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Pen to Paper: Potamopoulou creates graphic novel

Pen to Paper: Potamopoulou creates graphic novel

Samuel Keimweiss, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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As part of her Independent Study, Spyri Potamopoulou (12) has been writing a graphic novel that grapples with social issues, acceptance, and artificial intelligence. Independent Study is a year-long seminar in which students design their own projects on a topic of their choice under the guidance of a fa...

HM 246 presents gallery to Bronx community

HM 246 presents gallery to Bronx community

Jeren Wei, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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On Wednesday, the school hosted an event in Fisher Gallery to celebrate the work of students in the HM 246 service-learning program. The space featured everything from tote bags to original music and was open to the entire school community as well as HM 246’s partner organizations, the Kingsbridge H...

Spring MD/UD Concert provides space for music and reflection

Spring MD/UD Concert provides space for music and reflection

Amiya Mehrotra, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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The stage flooded with light, and the spotlight shined on music teacher Michael Bomwell, conductor of the various ensembles that performed in the Spring Band Concert this past Tuesday in Gross Theatre. This concert included groups from both the Middle (MD) and Upper Division (UD). Bomwell believes this...

UD students inspire through MD Mentoring Program

Edwin Jin

January 18, 2018


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“It was nearing the end of the trimester, and a few kids were struggling with school. We sat them down one-on-one and made sure they were doing okay,” Sajan Mehrotra (11) said. Mehrotra is one of the Upper Division mentors for the Middle Division Mentoring program. For the past nearly 20 years,...

Poetry Showcase: Red Telephone

Beatrix Bondor

December 10, 2017


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I think the green bananas are a kind of street sign, and that the wind behind the lens is misleading. Polka dots are classy, in a way only salt crystals could understand, and this striped world could learn by not hanging up the phone - the world could learn a lot by pronouncing the ‘tele’-...

Spotlight: Spencer Kahn

Spotlight: Spencer Kahn

Lynne Sipprelle

December 10, 2017


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To Spencer Kahn (10), comedy is no laughing matter. “Ever since I was young, I always liked watching comedy movies with my parents,” Kahn said. When Kahn was 11, he started taking classes with the organization Kids ‘N Comedy. A year later, he began performing with Kids N’ Comedy at the Gotham...

Goldenberg (10) performs in professional musical

Goldenberg (10) performs in professional musical

Nelson Gaillard and Isabella Zhang

December 3, 2017


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As Caroline Goldenberg (10) makes her way to the stage, she instantly transforms into 14-year old Carolyn, a character in James Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s musical “Bridges of Madison County.” Carolyn is the daughter of the musical’s protagonist, the Italian woman Francesca, whose life changes...

David Mandel ‘88: a career in comedy

David Mandel ‘88: a career in comedy

Solomon Katz

December 3, 2017


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76.3 million Americans laughed in their living rooms while watching the series finale of Seinfeld, a show that David Mandel ‘88 helped write. On top of writing for Seinfeld in its final three seasons, Mandel has written for Saturday Night Live (SNL), been an executive producer and director of Curb...

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, 2017


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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 and one teacher performed poetry that they had written or that was meaningful...

Murray Shares Musical Talent with Community

Murray Shares Musical Talent with Community

Eddie Jin

November 18, 2017


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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 how he often played his toy piano, and he soon began to take lessons, he said. After...

Rappaccini Variations: Japanese Noh Theatre Controversy

Becca Siegel

November 10, 2017


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The fall HMTC production, “The Rappaccini Variations,” has generated controversy recently regarding its usage of Noh, a type of Japanese theatre. “The Rappaccini Variations,” uses a combination of different theatre styles, such as Noh, to narrate Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story “Rappaccini’s D...

The Rappaccini Variations: Dressing the Part

Amelia Feiner

November 10, 2017


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The costume shop is filled with actors searching for their given outfits amidst hundreds in the crowded room. A loud buzz fills the air, and students crowd around Wendy Kahn, one of the heads of the costume department, asking questions and fixing their ensembles. This buzz continues as Wendy Kahn is...

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