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HMTC performs “Bang Bang You’re Dead,” opens conversation

HMTC performs “Bang Bang You’re Dead,” opens conversation

Lynne Siprelle, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Surrounded by ghosts of the dead as the stage descended into darkness, the shooter cried, “I didn’t know it would be forever— is this the rest of my life? Oh God!” So ended the staged reading of Bang Bang You’re Dead, organized by the Horace Mann Theater Company (HMTC) this past Thursday. ...

Security department members play in NYPD Drums and Pipes band

Security department members play in NYPD Drums and Pipes band

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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The somber sound of bagpipes drifted across the field as security guards perform during the school’s 9/11 memorial. As well as being security guards at the school, Tommy Nolan, Pete Clancy, Kevin Maloney, and Bill O’Sullivan have been active members of the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD)...

Spotlight: Cindy Kaiser

Spotlight: Cindy Kaiser

Jeren Wei, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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“For me, music is my emotional outlet. It is a universal language, and all people can understand it. It’s how I express myself and has been an inseparable part of my life,” Cindy Kaiser (11) said. Kaiser began playing the flute in fifth grade because her mother loved the sound of the instrument,...

Loewan brings peace and contemplation through new art exhibit

Loewan brings peace and contemplation through new art exhibit

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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“What does peace mean to you? What can you do to make this world a better place?” These questions sprawl across an empty white panel in the Fisher Gallery, now home to the Weaving Peace exhibit by Amy Loewan. Beneath, pens dangle from colorful string, and dozens of answers are scrawled across th...

Spotlight: Emma Jones (12)

Spotlight: Emma Jones (12)

Peri Brooks, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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Emma Jones’ (12) dreamlike poem Brooklyn Heights evokes a sense of longing with its vivid language, which struck a chord with this year’s judges of the international Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award competition. Selected as one of the 85 commended poets out of 11,000 poem entries, Jones was i...

Students refine art skills at summer programs

Students refine art skills at summer programs

Peri Brooks and Whitney Dawson

September 11, 2017


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Annie Liu (12) braved the blistering summer heat by sculpting works that expressed femininity and sexuality. She, along with other students continued to pursue their love of the arts over the summer by participating in a variety of intensive programs focused on theater, music, writing, or visual art...

Record Recs

Record Recs

Volume 115 Editorial Board

September 11, 2017


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The Horace Mann Record shares some of its favorites from the past summer. On these colorful post-it notes compiled into a slideshow, you will find a variety of shows, movies, books, and music that the diverse Editorial Board recommends.

“Glorchestrand” takes San Fran

“Glorchestrand” takes San Fran

Noah Phillips, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


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On June 15, Upper Division Glee club, orchestra, and band, nicknamed “Glorchestrand” or “Blorchestra,” travelled to San Francisco to perform and bond as a group. In addition to the number of non-music related activities planned, the ensembles spent seven days in San Francisco developing their skills....

Exploring the art world through internships

Exploring the art world through internships

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


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These students brought their artistic talent and knowledge to arts internships, exploring their passions for a variety of art forms. In addition to creative skills like curating exhibits and producing songs, students learned about the business and administrative aspects behind the art world. The school’s class...

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