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Dorr hosts annual Mind & Body Retreat for faculty

Dorr hosts annual Mind & Body Retreat for faculty

Caroline Goldenberg

November 18, 2017


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This past weekend, 15 teachers across all divisions gathered at the John Dorr Nature Laboratory for the eighth annual Mind/Body Retreat. The retreat, led by Middle and Upper Division dance teacher Denise DiRenzo and Middle Division history teacher Caitlin Hickerson, consisted of two professional development...

Independent Studies: Special & General relativity

Caroline Goldenberg

November 18, 2017


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On Monday, Luca Koval (12) presented his independent study on special and general relativity. Koval discussed special relativity, which involves how frames of reference like velocity and altitude affect time and general relativity, gravity’s effect on the energy and location of objects. This trimester,...

Independent Studies: South East Asia

Julia Robbins

November 18, 2017


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On October 12, Kyra Hill (12) presented her Independent Study research on Southeast Asia to her class, focusing on the question “what is the history and current state of Southeast Asia and why is this region so underrepresented?” Hill, who is half-Thai, was born in Thailand and goes back every summer...

Crotty (11) speaks about mental health at Child Mind Institute Summit

Crotty (11) speaks about mental health at Child Mind Institute Summit

Lynne Sipprelle

November 18, 2017


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This Monday, Alex Crotty (11) spoke at the State of Child and Adolescent Mind Mental Health Summit before a panel about her experience with depression and being bullied. The panel was composed of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Dean of the Child Mind Institute Harold Koplewicz. The summit...

Advisories participate in annual Thanksgiving Common Pantry donation

Advisories participate in annual Thanksgiving Common Pantry donation

Sandhya Shyam

November 18, 2017


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This Thursday, volunteers from the New York Common Pantry stopped by to pick up food donations that the school community contributed as a part of the organization’s annual Thanksgiving food drive. According to Chair of the Library Department Caroline Bartels, the school’s donations this year are...

“My Weird School” author visits Lower Division students

“My Weird School” author visits Lower Division students

Georgi Verdelis

November 10, 2017


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Author Dan Gutman visited the Lower Division on Wednesday to present to, have lunch with, and sign books for K-3rd graders. Gutman primarily writes children’s fiction books, such as Baseball Card Adventures and the My Weird School series. This was Gutman’s second time visiting the school. Gutman i...

AP Art History students teach 8th graders at Met

AP Art History students teach 8th graders at Met

Abigail Goldberg and Noah Phillips

November 10, 2017


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Last Friday and this past Thursday the South and Southeast Asian section of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) was filled with the voices of the AP Art History students teaching eighth graders about Buddhist and Hindu art. After spending a few weeks studying Hindu or Buddhist objects in class, pair...

Parliamentary Debate wins Varsity and Novice divisions at Vassar

Parliamentary Debate wins Varsity and Novice divisions at Vassar

Malhaar Agrawal

November 10, 2017


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This Saturday, co- Vice President of Parliamentary debate George Loewenson (12) and Dalton senior Hart Rapaport faced off against Julia Robbins (10) and Amman Kejela (10) in the finals of the Vassar College Parliamentary Debate Invitational. In a close 3-2 decision, Loewenson’s team won the Varsity d...

Wellerstein speaks to history classes about North Korea Nuclear Crisis

Wellerstein speaks to history classes about North Korea Nuclear Crisis

Jude Herwitz

November 10, 2017


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This Tuesday, Dr. Alex Wellerstein, an expert on the history of nuclear weaponry from the Stevens Institute of Technology, visited East Asian and AP World History classes to facilitate discussions and answer questions about North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons, all while urging students to ...

School hosts three debate-based events in October

School hosts three debate-based events in October

Lynne Sipprelle, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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Last month, Model UN (MUN), Debate, and Parliamentary Debate all held events at school, beginning a new year of debate, politics, and teamwork. At the 32nd Horace Mann MUN Conference many sophomores won Outstanding Delegate and Honorable Mention, while at Debate’s third Horace Mann Public...

Students place at Siemens Competition

Students place at Siemens Competition

Tenzin Sherpa, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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Brian Wu (10), Ella Feiner (12), and Brian Song (12) and Lisa Shi (12) all were semifinalists in this year’s Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology, contributing to exoplanet discovery, analyzing the relationship between the spread of cancer and the cell cycle, and worki...

Community responds to Manhattan terrorist attack

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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Following the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since 9/11, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly met with the Security Department and sent an email to parents and teachers addressing the attack. is Tuesday a ernoon, a 29-year-old plowed a rented pickup truck through a bike path in Lower Manh...

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