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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....

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Brian Wu (12) ignored his mom’s call one day in July, thinking she would tell him to come home. Only when she called a second time did he pick up to find out the news: he had been awarded a Davidson Fellows Scholarship. There are only 20 Davidson Fellows selected every year, each of whom underwent...

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Natalie Sweet (11) has been fighting for climate policy reform as a youth activist working with the organization Zero Hour for almost three years and has been a major part of this Friday’s climate strike. Since 2017, Sweet has been working as the Deputy Communications Director of Zero Hour, a non-profit...

MD gets a makeover

MD gets a makeover

Lucas Glickman and Abby Beckler

September 13, 2019

Pforzheimer Hall classrooms, the deans’ offices, and the interiors of Lutnick Hall, Prettyman Gym, and Friedman Hall. Once spread throughout the floors of Rose Hall, the MD deans’ offices will now be consolidated on the ground floor, to the side of the atrium. This new suite will include the guid...

Multicultural Center opens for business

Claire Goldberg and Patrick Stinebaugh

September 13, 2019

This year marks the introduction of the Multicultural Center (MC), a new room “devoted to multicultural concerns,” Head of Upper Division Dr. Jessica Levenstein wrote in an email to the Upper Division. The room is planned to open in the former Middle Division Reading Room shortly after the start of ...

CoCo moves to temporary home

Samuel Singer, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

The College Counseling Department will move into a temporary space in Pforzheimer this year before moving into a permanent office next to the Business Office on Tibbett Avenue. The counselors will have fully moved into their interim home before school starts, and aim to be in their final office by ...

Street Photography NYC students fine-tune photo skills and shoot street photos

Street Photography NYC students fine-tune photo skills and shoot street photos

Avi Kapadia, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Students of the Street Photography NYC course captured the life of the city through their camera lenses this summer. According to the course description from the school’s website, Street Photography NYC teacher Aaron Taylor taught the class’s four HM students from July 8 to July 26, “taking pi...

School attempts new cell phone policy

School attempts new cell phone policy

Yin Fei, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

A new policy regarding the use of technology, specifically cellphones and other mobile devices, has been introduced for the 2019-2020 school year in an attempt to limit the amount of screen-time that students spend while on campus. Upper Division Administration and Head of the Upper Division Dr. Jessi...

English Department officially recognizes they/them/their pronouns

English Department officially recognizes they/them/their pronouns

Julia Goldberg, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

As of this year, the English department will recognize a student’s choice to use the gender-inclusive pronouns they/them/theirs as singular, non-binary pronouns in place of he/him/his and she/her/ hers. “On one level, it’s a profound change, but on another, it’s really not that different from ...

School bus hit by speeding car

School bus hit by speeding car

Samuel Singer, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

“Turning around to see a car with a crushed hood and a motor up in smoke before being carted off to the hospital was certainly a crazy way to start my Monday morning,” Emily Marks (11) said. 11 students were taken to Saint Joseph’s Medical Center early Monday morning as a result of a currently unid...

New year, new changes for PE

New year, new changes for PE

Josh Underberg, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

The Physical Education Department has implemented several policy changes for the upcoming school year, including a new quarter system, a uniform requirement, a new grading system, and a new health requirement. “The members of the PE Department having been discussing these changes for the past two ...

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