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Independent Studies: South East Asia

Julia Robbins

November 18, 2017

On October 12, Kyra Hill (12) presented her Independent Study research on Southeast Asia to her class, focusing on the question “what is the history and current state of Southeast Asia and why is this region so underrepresented?” Hill,...

Crotty (11) speaks about mental health at Child Mind Institute Summit

Crotty (11) speaks about mental health at Child Mind Institute Summit

Lynne Sipprelle

November 18, 2017

This Monday, Alex Crotty (11) spoke at the State of Child and Adolescent Mind Mental Health Summit before a panel about her experience with depression and being bullied. The panel was composed of former Secretary of State...

Advisories participate in annual Thanksgiving Common Pantry donation

Advisories participate in annual Thanksgiving Common Pantry donation

Sandhya Shyam

November 18, 2017

This Thursday, volunteers from the New York Common Pantry stopped by to pick up food donations that the school community contributed as a part of the organization’s annual Thanksgiving food drive. According to Chair of...

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Thanksgiving Traditions: Giving Back on Thanksgiving

Gabby Kepnes

November 18, 2017No Comments

While most families gather at the dinner table to feast on turkey and a fall-themed meal, the Rosenzweigs, Ben (10), Jacob (10), and Rebecca (9), spend Thanksgivings serving low-income and homeless people in lower Manhattan. Ben, Jacob, and Rebecca joined an organization called Education Alliance to create their own holiday tradition when Rebecca was five years old and the boys were six. “The intention was to experience...

Thanksgiving Traditions: Family Time in the Kitchen

Megha Nelivigi

November 18, 2017No Comments

Apart from spending quality time with family and friends, food is what makes Thanksgiving so special, Malka Krijestorac (11) said. “Thanksgiving is one of the few times I see my siblings over the year,” Krijestorac said, “so when they come, we all cook together.” When Krijestorac’s mother first came to the US from Serbia, she was not accustomed to a traditional Thanksgiving, but was in charge of making dessert....

Thanksgiving Traditions: Unconventional Celebrations

Kiara Royer

November 18, 2017No Comments

Some students at the school go beyond the typical Thanksgiving meal and celebrate their own unconventional traditions. Rachel Okin (12) and her family throw a themed Thanksgiving dinner party every year with the Rosenblatts, their family friends. The tradition began when Thanksgiving and Hanukkah coincided a few years ago and Rebecca Okin ’15 came up with the idea of having a Batman-themed Thanksgiving, Rachel said. “We...

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From Green Day to Google Translate: this week’s Poetry Cafe

From Green Day to Google Translate: this week’s Poetry Cafe

Julia Robbins

November 18, 2017No Comments

The weather this past Monday I period was cold and gloomy, but inside of Olshan Lobby students gathered around candles, albeit not real ones, listening to members of their community perform poetry and music. Around 15 students...

Murray Shares Musical Talent with Community

Murray Shares Musical Talent with Community

Eddie Jin

November 18, 2017No Comments

Have you ever heard flowing, melodious music resounding from the Olshan Lobby piano? It was probably Craig Murray (11), an award-winning pianist and singer. Murray’s musical journey began when he was six. His mother noticed...

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The Rappaccini Variations: separating intent from impact

Allison Li

November 18, 2017No Comments

Starting off my senior year, one of the things I most looked forward to throughout the week was rehearsal for the Rappaccini Variations. I was eager to improve my acting skills and participate in a play...

Casual use of offensive jokes: it’s not funny

Surya Gowdy

November 18, 2017No Comments

As a school, we pride ourselves in our diversity and acceptance of all cultures and identities. It is written in our core values and put in practice in our classrooms. Though it sounds good on paper, is...

Defining beauty: my senior year without makeup

Defining beauty: my senior year without makeup

November 6, 2017

CTRL, ALT, DLT Sexism from Robotics

October 2, 2017

Unite and Conquer: Women in STEM

Unite and Conquer: Women in STEM

October 2, 2017

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