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AirPods (TM) now available in library

Gabby Kepnes, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Humor, News

As you may know, Katz Library allows students to check out items like books, textbooks, portable phone chargers, and laptops. Due to the overwhelming abundance of “Missing AirPods” emails filling everyone’s First Class inboxes, the school administration in conjunction with Chair of the Library Depa...

HMCU Takes Over Food Service

HMCU Takes Over Food Service

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Humor, News, Showcase

After students tried the delicious yet fairly priced treats from the Horace Mann Chefs United (HMCU) bake sale in the first semester, a movement began to replace the Flik food service with HMCU. After weeks of petitioning, the administration finally gave in. Starting April 8th, HMCU will supply all fo...

Changed wifi password at Dorr sparks outrage

Ranya Sareen and Mayanka Dhingra

April 8, 2019


Filed under Humor, News

Enraged students at John Dorr Nature Laboratory (Dorr) are in open rebellion. They are prolonging the length of hot showers from five to six minutes after an unexpected change to the Wifi password sparked mutiny amongst the student body. News of the password change circulated last week after the Va...

Missing item email: Students’ motivation

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Humor, News

A day at school wouldn’t be a typical one if a ‘missing item’ email isn’t sent out by one of the deans. Students have lost a variety of items, including Moncler jackets, an $84.2 million mansion in the Hamptons, and 2/5 of the school’s Core Values; however, an item that has long been consider...

School cancelled next week due to rain forecast

Nelson Gaillard, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Humor, News

While AgriMann members were tilling Alumni field yesterday afternoon, a yeezy-obsessed freshman, walking along Tibbett Avenue from Olshan to Lutnick café, felt a drop of rain, he said, before taking an Uber XL home. An hour later, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly’s email about a “Rain Week” shook ...

Forum discusses gender bias in speech clubs

Nishtha Sharma

March 16, 2019


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Members of the UD Debate Team, the school’s Model United Nations (MUN) team, and the Model Congress team gathered in the Recital Hall during I Period Monday to discuss gender inclusion in their clubs and share personal experiences about the impact of misogynistic biases. The event, organized by Deba...

School hosts French choreographer, journalist

Kiara Royer and Gabrielle Kepnes

March 16, 2019


Filed under News

Bolewa Sabourin, a choreographer and “artivist,” and Balla Fofana, an author and journalist, visited the school on Tuesday to speak to Upper Division French students. The event was held to allow students to explore cultural diversity and the effects it has on people, French teacher Kenneth Carpe...

Racist video sparks Fieldston student protest

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


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Emboldened students journeyed to nearby Ethical Culture Fieldston School (ECFS) on Monday morning to stand in solidarity with the ECFS student body in silent protest following the release of a racially charged video. After the ECFS students staged a 72 hour sit-in, the ECFS administration agreed to ...

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Kate Feiner, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students from the school have a chance to give back to the larger Bronx community and help younger children succeed academically through the Intech Academy tutoring program. The Intech tutoring program was started this year by Ishaan Kannan (11), Yesh Nikam (10) said.  Kannan was working for the d...

Latin Competition at Princeton

Lucas Glickman, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under News

Members of the HM community attended the second annual Latin competition “Certamen” at Princeton University for the first time this past Saturday.  The competition involved multiple rounds of questions, in which teams of schools used a buzzer system to correctly answer questions about topics in their...

Faculty and staff attend Public Purpose Conference

Darius McCullough, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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Faculty and Staff will attend the 2019 National Private Schools with a Public Purpose (PSPP) Conference at the Spence School next weekend. PSPP supports schools in the cooperation among a diverse group of schools, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses, with the goal of building stronger communit...

Wellness Week opens dialogue about student health

Victor Dimitrov, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under News

Keynote speaker and mental health advocate Hakeem Rahim shared his personal experience with mental health at the Wellness Week assembly on Tuesday. Rahim is the President and CEO of I Am Acceptance, an organization that works towards destigmatizing mental illness, he said. “We thought that Hak...

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