Juniors Max Schindel, Alec Franzese, and Benjamin Altschuler--all members of Fieldston's Startup Club--won two prizes, and $1,500, in the Start Up High School competition at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor last month.
The 33rd annual drive to benefit Midnight Run has begun, and students in the Community Service Advisory Board-IT class are seeking donations of new clothing and travel-size toiletries. Collection bins can be found throughout the upper school, as well as in the library and Student Commons. The deadline to drop off donations is Wednesday, April 12.
Twenty three Form IV students went to the Museum of the City of NY in early March to participate in New York City History Day, an education program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the discovery and interpretation of historical topics. Eight of the students received awards in the exhibit and website categories and four will move on to the New York State History Day event in Cooperstown on April 24th.
The Fieldston engineering club hosted its second annual Rube Goldberg Competition on March 12. Goldberg's granddaughter--and Fieldston graduate--Jennifer George emceed the festivities. The Fieldston sophomore team took third place overall, while the "Funky Freshmen" team took first place. This year's event also showcased the robotics work of students from both Ethical Culture and Fieldston Lower.