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2020 Election: Down to two

2020 Election: Down to two

Fausto Rosado, Reporter

April 3, 2020

The current candidates still in the race shown above on Jan. 14th, 2020 at Des Moines, Iowa. Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont (Right) As the election gets closer and closer, many candidates have dropped out of the race. It’s down to two major candidates: For...

Vaping in NYC: A crisis among our youth

Vaping in NYC: A crisis among our youth

Yasna Muratovic, Reporter

April 3, 2020

NEW YORK, NY-- Following a high schooler from the Bronx, a Manhattan man has been confirmed as the second vape related death in the city as of late February.  Jonathan Sosa, 34 years old, had preexisting health conditions, including apnea and diabetes, but an autopsy showed that his death was, in fact,...

The iSchool plans to move in the Fall of 2023!

The iSchool plans to move in the Fall of 2023!

Quinn Lewis, Reporter

April 1, 2020

In 2006, the idea for a modern school that would become a model for the future schools of the 21st century was conceptualized among the Department of Education leaders. It was envisioned to be a high-tech school that would put emphasis on technologies such as video-conferencing and distance learning. An i...

The opioid crisis today

The opioid crisis today

Kate Montano, Reporter

April 1, 2020

In 2018 about 10.3 million Americans, ages 12 and older, misused opioids. About 9.9 million of them were prescription painkiller abusers and 808,000 of them were heroine users. Opioids are drugs that were created to replicate opium, which is another highly addictive drug that is made from an opium pop...

The rise of youth activism in the 21st century

The rise of youth activism in the 21st century

Vera Topcik, Reporter

January 7, 2020

Greta Thunberg, Emma Gonzales, Malala Yousafzai, and Gavin Grimm. You may have heard these names on the news. These people are activists, but they all have one thing in common: they all started protesting when they were teens. There has been a recent change in the 21st century. Teens, young adults, eve...

The Trump impeachment inquiry

The Trump impeachment inquiry

Zach Kaplan, iNews reporter

December 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC--The House of Representatives recently formalized the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, capping off a rollercoaster ride which began around September 9th. A federal whistleblower came forward stating they’d heard a problematic phone call in late July between Mr. Trump ...

School strike for the climate: Skolstrejk för Klimatet

School strike for the climate: Skolstrejk för Klimatet

Isannah Marley and Sophie Kelleher

April 4, 2019

You’re out taking a lunch break, and pass by Columbus Circle. As you are bustling by you notice that kids, youth and parents alike are yelling, “What do we want? Climate justice! When do we want it? Now!” the voices and cheers are becoming louder and louder. You pull out your phone and begin r...

It’s official…Staff Infection is coming back!

It’s official…Staff Infection is coming back!

Micah Gomez, Reporter

March 28, 2019

It’s official! Staff Infection is coming back, and the iSchool community is more ready than ever to see what they have in store! For those of you who don’t know, Staff Infection is a band made up of the iSchool’s very own staff members. They made their debut last year, in 2018, during the Sp...

iSchool’s Town Hall

iSchool’s Town Hall

Zach Kaplan

March 21, 2019

iSchoolers gathered at the Student Government’s first Town Hall on Thursday, February 28, where Ms. Leimsider and Ms. Bailey discussed topics such as the mastery system, AP courses, the iSchool difference, problems with the bathrooms, and retakes. Dozens of students from every grade level gathered there to disc...

Availability does not equal accessibility

Availability does not equal accessibility

Gian Paul Cadillo and Alyssa Cabrera

February 14, 2019

In New York, the NYC iSchool, one of some high schools, has taken its own steps in creating a more accessible gender-neutral restroom. Previously, the gender-neutral bathroom, located on the 5th floor next to the nurse's office, was kept locked and unavailable to anyone who didn’t have the key. T...

Alma vs. André: The final debate

Alma vs. André: The final debate

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

November 7, 2018

At 3:30 on Thursday, November 1st, students gathered in the Commons for the Mock Election final debate. Mock Congressional Election is a module taught by Mr. Jay. The class follows the election process, with students taking the role of candidates, campaign teams, and the media, and accumulates in a ...

The 2018 Congressional Elections

The 2018 Congressional Elections

Gabriela Lebron and Alyssa Cabrera

November 5, 2018

On November 6, 2018, the Congressional Elections will be held in New York State. Although this may seem like any other election, with the current state of our country's government, it is so much more than that. According to Ballotpedia, all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives are ava...

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