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  • HAFTR Hawks Beat Their Crosstown Rival DRS, 47-46

    The HAFTR Hawks came into Monday night’s game looking to improve to 4-0 in regular season play, coming off a blowout win versus North Shore Saturday night. The Hawks started out strong, outscoring the Wildcats 11-0 after the first couple of minutes of the game, led by two three point shots made by Jason (Trey) more »

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  • Brooklyn Nets: From One of the Best to One of the Worst

    The Brooklyn Nets are currently considered one of the worst teams of the NBA. As of now, their record is 9-35 and they are the only NBA team that has not reached double digits in number of wins. The Nets are trying to find their way with first year coach Kenny Atkinson. One major problem more »

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  • Junior & Senior Snow Tubing Trip

    The wind flowing through your hair, gliding through the snow as you speedily descend a snowy hill. Feeling the tube bounce, as you plunder downward, hitting small bumps of snow and tiny leaps of faith. Letting gravity take control, feeling free, and letting loose. The thrill and excitement of snow tubing is intense, and the more »

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  • Carrie Fisher, Best Known as Princess Leia, Dies

    December 23rd, 2016: It was a normal day for the Fisher family, until word got out that Carrie Fisher had become sick and had been placed into the hospital. She had just gotten off a flight from London to Los Angeles and experienced a medical emergency. Just four days later, the world had to say more »

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  • The Bee Crisis

    Since 2006, beekeepers have been realizing that bees have been dying at an increasingly high rate. The Rusty Patch bumble bee is now the first bumble bee to have been added to the endangered species list. The population of the bee has decreased 87% since the 1990s. Many more bees are likely to be added more »

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  • Tavares, Mcdonagh Represent New York in NHL All-Star Game

    The captain of the New York Islanders, John Tavares, and the captain of the New York Rangers, Ryan Mcdonagh, will represent their respective teams when they travel to Los Angeles for the 2017 NHL All-Star Game on January 29th. This is John Tavares’ fourth consecutive appearance in the NHL All-Star Game, while Mcdonagh will play more »

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  • The Hype for Rogue One is Real

    I am among the millions of Star Wars nerds, geeks, and fanatics waiting to see the newest installment of the Star Wars franchise Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Rogue One is the eighth installment to franchise, however it is not part main saga (episodes I through VII). In fact, it is one of three more »

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  • Playing Teacher in the Globalization Club

    The purpose of the Globalization Club is to prepare students for a changing world; politically, economically, and socially. So far, the Globalization Club, under the direction of Mr. Jason Gelman, chair of the Social Studies Department, and social studies teacher, Mrs. Kristen Frances-Goldstein, has held sessions on topics including smartphones, social media, the Syrian refugee crisis, the terrorist more »

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  • HAFTR Students Raise Over $1,500 During Pink Day

    HAFTR High School participated in Sharsheret’s Pink Day last Wednesday, February 8. Many yeshiva high schools participate in Pink Day, a time when the school focuses on spreading awareness for breast cancer. This year, students and faculty alike not only wore pink to show their support, but also learned more information about breast cancer and more »

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