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Fieldston News Fieldston's Bi-Weekly Newspaper Since 1928. Founded in 1928, the year that Fieldston’s Riverdale campus opened, The Fieldston News is the upper school’s official newspaper.

The publication is entirely student-run (with graphics and printing assistance from the Graphic Communications Department), and appears bi-weekly. The News covers a wide range of school-related matters, from reports on the latest assemblies, to updates from the athletic fields and art studios. In addition, the paper offers a lively running commentary on the world outside of the school, with politi

The publication is entirely student-run (with graphics and printing assistance from the Graphic Communications Department), and appears bi-weekly. The News covers a wide range of school-related matters, from reports on the latest assemblies, to updates from the athletic fields and art studios. In addition, the paper offers a lively running commentary on the world outside of the school, with politi

Operating as usual

Happy Homecoming and Tate Library grand opening! Check out the newest edition of the paper to see some photos from the f...
10/20/2018

Happy Homecoming and Tate Library grand opening! Check out the newest edition of the paper to see some photos from the final days of preparations, and remember to cheer on your Eagles today! (PC: Lily Tepper)

02/28/2018

Some articles on Fieldston's recent security enhancements, specifically the newly built fence:

"The Fence" (Ben Altschuler & Elizabeth Gellert)

http://fieldstonnews.com/home/2018/02/26/the-fence/

"Newly Built Fence Disrupts Observation for Upper School Science Classes" (Maddy Schaffer)

http://fieldstonnews.com/home/2018/02/27/newly-built-fence-disrupts-observation-upper-school-science-classes/

"Opinion: "In Defense of Da Fence" (Nick Francoeur)

http://fieldstonnews.com/home/2018/02/26/defense-da-fence/

"Opinion: Ms. Bagby, Tear Down That Wall!" (Ryan Kelly)

http://fieldstonnews.com/home/2018/02/27/opinion-mr-cairo-ms-bagby-tear-wall/

Hi Guys!With the new school year underway, we will start regularly posting on the Fieldston News website and here on the...
09/13/2017
Fieldston News

Hi Guys!

With the new school year underway, we will start regularly posting on the Fieldston News website and here on the page.

Linked below, is a look into long time Fieldston faculty member Andy Meyers’ new teaching gig that will be featured in our Summer Issue--- printing later this week.

Hi Everyone!We hope you guys are having a great summer and staying cool in the heat! We are very excited to release our ...
08/13/2016
Volume 91, Issue Summer Final.pdf

Hi Everyone!

We hope you guys are having a great summer and staying cool in the heat! We are very excited to release our SUMMER EDITION of the Fieldston News, which is attached below and will be available around school for the start of preseason so that all athletes, faculty, students, and staff can pick up a hard copy for themselves. We have a lot of great stuff in this issue: Keerti Gopal gets the rundown on Fieldston's curriculum reforms, Oliver Bellinson talks about what it was like to play with the legendary Wynton Marsalis at graduation, Ilan Luttway interviews New York Representative Nita Lowey about the Democratic Sit In, and much, much more. Our thanks to everyone who contributed! Go check it out!

https://drive.google.com/a/fieldstonnews.com/file/d/0B--AX4yBEMq-a2VteEZkSzhJZ2s/view

Best,
Alex Greenberg (VI), Emma Mitnick (VI), Keerti Gopal (VI) (Editors in Chief)
Ben Kava (VI), Tyler Friedman (VI) (Managing Editors)
Andrew Celli (VI) (Layout and Design)g

Students gathered Wednesday morning in a moment of silent reflection after the events that took place in Orlando this we...
06/15/2016

Students gathered Wednesday morning in a moment of silent reflection after the events that took place in Orlando this weekend. A bake sale was held immediately after to raise funds in support of the victims.

06/08/2016
Volume 90, Issue 13.pdf

ISSUE 13 is out! We encourage you to pick up a hard copy of this issue containing a special edition insert!

View and download Volume 90, Issue 13.pdf on DocDroid

Go check out Issue 12 of the Fieldston News! Be on the look out for a thought-provoking Op-Ed by Charlie Friedberg about...
05/23/2016

Go check out Issue 12 of the Fieldston News! Be on the look out for a thought-provoking Op-Ed by Charlie Friedberg about Senior Skip Day, an article by Alex Greenberg explaining why the 8th grade's vote was excluded in the recent FSG election, lots of great pictures from the fashion show/pep rally, and so, SO much more!

02/24/2016
Volume 90, Issue 7.pdf - DocDroid

Volume 90, Issue 7 is now online!
Password: issue7

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Breaking News!  Jessica Bagby appointed as the new head of school for ECFS. Jessica will be visiting campus on Wednesday...
12/14/2015

Breaking News! Jessica Bagby appointed as the new head of school for ECFS. Jessica will be visiting campus on Wednesday the 16th and Thursday the 17th, to meet students and teachers.

Pictured below: Jessica Bagby

12/08/2015

Students gather in the commons this morning for jazz rehearsals and a bake sale to support "FYI."

"Fresh Youth Initiatives in Washington Heights empowers bilingual, bicultural children and teens to become confident, compassionate leaders and successful learners."

#ThisisFieldston.

Below, is an editorial written by the Fieldston News Editors in response to the attacks in Paris and around the world. W...
11/16/2015
REFLECTING ON TRAGEDY Fieldston News.pdf

Below, is an editorial written by the Fieldston News Editors in response to the attacks in Paris and around the world. We stand beside the Hill Chronicle and invite all students and teachers to send us your reactions to any of the tragic attacks that have gone on around the world, which we will try and publish as comprehensively as possible in our next print issue. Everyone’s voice is welcome here because, no matter what the media covers, #allstoriesmatter.

Thank you,

The Editors

View and download REFLECTING ON TRAGEDY Fieldston News.pdf on DocDroid

Volleyball Co-Captains, Violet Dine and Grace Brickner, holding the NYSAIS State Championship plaque after the team's tr...
11/08/2015

Volleyball Co-Captains, Violet Dine and Grace Brickner, holding the NYSAIS State Championship plaque after the team's triumph over Horace Mann.

Fresh off the press!
10/20/2015

Fresh off the press!

Make sure to pick up a copy of issue 2 at homecoming! Remember to come out and support your fellow Eagles!
10/16/2015

Make sure to pick up a copy of issue 2 at homecoming! Remember to come out and support your fellow Eagles!

10/16/2015

BREAKING NEWS: Middle School principal Kevin Jacobson to become Head of School at the Presidio Hill School in San Francisco in July.

06/10/2015
Ultimate Frisbee A-Team

Ultimate Frisbee A-Team

This year, FIeldston Ultimate’s A Team enjoyed yet another eventful season, featuring some major disappointments as well as great successes. In the city league, we won the majority of our games and reached the city finals – the third time in my four years on the team. In the city finals, Fieldston…

06/10/2015
Varsity Baseball

Varsity Baseball

For teams that did not make the playoffs, the too short spring season is coming to a fast close, which means that this year’s Varsity Baseball team is putting away the gloves and bats until next spring calls out wistfully for more of America’s favorite pastime. Fieldston, who went 89 this season,…

06/10/2015
Boys Varsity Tennis

Boys Varsity Tennis

The Fieldston tennis team had its fair share of ups and downs this season. Overall, the team posted an 8 and 8 record, but remained competitive in all of its matches. Led by senior captains Ben Gottschalk (VI) and Sam Krevlin, (VI) who split time playing at one and two singles, the team put…

06/10/2015
Girls Varsity Lacrosse

Girls Varsity Lacrosse

Fieldston’s varsity girls lacrosse team faced many challenges this season, as the team had to rebuild after losing seven seniors last year. Due to the unrelenting winter, we had a slow start to the season. The field was covered in snow throughout tryouts, and because we were unable to go to Florida…

06/10/2015
Boys Varsity Lacrosse

Boys Varsity Lacrosse

“Don’t ever let go babe.” Stephen Lese grabbed me and squeezed harder than he throws most checks. He was my third hug after Gleebs sent our crowd into a frenzy and onto the field and 3 time defending champion Hackley back home on the bus. My second hug went out to a glassy eyed Brett... The post…

06/10/2015
Varsity Softball – 2015 State Champions

Varsity Softball – 2015 State Champions

For the third year in a row, the girl’s softball team became ivy league champions and champions of the New York State Association of Independent Schools. It was the perfect trifecta—the last two games of the season were intense nail-biters. The one nothing win over Holy Child was accomplished…

Varsity Golf – 2015 State Champions
06/10/2015
Varsity Golf – 2015 State Champions

Varsity Golf – 2015 State Champions

The Fieldston Golf Team completed a perfect 160 season on Wednesday, with a thrilling victory over Horace Mann. With this victory, Fieldston Golf Team won the Ivy League for a 5th time, and for a third straight year. This undefeated season included 5 shutout victories, and 13 of 16 matches won by…

06/10/2015
Sheagles – 2015 State Champions

Sheagles – 2015 State Champions

From the size of the crowd that gathered on the sidelines of the Sheagles vs. Canandaigua state final game, it was clear that the members of the entire Fieldston ultimate frisbee team were completely enthralled. Perhaps it was because the Sheagles were undefeated for the entire season, or because…

06/10/2015
Spring 2015 Film Festival

Spring 2015 Film Festival

While the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival kicked off in France, 3901 Fieldston Road hosted its very own. The ECFS Spring 2015 Film Festival, a genuine treasure, took place on May 12th and May 13th. Although there was no red carpet, and the only Reynolds in the audience was Kate, the Eagles held…

06/10/2015
Honest AIB

Honest AIB

Have you ever sat in a class where a teacher was blind to the cheating or plagiarism occurring in his/her classroom, and not known what to do or who to approach? If you haven’t, then many of your peers probably have. Do you actually have any idea which translators you can use for your language...…

06/10/2015
Religious Tolerance and Assaults

Religious Tolerance and Assaults

After the attack on the magazine Charlie Hebdo in early January, many conversations opened up about religious boundaries in the world today. Questions were raised concerning the assault that still remains taboo, even in the following months. Why do some cultures take offense at the artwork of…

06/10/2015
Fieldston Awards Sabbaticals to Cury and Rowe

Fieldston Awards Sabbaticals to Cury and Rowe

This year, Fieldston gave sabbaticals to two teachers: Jose Cury and Blake Rowe. Every year, the administration awards sabbaticals to teachers who have been at the school for at least ten years so that faculty may pursue interests outside the ECFS community. This opportunity allows teachers to seek…

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