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Champions again: Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Champions again: Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Connor Morris

November 10, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

On Saturday, Varsity Football capped an in-league undefeated season with a 7-0 win over Dalton in the championship. After an intense final game, tears flowed as the seniors rang the bell on Alumni Field for the last time. The Lions had beaten Dalton the weekend before, but this week, Dalton came back wi...

The Rappaccini Variations: Setting the Stage

The Rappaccini Variations: Setting the Stage

Amelia Feiner

November 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The inky theater is empty, save for a few rows of foldout chairs and four fluted columns breaking through the darkness that fills the room. This is the set for “The Rappaccini Variations,” the school’s fall play written and directed by theatre teacher Joseph Timko, which opened Thursday in Black Box ...

Girls Varsity Soccer reaches NYSAIS semi-finals for second year in a row

Girls Varsity Soccer reaches NYSAIS semi-finals for second year in a row

Abigail Salzhauer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

This past Friday, the Girls Varsity Soccer team played in the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) semi-finals. This is the fourth year in a row that they have made the playoffs, and after three consecutive years of winning the Ivy League, the team lost 0-1 to Riverdale. The team had an 11-3...

“My Weird School” author visits Lower Division students

“My Weird School” author visits Lower Division students

Georgi Verdelis

November 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Author Dan Gutman visited the Lower Division on Wednesday to present to, have lunch with, and sign books for K-3rd graders. Gutman primarily writes children’s fiction books, such as Baseball Card Adventures and the My Weird School series. This was Gutman’s second time visiting the school. Gutman i...

Advanced ensembles rock first concert

Advanced ensembles rock first concert

Victor Dimitrov, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On the night of Oct. 26, advanced ensembles performed in the Recital Hall, a more intimate and concentrated setting. e concert consisted of Jazz Combos, Chamber Winds, String Sinfonietta, Steel Band G, Concert Glee Club, and the Treble Choir. This was Treble Choir’s first performance, and th...

Spotlight: Annie Liu

Spotlight: Annie Liu

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As students walked by the mysterious wooden box parked in Roth Lobby, Annie Liu (12) anticipated the opening of her installation Swann’s Way on Tuesday, Oct. 24, created as a part of her Independent Study project. Liu built the installation from scratch with the help of Faculty Technical Direc...

School hosts three debate-based events in October

School hosts three debate-based events in October

Lynne Sipprelle, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Last month, Model UN (MUN), Debate, and Parliamentary Debate all held events at school, beginning a new year of debate, politics, and teamwork. At the 32nd Horace Mann MUN Conference many sophomores won Outstanding Delegate and Honorable Mention, while at Debate’s third Horace Mann Public...

Dr. Schiller plans return

Dr. Schiller plans return

Tenzin Sherpa, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Later this year, former Head of the Upper Division Dr. David Schiller will return to the school in order to teach two senior English electives. Although Schiller is unsure what electives he will be teaching, the official courses will be announced later in the year by Head of English Department Vernon W...

Football players kneel during national anthem

Football players kneel during national anthem

Katie Goldenberg, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As the first notes of the national anthem pierced the air, nearly 20 members of the Varsity Football team, varying in age and race, knelt in front of the crowd that had gathered for the 34-12 victorious Homecoming game against Dwight-Englewood school. Over the past year, players at various professional levels ha...

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