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Jacob Schorsch (12) to study acting at Davidson

Jacob Schorsch (12) to study acting at Davidson

Neeva Patel, Contributing Writer June 10, 2021

After performing with the same theater company for 11 years, Jacob Schorsch (12) has decided to continue his artistic journey in acting at Davidson College in North Carolina, where he will double major...

Stella Cha (12) to pursue viola at UPenn

Stella Cha (12) to pursue viola at UPenn

Katie Beckler, Contributing Writer June 10, 2021

At the University of Pennsylvania, where she will attend college, Stella Cha (12) plans to explore topics such as music history, music production, and the effects music has on different cultures. “I’m...

Alex Oh (12) to audition for Yale Symphony Orchestra

Alex Oh (12) to audition for Yale Symphony Orchestra

Mira Bansal, Contributing Writer June 10, 2021

After dedicating 12 years to playing the cello, Alexander Oh (12) will audition for the Yale University orchestra. When he was six years old, Oh’s sister played the piano, and his mother wanted to...

Eden Plepler (12) to study vocal performance at NYU

Eden Plepler (12) to study vocal performance at NYU

Ava Westreich, Contributing Writer June 10, 2021

Eden Plepler (12) will follow her musical aspirations to New York University (NYU), where she will pursue a Bachelor’s degree in music. Contrary to Horace Mann’s traditional academic setting, Plepler’s...

Taking their last bow:

Direnzo, Kolinski, Timko retire from Theatre, Dance, Film Department
June 10, 2021

Denise DiRenzo  “I don’t plan that far in advance — that’s just the way I’ve always lived my life — so it came as a surprise when I was being presented teaching jobs right at the time when...

Music For Change advocates for social justice through the arts

Rowan Mally, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

“Music is a universal language,” Devika Gehlaut (10) said. “It can speak louder than words and influence people of all different backgrounds.”  During the height of the COVID pandemic, Gehlaut...

Willful women: HMTC presents the women of Shakespeare in a new light

Willful women: HMTC presents the women of Shakespeare in a new light

Purvi Jonnalagadda, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

The Horace Mann Theatre Company (HMTC) will give a voice to Shakespeares’ underrepresented female characters and examine their strength in “Willful Women,” which will premiere virtually tomorrow...

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...

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