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Assembly features talent

From Independent Study presentations to a faculty dance routine, Tuesday’s assembly showcased the community’s talents and achievements. 

The event, which was planned by Dean of Student Life Dr. Susan Delanty, the Student Body Presidents (SBPs), students and faculty, was meant to be a fun and relaxing time before final assignments and exams, she said. 

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Soaring to new heights, Fortunato (12) gains piloting license

After over five years of training, reading, and researching, Tommy Fortunato’s (12) preparation in aviation finally culminated in his earning his piloting license last Sunday.

“Flying an airplane is a feeling unlike any other, and it gives me a freedom that cannot be found anywhere else,” Fortunato said. “I get to see the world from a ... Continue Reading

A Loss In Our Community: Ruth Lopez

Flik staff member Ruth Lopez, called Ruthie by co-workers and friends, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Monday at the age of 60. Lopez had worked in the cafeteria at the school for nearly 15 years. 

Throughout her time at the school, Ruthie served as a beloved mentor and friend to her colleagues ... Continue Reading

Opinions & Editorials

An understated problem: bullying at Horace Mann

It was a Thursday night when I read it; a friend showed me the messages of a Facebook group-chat of a group of boys in my grade. A whole string of the chat was dedicated to discussing me: to my weight, to my buckteeth and to my “slutty” clothing. According to them, my body was gross, as was ... Continue Reading

Making May 1st too big of a deal

Last Friday, May 1st, you probably noticed large groups of seniors decked out in college apparel, gathering on the Main Field to take pictures and relax. 

Despite the fact that there is no rule banning anyone from wearing college apparel before May 1st, it has become a convention over the years that on the first day ... Continue Reading

Arts & Entertainment

Art show targets artists’ uniqueness

Individuality is at the forefront of this year’s end-of-the-year student art show in the Fisher gallery and rotunda. The pieces are arranged such that works created by an individual student are hung together in a cluster. 

While the format of the show remains the same from year to year, each show is different than the one ... Continue Reading

Annual concert combines choirs with steel pans

As Steel Band member Errol Spencer (11) danced across the stage, tambourine in hand, the infectious energy of last Saturday’s choral and steel band concert was palpable. 

The annual spring concert featured performances by each of the school’s singing ensembles and by three steel drums classes. 

 

Initially, the concert was supposed to ... Continue Reading