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Refresh: school website undergoes complete remodeling

Refresh: school website undergoes complete remodeling

Sam Chiang, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The school’s redesigned website is now accessible on mobile devices and ready to share information about the wide range of activities offered by the school. The school’s website receives constant traffic and is the virtual representation of the school, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly said. “In September,...

Daisy Khan breaks down Islamophobia

Daisy Khan breaks down Islamophobia

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Daisy Khan, a prominent Muslim activist, spoke about islamophobia and Islamic identity in America at a UD assembly this Tuesday. As Executive Director of the Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), Khan educates many about the religion of Islam and advocates for interfaith collaboration....

CAC hosts annual Pink Week for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is October, the Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) has organized Pink Week in order to support those affected by the terrible disease. Unlike previous years, this year’s Pink Week is more focused on involving the whole school in the fight for the cure. “Our...

ACT new policy

ACT new policy

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

As the college admissions process becomes increasingly competitive every year, the ACT has offered solace to current underclassmen and future generations of students who struggle with standardized testing required for entry to most elite colleges. Last Tuesday, ACT officials announced that starting in...

North Korean refugees share life experiences

North Korean refugees share life experiences

Bradley Bennett and Natalie Sweet

October 11, 2019

Members of the Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) international team came with three North Korean refugees to the school to educate students about the hardships North Korean citizens endure, and the hazards of attempting to escape to freedom through harrowing and emotional personal experience. According...

AP Environmental Science class goes to Meadowland Environmental Center

AP Environmental Science class goes to Meadowland Environmental Center

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Last Friday, the AP Environmental Science class took a field trip to the Meadowlands Environmental Center in New Jersey to participate in a field study of salt marsh ecosystems. The center is located on a salt water estuary of the Hackensack River. The class chose this site because it “has a sordid...

Clubs debut at fair

Clubs debut at fair

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

With a wide selection of snacks, banners, and booths, new clubs and publications made their debut this Thursday at the Club’s Fair, showcasing the many different extracurricular options students can explore. Though Dean of Students Michael Dalo has not made any changes to the way the fair runs in...

Hispanic Heritage Month sheds light On LatinX culture

Hispanic Heritage Month sheds light On LatinX culture

Oliver Steinman and Claire Goldberg

September 27, 2019

“I hope Hispanic Heritage Month gives people a positive image when they think of LatinX people and their culture. I hope it increases our visibility and unity,” Jayla Thomas (12) said. The school is currently holding its first ever celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to...

Safety assembly

Safety assembly

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The school’s annual safety assembly on Tuesday outlined safety procedures and student vigilance while re-introducing the student body to the Public Safety Department. The Public Safety Department discussed the methods they used to keep the school safe, such as cameras and patrol cars. They also...

Student’s march for climate justice

Student’s march for climate justice

Julia Goldberg and Vivien Sweet

September 27, 2019

A handful of students joined over at least 60,000 other protesters, according to the mayor’s office, last Friday in downtown Manhattan for the largest environmental strike in history to protest the lack of action taken to address the increasingly alarming state of the planet. The activists assembled...

School targets bullying with bathroom signs

School targets bullying with bathroom signs

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

The school has placed new antibullying signs in the bathrooms in an attempt to increase awareness of the school’s policies specific to bullying, harassment, and discrimination. Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly implemented the signs for the 2019- 2020 school year as an extension of the policies covered...

School archives officially open

School archives officially open

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Although the Horace Mann Archives contain a wealth of information about the history of the school and its alumni, many students are unsure of what they are. Still, the archives are a powerful resource to which students have access. “The Archives are an important facet of the history of our school....

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