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Poets in the making: students attend Dodge Poetry Festival

Poets in the making: students attend Dodge Poetry Festival

Adam Frommer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Today, students, led by Englisht Teacher Rebecca Bahr, will attend the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry festival and listen to poets perform their artwork, share their stories, and teach their craft. Bahr started encouraging students to attend the Dodge Poetry Festival over 10 years ago after going with h...

Faculty and students explore novel modes of storytelling in Upper Division Tectonic Theatre workshop

Faculty and students explore novel modes of  storytelling in Upper Division Tectonic Theatre workshop

Isabella Abbott, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


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On Wednesday, Theatre Teacher Benjamin Posner hosted an Upper Division theatre workshop with a teaching artist from the Tectonic Theatre Project to broaden the artistic and creative horizons of students and faculty alike. Based in NYC, the Tectonic Theatre Project aims to explore and utilize new thea...

Arts Club Decorates Lutnick Hall

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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When Gabby Fischberg (10) walked into Lutnick Hall for the first time, she immediately noticed that the new building’s walls were blank and empty. Although construction was unfinished, the bareness of the building was clear, she said. Fischberg decided that the first initiative of her new arts clu...

Timothy Ho assumes the role of N-12 Music Program Coordinator

Jackson Feigin and Adam Frommer

October 5, 2018


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Assuming the new role of N-12 Music Program Coordinator, Timothy Ho aims to implement a more cohesive, improved music curriculum at the school, in hopes of enhancing the musical education of students across all divisions. Before this year, there was nobody to coordinate the music curriculum and keep ...

Drawing and painting classes explore galleries in Downtown Manhattan

Oliver Steinman, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2018


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On September 28, Visual Arts Teacher Kim Do’s AP Studio and Honors Drawing and Painting 4 and 5 classes will visit several art galleries in downtown Manhattan. The trip will focus on what Do calls “perceptual” and “scientific” art, which connects to the work his students are creating in class...

Spotlight: Spectrum

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Look back five years and you can find the beginnings of the student band ‘Spectrum’ in the school’s official Middle Division band. Now, five band members united by a love of music continue to perform. Bassist, pianist, and singer James Gluck (12) came up with the name Spectrum, but before the b...

Guts, gore, glory: a review of three time Emmy winning TV show Game of Thrones

Guts, gore, glory: a review of three time Emmy winning TV show Game of Thrones

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The seventh season of Game of Thrones has earned a staggering yet deserved twenty-two Emmy nominations this year, more than any other show on television. The show, based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, has kept millions of fans, including myself, captivated since 2011. The eighth and fin...

School gallery incorporates printmaking works from diverse artists

School gallery incorporates printmaking works from diverse artists

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The Temporary Residency 6 Manhattan Gallery (TR6) displayed unique artwork by faculty and visiting artists. Primarily a printmaking exhibition, the gallery showcased several works from faculty artists at the school to artists from across the globe. The gallery, which was formerly hosted in Honolulu, Ireland,...

Students Explore Artistic Passions During the Summer

Students Explore Artistic Passions During the Summer

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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This summer, Jacob Shaw (9) delved deeper into one aspect of his musical identity by studying drumming at the Stanford Jazz Workshop. Originally, Shaw planned to attend a program for songwriting and producing, but he chose to study drums instead to focus in on something different. “I come from a very ...

Royal Shakespeare Company Hosts Summer Program in England

Nelson Gaillard, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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This summer, William Shakespeare captured the minds of dozens of faculty on their trip to Stratford, England, as well as the minds of students who attended the school’s five-day summer program hosted by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Although English Department Head Vernon Wilson did not attend...

Art Exhibit of the Summer: David Wojnarowicz’s Legacy of Artistic Advocacy

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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The first of many striking images amassed on the sixth floor of the Whitney appears the moment the doors of the palatial elevator open: a photograph of a man, unfazed by flames that engulf him, stares serenely in your direction with a cigarette clutched firmly between two fingers. Inscribed on the wall...

Horace Mann Film Institute Screening Showcases Student Talent

Simon Yang, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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As the lights of Recital Hall began to dim and the sound of student chatter began to fade, the title of the first film boldly appeared on the screen. Taking place on the night of July 12th, the Horace Mann Summer Film Institute screening celebrated the work of aspiring student cinematographers. It sh...

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