Students get Ready for the New AP Computer Science Principles Exam

  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 into bits and numbers. However, there […]

The Annual AMC comes to Tech

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, which is the AIME. Six final […]

Tech Takes Actions to Save Lives

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, February 17, Brooklyn Technical High School […]

Tech’s Winning App-Illustria

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 to Verizon.com, 1200 students submitted apps […]

Celebrating Science Olympiad’s 40 Medal Win

Celebrating Science Olympiad’s 40 Medal Win

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, she stated that “This year […]

The Case for Automation

The Case for Automation

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 the Washington Times, the years following […]

BTHS Pink Week

BTHS Pink Week

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 American Cancer Society Chapter held a […]

Had Some Chemistry Jokes, But They Argon! – The Science Olympiad

Had Some Chemistry Jokes, But They Argon! – The Science Olympiad

by Saurabh Bansal ’18 What is Science Olympiad? Some will think, “Oh that’s just another club,” but do they know that Science Olympiad meets every Friday, most Saturdays, and almost every holiday off from school between September and March? This is no ordinary club. Members work exceptionally hard to prepare for various competitions: the invitationals in […]

De-Root or Unbox: The Pine Tree Dilemma

AYAN RAHMAN ’20 It’s finally December, the perfect time and temperature for delicious hot chocolate,fur coats, boots, and all things winter. Some people are starting to put up the lights and decorations to commemorate the upcoming holidays and a pine tree may be one of the decorations on their lists. Erica Moon ‘20, smiled as […]

A Drive to Assist – Brooklyn Tech Blood Drive

A Drive to Assist – Brooklyn Tech Blood Drive

Students laughed and peered over each other’s shoulders as they lined up outside of the Tech auditorium. These students were excited to contribute the blood necessary for transfusions at the Brooklyn Technical High School Blood Drive on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Ms. Lovelett, the assistant principal of the Biology department and coordinator of the Brooklyn […]

Unknown Mechanism of Smoking Discovered

Peter Choi Cigarettes are a common sight in the streets of New York, and many people choose to continue to smoke, even knowing the risks. It is well-known and generally accepted that cigarettes are linked to cancer, yet the underlying mechanism is still rather perplexing. While smoking is known to be linked to cancer, the […]

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