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Jobs & Internships: Cat Zhang (11)

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Catherine Zhang (11) interned for a month this summer at the Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Laboratory (BITEL) at Columbia University. At the lab, Zhang worked with human samples to study mineral content and other factors that affect healthy tissues, specifically the ACL, a ligament in the midd...

Jobs & Internships: Lita Crichton (11)

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Lita Crichton (11) spent four weeks of her summer interning at the American Cancer Society (ACS), a non-profit organization whose mission is to end cancer. Crichton found out about the internship through listings sent out to the Student Body by the school’s internship program. After a successful in...

Jobs & Internships: Armaan Kakodkar (11)

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Armaan Kakodkar (11) participated in a two-week-long internship at Manhattan’s Anne Frank Center (AFC) where he designed an educational program to serve the AFC’s mission. According to its website, the AFC is a non-profit organization focused on educating young students about the Holocaust through Ann...

Jobs & Internships: Lowell Finster (11)

Marina Kazarian and Hannah Hornfeld

September 3, 2019

Lowell Finster (11) spent his summer putting his lifeguard certification to use at the Pelham Country Club. Finster became certified last summer while at sleepaway camp in New Hampshire, as a nearby school, Colby-Sawyer College, offered the lifeguarding and CPR/AED/first aid courses necessary for an Americ...

Jobs & Internships: Claire Griffin (12)

Hannah Hornfeld and Marina Kazarian

September 3, 2019

through various programs at the school, Claire Griffin (12) decided to spend her summer working as a counselor for two to four-year-olds at Town School Camp in Manhattan. Griffin learned about the job from her sister, who had worked there for the past two summers, she said. Griffin’s work included setting up the cl...

Social media and mental health

Mayanka Dhingra and Madison Li

June 3, 2019

For many students, waking up and immediately checking their phone is just another part of their daily routine; however, as social media and technology become an even more integral part of our lives, it’s presence manifests uniquely for different individuals. Alex Nagin (9) sees the issue as heavily...

Class of 1997, Jason Caldwell

Class of 1997, Jason Caldwell

Oliver Steinman, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

When Director of Admissions Jason Caldwell ‘97 P’28 was in high school, he recognized the disparities in the education system comparing his educational experience with that of his peers in his old neighborhood in the Soundview section of the Bronx. “At its best education is the great equalizer; it can raise...

Class of 1979, Dr. Susan Delanty

Class of 1979, Dr. Susan Delanty

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

As a student, one of science teacher and Dean of Students Dr. Susan Delanty’s ’79 favorite qualities of the school was the strong relationships she shared with teachers. “I felt that [my teachers] were on my side and wanted me to learn,” she said. “They all seemed to love teaching their s...

Class of 2004, Chris Garrison

Class of 2004, Chris Garrison

Katya Tolunksy, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

As a student, school registrar Chris Garrison ‘04 never imagined he would return to the school to work. “It was a weird path that I took to get here,” he said. “None of it was planned.” In college, Garrison developed a new appreciation for the school after realizing how rare it is to have...

Class of 2009, Chris Nelson

Class of 2009, Chris Nelson

Sam Chiang, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

When Ultimate Frisbee Coach Chris Nelson ‘09 was a student at the school, frisbee was more than just a sport for him; it was a reprieve from the school’s rigorous curriculum and intense pressure, he said. “Having previously attended P.S.6, switching to [Horace Mann] was a transformative point in...

Class of 2014, Shyenne Parris

Class of 2014, Shyenne Parris

Emma Colacino, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Shyenne Parris ‘14, rejoined the school as an admissions associate and co-facilitator of BLEx, a black affinity group, on campus. She said that her experience as a student at the school has inspired her dedication towards creating safe and diverse communities for students within the community. One ar...

Class of 1984, Deborah Kassel

Class of 1984, Deborah Kassel

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Although Dr. Deborah Kassel is an English teacher, she still remembers the difference between meiosis and mitosis. This is a fact she credits to her time as a student at the school. “I’ve been in school for a long time, from college to masters’ degrees in journalism and cinema studies, to getti...

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