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Book Day author presents at assembly

Book Day author presents at assembly

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Author Emily St. John Mandel spoke at this week’s assembly about her writing process and background, in advance of next Thursday’s Book Day, which will feature her award- winning novel Station Eleven. Mandel was unavailable to visit on Book Day, but Upper Division Librarian Caroline Bartels felt...

Feiner (12) presents research in D.C. as Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist

Feiner (12) presents research in D.C. as Regeneron Science Talent Search finalist

Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Wednesday, Ella Feiner (12), a finalist in The Regeneron Science Talent Search for her work exploring posterior growth in D. rerio with a live cell cycle biosensor, returned from eight days in Washington D.C. spent experiencing judge interviews, presenting her work, exploring the capital, a...

Jahmire Cassanova (12) wins New York Times College Scholarship

Betsey Bennett, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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After writing five essays and completing three interviews, Jahmire Cassanova (12) became one of 10 recipients of this year’s New York Times College Scholarship, which provides tuition money, mentorship, and a summer job at the Times for students who have excelled under unfavorable circumstances. In some of his essay...

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Leonora Gogos, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Tuesday, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University and Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed answered student and faculty questions in a moderated, interactive assembly. The following period, Dr. Gordon-Reed spoke in further detail during a catered lun...

Mock Trial has perfect score in first trial

Mock Trial has perfect score in first trial

Betsey Bennett, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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The defense side of Mock Trial earned a perfect score of 65 points in the first round of the annual New York State Mock Trial Tournament, becoming the first team in recent history of New York to achieve the feat, Leonora Gogos (10) said. This round, held on Tuesday, February 27th, was one of two preliminar...

Parents Association creates initiatives to improve school

Parents Association creates initiatives to improve school

Megha Nelivigi and Bradley Bennett

April 27, 2018


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The Parents Association (PA) is an organization composed of parent volunteers focused on building community and fundraising through events like the Book Fair and New Family Check Ins, Parents Association President Grace Peak said. “The main priority of the Parents Association is to build community,” Peak ...

Wellness Week Overview

Wellness Week Overview

Sadie Schwartz and Nishtha Sharma

April 27, 2018


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Through daily workshops, an assembly featuring a prominent sleep doctor, and students, teachers, and staff members sharing their experiences with the school community, Wellness Week explored its theme, Mind and Body, and opened a dialogue surrounding issues of mental health. “I was inspired by own experiences...

Math Team hosts and wins third place in relay at math competition

Math Team hosts and wins third place in relay at math competition

Betsey Bennett and Natalie Sweet

February 6, 2018


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This past Saturday, various math teams from schools around the city competed to solve complex problems in the Horace Mann Math Competition (HoMMaC). The Math Team organizes and writes questions for HoMMaC, a biennial conference that includes three sections of competition: an individual round, two...

Testing center reorganizes, changes policies

Testing center reorganizes, changes policies

Megha Nelivigi

February 6, 2018


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Over the past few months, a series of new policies have been put in place in the testing center, Psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil said. Most of these policies are to simply reinforce or clarify ones that already existed, he said. However, many students report instances of academic dishonesty continuing in...

Health advocates Gibson, Sweeney speak on panel about health disparities

Health advocates Gibson, Sweeney speak on panel about health disparities

Sam Keimweiss

January 30, 2018


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Students and faculty attended the conference held by the Health Disparities Club, where Co-Chair of the Committee on Health Disparities for the Medical Society of New York State Dr. Monica M. Sweeney and Bronx 16th Council District Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson spoke on issues surrounding health and health...

Students, faculty advocate for rights at second annual Women’s March

Students, faculty advocate for rights at second annual Women’s March

Ben Wang

January 30, 2018


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Horace Mann students and faculty protested at the second annual Women’s March on Saturday January 20th, 2017. English teacher Rebecca Bahr went along with her husband, son, and mother. She wanted “to protest the state of the Union,” Bahr said. Natalie Sweet (9) went both years. Despite attending...

Reflecting on Unity Week speakers and workshops

Reflecting on Unity Week speakers and workshops

Griffin Smith and Malek Shafei

January 30, 2018


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Members of the school community learned about the concept of covering and discussed issues like race, sexuality, and religion through student and faculty run workshops and guest speakers in the 2018 Unity Week. The week, which took place from January 16-January 19, kicked off with a assembly with guest...

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