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Classics Society competes at Annual Princeton Certamen

Purvi Jonnalagadda and Allison Markman March 6, 2021

Last Saturday, three teams of four students from the school’s Classics Society competed virtually at the Princeton Certamen, a Classics competition, and nearly reached the tournament's final rounds.  The...

Mock Trial advances to elimination rounds in NYSBA

Mock Trial advances to elimination rounds in NYSBA

Mia Calzolaio, Staff Writer March 6, 2021

On Tuesday, Mock Trial’s plaintiff team won its case against James Madison High School in the preliminary round of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) tournament. This win followed the defense...

12th graders attend Service Learning Day

Lucas Glickman and Simon Schackner March 6, 2021

The senior class attended a virtual Service Learning Day on Thursday, which began with a keynote presentation from April De Simone, included alumni-hosted discussions about issues regarding accessibility,...

A loss in our community: Remembering board member and equity advocate Lawrence Otis Graham

A loss in our community: Remembering board member and equity advocate Lawrence Otis Graham

AJ Walker and Emma Colacino March 6, 2021

After years of advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the community, Lawrence Otis Graham, who held a variety of positions on the school's Board of Trustees since 2008, passed away on February...

Faculty receive COVID-19 vaccines,  new quarantine guidelines follow

Faculty receive COVID-19 vaccines, new quarantine guidelines follow

Katya Tolunsky, Staff Writer March 6, 2021

Since January 10, the schools’ faculty and employees have been eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. As soon as the local New York health department approves the new Center for Disease Control and...

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco hosts workshops

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco hosts workshops

Sean Lee and Ayesha Sen March 6, 2021

This week, former President Barack Obama’s inaugural poet Richard Blanco virtually hosted a three-day poetry workshop on the fundamentals of strong poetry writing. Blanco read his poem, “Looking...

Never forget: Sami Steigmann presents on anti-semitism

Never forget: Sami Steigmann presents on anti-semitism

Emily Sun, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

The Jewish Culture Club (JCC) invited Holocaust survivor Sami Steigmann to the school last Monday and Thursday for a presentation and Q&A on the history of the Holocaust and modern-day antisemitism. Steigmann...

Guest jazz vocalist honors Nina Simone in UD assembly

Guest jazz vocalist honors Nina Simone in UD assembly

Hanna Hornfeld and Vidhatrie Keetha February 19, 2021

Accompanied by a four-piece ensemble, jazz vocalist Vanisha Gould celebrated Nina Simone’s life and legacy with original covers of Simone’s music in last Tuesday’s Music Week assembly. Between each...

Debate team competes at annual Harvard tournament

Debate team competes at annual Harvard tournament

Daniel Cornstein, Contributing Writer February 19, 2021

This past weekend, 50 members of the school’s Debate Team participated in the 47th Annual Harvard Debate Tournament and debated against over 500 teams virtually. In Varsity Public Forum, two...

Psychologist Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum speaks at Parent Institute event

Purvi Jonnalagadda and Devin Allard-Neptune February 19, 2021

On Tuesday, February 9, psychologist, author, educator Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum informed the school’s parents about addressing racism and stereotypes among independent school communities. English...

Working alone, playing together: Cyber Ensemble performs virtually for Music Week

Working alone, playing together: Cyber Ensemble performs virtually for Music Week

Audrey Moussazadeh and Alexandra Yao February 19, 2021

For this year’s virtual Music Week celebrations, the HM Cyber Ensemble performed “Six Irish American Songs,” arranged by Serban Nichifor. The HM Cyber Ensemble, a part of the HM Music...

East Wind West Wind hosts annual Asia Night

East Wind West Wind hosts annual Asia Night

Jiya Chatterjee and Rachel Baez February 19, 2021

Last Thursday, East Wind West Wind (EWWW) held its first ever remote Asia Night, which featured Upper Division (UD) students and teachers participating in performances and presentations that celebrated...

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