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Students make the most of UDO despite changes due to Ida

Students make the most of UDO despite changes due to Ida

Audrey Carbonell, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

The aftermath of Hurricane Ida delayed the highly anticipated return to the John Dorr Nature Laboratory (Dorr) during this year’s Upper Division Orientation (UDO) on Sept. 3rd. Dorr lost...

A return to normal?: COVID-19 policies change in the new year

A return to normal?: COVID-19 policies change in the new year

Ayesha Sen, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

All students, faculty, and staff members will return for in-person schooling during the 2021-2022 school year with more than 99% of eligible individuals vaccinated and no option for continuous remote instruction,...

Seniors embark on gap years

Ceci Coughlin and Alex Lautin June 10, 2021

At Horace Mann, only a few kids take a gap year annually, Executive Director of College Counseling Canh Oxelson said.  Some students use gap years as a time to step off of the “academic treadmill,”...

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....

Shaw (11) discusses Lavender Scare

Shaw (11) discusses Lavender Scare

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Last Thursday, Vice President of Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Jacob Shaw (11) led a workshop about the Lavender Scare — the mass dismissal of queer people from their workplaces in the 1950s —...

Class of 2021 attends prom at Tavern on the Green

Arushi Talwar, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

171 seniors and 16 faculty members attended the outdoor prom at Tavern on the Green in Central Park on June 4. The school set COVID-19 protocols in accordance with state guidelines and rules other private...

The race for district attorney

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Out of the nine candidates currently running for Manhattan District Attorney (DA), two are parents of students at the school: Lucy Lang P ’32 ’33 and Diana Florence P ’19 ’22.  Lang and Florence...

College admissions rates plummet for 2021

College admissions rates plummet for 2021

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

“There are students who feel like ‘Gosh, I worked hard. I spent those late, late nights studying. I did not go out with my friends every Friday. I sacrificed so much, and I’m still not going to the...

One of 5,000 nationwide

One of 5,000 nationwide

Nate Chiang, Contributing Writer June 10, 2021

Out of 5,800 applications nationwide, Ericka Familia (12) was one of 104 students to win the 2021 Cooke College Scholarship, which grants students up to $40,000 annually for undergraduate education. Run...

Class of 2021 graduates in person

Class of 2021 graduates in person

Jade Ciriello, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

The Class of 2021 will have an in-person, masked graduation, which has been the administration’s goal since January of 2021, Head of Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein said.  Students will sit...

Futterman (12): foregoing college, fighting fires

Futterman (12): foregoing college, fighting fires

Owen Heidings June 10, 2021

As many seniors step foot into a college classroom for the first time, Liam Futterman (12) will be extinguishing fires in California. The job is a perfect fit for Futterman, who has always wanted to pursue...

Kirshner (12) elected valedictorian for Class of 2021

Kirshner (12) elected valedictorian for Class of 2021

Lucas Glickman, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Jaden Kirshner (12), whom the senior class elected as valedictorian, will deliver a speech at graduation.  Kirshner discovered that he won while on FaceTime with Jonas Jacobson (12), who told him to...

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