By Alexa Salvato
New Roots Charter School is a unique high school in downtown Ithaca. The school, comprised of about 200 students from 18 different regional districts, has a central lens on social justice and environmentalism through which all academic curriculum is perceived. It is currently in its fifth year, which means New Roots is in the process of renewing...
By Bethany George
The junior Park Scholars anxiously waited for Michele Lenhart, the director of student leadership and involvement, to tell them their results of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a tool used to describe individuals’ personality and interaction preferences. The assessment helps to understand...
By JP Keenan
Summers can be tricky. Maybe you want an internship, maybe you want to be a camp counselor or maybe you want a break to just be home. As a documentary studies major and politics minor, I have been an intern for the past two summers, because I have always felt pressure to make my...
By Erica Steinhoff '16
After reading Linda Polman’s The Crisis Caravan: What is Wrong with Humanitarian Aid, the Park Scholars met on Saturday, September 7 to discuss the ethical dilemmas and other issues raised in the book surrounding humanitarian aid. In the book, Polman critically analyzes the industry that has grown up around humanitarian aid using specific...
By Dominick Recckio '16
Park Scholar orientation is an exciting time in Ithaca, and I recently had the chance to catch up with both a new student, and an orientation leader to chat about their experience. Having been a part of orientation last year as an incoming scholar, I know what a great experience it can be. Both Erica Moriarty '16 and Evan Sobkowicz '17 had a great...