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North Korean refugees share life experiences

North Korean refugees share life experiences

Bradley Bennett and Natalie Sweet

October 11, 2019

Members of the Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) international team came with three North Korean refugees to the school to educate students about the hardships North Korean citizens endure, and the hazards of attempting to escape to freedom through harrowing and emotional personal experience. According...

AP Environmental Science class goes to Meadowland Environmental Center

AP Environmental Science class goes to Meadowland Environmental Center

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Last Friday, the AP Environmental Science class took a field trip to the Meadowlands Environmental Center in New Jersey to participate in a field study of salt marsh ecosystems. The center is located on a salt water estuary of the Hackensack River. The class chose this site because it “has a sordid...

Clubs debut at fair

Clubs debut at fair

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

With a wide selection of snacks, banners, and booths, new clubs and publications made their debut this Thursday at the Club’s Fair, showcasing the many different extracurricular options students can explore. Though Dean of Students Michael Dalo has not made any changes to the way the fair runs in...

Hispanic Heritage Month sheds light On LatinX culture

Hispanic Heritage Month sheds light On LatinX culture

Oliver Steinman and Claire Goldberg

September 27, 2019

“I hope Hispanic Heritage Month gives people a positive image when they think of LatinX people and their culture. I hope it increases our visibility and unity,” Jayla Thomas (12) said. The school is currently holding its first ever celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to...

Safety assembly

Safety assembly

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The school’s annual safety assembly on Tuesday outlined safety procedures and student vigilance while re-introducing the student body to the Public Safety Department. The Public Safety Department discussed the methods they used to keep the school safe, such as cameras and patrol cars. They also...

Student’s march for climate justice

Student’s march for climate justice

Julia Goldberg and Vivien Sweet

September 27, 2019

A handful of students joined over at least 60,000 other protesters, according to the mayor’s office, last Friday in downtown Manhattan for the largest environmental strike in history to protest the lack of action taken to address the increasingly alarming state of the planet. The activists assembled...

School targets bullying with bathroom signs

School targets bullying with bathroom signs

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

The school has placed new antibullying signs in the bathrooms in an attempt to increase awareness of the school’s policies specific to bullying, harassment, and discrimination. Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly implemented the signs for the 2019- 2020 school year as an extension of the policies covered...

School archives officially open

School archives officially open

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Although the Horace Mann Archives contain a wealth of information about the history of the school and its alumni, many students are unsure of what they are. Still, the archives are a powerful resource to which students have access. “The Archives are an important facet of the history of our school....

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Brian Wu (12) ignored his mom’s call one day in July, thinking she would tell him to come home. Only when she called a second time did he pick up to find out the news: he had been awarded a Davidson Fellows Scholarship. There are only 20 Davidson Fellows selected every year, each of whom underwent...

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Natalie Sweet (11) has been fighting for climate policy reform as a youth activist working with the organization Zero Hour for almost three years and has been a major part of this Friday’s climate strike. Since 2017, Sweet has been working as the Deputy Communications Director of Zero Hour, a non-profit...

MD Gets a Makeover

MD Gets a Makeover

Lucas Glickman and Abby Beckler

September 13, 2019

Pforzheimer Hall classrooms, the deans’ offices, and the interiors of Lutnick Hall, Prettyman Gym, and Friedman Hall. Once spread throughout the floors of Rose Hall, the MD deans’ offices will now be consolidated on the ground floor, to the side of the atrium. This new suite will include the guid...

Multicultural Center opens for business

Patrick Stinebaugh and Claire Goldberg

September 13, 2019

This year marks the introduction of the Multicultural Center (MC), a new room “devoted to multicultural concerns,” Head of Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein wrote in an email to the Upper Division. The room is planned to open in the former Middle Division Reading Room shortly after the start of ...

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