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Humans of Middle School: Minjae

“It was very enjoyable, because there were lots of activities for us to do. For example, PoP project was difficult, but on the other hand, I could felt sense of accomplishment. Also I could work with people who had same… Continue Reading →

Finale with the DM team!

It is the end of the semester and we all have to say goodbye. Including our DM team. The team has made huge accomplishments in the blog. This is what our team thinks.   Satvik, 8th Grade In my previous… Continue Reading →

Exit Interviews: Ms. Melinda Kehe

  It is the end of the school year which means that we will soon have to say goodbye to a few of our favorite teachers. This year, 7 middle school teachers are leaving and over the next 7 school… Continue Reading →

New in 90 S3 Last Episode

In this episode, we cover about ASIAC basketball & swimming, MS Talent Show, Moving Up Ceremony and more. As end of school is coming closer, this is the final episode of the season.

Cricket Pick-it Challenge Winner!

The DM Cricket Pick-it Challenge is finally over and we have a winner! Congratulations to 8th grader Ian! He had a stunning 5 point streak with 28 points in total! He was 23 points ahead of Ananya B. who finished… Continue Reading →

Humans of Middle School: Rohan

“I love to play hockey, I’ve been playing since I was around 5. My Canadian descent really influenced by enjoyment of hockey in general. I have so many memorable moments regarding playing hockey with my friends.”

Student Exit Interviews: 8th Grade – Part Three

This year, 65 students are leaving us and are going to various countries around the world. Each week, we will publish these interviews for those students who will be leaving. Down below are the interviews of 5 of the 25… Continue Reading →

Student Exit Interviews: 8th Grade – Part Two

This year, 65 students are leaving us and are going to various countries around the world. Each week, we will publish these interviews for those students who will be leaving. Down below are the interviews of 5 of the 25… Continue Reading →

Exit Interviews: Mrs. Nicola Takizawa

It is the end of the school year which means that we will soon have to say goodbye to a few of our favorite teachers. This year, 7 middle school teachers are leaving and over the next 10 school days,… Continue Reading →

Student Exit Interviews: 8th Grade – Part One

This year, 65 students are leaving us and are going to various countries around the world. Each week, we will publish these interviews for those students who will be leaving. Down below are the interviews of 5 of the 25… Continue Reading →

MS Art Exhibition

Thursday, May 10: Art Show @ 3:30 in the Theatre building. If you didn’t get a chance to see the Art Show in the theater you better take a couple of minutes and go check it out! This semester our… Continue Reading →

Cricket Pick-it Challenge (Week 3 Friday Special!)

The Direct Message has stepped the game up in this week’s Cricket Pick-it Challenge! We finally have a prize for the Cricket Pick-it winner! Make sure to vote today’s game by 8 PM (IST)   Match 34: Kings XI Punjab… Continue Reading →

Shrek Jr: A (Late!) Play Review

This was it. Months of preparation were finally going to be showcased. Tremendous effort was going to be put onstage in front of an audience of hundreds of friends, family, faculty, and students. Soon, they were going to be enveloped… Continue Reading →

Arjun: Your 9th Grade EC Representative

Elections for EC (Executive Council) happened last week and your new EC rep for 9th grade next year is Arjun Dhar. Although there were many candidates (Ayla, Sora, Surya, Keshav, Sanghun, Ananya and Aarav), Arjun was able to sway the… Continue Reading →

Humans of Middle School: Daanish

“I started playing basketball at the start of Grade 8. I was introduced to this sport by my friends. They encouraged me to play with them but I didn’t feel like it at first. As I got used to it,… Continue Reading →

The DM Cricket Pick-it Challenge (Week 2)

As we head into the second week of the exciting cricket pick-it challenge, here is the game for this week! Match 24: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Link to the standings Vote below now! Loading…

Busy Weekend at MESAC

By Dan Militaru and Satvik Shubham Last weekend, the MESAC JV Baseball and Softball tournament was hosted at AES. Most Friday classes were allowed to go to the Tiger Turf to witness the girls softball matches. With all the players and… Continue Reading →

Old memes, gold memes

MEMES are one of the most popular kind of pictures that became viral since 1940 when the first meme was made. But what’s the history of them? What’s the history behind all these brilliant pictures that became so popular around… Continue Reading →

Humans of Middle School: Ofir

“I’m sweating in here, happily there is a fan in this costume, unfortunately it’s just occupying space since it’s broken. Oh well I may be sweating but it pays off to be able to cheer all day and miss some… Continue Reading →

Humans of Middle School: Beatrice

“Harry is Awesome, Hermione is Better, but Luna is Best – my haiku that signifies my love for Harry Potter (especially Luna!)”

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