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Parent Association kicks off the new year

Parent Association kicks off the new year

Sam Keimweiss and Nistha Sharma

September 26, 2018


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The Upper Division Parents Association (UDPA) kicked off the year yesterday, when chairs Cecile Caer P’19 ’21 ’24 and Benay Taub P’13 ‘17 ’19 ’22 led a meeting outlining their plans for the future. The meeting covered the year’s calendar, protocol, and general advice for planning eve...

Take Back the Tap initiative targets plastic bottle usage

Jack Crovitz, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018


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Take Back the Tap, a waste-conscious initiative led by Natalie Sweet (10), will be implemented at the school for the second year in a row to decrease the student body’s plastic usage and spread environmentally friendly practices. The initiative aims to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles in the c...

Student Ambassador program revamps tours and applications

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


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The Student Ambassador program has undergone changes in its membership applicability, application process, and tours since former Middle Division Head Robin Ingram and Director of Admissions Jason Caldwell have taken over leadership of the program,. One of the largest changes to the program has been the elimin...

Editorial – Homecoming 2018

Editorial Board

September 24, 2018


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There are many pressing issues in the world, and Homecoming traditions at school are undoubtedly not among them. This is why we, as a Record board, were somewhat bewildered by the outrage provoked by our opinions section this week. Over the years, there has been a fair amount of debate and controvers...

Music Ensembles Learn About Hawaiian Culture

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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A day after graduation, N-12 Music Program Coordinator Timothy Ho took 24 chaperones along with Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Steel Drums, Glee Club, Treble Choir and Concert Glee Club to Hawaii for a week of music, performance, and culture. “We did a music trip to Hawaii about six years ago and that...

Global Glimpse experiences the Caribbean

Sam Kiemwiess, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Students traveled to Ecuador and the Dominican Republic (DR) this summer to participate in two-week culture, service, and leadership programs through the organization Global Glimpse. The trips were coordinated through the diversity office, which sent out an email last year that encouraged people to go, ...

¡Hola, Salamanca!

¡Hola, Salamanca!

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Two teachers and eight students travelled to Salamanca, Segovia, Madrid, and Avila this summer to study Spanish at the University of Salamanca and explore the culture of Spain. “We chose Salamanca because their Spanish program was highly recommended for high school students, and while it’s grea...

Swimming Pool and Aquatics Center

Swimming Pool and Aquatics Center

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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The new swimming pool and aquatics center will expand aquatics opportunities for all branches of the community and heighten the preparation of the school’s aquatic teams’ in the upcoming year. According to Director of Facilities Management Gordon Jensen, the aquatics center will feature a USA Swimm...

Simon Family Fitness Center

Simon Family Fitness Center

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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After two years of construction, the Simon Family Fitness Center is set to open on September 4th as part of the school’s HM in Motion renovation. The fitness center boasts 3,364 square feet of gym space and dozens of pieces of new exercise equipment and is unlike anything the school has ever had before,...

Student Center and Cafe

Student Center and Cafe

Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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A new student center and cafe are set to open on campus for the 2018-2019 school year as the HM in Motion construction project concludes with summer’s end. The goal of the new center is to provide a location on campus where students, in the midst of busy academic lives, can “relax, get some food, wo...

Lutnick Hall Science Classrooms and Labs

Lutnick Hall Science Classrooms and Labs

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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After years of anticipation, the new Lutnick Hall will bring 10 new science laboratories and four new science classrooms for the use of the Upper Division. There will be three laboratories designed for chemistry, biology and physics, though each lab can be used for the study of every discipline, Science D...

Student Government today and tomorrow

Student Government today and tomorrow

Peri Brooks and Natasha Stange

June 5, 2018


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STUDENT GOVERNMENT TODAY This year’s Student Body President (SBP)Daniel Posner (12) and the Community Council (CC) have taken on initiatives to improve the quality of student life and involvement.  “At the core of the SBP role is the goal of creating and enhancing community. This is a mission...

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