Marymount News

National Latin Honor Society

On Thursday, April 10, the following members of the National Junior Classical League were inducted into the Latin Honor Society: Ardyn A. Class XI Claire C. Class XI Caitlyn E. Class XI Nora F. Class XI Bailey F. Class XI Emily F. Class XI Nora G. Class XI Tylor J. Class XI Aisling M. Class [...]

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Brava Latin Scholars!

Marymount is delighted to announce the results of the 2014 National Latin Exam! The National Latin Exam is a forty question, multiple-choice test with a time limit of forty-five minutes. It is offered under the joint sponsorship of the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League. More than 149,000 Latin students from all [...]

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Maker Day @ Marymount

On Saturday, April 12, over one hundred “makers” – students, teachers, parents, designers – overtook the 97th Street Campus for Maker Day @ Marymount, a celebration of the maker movement in schools across the city. The morning was filled with a variety of innovative sessions, including designing and making paper speakers; using the Raspberry Pi [...]

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Cardio Drumming Comes Alive!

As part of the Physical Education program, dance classes are diving into cardio drumming. Students use drumsticks on yoga balls to create collaborative rhythms as well as to practice their timing to the beats of famous songs. Dance Teacher Jesse Factor became certified in cardio drumming through the organization “Drums Alive” at the New York [...]

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US Musical Tickets On Sale Now

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Ted-Ed Clubs Come to Marymount!

Marymount’s Student Technology Leadership Team is also a K-12 TED-Ed Club Affiliate. TED-Ed Clubs is a school-based program that supports students in discussing, pursuing, and presenting their big ideas in the form of short TED-style talks. Over the next ten weeks, the Team will be trained on how to write, produce, and execute a TED [...]

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Class VII’s European Adventure

Click here to read about the many exciting adventures Class VII had in France and Spain!

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School Leadership Summit

The Student Technology Leadership Team will present a workshop entitled “Say It With Social Media – A Student Perspective” at the School Leadership Summit on March 27 at 6:00 p.m. The School Leadership Summit is a free online event that will include sessions from all over the world that are beneficial to school, district, regional, [...]

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Experience STEAM

On Saturday, March 1, Marymount faculty members Jaymes Dec, Lesa Wang, Kathryn Cohen, and Eric Walters presented an engaging, interactive workshop called “Creating Interactive Dioramas” at the Experience STEAM Event at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School.  The day-long, hands-on conference was a collaboration between ECFS, Dwight, The School at  Columbia, and Marymount. In the workshop, [...]

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NCWIT Computing Award Winners

Congratulations to Claire C., Class XI, who has been selected as an Affiliate Award Winner of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing! Special commendation also goes to Victoria M., Class XII, and Courtney S., Class XII, who have been named as Runners Up for the New York City Regional Award for the NCWIT Aspirations [...]

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3rd Place in Shakespeare Competition

On Thursday, February 27, Chiara M. (XII) participated in the semi-finals of the English-Speaking Union Shakespeare Competition and was selected as a finalist for the New York Branch!  She was chosen to represent Marymount after being awarded first place at an in-school assembly earlier this month, and she represented the school admirably, performing both a [...]

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S-Cubed!

Five Marymount Class XI students were nominated and accepted into Barnard College’s prestigious Saturday Science Seminar Program (S-Cubed). Over the course of five Saturdays in January, February, and March, the Marymount students will partake in intensive seminars such as “Groundwater and Sediments” and “Exploring the Extreme Universe.” The program is highly selective and aims to [...]

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Museum of Biodiversity

Class VII students recently put on a Museum of Biodiversity for the Upper Middle School in their very own Lion’s Den at 97th Street. They created an interactive museum gallery that demonstrated different aspects of biodiversity. Their collaborative exhibits also sought to raise awareness of contemporary issues that affect and at times trouble the biodiversity [...]

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From Brahms to Broadway

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Engineering: Interaction Design

The students of Engineering: Interaction Design feel right at home at the Fifth Avenue Fab Lab, where they tackle the joys and challenges of programming, designing, and making. This is the first year the elective has been offered, and already the class is making a real-world impact. Currently, the Class XII engineers are building weather [...]

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Telling Sandy Stories

Superstorm Sandy devastated the tri-state area in 2012, but its impact is still being felt to this day. In the wake of its wreckage upon our communities, students and teachers pulled together to support one another and listen to each other’s stories. At Marymount, the Upper School Atmospheric Science students took it upon themselves to [...]

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Imaginations at Work

Class VII is giving back to Marymount by lovingly providing a donation to the Benefit! Aligned with the Benefit’s theme of “Imagine,” the mathematics, art, and technology departments teamed up to challenge students to exercise their abundant imaginations. Class VII girls are creating a beautiful, collaborative mosaic using tessellations. The tessellations, or polygons that fit [...]

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Buy the Latest Singers’ CDs

Check out the Marymount Singers’ latest CDs on Amazon. Buy your copy today!

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Fab Labs in Indonesia!

A leader in innovation, Marymount School of New York is a major proponent and practitioner of design thinking and making. The School is at the forefront of the maker movement in education. The word about making is spreading at lightning speed, and schools all around the world are looking to implement design thinking and Fab Labs [...]

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Giving Back with Gratitude

Christmas is a time of giving, and one of the best things to give is service to others. Marymount students are enthusiastic and passionate about serving the underserved in their communities. The Upper School provides service opportunities on the weekends, so students can spend time together giving back. Service Saturdays were established by students in [...]

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