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New Jewish Family Alliance hosts Holocaust survivor at Tuesday event

New Jewish Family Alliance hosts Holocaust survivor at Tuesday event

Julia Lourenco and Matthew Brand January 27, 2023

The Jewish Family Alliance (JFA) debuted at an event this Tuesday with Holocaust survivor Ilana Yaari. Andrea Olshan ‘98 P’30, ‘31, ‘31 and Keren Weltsch P’28, ‘31 hosted the event. JFA...

Cost of living “great and giving lives”: Tuition rises to $61,900, lunch returns to debit card for 2023-24 school year

Cost of living “great and giving lives”: Tuition rises to $61,900, lunch returns to debit card for 2023-24 school year

Josh Shuster , Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Academic tuition for every grade starting with the Threes Full-Day program is rising to $61,900 for the 2023-24 school year — a 3.5% increase from this year’s $59,800, the lowest percent increase in...

“Friends come and go”: Alums visit their alma mater

“Friends come and go”: Alums visit their alma mater

Erica Jiang , Staff Writer January 20, 2023

You’ve seen them: wandering the halls, gray visitor tag adorned, looking older but not exactly wiser. The year after they graduate, many alums come back to the school to visit teachers, friends, and...

A look into Unity Week workshops

A look into Unity Week workshops

January 20, 2023

Modern Antisemitism Through the Example of Kanye West Hosted by Ariela Weber (11), Ariella Frommer (11), Harper Rosenberg (11), Michelle Orloff (11), Gabe Jaffe (11) We wanted to host a workshop...

Seventh Unity Week sparks discussion, debate

Seventh Unity Week sparks discussion, debate

Neeva Patel , Staff Writer January 20, 2023

30% of students didn’t know what the word “privilege” meant in 2017 — according to a poll of 90 students conducted by the Community Council (CC) after the school’s second Unity Week. The Record...

Parliamentary Debate Team wins first tournament in three years

Parliamentary Debate Team wins first tournament in three years

Ava Lipsky  , Staff Writer January 14, 2023

The school’s Parliamentary Debate Team won first place at the New York Parliamentary Debate League (NYPDL) January Parliamentary Debate tournament last weekend — after defeating itself. Out of the...

HM Student or ChatGPT?

HM Student or ChatGPT?

January 14, 2023

We asked English, history, and science teachers to give us a prompt that they have used or is similar to one they might use in a real assessment. One of the responses is written by a sophomore at the school,...

Life of the AI Mind: ChatGPT raises academic dishonesty concerns

Life of the AI Mind: ChatGPT raises academic dishonesty concerns

Rena Salsberg and Sammy Matays January 14, 2023

“English papers are dead.” When Dean of Faculty Dr. Andrew Fippinger received this text alongside a link to the ChatGPT website from his cousin, he was intrigued. “I started typing in essay prompts,...

Great is the truth? Santos lies about attending Horace Mann

Great is the truth? Santos lies about attending Horace Mann

Clara Stevanovic , Staff Writer January 6, 2023

Last week, CNN reported that New York-Congressman-elect George Santos lied about having attended Horace Mann — just one of many biographical fictions that the Republican Congressman-elect has told to...

Ensembles Sleigh Holiday Concert

Ensembles Sleigh Holiday Concert

Ariella Frommer  , Staff Writer December 9, 2022

This Tuesday, Jazz Combo, Chamber Winds, Steel Drums One, Steel Drums Two, and Wind Ensemble showcase their musical talents in their annual holiday concert in the Cohen Dining Commons.  Each of the...

Math Team wins second at Downtown Mathematics Invitational

Math Team wins second at Downtown Mathematics Invitational

Isabella Ciriello , Staff Writer December 9, 2022

Last weekend, a team of six students from the school placed second in the Sixth Annual Downtown Mathematics Invitational (DMI). The team, named Jones Polynomials for Upper Division math teacher and team...

Flo Ngala ‘13 and Jessica Chi ‘11 make Forbes 30 under 30 list

Maeve Goldman, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

Jessica Chi From Revlon and L’Oreal Paris to Fenty, if you’ve stepped into an Ulta or Sephora you’ve likely come across some of Jessica Chi’s ’11 work. The 29 year-old Global Head of Marketing...

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