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Caroline Goldenberg

December 9, 2017

Lower Division students, families, and teachers participated in Caring in Action Day by visiting the Riverdale Senior Center and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and holding a drive for donations to those affected...

Katie Goldenberg

December 9, 2017

This week, students and faculty dropped by the annual Middle Division & Upper Division Book Fair to peruse and purchase from shelves of gently used books and toys donated by community members. With this year’s theme...

Amelia Feiner

December 9, 2017

Six students discussed issues of race and diversity and listened to Ta-Nehisi Coates and Kimberle Crenshaw speak at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) while 18 teachers across the divisions served as chaperones...

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Tutoring: Students and teachers discuss pros and cons of tutoring at the school

Surya Gowda and Lynne Sipprelle

December 9, 2017No Comments

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a physics student must be in want of a tutor. Out of 185 upperclassmen who are currently taking physics or have taken physics and responded to an anonymous poll by the Record, 30 percent used a tutor. Many students expect physics, whether taken over the summer or the regular school year, to be a difficult course and seek help outside of school. “Driving the need for...

Speech & Debate program expands to include new formats

Noah Phillips

December 3, 2017No Comments

In her fifth round at the Vassar Invitational, having been given the topic for the round only 15 minutes prior, Julia Robbins (10) carefully listened to her opponents speak about mandatory minimum sentencing while simultaneously outlining a passionate and convincing opposing case to defeat her competition. In Parliamentary Debate, the style of debate Robbins competes in, students receive the topic of debate right before...

Why some students and teachers are putting the “no” in technology

Why some students and teachers are putting the “no” in technology

Jude Herwitz and Amelia Feiner

December 3, 2017No Comments

Science teacher Dr. Megan Reesbeck developed her no-technology policy for note-taking long before she got her first high school teaching job. As a teaching assistant at a university, she sat in on lecture classes and stared...

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Beatrix Bondor

December 9, 2017No Comments

I think the green bananas are a kind of street sign, and that the wind behind the lens is misleading. Polka dots are classy, in a way only salt crystals could understand, and this striped world could learn by not hanging...

Lynne Sipprelle

December 9, 2017No Comments

To Spencer Kahn (10), comedy is no laughing matter. “Ever since I was young, I always liked watching comedy movies with my parents,” Kahn said. When Kahn was 11, he started taking classes with the organization Kids...

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  • From Green Day to Google Translate: this week’s Poetry Cafe November 18, 2017

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Josh Underberg

December 9, 2017No Comments

I recently completed Horace Mann Orientation (HMO), a required first trimester class for ninth graders. One teacher and multiple upperclassmen mentors lead HMO class discussions in a variety of different...

Noah Phillips

December 3, 2017No Comments

Serving meals at a food pantry, visiting a nursing home to talk with elderly residents, sprucing up a local park, joining Habitat for Humanity to build homes for displaced families--these are a few of...

Reflecting on a trimester of the athletic attendance policy

December 3, 2017

From the Olympics to Prettyman: a case for varsity ping pong

December 3, 2017

Navigating ADHD: in and out of the classroom

Navigating ADHD: in and out of the classroom

December 3, 2017

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Horace Mann's Weekly Newspaper Since 1903
Horace Mann's Weekly Newspaper Since 1903