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Art curator discusses NFTs with students

Art curator discusses NFTs with students

Ava Westreich and Audrey Moussazadeh May 7, 2021

Curator of contemporary art, Dr. Tina Rivers Ryan, visited Visual Arts Department Chair Dr. Anna Hetherington’s classes over Zoom this week to discuss non-fungible tokens (NFTs). NFTs are...

Sketches, sitcoms, and standup: students enjoy comedic content

Sketches, sitcoms, and standup: students enjoy comedic content

Ayesha Sen and Athena Rem May 7, 2021

“A couple of laughs a day wash all my stress away,” Eleanor Woodruff (10) said. Woodruff, like much of the school community, enjoys humor and comedy for entertainment and stress-relief, she said.  Science...

From pinch pots to plaster, 3D art show showcases visual art pieces

From pinch pots to plaster, 3D art show showcases visual art pieces

Celine Kiriscioglu, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

The Fisher Hall gallery opened a 3D art show featuring distinctive clay, cardboard, and plaster artwork pieces last week. The gallery includes kinetic pieces, marble runs, and foam sculptures from Visual...

Choral groups return to in person singing

Choral groups return to in person singing

Cecilia Coughlin, Staff Writer April 24, 2021

For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, all choral groups have begun to sing in person during their rehearsals. The Center for Disease Control and Department of Health recently revised...

Jaden Kirshner (12) explores film production through independent study

Jaden Kirshner (12) explores film production through independent study

Ayesha Sen and Maeve Goldman April 24, 2021

On Wednesday, Jaden Kirshner (12) expressed his fascination with film production through his independent study presentation, “The Business of Film.” His presentation explored the financial perspective...

HMTC hosts third Variety Show

Vidhatrie Keetha, Staff Writer April 24, 2021

“To be, or not to be,” Theater Teacher Haila VanHentenryck said while holding her cat up to the camera in the Horace Mann Theater Company’s (HMTC) third Variety Show. The pre-recorded video showcased...

Art teacher Sheila Ferri featured in international sculpture exhibitions

Art teacher Sheila Ferri featured in international sculpture exhibitions

Divya Ponda, Contributing Writer April 15, 2021

“I always wanted to be an artist,” Lower Division Art Teacher Sheila Ferri said. “My mom was an artist, and she passed that love on to me.”  Ferri’s love for sculpting began when she was...

“Complaints the Musical”: HM students lament first-world struggles

“Complaints the Musical”: HM students lament first-world struggles

Emma Colacino, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Combining complaints of homework, stress, love lives, and the pandemic with classic music theater songs, the Horace Mann Theater Company (HMTC) presented Complaints the Musical yesterday. The musical consists...

Music ensembles to perform in virtual spring concert

Music ensembles to perform in virtual spring concert

Emily Salzhauer and Alex Lautin March 22, 2021

In a 300-person video performance of “Beautiful City,” choir performers’ virtual boxes stack themselves to form a virtual city skyline — and clouds of orchestra members float by on screen above....

A Chorus Line: Singers record their parts

A Chorus Line: Singers record their parts

Purvi Jonnalagadda, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Dance teacher and the show’s director Denise DiRenzo and Theatre, Dance & Film Studies Department Chair Alison Kolinski have always wanted to produce A Chorus Line together before leaving the school...

Guest jazz vocalist honors Nina Simone in UD assembly

Guest jazz vocalist honors Nina Simone in UD assembly

Hanna Hornfeld and Vidhatrie Keetha February 19, 2021

Accompanied by a four-piece ensemble, jazz vocalist Vanisha Gould celebrated Nina Simone’s life and legacy with original covers of Simone’s music in last Tuesday’s Music Week assembly. Between each...

Working alone, playing together: Cyber Ensemble performs virtually for Music Week

Working alone, playing together: Cyber Ensemble performs virtually for Music Week

Audrey Moussazadeh and Alexandra Yao February 19, 2021

For this year’s virtual Music Week celebrations, the HM Cyber Ensemble performed “Six Irish American Songs,” arranged by Serban Nichifor. The HM Cyber Ensemble, a part of the HM Music...

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