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A Night of Senior Talks Features 10 Student Speakers
A Night of Senior Talks features ten student speakers who were nominated by their peers to give their talks to a larger audience.
Senior Talks are a rite of passage for students who attend Newburgh Free Academy, North Campus. Each senior is required to prepare a talk that explains or teaches their peers about a topic of their choice. Senior English teachers, Ms. Ann Hovey and Mr. Matthew Freedman coordinate the annual event and host talks in their classrooms that lead up to the culminating events.
Speakers and their topics included: Will Rivas, “Escuchas,” Ayla Delgado,
More Than Just a Number,” William Gooler, “Back the Blue,” Jackelin Rocha, “The C Word,” Debora Arias, “Obesity: The Preventable Disease.” Act II included: Aponi Glover, “Man Up = BS,” Raquel Espinosa, “(L)earning, (O)ur, (V)isceral, (E)motions,” Julitza Sanchez, “Sexual Harassment Handbook,” Chloe Boggs, “Snap Out of It!,” Alexandra Lozano, “Fight for the Future.”
A Night of Senior Talks, 2018 took place on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6pm on the Mount Saint Mary Campus in Aquinas Hall and featured remarks from: Dr. David Gallagher, Associate Professor of Education from MSMC, and Mr. Matteo Doddo, co-principal of Newburgh Free Academy, North Campus.
TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Amanda McDowell (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (email@example.com).