH TICKETS  Tickets to The Sound of Music are also available for…

“A Few Good Men” Comes to Murrow

By: Jillian Hinz The first Murrow show of the season, A Few Good Men, went off without a hitch due to the amazing cast and crew. Based on the original version of the play, which then led to the famous 1992 movie, the show was a success, selling out all five shows from November 1-4th…

Weekly Announcements

NO SCHOOL:  School will be closed for election on Tuesday, November 7th. SENIOR PICTURES: The last opportunity to take your senior photo is Friday, November 10th. Sign up is in room 152. If you miss this opportunity, you will have to take your photos in the Staten Island studio in order to be included in the yearbook….

Title I Funding & New Staff Members

By: Juliana Clark   The incoming students aren’t the only ones who are learning their way around Edward R. Murrow High School this year. A total of 19 new staff members–17 teachers and two guidance counselors– joined the faculty at Murrow. Part of the reason for all these hirings is because this year, Murrow received…

Murrowites Get Creative with their Costumes

By: Amanda Salazar For many, Halloween is a day where people can eat candy, have fun, and pretend to be someone else for a night, and these Murrow students certainly took advantage of the opportunity to dress-up in their most creative costumes.   Sophie Tatarchuk, Senior, “Old, Russian Cat Lady”   “My favorite thing about…

‘Big Sibs’ Without ‘Little Sibs’?

By: Anano Kapanadze Judging from the turnout, it sure looks like freshmen needed a Big Sib to find a way to get to the cafeteria. Though the upperclassmen had been evidently looking forward to Big Sibs, a newly-developed program for seniors to help mentor incoming freshmen, it seems like the freshman did not share the…