The Record

Girls Varsity Basketball looks to continue hot streak

Girls Varsity Basketball looks to continue hot streak

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

Halfway through their season, the Girls Varsity Basketball team has earned an impressive 12-1 record due to the efforts of a tenacious squad, including wins against Poly Prep Academy and Dalton, teams the Lions have not defeated recently. One of the 12 victories included a 38-point rout of Leman Man...

Eighth Grade Trips This Week: Students see To Kill a Mockingbird live

Eighth Grade Trips This Week: Students see To Kill a Mockingbird live

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

The entire eighth grade had the opportunity to travel to Shubert Theater in midtown Manhattan to see a matinee performance of the Broadway production of To Kill A Mockingbird on Wednesday. In addition to the 153 eighth grade students, 20 faculty members, including eighth grade advisors and teachers, a...

A day in the life of a student dancer

A day in the life of a student dancer

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Skilled student dancers turn, jump, and leap through each day. Dance is an activity that, when pursued on a serious level, requires a significant time commitment, which can be challenging to balance with the rigors of school and other activities. Student dancers practice their passion during the school day ...

Switch hitters and fish to fry

Switch hitters and fish to fry

John Mauro, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

As Facebook’s Big Fish catches on and Nintendo Switch smashes its way to popularity, students have become attached to the lure of trending videogames. “You can take the Switch anywhere and go. It’s very portable,” Andre Dang (12) said. “On Fridays during G period many people who have switches m...

Students engage in Senior Initiative Projects

Students engage in Senior Initiative Projects

Samuel Singer, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In advance of Friday’s application deadline, seniors have begun to plan their Senior Initiative Projects (SIPs) where they can independently explore their interests in hopes of making a lasting impact on the school. The program offers seniors the opportunity to delve into the fields of their passion...

UD team imparts wisdom to prospective debaters

UD team imparts wisdom to prospective debaters

Lauren Conner and Patrick Stinebaugh

January 11, 2019


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

The Middle Division Debate club is well under way in preparing aspiring young debaters who will potentially join the Upper Division team. The club, which is run by the UD Debate team, aims to help kids develop the right habits and make sure that they understand how the activity works, Nader Granmay...

Poetry in motion, poetry in Olshan

Poetry in motion, poetry in Olshan

Darius McCullough and Peter Arvanitis

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Manuscript and the Poetry Out Loud clubs (POL) collaborated to host the third annual Poetry Cafe yesterday I period, which gave students and faculty a chance to share their favorite poetry and music with an audience. The event was run and organized by the president of POL Claire Yoo (12), Events Ed...

Ensemble groups perform at annual Holiday Concert

Ensemble groups perform at annual Holiday Concert

Nathan Zelizer and Sarah Taub

December 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The school’s two orchestral and three choral groups performed for the school community in the annual Winter Concert on Tuesday night during Gross Theatre. The performing choral groups included Glee Club, Concert Glee Club, and Treble Choir and the instrumental groups included Sinfonietta and the la...

HM alumni admitted to exclusive Mount Sinai program

HM alumni admitted to exclusive Mount Sinai program

Oliver Steinman and Steven Borodkin

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Out of 1000 applicants Eden David ‘16, Lily McCarthy ‘16, and Justin Tang ’16 were among the 40 recently accepted to the Donald and Vera Blinken FlexMed Program at Mount Sinai Hospital. The FlexMed program allows college sophomores to apply for early acceptance to The Icahn School of Medicine...

That’s a nice bake: Great baking challenge takes over the cafeteria

That’s a nice bake: Great baking challenge takes over the cafeteria

Chloe Choi and Yin Fei

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students and faculty gathered in Cohn Dining Hall on Monday to participate in the Great Baking Challenge, organized and hosted by members of the Community Council and Student Body Presidents. The event permitted teams of students and lone bakers from all grades to bring in their own edible creations, ...

Using white privilege to combat racial injustice

Using white privilege to combat racial injustice

Adam Frommer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

As a white male, I have never really known my place in discussing race and identity. Not knowing my role has lead to my inaction against racial injustices. But, the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC), taught me that I have to speak up in the conversation about race. At SDLC, we spent th...

Students attend screening of blockbuster Beautiful Boy

Students attend screening of blockbuster Beautiful Boy

Gabby Kepnes, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Head of the Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein emailed an invitation to attend a private screening of  film Beautiful Boy followed by a talk-back with actor Timothée Chalamet and Nic Sheff to upperclassmen students this last Monday. Based on the memoirs Beautiful Boy and Tweak by David and Nic...

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