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New Faculty: Chidi Asoluka

New Faculty: Chidi Asoluka

Tenzin Sherpa, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Mr. Chidi Asoluka joins the English department this fall. He is returning to his home state of New Jersey in order to teach at the school after working at the Germantown Acaedmy in Pennsylvania for seven years.   “When I visited Horace Mann, I felt that energy that I wanted to be a part of. I saw a school ...

New Faculty: Hillary Matlin

New Faculty: Hillary Matlin

Becca Siegel, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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New archivist/library aide Hillary Matlin joined the Katz Library staff in July. She has already been working in the new archival room located in the basement of Tillinghast Hall throughout this past summer. Matlin hopes to make the new archive room a more active part of students’ and teachers’ ...

New Faculty: Timothy Behan

New Faculty: Timothy Behan

Charlie Silberstein, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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“I enjoy getting students to think deeply about mathematics and to actively participate in the material they are learning,” new math teacher Timothy Behan said. Behan studied math at Vassar College, where he discovered his love of teaching, he said. Behan volunteered at a local school and worked...

New Faculty: Jordan Rathus

New Faculty: Jordan Rathus

Charlie Silberstein, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Film/Video and Photography teacher Jordan Rathus will join the Visual Arts Department this year. Rathus is a practicing artist and filmmaker, who has previously taught at Rutgers College and the College of New Jersey. She has also worked as a production manager for television shows such as Nickelode...

New Faculty: Ian Pervil

New Faculty: Ian Pervil

William Han, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil is excited to join the Counseling and Guidance Department at the school, he said. Pervil will serve as the specialist in everything related to learning disabilities and learning differences, while both psychologist Dr. Liz Westphal and Upper Division Director of Counseling...

New Faculty: Sharina Gordon

New Faculty: Sharina Gordon

William Han, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Identity, Culture, Institution Equity (ICIE) Associate Sharina Gordon, the newest addition to the ICIE team, will be working with Director of ICIE Patricia Zuroski and co-Director of ICIE John Gentile to further equity and inclusion initiatives across all the divisions, Gentile said. Before coming...

Teachers explore interests abroad over the summer

Teachers explore interests abroad over the summer

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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As Director of Student Activities Caroline Bartels and a group of students placed their last books on the library’s newly filled shelves, they embraced in a final group hug. Bartels helped build that library at a primary school in Botswana during part of her summer break through a travel gran...

Summer spotlight: academic programs

Summer spotlight: academic programs

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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At the conclusion of her two-week stint studying international affairs and security at the Yale Young Global Scholars program, Julia Hornstein (10) may have thought her educational experience for the summer complete. However, on her journey back to New York, she only learned more about her surrounding...

New Film/Video and Photography teacher Jordan Rathus joins faculty

Becca Siegel, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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Film/Video and Photography teacher Jordan Rathus will join the Visual Arts Department this year. Rathus is a practicing artist and filmmaker, who has previously taught at Rutgers College and the College of New Jersey. She has also worked as a production manager for television shows such as Nickelodeon, TLC, a...

Psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil joins Counseling and Guidance Department

Will Han, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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Psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil is excited to join the Counseling and Guidance Department at the school, he said. Pervil will serve as the specialist in everything related to learning disabilities and learning differences, while both psychologist Dr. Liz Westphal and Upper Division Director of Counseling...

New ICIE Associate Sharina Gordon joins faculty

Will Han, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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Identity, Culture, Institution Equity (ICIE) Associate Sharina Gordon, the newest addition to the ICIE team, will be working with Director of ICIE Patricia Zuroski and co-Director of ICIE John Gentile to further equity and inclusion initiatives across all the divisions, Gentile said. Before coming...

Hillary Matlin new library archivist/aide

Becca Siegel, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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New archivist/library aide Hillary Matlin joined the Katz Library staff in July. She has already been working in the new archival room located in the basement of Tillinghast Hall throughout this past summer. Matlin hopes to make the new archive room a more active part of students’ and teachers’...

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