The Record

HMOnline makes its debut as remote learning commences

HMOnline makes its debut as remote learning commences

Julia Goldberg and Talia Winiarsky

April 3, 2020

Due to the growing COVID-19 health crisis, learning has officially shifted from the classroom and onto Zoom. HM Online began this Tuesday and will continue through at least April 20, though the possibility remains that the school may not open for the remainder of the academic year, Head of School Dr....

Editorial: Individual steps to make our community stronger

Editorial: Individual steps to make our community stronger

Editorial Board

April 2, 2020

Finding ways to create community is more important now than it has been in a long time. In this editorial, we are not asking for anything new to be required of students, coaches and faculty. We are asking for community members to make an active choice to connect with others and create concrete platforms...

Table Tennis Team triumphs

Table Tennis Team triumphs

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

The Varsity Table Tennis Team went undefeated this season, winning their league as well as becoming champions of the Independent School Table Tennis League (ISTTL) invitational tournament. The team’s record of 10-0, included two difficult wins against Fieldston, and was due to everyone’s individual...

Putting the “Social” in social distancing: how we stay connected while social distancing

Putting the “Social” in social distancing: how we stay connected while social distancing

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

On any given day at school, Jake Federman (11) hangs out with friends before A period in Olshan Lobby, again during break in Tillinghast Hall, and then eats lunch with them in the cafeteria, he said. In between, he interacts with peers and teachers in the hallways, one of his favorite parts of going...

Carbon dividends group holds launch event via Zoom

Carbon dividends group holds launch event via Zoom

Hanna Hornfeld and Claire Goldberg

April 2, 2020

Student leaders at the school followed in alum Alex Posner’s ‘13 footsteps when they kickstarted High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends (HS4CD) via an organization-wide Zoom call last Sunday. HS4CD is an extension of Posner’s national college-level network, Students for Carbon Dividends (S4CD). Both...

Bender ‘16 wins opportunity to travel and report alongside New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof

Bender ‘16 wins opportunity to travel and report alongside New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Maddie Bender ’16, a senior at Yale University, recently won the New York Times 2020 win-a-trip contest to travel with NYT columnist Nicholas Kristof and report alongside him. Kristof is a winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, a regular CNN contributor and an op-ed columnist who focuses on human rights abuses...

School implements new Coronavirus policies

School implements new Coronavirus policies

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly has stayed in close communication with the school’s community as New York confirmed its first outbreaks of the novel coronavirus, writing six emails over the course of four days to share that the school has cancelled all after school events from Thursday through Spring...

WaPo editor, Fisher, shares journalism expertise

WaPo editor, Fisher, shares journalism expertise

Hanna Hornfeld and Arushi Talwar

March 6, 2020

On Monday, Pulitzer Prize-winning Senior Editor of the Washington Post Mark Fisher ‘76 gave a talk to students during G, H and I period, highlighting his career in journalism. The talk was a part of the Career Lecture Series initiated by CC Representative Jaden Kirshner (11), which gives students the...

Inner workings of extra time

Inner workings of extra time

Julia Goldberg and Adam Frommer

March 6, 2020

In a school where students are often under pressure to perform well on assessments in limited time, testing accommodations—specifically that of extra time—are necessary, as they provide students with equitable opportunities to succeed. The school dedicates abundant resources and time to ensure the...

From college playing to high school coaching: Coach Keri Panarelli’s lacrosse journey

From college playing to high school coaching:  Coach Keri Panarelli’s lacrosse journey

Yin Fei, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Girls Varsity Lacrosse Coach Keri Panarelli, influenced by her accumulation of a profound love for the sport, reminisces about her prime collegiate years as a lacrosse player at Hofstra University, as well as their effects on her current career at the school. Panarelli was first exposed to the world...

Don’t stigmatize the coronavirus

Don’t stigmatize the coronavirus

Mayanka Dhingra, Managing Editor

March 6, 2020

What if I told you I have coronavirus. Will you look at me differently? Will my name travel via whispers through the halls? Will I return after my recovery to pointing fingers and stares. Will I go down in school history as HM’s patient zero? As much as we pride ourselves on being a caring...

2020-2021 school calendar recognizes religous holidays with days off

2020-2021 school calendar recognizes religous holidays with days off

Devin Allard-Neptune, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

Beginning in 2021, the school will recognize Lunar New Year on Feb. 12 and Eid al-Fitr on May 12, two globally-celebrated religious holidays, with days off. According to Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly, the addition of these two days coincided with the school’s efforts to increase representation. “In...

Horace Mann's Weekly Newspaper Since 1903
Showcase