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Parliamentary debate team competes in year’s first tournament

Parliamentary debate team competes in year’s first tournament

Rachel Baez, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

This past weekend, the Parliamentary Debate (Parli) team attended the virtual New York Parliamentary Debate League (NYPDL) November Invitational. Though the team consisted largely of new debaters, it performed...

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School energy efficiency rated 12 out of 100 by EPA

Vidhatrie Keetha, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Last week, the school received a grade of 12 out of 100 points — or a  D/12 — as its Building Energy Efficiency rating for the 2020-2021 school year. This rating, administered by the Environmental...

Students and faculty react to mayoral and gubernatorial elections

Students and faculty react to mayoral and gubernatorial elections

Lucy Peck and Ceci Coughlin November 14, 2021

Last Tuesday's mayoral race in New York City and the gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey sparked political conversations in the school community. In NYC, Democrat Eric Adams was elected mayor...

Community celebrates Diwali during school closure

Community celebrates Diwali during school closure

Sean Lee November 14, 2021

Classes were not held last Thursday to allow members of the community to celebrate the holiday Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. “While students and employees have always been welcome to take Diwali...

School mandates vaccine for Lower Division students

School mandates vaccine for Lower Division students

Emily Salzhauer and Celine Kiriscioglu November 14, 2021

Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all eligible students ages five to 11 last Friday, shortly after the FDA and CDC approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for that...

Pink-Out: CAC hosts Pink Week to raise awareness

“Pink-Out:” CAC hosts Pink Week to raise awareness

Neeva Patel, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

To bring students together in support of the fight against breast cancer, the Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) hosted Pink Week beginning this Monday, Co-President of the CAC Miles Kuhn (12) said. Pink Week’s...

Sophomores and juniors compete at Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament

Sophomores and juniors compete at Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament

Ariella Frommer and Etta Singer October 22, 2021

Junior Varsity (JV) and Varsity Public Forum debaters competed at the New York City Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament hosted by Bronx Science High School last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Sophomores...

Me2 Orchestra bridges music and mental health at assembly

Me2 Orchestra bridges music and mental health at assembly

Alexander Lautin, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Members of the Me2/Orchestra discussed the stigma around mental illness at an assembly this Tuesday. Music Director Ronald Braunstein and Executive Director Caroline Whiddon co-founded the organization...

Students compete in, judge HoMMUNC

Naomi Yaeger and Lucy Peck October 22, 2021

Students from 46 schools — reaching as far as Los Angeles and Canada — competed in the annual Horace Mann Model United Nations Conference (HoMMUNC), hosted by the Model UN (MUN) team over Zoom last...

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Ivy Preparatory League (IPL) bans Hackley’s male field hockey player from league play

Ayesha Sen, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

By a 7-1 vote held on September 27, the Ivy Preparatory League (IPL) ruled against allowing a male player on the Hackley School’s Varsity Field Hockey team to compete against the league's all-female...

Outdoor mask requirement lifted for UD Students, MD/UD employees

Outdoor mask requirement lifted for UD Students, MD/UD employees

Ben Rafal and Jorge Orvananos October 17, 2021

On Monday evening, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly announced that masks will no longer be mandatory for all Upper Division (UD) students and Middle and UD employees while outdoors. After several weeks of...

Capó and Sueyshi discuss intersectionality in year’s first history speaker series

Capó and Sueyshi discuss intersectionality in year’s first history speaker series

Audrey Moussazadeh, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

Historians Dr. Julio Capó Jr. and Dr. Amy Sueyoshi discussed the role of intersectionality in relation to queer history in the first installment of this year's Upper Division (UD) speaker series, Intersectionality:...

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