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Musical performance groups go to Hawaii

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

On Thursday, June 14, nearly two hundred students from orchestra, band, steel drums, and choir will depart from NYC for a week-long music trip to Hawaii. The trip will consist of musical performances, learning opportunities, and visits to cultural sites. The group will stay near Waikiki beach on the...

Venturing out: Rutter ‘16 founds venture capital firm

Jude Herwitz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


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Since graduating, Aaron Rutter ’16 has been exploring app development and venture capital. He recently founded his own venture capital firm, Tycho Ventures.  Rutter currently studies at Georgetown University. The idea for his first app came to him while at an on-campus restaurant, he said. “I ...

Faculty and students show off talents at final showcase assembly of the year

Faculty and students show off talents at final showcase assembly of the year

Jufe Herwitz, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


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From an orchestral number to a Senior Reflection, students, faculty, and staff displayed their skills and talents in this year’s last Student Showcase Assembly.  The assembly, which took place on Tuesday, May 22, featured a mix of performances by students and staff, such as Ella Anthony (10) and M...

Celebrity chef Jet Tila hosts cooking competition with HMCU

Celebrity chef Jet Tila hosts cooking competition with HMCU

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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Celebrity chef Jet Tila took part in a contest hosted by Horace Mann Chefs United (HMCU), where pairs of students faced off in a Cutthroat Kitchen-style cooking competition on Wednesday, May 2nd. Tila gave students 15 minutes to prepare a salad with the ingredients in the school’s cafe-teria. Compe...

Kelly to lead MD for 2018-2019 school year

Kelly to lead MD for 2018-2019 school year

Madison Li, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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At the start of the new school year, Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly will be taking on the temporary position of Middle Division Head while maintaining his current role in the school. Head of MD Robin Ingram’s decision to transfer positions was discussed too late in the school year to allow for a thoro...

A LOSS IN OUR COMMUNITY: CAMILLE MILLER

A LOSS IN OUR COMMUNITY: CAMILLE MILLER

Mayanka Dhingra, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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Camille Miller, Sixth Grade Dean and beloved member of the school community for nearly 40 years, passed away last Saturday after a long battle with cancer.  “Mrs. Miller exemplified everything anyone could want in a grade dean or classroom teacher. We have so much to learn from the example she set,...

School hosts diversity dinner

School hosts diversity dinner

Isabella Zhang, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly and the office of Identity, Culture and Institutional Equity (ICIE) organized the second Heads of School Diversity Practitioner dinner, held in the Faculty Dining Room last Tuesday. The event allowed administrators and diversity practitioners, faculty members committed to...

Debate team ends season at Tournament of Champions

Debate team ends season at Tournament of Champions

Gaby Kepnes, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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The Tournament of Champions (TOC), a nationwide debate involving over 100 teams, was held at the University of Kentucky this past weekend.  Compared to other years, the tournament was more relaxed and team oriented, debate co-President of Debate Honor McCarthy (12) said. “This year stood out to me mostl...

Rivers Liu (12) receives $10,000 Jeffrey Ahn Arts Grant

Rivers Liu (12) receives $10,000 Jeffrey Ahn Arts Grant

Nishtha Sharma, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Rivers Liu (12) received a $10,000 grant from the Jeffrey Ahn, Jr. Fellowship to pursue an independent art project this summer. The grant is open to high school students nationwide and is rewarded to one each year. According to the fellowship’s website, the Jeffrey Ahn, Jr. Fellowship calls upon y...

Prom tickets free for students

Prom tickets free for students

Amelia Feiner, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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The school has finalized the decision to make tickets to prom free of charge for all students attending. Student Activities Director Caroline Bartels and Head of School Dr. Tom Kelly had been talking about making this change for several years, and both agreed that it was unnecessary to make students ...

Faculty attends Capelluto award mental health workshops

Faculty attends Capelluto award mental health workshops

Kiara Royer, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Amrita Acharya (12) and Joanne Wang (12) led two Alexander Capelluto grant mental health workshops along with the Counseling and Guidance Department and the organization Hallways over the last two weeks. The workshops provided a space for teachers and administrators to learn about and discuss topic...

Flash fiction writer and translator Lydia Davis visits school

Flash fiction writer and translator Lydia Davis visits school

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Renowned writer and translator Lydia Davis spoke to students and faculty last Tuesday about her work with language and flash fiction. Davis, the recipient of accolades such as the 2013 Man Booker International Prize and the 2013 Philolexian Society Award for Distinguished Literary Achievement, is “...

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