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Freshman candidates take the stage

Freshman candidates take the stage

Marina Kazarian and John Mauro

October 5, 2018


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Elections for the ninth grade class presidency kicked off on Thursday, where freshmen voting will determine the representatives of the grade for the year. The candidates introduced themselves during an I period panel on Thursday and spoke to their class, describing their platforms and the changes the...

School community discusses sexual consent

School community discusses sexual consent

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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In the wake of the #MeToo movement and conversations surrounding the Supreme Court hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, members of the community received an email from Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly this past Sunday, entitled “An Important Message about Sexual Consent.” The email provided the defin...

Faculty of Color Dinner offers reflection, connection for staff

Faculty of Color Dinner offers reflection, connection for staff

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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On Monday night, faculty and staff who identify as people of color (POC) gathered off campus for a dinner held by the Office for Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE). The dinner, which has been taking place since 2013, happens twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. The...

UD Faculty Poetry reading showcases staff work

Laura Bae, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Today, faculty will gather in Fisher Rotunda to share their poetic creations at the first Upper Division Faculty Poetry Reading. The event will also promote English teacher Harry Bauld’s newly published book of poems, The Uncorrected Eye. The event is the first of its kind to feature the creative wr...

New construction faces hurdles

New construction faces hurdles

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Although the HM in Motion project was slated to be completed by September of 2018, the ongoing construction not only requires additional work after the school day but affects some aspects of student learning. The construction crew is currently working daily from four p.m. to midnight in order not t...

Flash Flood Alert

Flash Flood Alert

Aaron Snyder, Satirist

October 5, 2018


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After torrential downpours hit the New York area on Tuesday, Horace Mann students weren’t just drowning just in work or emails about clubs, but actual water. In addition to creating larger than normal puddles across campus, the excessive rain caused those stairs whose location nobody can actually ...

Blackout Days to reduce stress, relieve maintenance schedules

Blackout Days to reduce stress, relieve maintenance schedules

Eddie Jin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Administrators have decided to reimplement an initiative called Blackout Days, two to three nights per month where the school will designate certain calendar days to be free of non-essential events after 6 p.m. “Over the past several years we’ve fallen into a practice of keeping students after s...

Assembly explains new safety protocols

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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The school’s annual Safety Assembly this past Wednesday centered on reiterating lockdown protocol, explaining changes in fire drill procedure, and introducing the Department of Public Safety staff to the student body. “It’s a grand time to share information with all the students, faculty, and st...

Jody Lewen ‘82 advocates prison education

Jody Lewen ‘82 advocates prison education

Madison Li, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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This past Wednesday, the Center for Community Values and Actions (CCVA) held a Service Learning reflection panel led by Executive Director of Prison University Project Jody Lewen ’82, who spoke extensively about the project’s impacts. According to its website, the Prison University Project’s m...

Spanish from the start

Spanish from the start

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The World’s Language department has introduced a new textbook to Spanish classes to increase focus on discussion and presentation and reduce the stress of the courses. Each chapter of the new textbook, “Gente,” focuses on student projects such as reviewing short films or creating their own pro...

Changes to HM246

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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HM246, one of the Center for Community Values and Action’s service learning projects, offers numerous of exciting new programs to students from local public schools who participate every Wednesday. “It’s called HM246 because we’re on 246th street in the Bronx and we want to make it clear that w...

History faculty implement new research curricula for underclassmen

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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As the school transitions to a semester system, the Upper Division history department is looking to take advantage of the switch from trimesters and revise research and writing curricula in the upcoming school year. History faculty are hoping that alterations to the curriculum will be a decisive step to...

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