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Exercise is key

William Han

March 8, 2019


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In eighth grade, I tore my Anterior Cruciate Ligament, which required reconstruction surgery. It was during the months of healing and rehabilitation afterward that followed when that I realized the importance of exercise for my own well being. Physical exertion is my outlet for my daily tribulations, the...

Feeling down, looking up

Pascale Zissu

March 8, 2019


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I have always been a sensitive person, but around November of 2017, for reasons I couldn’t explain, I began feeling sad on most days rather than once in a while after a specific event upset me. My friendships with my best friends from middle school had been dissolving for some time beforehand, but ...

Students seek help to discuss their mental health

Bradley Bennet and Natalie Sweet

March 8, 2019


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In a school where academic, extracurricular, and social pressures can mount quickly, some students turn to therapists for help. Students have the option to speak to a counselor in the school’s Office of Counseling and Guidance before reaching out to an out-of-school therapist. “Though we are all...

“Organization”

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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For Kimberly Dutta (10) and Pascale Zissu (10), organization is the key to success. The purpose of their wellness week workshop was to inform and assist other students on how they too could use organization to thrive both inside and outside of the school environment, Zissu said. Zissu and Dutta both fe...

“Resilience and Mental Health”

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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Peri Brooks (12), Emily Zeppieri (12), Iliana Dezelic (12), and psychology teacher Kristen Zatarski led a workshop on the relationship between resilience and mental health. “Though the workshop was mainly targeted towards the Intro to Psychology and AP Psychology classes, other classes were of course we...

“Mind-Body Connection”

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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In the “Mind Body Connection” workshop, run by School Nurse DeAnna Cooper and Health Teacher Amy Mojica, students will investigate the factors that determine their health and develop strategies to focus on the connection between their mind and body. The workshop will be structured as an “open cla...

“Fierce Affirmations”

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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In the “Creating Connections: Fierce Affirmations” workshop, students practiced lifting each other up and offering praise in order to encourage community building, co-director of the Office for Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity John Gentile said. Throughout the workshop, students engaged in...

Letter from wellness week organizers

March 8, 2019


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Hi HM! We hope you’ve been enjoying Wellness Week 2019! This year, The Wellness Initiative Club really tried to emphasize and drive home how multi-faceted wellness is. We strongly believe that health and wellness affects everyone in our community in both big and small ways. Whether you find wellness a...

Law and Order: Q&A – Emily Feinstein ‘92

John Mauro, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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The Record: How did you get involved with the Center on Addiction? Emily Feinstein: I was inspired by a woman named Lynn Paltrow who said “Addiction is the only disease where we put people in prison instead of giving them health care.” After I heard her speak, I started working in this field by inter...

Law and Order: Q&A – Lee Gelernt ‘80

Jack Crovitz, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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The Record: What is the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project’s goal? How did you get involved in the project in the first place? Lee Gelernt: Our goal is to defend and expand the constitutional and civil rights of non-citizens. Although non-citizens do not have all the rights of citizens, they are pro...

Law and Order: Q&A – Jeremy F. Korzenik ‘70

Andie Goldmacher, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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The Record: What kinds of cases do you work with? What are some examples of cases you’ve worked on in the past? Jeremy Korzenik:  In the BP spill in the Gulf Coast, millions of gallons of petroleum, or crude oil, was spilled into the Gulf Coast, which created millions of dollars of liability for the ...

In Loving Memory of Madame: A Tribute to Sonya Rotman from Members of the Class of 2017

In Loving Memory of  Madame: A Tribute to Sonya Rotman from Members of the Class of 2017

March 1, 2019


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Mme. Rotman was a unique and wonderful person. She would go out of her way to check in with her students, teaching with both compassion and love. One sweet thing that reminds me of her essence is how she brought in chocolate because, as she always said, speaking French is like eating chocolate. While most of the tim...

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