Infected Brooklyn Tech

We are in the largest high school in America. 6000 Students. 400 Faculty. 1 Virus. All crammed in an obselete building. Will we survive?

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Brooklyn Tech Officially Closed

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared all Public Schools in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester closed for the entire week in light of the Coronavirus

Principal Mr. Newman

Feb. 12, 2020

John Doe

After much deliberation, the title of Principal went to the man who truly deserved it -- Mr. Newman. Congratulations!

Tech wins Brooklyn Hackathon

Mar. 7, 2020

Average Joe

In a field of hundreds of teams, Refath Bari '21, Kevin Chen '21, and Daniel Kogan '21 took first place in the Brooklyn CS4ALL Hackathon with their life-saving emergency app, iCare. Next stop: City Hall!

Tech #1 in Gaming Tournament

Mar. 14, 2020

John Quixote

Aaron Rafferty '21 took first place with $2000 and a golden controller to boot in the first ever cross-borough UBEAT Super Smash Bros Tournament in Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Is Tik-Tok Really Safe?

Feb. 12, 2020

John Doe

Many Brooklyn Tech students are familiar with the social media app “TikTok”, which is used to share short videos of one dancing and/or lip-syncing. What they may not know is that TikTok is actually owned by a Chinese company called “ByteDance”, which is trying to expand its business into the international market.

Average Joe

5 floors and 6 rooms down, exactly 31.4 people were celebrating Pi Day in room 5N6. Suffice to say, they were all Math Majors.

Tech wins Cong. App Challenge

Mar. 14, 2020

John Quixote

Lin Jing Lui '21 won the Congressional App Challenge, representing NY's 8th District with his Scratch program, Alphabet Learning.

2020 Homecoming Canceled

Feb. 12, 2020

John Doe

In light of the Mayor and Governor's ban on large public gatherings in excess of 500 people, the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation has canceled the 2020 Homecoming.

Modeling an Outbreak in a school of 6500

Mar. 7, 2020

Average Joe

In terms of an outbreak, Brooklyn Tech is an interesting subject. Is it analagous to a cruise ship? Or a airplane? In many respects, Tech is a small country -- larger than the Vatican by a mile. But in other respects, its population density make it comparable to a hotel. Using the SIR Model for Disease Outbreak, we can actually find the rate of spread of a Coronavirus Outbreak here in our very own institution.

600 Technites Registered to vote

Mar. 14, 2020

John Quixote

With the help of Mr. Trombetta, Coordinator of the Social Studies Department, and Mr. Kaelin, over 600 Technites have been registered to vote for the election.

In Memoriam: Farewell, Mr. Azaretti

Feb. 12, 2020

John Doe

Mr. Azzaretti's absence was mourned by the Physics Department. But in his wake, he left hundreds of students missing the energetic physics teacher.

Brooklyn Tech's Reddit Community

Mar. 7, 2020

Average Joe

We'd be remiss not to include Reddit in our discussion of Brooklyn Tech's most used Social Networks. Indeed, Reddit is an active forum for many Technites. But what grade uses it the most? The answer may surprise you.

Social Networking in the largest H.S.

Mar. 14, 2020

John Quixote

6000 students means at least 6000 social networking accounts across hundreds of different platforms, no? The answer may be different from what we expect. 

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