The Record

Casual use of offensive jokes: it’s not funny

Surya Gowda, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017

As a school, we pride ourselves in our diversity and acceptance of all cultures and identities. It is written in our core values and put in practice in our classrooms. Though it sounds good on paper, is that really what happens behind the doors of the library classrooms and casual conversations with...

Defining beauty: my senior year without makeup

Defining beauty: my senior year without makeup

Emma Jones

November 6, 2017

What does your face really look like? This might seem like an obvious question, but many women have two faces they wear, one of which is completely artificial. For most of high school, I really liked to wear makeup. I thought eyeliner was fun, and I’m grateful for the way that colorful makeup allowed...

Fake News Alert!

Fake News Alert!

Aaron Snyder, Not a Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Last week a small group of teachers and administrators secretly met to reschedule “hell weeks” in response to the school’s switch from trimesters to semesters. The meeting was called after an administrator overheard multiple juniors bragging that the new policy would allow them to start their senior...

Welcome back from your SBPs

Welcome back from your SBPs

September 8, 2017

  Welcome Back Horace Mann! Whether you are a freshman at the starting line of high school or a senior rounding the home stretch, we are all part of the same community. We hope you had a restful and fulfilling summer and are excited for the year ahead. To those returning, welcome back....

Abiding by our school & community values in light of Charlottesville

Volume 115 Editorial Board

September 8, 2017

On August 12, a group of white nationalists and neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville, VA to protest the removal of Confederate statues. Following the rally, which resulted in many injuries and three fatalities, Pres. Donald Trump failed to outwardly condemn the actions of the protesters, many of whom...

Not ready to let go: why seniors still need guidance

Volume 114 Editorial Board

June 5, 2017

In this week’s issue of The Record, an article discusses the Guidance & Counseling Office’s initiative in which counselors spoke to grades 9-12 about what resources the office makes available to them. The office did not formally meet with seniors; ideally, seniors are aware of what the Counseling...

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