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School cancelled next week due to rain forecast

Nelson Gaillard, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

While AgriMann members were tilling Alumni field yesterday afternoon, a yeezy-obsessed freshman, walking along Tibbett Avenue from Olshan to Lutnick café, felt a drop of rain, he said, before taking an Uber XL home. An hour later, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly’s email about a “Rain Week” shook ...

Forum discusses gender bias in speech clubs

Nishtha Sharma

March 16, 2019

Members of the UD Debate Team, the school’s Model United Nations (MUN) team, and the Model Congress team gathered in the Recital Hall during I Period Monday to discuss gender inclusion in their clubs and share personal experiences about the impact of misogynistic biases. The event, organized by Deba...

School hosts French choreographer, journalist

Kiara Royer and Gabby Kepnes

March 16, 2019

Bolewa Sabourin, a choreographer and “artivist,” and Balla Fofana, an author and journalist, visited the school on Tuesday to speak to Upper Division French students. The event was held to allow students to explore cultural diversity and the effects it has on people, French teacher Kenneth Carpe...

Racist video sparks Fieldston student protest

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

Emboldened students journeyed to nearby Ethical Culture Fieldston School (ECFS) on Monday morning to stand in solidarity with the ECFS student body in silent protest following the release of a racially charged video. After the ECFS students staged a 72 hour sit-in, the ECFS administration agreed to ...

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Kate Feiner, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Students from the school have a chance to give back to the larger Bronx community and help younger children succeed academically through the Intech Academy tutoring program. The Intech tutoring program was started this year by Ishaan Kannan (11), Yesh Nikam (10) said.  Kannan was working for the d...

Latin Competition at Princeton

Lucas Glickman, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

Members of the HM community attended the second annual Latin competition “Certamen” at Princeton University for the first time this past Saturday.  The competition involved multiple rounds of questions, in which teams of schools used a buzzer system to correctly answer questions about topics in their...

Faculty and staff attend Public Purpose Conference

Darius McCullough, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Faculty and Staff will attend the 2019 National Private Schools with a Public Purpose (PSPP) Conference at the Spence School next weekend. PSPP supports schools in the cooperation among a diverse group of schools, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses, with the goal of building stronger communit...

Wellness Week opens dialogue about student health

Victor Dimitrov, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Keynote speaker and mental health advocate Hakeem Rahim shared his personal experience with mental health at the Wellness Week assembly on Tuesday. Rahim is the President and CEO of I Am Acceptance, an organization that works towards destigmatizing mental illness, he said. “We thought that Hak...

AP Environmental Science class visits university observatory

Maya Nornberg and Chloe Choi

March 1, 2019

The AP Environmental Science class went on a field trip to the Lamonte-Doherty Earth Observatory, part of Columbia University, on Tuesday to further their study of environmental policy, legislation, and the impact of human activities. The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory researches “fundamental knowledge abo...

Epstein journeys cross-country on bike, publishes experiences

Epstein journeys cross-country on bike, publishes experiences

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Middle Division science teacher George Epstein traversed almost 11,000 miles around the country by bicycle from August of 2017 to June of 2018, raising thousands of dollars for Lou Gehrig’s disease research and documenting the trip in an article published in Medium Magazine, an online publishing platform....

School hosts author and illustrator Bryan Collier

Isabella Zhang, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Bryan Collier visited the school’s Lower and Upper Divisions on Thursday. Collier led CCVA reflections for the community, taught collage-making to HM 246 students, and exhibited his watercolor paintings, two and three dimensional collages, and childr...

International Food Festival celebrates diverse cuisines

International Food Festival celebrates diverse cuisines

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The delicious aromas of foods from around the world filled Olshan Lobby on Wednesday afternoon as the Upper Division International Food Festival (IFF), which uses food as a way to showcase the diversity of the student body, returned again this year. With over 22 types of free food, the food festival gives stud...

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