December 7th 2018. It’s Tech’s first hackathon. You’re an hour late, scrambled into a team of two very last minute, and you have no idea what’s going on. Will you win against a field of 100 coders? No way.  At least, that’s what I thought. I’d gambled my night awayRead More →

The JUUL is a new vaping device that has become extremely popular in high schools and college campuses. It is a more portable device than many other vapes and more discrete than e-cigarettes because of its small size. Although it was created for adults as an alternative to cigarettes, itRead More →

  Peter Choi ’19 In 2016, Brooklyn Technical High School implemented the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (APCSP) course that replaced Digital Electronics (DE). Many students have been strong advocates of the change suggesting that the new course involves a great deal of creativity and implementing the thought process intoRead More →

Annie Li ’18 The Mathematical Association of America’s AMC is an annual math test that serves as one of the first of four stages that leads to the International Mathematical Olympiad, the IMO. Those who receive scores in the top 5% on the AMC advance to the next round, whichRead More →

Peter Choi ’18 Would you know what to do if your friend, child, or a stranger went into cardiac arrest? Calling 911 would undoubtedly be your primary goal, but before medical professionals arrive, performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) would greatly increase the chance of survival of the victim. On Friday, FebruaryRead More →

Annie Li ’18 This February, a team of students from Brooklyn Technical High School participated in the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge. This is a nationwide challenge open to middle school and high school students, where participating teams create an app that solves a problem in their community. According toRead More →

Science Olympiad, nicknamed SciOly, is club that helps students explore different scientific fields through competitions. The President is Harteck Sabharwal ’17 and the two Vice Presidents are Nour Haredy ‘17 and Doruntina Fida ‘17. Dr. Maxfield is the team advisor and Ms. Sirianni helps students prepare for Forensic events. However,Read More →

Brandon Wood As an aspiring roboticist, it worries me greatly to see the unprecedented loss of opportunity due to automation. Automation has begun to seep into a variety of m manufacturing and shipping fields, and is projected to make millions of jobs redundant in the coming decade. According to theRead More →

Aaliyah James ’21 Breast cancer remains a prominent issue within America, with an estimated 246,660 new cases of breast cancer expected to be diagnosed this year. Efforts throughout the world have been made to raise money to fund research for breast cancer research. In fact, this year Brooklyn Tech’s AmericanRead More →