Rooting for Team USA Unified Floor Hockey

Of the two thousand seven hundred athletes competing in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria beginning Saturday eight are Fieldston upper school students who have joined forces with eight students from P.S. 721M, Manhattan Occupational Training Center, to represent the United States as Team USA Unified Floor Hockey.

They Got the Beat

Fieldston Lower fifth graders recently performed four ballroom dance numbers--the cha-cha-cha, the tango, a swing dance, and a waltz--in front of parents and the entire school.

Taking a Stand in History

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.

Mathletes Place in Museum of Math Bronx Middle School Math Tournament

The heat emanating from the Student Commons on Monday did not come from the radiators, but rather the energy of brain power as over 60 middle school students visited Fieldston for the annual Museum of Math Bronx Middle School Math Tournament. Fieldston had two teams of 8th graders participating this year; one of which placed first as overall champions.

The Path From Trial and Error to Crossing the Finish Line

Eighth graders recently applied energy concepts such as elastic potential energy, rotational inertia, and kinetic energy to construct vehicles made of mousetraps. They raced these cars--made for either maximum speed or distance--against the creations of teams from across the grade.

Come to Yuri's Night on March 15

Fourth and fifth graders and their families are invited to participate in Yuri's Night, an international celebration of space exploration, next week.

    Students Reflect on Their Experience Attending CPAC

    Last week, students from the history class "The Rise of the Right in Contemporary American Politics" traveled to Washington D.C. for CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference), where they heard from the country's conservative leadership and connected one-on-one with supporters from across the country.

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