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Student Government today and tomorrow

Student Government today and tomorrow

Peri Brooks and Natasha Stange

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News

STUDENT GOVERNMENT TODAY This year’s Student Body President (SBP)Daniel Posner (12) and the Community Council (CC) have taken on initiatives to improve the quality of student life and involvement.  “At the core of the SBP role is the goal of creating and enhancing community. This is a mission...

Teachers receive grants to create courses replacing APs

Teachers receive grants to create courses replacing APs

Eliza Poster, Staff Writers

June 5, 2018


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This summer, the school will support several teachers’ pursuits in professional development, either as personal endeavors or in order to create new curriculum.  Although the school offers grants for faculty members to participate in programs unrelated to their courses, the grants committee pri...

Alumni share experiences and give advice to parents on second Alumni Panel

Alumni share experiences and give advice to parents on second Alumni Panel

Katie Goldenberg, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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Head of Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein and the Parents Association (PA) hosted the second Alumni Panel, which aimed to give parents the opportunity to listen to the perspectives and paths of former students as their own children progress through the school, Levenstein said.  “The event has huge value, because it’s very ...

School removes AP courses for incoming freshman class

School removes AP courses for incoming freshman class

Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

As a new class of ninth graders enters the Upper Division for the 2018-2019 school year, a new change comes with them. The school is preparing to transition to a system with no advanced placement (AP) courses offered for these incoming freshmen, who make up the Class of 2022, and for classes of students...

The Final HM in Motion Update

The Final HM in Motion Update

Katie Goldenberg and Leonora Gogos

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The HM in Motion project’s forecasted additions to the school campus will alter student life as community members adjust to a host of new classrooms and amenities next school year.  According to Director of Facilities Management Gordon Jensen, construction on the new building will be completed ...

Musical performance groups go to Hawaii

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

On Thursday, June 14, nearly two hundred students from orchestra, band, steel drums, and choir will depart from NYC for a week-long music trip to Hawaii. The trip will consist of musical performances, learning opportunities, and visits to cultural sites. The group will stay near Waikiki beach on the...

Venturing out: Rutter ‘16 founds venture capital firm

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


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Since graduating, Aaron Rutter ’16 has been exploring app development and venture capital. He recently founded his own venture capital firm, Tycho Ventures.  Rutter currently studies at Georgetown University. The idea for his first app came to him while at an on-campus restaurant, he said. “I ...

Faculty and students show off talents at final showcase assembly of the year

Faculty and students show off talents at final showcase assembly of the year

Jufe Herwitz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


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From an orchestral number to a Senior Reflection, students, faculty, and staff displayed their skills and talents in this year’s last Student Showcase Assembly.  The assembly, which took place on Tuesday, May 22, featured a mix of performances by students and staff, such as Ella Anthony (10) and M...

Celebrity chef Jet Tila hosts cooking competition with HMCU

Celebrity chef Jet Tila hosts cooking competition with HMCU

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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Celebrity chef Jet Tila took part in a contest hosted by Horace Mann Chefs United (HMCU), where pairs of students faced off in a Cutthroat Kitchen-style cooking competition on Wednesday, May 2nd. Tila gave students 15 minutes to prepare a salad with the ingredients in the school’s cafe-teria. Compe...

Kelly to lead MD for 2018-2019 school year

Kelly to lead MD for 2018-2019 school year

Madison Li, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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At the start of the new school year, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly will be taking on the temporary position of Middle Division Head while maintaining his current role in the school. Head of MD Robin Ingram’s decision to transfer positions was discussed too late in the school year to allow for a thoro...

A LOSS IN OUR COMMUNITY: CAMILLE MILLER

A LOSS IN OUR COMMUNITY: CAMILLE MILLER

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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Camille Miller, Sixth Grade Dean and beloved member of the school community for nearly 40 years, passed away last Saturday after a long battle with cancer.  “Mrs. Miller exemplified everything anyone could want in a grade dean or classroom teacher. We have so much to learn from the example she set,...

School hosts diversity dinner

School hosts diversity dinner

Isabella Zhang, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly and the office of Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE) organized the second Heads of School Diversity Practitioner dinner, held in the Faculty Dining Room last Tuesday. The event allowed administrators and diversity practitioners, faculty members committed to...

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