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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...

Teachers receive grants to create courses replacing APs

Teachers receive grants to create courses replacing APs

Eliza Poster, Staff Writers

June 5, 2018


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This summer, the school will support several teachers’ pursuits in professional development, either as personal endeavors or in order to create new curriculum.  Although the school offers grants for faculty members to participate in programs unrelated to their courses, the grants committee pri...

Alumni share experiences and give advice to parents on second Alumni Panel

Alumni share experiences and give advice to parents on second Alumni Panel

Katie Goldenberg, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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Head of Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein and the Parents Association (PA) hosted the second Alumni Panel, which aimed to give parents the opportunity to listen to the perspectives and paths of former students as their own children progress through the school, Levenstein said.  “The event has huge value, because it’s very ...

School removes AP courses for incoming freshman class

School removes AP courses for incoming freshman class

Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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As a new class of ninth graders enters the Upper Division for the 2018-2019 school year, a new change comes with them. The school is preparing to transition to a system with no advanced placement (AP) courses offered for these incoming freshmen, who make up the Class of 2022, and for classes of students...

The Final HM in Motion Update

The Final HM in Motion Update

Katie Goldenberg and Leonora Gogos

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The HM in Motion project’s forecasted additions to the school campus will alter student life as community members adjust to a host of new classrooms and amenities next school year.  According to Director of Facilities Management Gordon Jensen, construction on the new building will be completed ...

Musical performance groups go to Hawaii

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


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On Thursday, June 14, nearly two hundred students from orchestra, band, steel drums, and choir will depart from NYC for a week-long music trip to Hawaii. The trip will consist of musical performances, learning opportunities, and visits to cultural sites. The group will stay near Waikiki beach on the...

Venturing out: Rutter ‘16 founds venture capital firm

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


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Since graduating, Aaron Rutter ’16 has been exploring app development and venture capital. He recently founded his own venture capital firm, Tycho Ventures.  Rutter currently studies at Georgetown University. The idea for his first app came to him while at an on-campus restaurant, he said. “I ...

Faculty and students show off talents at final showcase assembly of the year

Faculty and students show off talents at final showcase assembly of the year

Jufe Herwitz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


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From an orchestral number to a Senior Reflection, students, faculty, and staff displayed their skills and talents in this year’s last Student Showcase Assembly.  The assembly, which took place on Tuesday, May 22, featured a mix of performances by students and staff, such as Ella Anthony (10) and M...

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