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History Department and students reflect on first year of Speaker Series

Devin Allard-Neptune and Emily Sun June 10, 2021

“The Race and Ethnicity Speaker Series is probably the thing I'm most proud of that the faculty accomplished this year,” Head of Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein said. "It was a huge amount of...

A valedictorian in our midst: Adam Resheff ’15 returns to teach in Upper Division Math Department

Emma Colacino, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“When I first came to Horace Mann at the age of three, I had two goals in mind: to learn how to tie my shoes, and to one day become Valedictorian,” Adam Resheff ’15 said in his Valedictorian speech....

Faculty Farewell: Frank Cabrera

Ayesha Sen, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

When Associate Director of College Counseling (CoCo) Frank Cabrera was not offered admission to Horace Mann in ninth grade, he never imagined joining the school as a faculty member, he said. “It’s...

Students' mental health suffers during the pandemic

Students’ mental health suffers during the pandemic

Claire Goldberg, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“At the risk of sounding brutal, I’ve sometimes compared this year and the pandemic to the slowest moving car accident in history,” psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil said. “It’s very hard to step back...

Faculty Farewall: Ronald Taylor

Faculty Farewall: Ronald Taylor

Emily Sun, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Over his four years at the school, Associate Director of the Office for Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE) Ronald Taylor has aimed to make the school more actively anti-racist through its...

Lost traditions from a pandemic year

COVID-19 Halts Clubs & Team Traditions
Hanna Hornfeld, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“If I were to be a senior next year, I would have no clue what was going on,” Swim team member Jojo Mignone (9) said. “I’d just get in the pool and swim, and other than that I wouldn’t know how...

DePreter to take over as Director of Dorr

Zachary Kurtz, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Following Director of John Dorr Nature Laboratory Glenn Sherratt’s retirement, current Assistant Director of the John Dorr Nature Laboratory Nick DePreter will take over as Director of the program this...

In Memoriam: A tribute to Allen Park '19

In Memoriam: A tribute to Allen Park ’19

June 10, 2021

When I joined the swim team, Allen was a really welcoming voice; he made me feel valued and included. As the season progressed, Allen consistently took time to give me tips and help coach me. He was invested...

Jeremy Leeds

Jeremy Leeds

A pioneer in ethics, activism, and service
Yin Fei, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

When Dr. Jeremy Leeds ’72 reflects on his time as a freshman, his most vivid memory is his journey to the school: “When you get off the subway, from anywhere in the city, and you just walk up the hill,...

Goodbye Glenn Sherrat

Goodbye Glenn Sherrat

Reflecting on 48 years at John Dorr Nature Laboratory
Emma Colacino, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

As director of the John Dorr Nature Laboratory, Glenn Sherratt has a hand in every part of the division, Dorr teacher Kate Kerrick said. “There’s no part of Dorr that is uncared for and unguided by...

Schackner (11) and Lee (11) win Capelluto Award

Schackner (11) and Lee (11) win Capelluto Award

Purvi Jonnalagadda, Staff Writer May 30, 2021

Simon Profile: Simon Schackner (11) won this year's Alexander Capelluto Award for his work creating a joint English elective between the school’s seniors and women in Southern Maine’s Women’s...

Slacking in the spring: How seniors slump

Slacking in the spring: How seniors slump

Liliana Greyf and Sean Lee May 30, 2021

After students returned from spring break this year, seniors began their annual “slump,” spending less time on their schoolwork and detaching from their obligations. “Four years [of high school]...

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