Enright joins Diversity Office

Naomi Enright is ready to take on her new role as the school’s diversity associate, she said.

“I think my life experience, my awareness of and sensitivity to others, as well as my passion for diversity work are my biggest strengths as a Diversity Associate,” Enright said.

Enright experienced cultural diversity early in life. ... Continue Reading

Student performers take inspiration from outside of classes

Acting Seminar students rolled around the floor and clashed antlers while Orchestra students ran up and down the stairs during a scavenger hunt in the classes’ field trips this week.

Acting Seminar students went on a day trip to the Bronx Zoo on Monday to observe animals that they found “particularly interesting” and to study and ... Continue Reading

SBP assembly features student, faculty talent

Student Body co-Presidents Riya Satara (12) and Michael Scherr (12) hosted their first assembly on Tuesday, featuring the year’s first SBP video and showcasing student and faculty talent ranging from magic to science.

While students sang Katy Perry and revealed their technological inventions, faculty participants included Dean of the Class of 2015 Alicia Hines, who sang ... Continue Reading

Middle Division

MD Fall Sports Preview


The MD girls’ tennis team started off their year with a mix of new seventh graders and returning eighth graders. During the competitive week of tryouts, over forty girls tried out for eighteen spots on the team. “I thought tryouts were really stressful this year because it didn’t really matter whether or not you were on the ... Continue Reading

Opinions & Editorials

Let’s talk gender (-neutral bathrooms)

Hi, I’m Dagmar. As you may or may not know, I’m agender. I’m neither a man nor a woman, and not in the third neutral gender sense, but in the sense that I feel like I don’t have a gender at all. I’m not very androgynous in the traditional interpretation of the word. Androgynous people are supposed to ... Continue Reading

One hundred and twenty seconds of peace

Out of a potential 180 seconds of peace this year, we’ve had 120, none of which were dedicated or even partially dedicated to Michael Brown, Eric Garner, anyone who was affected by the protests in Ferguson, or even to the general issue of police brutality and social injustice.  I did not, and still do not, expect any higher ... Continue Reading

Lion's Den

Special Feature: Homecoming Teams


The Varsity Football Team will face off against Newark Academy at Homecoming, coming off a stunning 39-12 win over Harvey last weekend.

Both HM and NA are relatively new members of the Hudson Valley League, and this is their first matchup.  Perhaps this game will foreshadow which team will predominantly be victorious.

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The Mane Attraction

Kalli Feinberg (10) sat down with Coach Ray Barille to talk about how HM’s mascot came to be.

KF: When did the lion become the Horace Mann School’s mascot?

RB: I came here in 1991 and in 1992 a group of students came to me and wanted to start a pep rally club. We had a lion ... Continue Reading

Arts & Entertainment

Review: Richard Linklater's "Boyhood"

Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” is the coming-of-age story we’ve all heard before, but it’s told in a way that is entirely new to us.

Shot intermittently over the course of twelve years, beginning in 2002, “Boyhood” follows Texas-born Mason, played by Ellar Coltrane, from childhood through adolescence—from age six to age eighteen. The film also chronicles the ... Continue Reading


Homecoming Over the Years

Homecoming Day has evolved from “no more than a football game and a barbeque on the field” to a gathering of 3,000 members of the Horace Mann community, Director of Development Melissa Parento ’90 said.

Today, games and activities geared towards all ages give the event a “wider appeal,” Seventh Grade Dean Chris Lacopo ’80 said. Bouncy slides, ... Continue Reading

Wolfer ‘02 boosts women’s self perception with The Beauty Bean

“We all want to be healthy and to feel and look our best, but what we don’t need is people in magazines telling us we’re not good enough,” said Alexis Wolfer ’02, founder and editor in chief of The Beauty Bean.

Launched in 2010, The Beauty Bean is an online magazine that aims to cover beauty ... Continue Reading