Students Perform, Compete in Assembly
At Tuesday’s SBP assembly, students played country music, danced in hip-hop numbers, and participated in a pie-eating contest.
The cast of the HM 125th Revue performed two pieces from the show, The Charleston and “Opposite of Adults.” The dances “represented the spectrum of time periods we got to cover in the 125th show,” giving those ... Continue Reading
Students Participate in Citywide Cancer Fundraiser
Drenched by the pouring rain, families and students of all ages flocked to Sheep’s Meadow, Central Park last Saturday, following the sound of beckoning music. Clowns charmed nursery school children while older participants scrambled between registration tables to equip their teams with tattoos and t-shirts. The crowd grew dense, filling the entire fenced area. It was time to ... Continue Reading
JSA Debates, Adds New Leadership Positions
More than 600 students from the northeast participated in the Junior State of America (JSA) spring conference in Connecticut. The school’s delegation won five best speaker awards, the largest number of awards received this season.
President Andrew Schwartz (12) won four of the best speaker awards, the most won by one individual club members can recall ... Continue Reading
Ha (12) Named U.S. Presidential Scholar
Rachel Ha (12) will be meeting President Barack Obama when she and others named Presidential Scholars are honored at a White House ceremony in June. Two students had been semifinalists for the program, which recognizes distinguished high school students across the nation.
Ha and Will Mauro (12) were notified last month that they were selected out ... Continue Reading
Opinions & Editorials
Questioning the "AP" Label
Two long weeks and APs have finally come to an end. We have questions about these time-consuming, disruptive, and curriculum-constraining tests.
Many would argue that the “AP” label on a course emphasizes the credibility and legitimacy of certain classes. However, we feel that following the AP curriculum has the potential to limit both students and teachers in their ... Continue Reading
An Appeal for a Day of Unity
Poly Prep has one. As does Berkeley Carroll, Spence, Deerfield, Riverdale, Andover, Brooklyn Friends, Rye Country Day, Trevor Day and Dwight Englewood. Hotchkiss has multiple. Even Fieldston has one!
Horace Mann doesn’t. We are talking about a day devoted to multiculturalism and social justice. A day devoted to seeing what our core values truly mean through ... Continue Reading
Girls Lax Ends With Win
The girls varsity lacrosse team had back-to-back home games this week versus Fieldston and Masters to cap off the season. The Lions ended the season on Tuesday with a total record of 3 wins and 11 losses.
The Lions suffered a tough 5-15 loss to Fieldston on four acres, a score that does not represent how ... Continue Reading
Tennis Aces Hilltop Rivals
The boys’ varsity tennis team took command in its final two matches of the regular season, dominating both Fieldston and Riverdale 5-0 on Monday and Wednesday.
The match against Riverdale was originally scheduled for last Wednesday, but was rescheduled because of the weather. Every player played solid, but first doubles Co-Captain Daniel Elkind (12) and Wonsye ... Continue Reading
Baseball Primed for Playoff Run
Going into the last inning against the Fieldston Eagles, the varsity baseball team was down 4-1. In the top of the seventh, Ricardo Fernandez (11) walked, Michael Reiss (12) singled, moving Ricky to third, and Danny Baudoin (11) singled in a run closing their deficit. When the Lions’ hope of securing second place in the Ivy League seemed ... Continue Reading
Arts & Entertainment
Overlooked Column Decorated and Daubed
A teddy bear holding a miniature school-themed canvas bag parachutes amidst a dark blue sky of clouds framed by the border of a window. The bear is part of a new mural on a column outside the bookstore in the basement of Fisher Hall.
Five students in Drawing and Painting III collaborated to create the artwork. ... Continue Reading
Collage Concert Collects Varied Sound
Today marks the return of the HM Music Department Collage Concert! Making a return after a yearlong hiatus for the second time in two years, the Collage Concert features every single performing group in the Music Department and more. The Collage Concert is a unique concept designed to illustrate the sensation of viewing a regular video or photo montage: ... Continue Reading
Playwriting Class Showcases Final Work
Every member of the Playwriting and Production class creates a short, one-act play. This process culminated yesterday in a reading of a scene from each person’s play. In order to reflect on my personal process, I would have to explain to you the intricacies of the mind of Charlotte Frankel, which would take up much more space than this ... Continue Reading