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  • Announcements – Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Announcements – Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    If you have any forms for the office - Lunch forms, Handbook forms or Field trip forms, please bring them to Mrs. Lokitus this morning. Attention all student council members - there is a student council lunch meeting today in room 48. Mr. Crisafi will hold a technology boot camp session in Room 50 from 3:30-4... READ MORE »»

  • Students Help Ecuador’s Earthquake Victims

    Students Help Ecuador’s Earthquake Victims

    Justin Muhlbaier, Staff Writer

    May 20, 2016

    On April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador. The earthquake, which did the most damage along the southern coast, killed 682 people, injured 27,742, and left 525 people missing. In its wake, the people of Ecuador have been left starved, injured, homeless, and mentally scarred. As a result, the... READ MORE »»

    A woman carries a table through the street after an earthquake in Pedernales, Ecuador, Sunday, April 17, 2016.

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  • TED Comes to TBS

    TED Comes to TBS

    Alexandra Denholtz and Jakob Mendelsohn

    May 19, 2016

    Check out the TEDxTheBenjaminSchool videos here! Where can you find a trilingual speaker, a trapeze artist, and a glassblower? The answer is the Middle School student body, and such talents came to light thanks to the recent TEDx event. On Friday, April 28, the Middle School hosted TEDxTheBenjaminS... READ MORE »»

    Eighth grader Nicky Amato gives his talk about being an identical twin.

    Dr. Aiello

  • Mrs. Ponchock Nabs Teacher of the Year Honors

    Mrs. Ponchock Nabs Teacher of the Year Honors

    Rissy Dalton, Co-Editor

    May 18, 2016

    A good teacher is one who enjoys what he or she teaches. A great teacher is one who not only loves the subject material, but also has a love for teaching it and creates meaningful connections with his or her students. Throughout the entire Benjamin School, great teachers can be found left and right.... READ MORE »»

    Mrs. Denise Ponchock is flanked by Head of School Mr. Robert Goldberg (left) and Head of Middle School Mr. Charles Hagy (right) during the Education Awards Breakfast on May 11, 2016.

TBS Forges Successful Partnership with Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches

Caroline Moody, Justin Muhlbaier, and Carter Stewart

For its school-wide community service project this year, TBS has partnered with Adopt-a-Family of the Palm Beaches, a non-profit organization that helps families in crisis (due largely to medical emergencies or financial...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

The Neersyde Honors This Year’s Insyde Award Winners

Mr. Crisafi, Course Instructor

Each year, The Neersyde presents awards to students who exhibit excellence in several artistic categories. These Insyde Awards (named because the inaugural award winner's names and work were published "inside" the pages of...  Read More »

May 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Eighth-Grade Banquet Honors Past and Present

Caroline Moody, Co-Editor

The Eighth-Grade Banquet is a momentous occasion that takes immense planning, practicing, and effort from all. On Tuesday May 10, the middle school gym was filled with all eighth grade students and their guests at 6:00 p.m....  Read More »

May 13, 2016 • 0 comments

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She’s Number One

Coby Leibowitz, Staff Writer

Homework, group projects, clubs, and sports are all regular eighth-grade responsibilities. However, what happens when you add number one varsity tennis player to the list? That may be too much responsibility and stress for...  Read More »

March 13, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Girls’ Soccer Wins Another Title, Pushes Undefeated Streak to 78-0 February 11, 2016
  • (Hopefully Not) Learning from the Pros February 8, 2016
  • Pressure to Keep the Ball Rolling February 4, 2016
  • Second Place for the Second Consecutive Year January 8, 2016

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Rising Eighth-Grade Grammar Packet

Click here to view and download the grammar packet for rising eighth graders....  Read More »

May 24, 2016 • 0 comments

Eighth-Grade Banquet Honors Past and Present

May 13, 2016

The Reason Behind ERB Testing

April 19, 2016

Orange Team Takes Field Day Trophy

April 6, 2016

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