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Independent Studies: Educational Reform & Learning Differences- Zoe Mavrides

Independent Studies: Educational Reform & Learning Differences- Zoe Mavrides

Sadie Schwartz

October 13, 2017


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For her Independent Study Project, Zoe Mavrides (12) is researching education Policy Reform Surrounding Special Education. She presented to her class on Tuesday. Ever since Mavrides was diagnosed with a learning disability in 11th grade, she has been interested in the federal policy surrounding these disab...

Independent Studies: Photojournalism- Ben Parker

Independent Studies: Photojournalism- Ben Parker

Sadie Schwartz

October 13, 2017


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For Ben Parker’s (12) Independent Study Project, he is focusing on photojournalism. On Thursday, he presented photographs to his class and initiated a discussion regarding the ethics of photojournalism. Parker introduced photos to the class and asked students to consider whether or not they were eth...

Independent Studies: Car Culture- Naren Beepat

Independent Studies: Car Culture- Naren Beepat

Sadie Schwartz

October 13, 2017


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For his independent study, Naren Beepat (12) is studying car culture. Last Friday, Beepat presented his research to his class, where he compared muscle cars from 1964-1967 to present day muscle cars. Through a lecture with a Powerpoint and interactive activities, Beepat discussed the physical characteris...

FLIK hosts farmers market

FLIK hosts farmers market

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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As she walked through Fisher Hall after lunch this Wednesday, Nina Gaither (9) could be seen carrying a basketball-sized squash in one hand and an enormous bag full of fresh produce in the other. Gaither took advantage of the farmer’s market held on Fisher Patio, organized and run by Senior Director...

Muslim Student’s Association joins The Union

Muslim Student’s Association joins The Union

Sandhya Shyam, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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"I don't consider myself just a 'Muslim' activist because movements of social advancement and equity are really all intertwined." -Zarina Iman (12)

Recent natural disasters take a toll on school community

Recent natural disasters take a toll on school community

Betsey Bennett, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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Within the months of August and September, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose, Hurricane Maria, and several earthquakes have hit the southern United States, the Caribbean, and Mexico, each one having an effect on the greater school community. Disaster Relief Student Body Presidents Dan...

School shuts down email for four days; transfers servers

School shuts down email for four days; transfers servers

Leonora Gogos, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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In order to upgrade the school’s email server, FirstClass, to the newer, more secure version, the technology department shut down the school’s  server from September 20 to September 25. This change was absolutely necessary in order to avoid any unplanned server outages, like one that occurred two years ag...

A letter from Montesino

October 2, 2017


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As I embark on my next adventure, I wanted to thank the Horace Mann community for opening its arms to me 16 years ago. As a kid from the South Bronx, I never knew Horace Mann even existed until I came up for a job interview that my friend Richie set up for me. Thanks Richie! I will miss everyone who suppo...

After 15 years, Pedro Montesino says goodbye

After 15 years, Pedro Montesino says goodbye

William Han, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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[crossword]After 15 years working at the school as a security guard and as part of the technology department, Pedro (Peter) Montesino will be leaving to work for the University of Pennsylvania as a Audio Visual Coordinator. Montesino’s experience at the school has profoundly changed his mindset and a...

New clubs for 2017-2018 school year

New clubs for 2017-2018 school year

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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Innovation and Entrepreneurship   Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a publication in its inaugural year, will offer students the chance to write about entrepreneurs, especially those who are not well known, Cohen said. Jonny Cohen (12), Joey Peracchia (12), James Baumann (12), and Sam Stein (12) co-...

Dorr implements new changes to deal with increasing tick population

Dorr implements new changes to deal with increasing tick population

Megha Nelivigi and Charlie Silberstein

October 2, 2017


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Over the summer the John Dorr Nature Lab, the school’s off-campus property in Connecticut, introduced new policies to deal with the increase in tick populations and new tick-based viruses, having students shower every day and drying  their used clothing to prevent any tick bites. “These policie...

Students see increased number of pests at school

Students see increased number of pests at school

Becca Siegel, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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Ranging from water bugs to skunks, pests have been reported across the campus from the girls’ locker room to outside Spence Cottage. Since the beginning of the school year, many students have noticed an uptick in the number of pests around the school.  Eliza Bender (10) began to notice the bugs...

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