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Local High Schoolers Learn the History of Immigration in NYC

CitySquash’s local eighth, ninth, and tenth graders spent their mid-winter break studying Immigration in New York City. The week began as our students watched the 2002 Martin Scorsese film Gangs of New York, introducing us to a very chaotic time period in American history. Afterwards, our students had a fruitful discussion on the major themes […]

Squash, Skating and Science on the Mid-Winter Tour

CitySquash’s annual mid-winter tour took thirteen team members to Hanover, NH for four days of squash, sledding, science and skating. The four day stint in the country was a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of New York City. The students played squash twice a day and were fortunate to have a clinic with […]

5th Graders Tour the City’s Museums

CitySquash 5th graders spent their mid-winter break visiting several different types of museums around Manhattan. On Monday, they toured the Museum of Jewish Heritage, to supplement their completion of the book, Number The Stars. After the guided tour, students met an elderly husband and wife, both of whom survived the Holocaust in Poland. On Tuesday, […]

High Schoolers Reach Out to Senators

On January 18th, many internet users logged on to learn that thousands of websites were coordinating a blackout to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act in the United States Senate. CitySquash high schoolers Marisela Palafox and Stacey Maceda were no different. And when Marisela and Stacy read more about the law in a CitySquash academic […]

2012 National Middle School Championships

CitySquash Finds Success at Urban Teams

For the second straight year, CitySquash won four titles at the Urban Team Nationals which were held last weekend at our home courts at Fordham University and the StreetSquash Center in Harlem. CitySquash won the boys and girls under 13 divisions as well as the girls under 15 division. CitySquash high schooler, Marisela Palafox, won […]

Two Titles At Vassar Junior Classic

William Pantle and Darrius Campbell won their first tournament of the season at the Vassar College Junior Classic. Traveling to the tournament from their respective boarding schools, The Hill School and Blair Academy, William and Darrius proved that they were already in top form for the coming season. William stormed through the boys under 15 […]

Over 100 Gather for 1st Annual Black & Orange Day

Over the weekend of October 1, CitySquash held its 1st Annual Black & Orange Day. The day was a huge success, bringing together over 100 members of the CitySquash family – students, parents, supporters, volunteers, staff and Board members – to participate in a fun-filled day of friendly competitions. The 100 participants were split into […]

Cadienhead Wins Dartmouth Gold Tournament

Over the weekend of October 8th, four CitySquash team members made the trip from the Bronx to Hanover, NH for the 2011 Fall Foliage Squash Tournament at Dartmouth College. Robert Williams, Billy Fleurima, Andrew Cadienhead and Katiria Sanchez represented themselves and the organization well on and off the court, showing a fierce competitive spirit and […]