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Visiting historians lead political discussions

Visiting historians lead political discussions

Gabby Kepnes, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Professors Julian Zelizer P’19 ‘20 ‘22 and John Lawrence visited history classes last Thursday to discuss the book the Class of ‘74 written by Lawrence. Zelizer is the Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a CNN Political Analyst. In 2010, Lawrence was elected t...

School addresses Pittsburgh shooting

Talia Winlarsky and Jack Crovitz

November 9, 2018


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In Pittsburgh’s pleasant Squirrel Hill neighborhood on October 27, a morning of praying and rejoicing on the Jewish Sabbath was shattered when a gunman opened fire at the Tree of Life Synagogue, killing eleven and injuring multiple others. A day after this senseless act of violence, Head of School Dr...

ICIE hosts LGBTQ+ Faculty Dinner for an evening of discussion

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Faculty and staff from across the divisions gathered at an off-campus restaurant for an evening of discussion and community at the LGBTQ+ Faculty Dinner. The dinner served as an affinity space for faculty and staff who attend as well as an opportunity to connect and share experiences, Office for I...

Dorr hosts first Women’s Climbing Weekend

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Female climbers from the school community convened at the John Dorr Nature Laboratory this past weekend for a trip devoted solely to women’s climbing. This was the first ever women’s climbing event hosted at Dorr, Upper Division science teacher Camilla Nivison said. Organized by John Dorr Nature La...

Library Annex Supervisor Mindy Lisman retires after 33 years

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Faculty honored the retirement of Library Annex Supervisor Mindy Lisman, who worked at the school for 33 years, yesterday in the Cohen Faculty Dining Hall. Lisman came to the school in 1985. Outside of the library, she worked on several publications such as the Bulletin, an archived newsletter pub...

Plastic straws removed to promote sustainability

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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After weeks of correspondence with FLIK, the school has officially removed all plastic straws from the cafeteria, Senior Director of Dining Services Brenda Cohn said. This change was spearheaded by Cohn along with Mayanka Dhingra (11) and the rest of the FLIK Staff. Dhingra first became involved in the fight a...

New cafe opening soon

New cafe opening soon

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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The much anticipated opening of the new cafe on the first floor of Lutnick Hall, one of the last installments of HM in Motion, is set to be in mid-November. The cafe will open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every weekday. Unlike the cafeteria, the cafe will remain open during the break between B and C perio...

Head of Nursery Marcia Levy retires

Head of Nursery Marcia Levy retires

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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At the end of the academic school year, current Head of the Nursery Division Marcia Levy will retire. Levy has worked in early childhood education for 46 years, leading the Nursery Division at school since 2010. “In 2010, when former Board Chair Steve Friedman and I announced Ms. Levy’s arrival, ...

Jeffrey Chen (11) and Rohan Bhatia (11) kickstart computer science company

Bradley Bennet, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Last summer, Rohan Bhatia (11) and Jeffrey Chen (11) took their passion for technology beyond the classroom and started a computer science business called Project Syntax, which acts as a service that enables young children to learn computer science. The project began as a link between programmers and corporate...

Robotics kicks off the season

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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This year, the robotics team compete with robots built using a new milling machine, and will expand their horizons by participating in service learning programs and using different techniques to effectively design robots. A new Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling machine will allow the team to ...

Juniors take on independent study

Juniors take on independent study

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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This year, Angie Cortez (11) and Sam Mayo (11) are the only juniors participating in the Independent Study course. Independent Study is a full credit elective course in which students design and carry out their own projects on a topic of their choosing guided by a faculty mentor with whom they meet regu...

LD takes Coastal Lab field trip

LD takes Coastal Lab field trip

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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On Wednesday and Thursday, the Lower Division (LD) first graders explored the Sound Waters Coastal Learning Center in Stamford, Connecticut to continue their study of the ocean. The field trip really helped the class learn some facts about how sea animals live and eat, Simon Shaham (1) said. The tr...

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