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HM Hits the Road: Field Trips in Review

Victor Dimitrov, Kiara Royer, and Robbie Werdiger

April 20, 2018


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Spanish Three Honors to Repertorio Español On Wednesday, Spanish Three Honors students watched a live performance of  “La Casa de Bernarda Alba,” a play that they have been studying in class. The group watched the play, written by Federico García Lorca, at the Repertorio Español theatre, and th...

Annual Science and Technology Showcase features keynote speaker and student research

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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This evening in Cohen Dining Commons, students will be presenting scientific research projects as part of the school’s annual Science and Technology Showcase. The evening will include a poster session, a light dinner, a Robotics Club presentation, and an alumnus speaker. “The purpose of the event is definit...

Students rally for gun control

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Today, students from the school will join several thousand high school students across the five boroughs will walk out of school and gather at Washington Square Park to protest gun violence. The rally will honor the lives lost in the Columbine shooting exactly 19 years ago, and the many other schoo...

Students attend Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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Last Friday, a combination of students, administration, and alumni attended this year’s Social Entrepreneurship Conference at the Penn Club in Manhattan to hear speakers such as CEO and founder of GenHERation Katlyn Grasso. According to the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepeneurship, social entrepreneurshi...

Gender (In)Equality conference discusses issues on intersectionality

Sadie Schwartz, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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At the Gender (In)Equality Conference last Saturday, teachers, parents, and roughly 50 students from various grades came together to engage in discussions of intersectionality and ask keynote speaker intersectionality advocate and professor of at the Southern Methodist University Southern Dedman School of...

Chidi Nwankpa(12) elected valedictorian

Lynne Sipprelle and Emily Shi

April 13, 2018


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“It was always a dream of mine to be valedictorian,” Chidi Nwankpa (12) said. The Class of 2018 has elected Nwankpa to be their valedictorian and give a commencement speech at Upper Division graduation on June 13. “I felt like at Horace Mann where the class votes for valedictorian, one, I had ...

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...

School plans switch to wind powered energy

School plans switch to wind powered energy

Abigail Salzhauer

January 30, 2018


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Starting next December, the school will be making the switch to wind powered energy. “Over the course of the past decade, we spent quite a bit of time looking at how best to move our physical plant needs toward a greener footprint. The possibility of wind power has been on our list for quite some...

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