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The Dining Room: HMTC’s first live performance since COVID

The Dining Room: HMTC’s first live performance since COVID

Emily Sun, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

“And, the dining room,” Cat Mong (10) said as the Agent. With that, the Horace Mann Theater Company’s (HMTC) production of A.R. Gurney’s “The Dining Room” launched into 15 vignettes with 43...

Conner (11) takes the stage at the Met Opera

Conner (11) takes the stage at the Met Opera

Audrey Carbonell November 23, 2021

“The moment the curtains open, I see thousands of outlines of people that I can’t quite make out — except for the front rows,” Ashleigh Conner (11) said. A singer at the Met Opera, Conner is performing...

The Mix finds community in music

Jorge Orvananos, Staff Writer November 14, 2021

“If you love music and you want to share your love and write something about something that you love, here's an opportunity,” music teacher and faculty advisor Douglas Epstein said of the school’s...

Excelsior podcast discusses nerd culture

Excelsior podcast discusses “nerd culture”

Ariella Frommer, Staff Writer November 14, 2021

Last year, members of the Excelsior podcast used their phones to record episodes. This year, the podcast, which covers movies, TV shows, video games, and comic books, is created in the school’s recording...

Crafts for Cancer

Ben Rafal, Staff Writer November 14, 2021

To combine their interest in knitting and crocheting with their commitment to helping cancer patients, Amira Dossani (11) and Emma Chan (11) founded the Crafts for Cancer club during the pandemic.  Both...

Concert Glee Club and Treble Choir rehearse for upcoming performances

Concert Glee Club and Treble Choir rehearse for upcoming performances

Emily Salzhauer, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

For the first time since the pandemic began, the Concert Glee Club and Treble Choir will sing in-person together for performance recordings.  Last school year, members of the choirs recorded their...

Selfie Gallery shows students without masks

Selfie Gallery shows students without masks

Kate Beckler and Nia Huff October 22, 2021

Entering the Fisher gallery, viewers will find the walls lined with selfies — images, videos, and even a reflection within an image. The pictures are loosely hung by thumbtacks and represent various...

Aashana Hari Staff Artist

Musician in the making: O’Reilly (12)’s artistic journey

Kate Beckler and Naomi Yaeger October 17, 2021

In seventh grade, Dylan O’Reilly (12) first began spending time in the school’s music studio. “It was only juniors and seniors in there, and I was this little kid,” he said. “But I wanted to...

Fall Movie Recommendations:

Lucy Peck, Neeva Patel, and Sophie Rukin October 17, 2021

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Those of us who are shy and socially awkward have finally found a movie we can relate to. “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” follows Charlie Kelmeckis, played by Logan...

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Silverman’s (12) photography featured in gallery

Lucy Peck, Staff Writer October 9, 2021

Utilizing different forms of media from various artists and focusing on New York’s recovery efforts during the pandemic, the Maggi Peyton Gallery in lower Manhattan, an exhibit hosted by the Manhattan...

As Broadway reopens, community members attend shows

As Broadway reopens, community members attend shows

Celine Kiriscioglu, Staff Writer October 9, 2021

“It’s like a huge part of New York City itself has been gone for so long,” Athena Spencer (11) said about Broadway’s reopening. After closing for 18 months due to COVID-19, many Broadway shows...

Governor’s Ball 2021

Ariella Frommer and Heidi Li October 1, 2021

This past weekend, the annual Governors Ball Music Festival (Gov Ball) took place in the parking lot of Citi Field in Queens, NY.  The festival was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 but resumed this year,...

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