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Faculty Farewells: Do retires after inspiring students for 37 years

Faculty Farewells: Do retires after inspiring students for 37 years

Allison Markman and Hannah Katzke June 7, 2022

“I just knew I was destined to be here,” visual arts teacher Kim Do said. “As a child in the backseat, whenever we drove on the Henry Hudson Parkway, making that turn by Riverdale, I always had a...

Faculty Farewells: Gunebaum logs off

Faculty Farewells: Gunebaum logs off

Ariella Frommer, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Though computer science and engineering teacher Samuel Grunebaum has only taught at the school for two years, he has formed relationships with students and coworkers that have made him realize his hope...

Faculty Farewells: After 20 years, Epstein leaves on a high note

Faculty Farewells: After 20 years, Epstein leaves on a high note

Ariella Frommer, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

“As tired as I am at 5:30 in the morning, when I get up, I know that by the time I'm in a class, the energy coming off of the kids is just going to lighten my day up,” Music teacher Doug Epstein said....

Students find community at HBCUs and HWCs

Ava Lipsky and Jorge Orvananos June 7, 2022

“I have always been fascinated exploring women’s voices in history,” Sareena Parikh (12) said. Parikh chose to attend Barnard, a women’s college, because she felt that in an environment with many...

Faculty Farewells: Fouchet subtracted from Math Department

Ben Rafal, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

After his first year at the school, Upper Division mathematics teacher Michael Fouchet is moving to Philadelphia to pursue other teaching opportunities. “I feel like I have grown as an educator and am...

All or nothing: Sports betting in the student body

All or nothing: Sports betting in the student body

Ayesha Sen, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

When Ryle* (12) — who requested anonymity to avoid seeming like he is flaunting his wealth — entered quarantine in March of 2020, he began to search for ways to entertain himself, he said. He found...

Faculty Farewells: Behan leaves the Math Department

Ben Rafal, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

After five years at the school, mathematics teacher Timothy Behan is leaving the community to begin the next chapter of his career. Having studied math and science at Monmouth University, Behan is pursuing...

Faculty Farewell: Huang turns a new page

Faculty Farewell: Huang turns a new page

Etta Singer, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Students can always turn to English teacher Jennifer Huang for advice or to rant to, Juliet Burgess (10), who had Huang in ninth grade, said. “I’m devastated that she’s leaving because I was so excited...

Faculty Farewells: Another milestone for Uhrowczik

Faculty Farewells: “Another milestone” for Uhrowczik

Kate Beckler, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Administrative Assistant to the Department of Counseling and Guidance Christine Uhrowczik will leave the school after seven years of helping Upper Division students get the mental and emotional support...

On the lookout: A behind-the-scenes look at the work of Public Safety

On the lookout: A behind-the-scenes look at the work of Public Safety

Vidhatrie Keetha and Neeva Patel June 7, 2022

“We're not up in the forefront. We stay very much in the background, and that's the way we want it,” Assistant Director of Public Safety Peter Clancy said. “When the time comes when we need to step...

Faculty Farewells: Camilla Nivison sets off to pursue a degree in marine ecology

Lucy Peck, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Upper Division (UD) science teacher Camilla Nivison will leave the school after five years of teaching to pursue a PhD in marine ecology at the University of Georgia. “That is my next adventure, but...

Faculty Farewells: Fanelli retires

Harper Rosenberg, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Susan Fanelli is retiring after many years of teaching math at the school’s MD. She will be moving to where her granddaughter lives in order to see her more often. “I like spending time with young...

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