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Book Day author presents at assembly

Book Day author presents at assembly

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Author Emily St. John Mandel spoke at this week’s assembly about her writing process and background, in advance of next Thursday’s Book Day, which will feature her award- winning novel Station Eleven. Mandel was unavailable to visit on Book Day, but Upper Division Librarian Caroline Bartels felt...

The Power of Student Government

The Power of Student Government

Lynne Sipprelle and Sam Keimweiss

April 27, 2018


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Less than a decade ago, the Governing Council (GC), the school’s student government oversaw the allocation of funds to clubs and publications and  drafted a new honor code for the school. Today, the Community Council (CC), which replaced the GC after it was abolished, proposes and oversees events and initiati...

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Leonora Gogos, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Tuesday, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University and Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed answered student and faculty questions in a moderated, interactive assembly. The following period, Dr. Gordon-Reed spoke in further detail during a catered lun...

From the NYC streets to Tillinghast Hall

From the NYC streets to Tillinghast Hall

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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As a young police officer, Director of Security Mike McCaw was patrolling the 96th Street Lexington Avenue station when he saw a pregnant woman at the edge of the subway platform, a place where many people looking to commit suicide situate themselves. McCaw walked to the edge of the platform and e...

SPOTLIGHT: Sheila Ferri, Lower Division Art Teacher

SPOTLIGHT: Sheila Ferri, Lower Division Art Teacher

Eliza Poster

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Lower Division (LD) Art teacher Sheila Ferri spends weekdays in her art classroom, where students’ ceramic pieces glisten under the sunlight that bursts through the windows. However, during her free time she creates her own works of art, one of which is being displayed at the “Me, Myself and I”...

Testing center reorganizes, changes policies

Testing center reorganizes, changes policies

Megha Nelivigi

February 6, 2018


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Over the past few months, a series of new policies have been put in place in the testing center, Psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil said. Most of these policies are to simply reinforce or clarify ones that already existed, he said. However, many students report instances of academic dishonesty continuing in...

Horace Mann Dance Company presents… Emotion in Motion

Horace Mann Dance Company presents… Emotion in Motion

Abigail Goldberg and Amiya Mehrota

January 30, 2018


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The audience quiets down in suspense of the beginning of the show. As the song “Incomplete” by James Bay plays in the background, five dancers perform a contemporary piece embodying the feeling of imperfection. The Horace Mann Dance Company (HMDC) has been choreographing, learning, and rehearsing...

Conservative commentator, Princeton Professor converse at assembly

Conservative commentator, Princeton Professor converse at assembly

Betsey Bennett

January 30, 2018


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Conservative political commentator Margaret Hoover and Princeton Professor of History and Public Affairs Julian Zelizer conversed on the Gross Theater stage concerning the past, present, and future of conservatism in the United States. Tuesday’s assembly led to mixed reactions from students and faculty. “Based...

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

Edwin Jin

December 10, 2017


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Clients from Sanctuary for Families, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic and gender violence, created arts and crafts and were gifted book donations from the Book Fair at the school’s 25th annual Sanctuary for Families dinner party. Attendees at last Tuesday’s event participated...

Poet and former inmate visits school

Poet and former inmate visits school

Betsey Bennett

December 10, 2017


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Former prisoner Ian Manuel, once condemned to die in prison at the age of 13, shared his perspective on the injustice of the criminal justice system with students in the Recital Hall and in several Upper Division classes. Although Manuel is now a client of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), he was...

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Jude Herwitz and Steve Borodkin

December 9, 2017


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

Coming off two big wins against Fieldston and Riverdale, the Varsity Squash team heads confidently into its match today against Dalton, co-Captain Siddharth Tripathi (12) said. The team hopes its success over Fieldston and Riverdale translates well into against Dalton, with whom it has had a roughly...

Li (11) and Caosun (11) place at Princeton math competition

Li (11) and Caosun (11) place at Princeton math competition

Victor Dimitrov

December 3, 2017


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On November 18, the school’s Mathematics team visited Princeton to compete in the Princeton University Mathematics Competition (PUMaC). The team ranked in Division B out of Divisions A and B, and member Matthew Li (11) won third place in combinatorics, third place in number theory, and second place...

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