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Surya Gowda’s (12) Independent Study sheds light on mass incarceration through prison gallery

Surya Gowda’s (12) Independent Study sheds light on mass incarceration through prison gallery

Eliza Poster and Katya Toluynsky

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Peering through the grey bars which enclose the model jail cell pitched within Fisher Gallery, one gets a glimpse into the realities of prison life. On one side of the room, a timeline reveals the history of mass incarceration in America, detailing the legislation that permits the current imprisonme...

Lipseys on ice: the Kenya Ice Lions

Lipseys on ice: the Kenya Ice Lions

April 12, 2019


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In the US, The National Hockey League (NHL) is the fourth most-watched sport; in Kenya, there is only a single ice rink. So when lifelong hockey players Ricky (9) and Timmy (4) Lipsey travelled to Nairobi in March to visit its sole team, the Ice Lions, they brought not only donations, but also their...

FSA Dinner

FSA Dinner

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Feminist Students Association (FSA) hosted its annual dinner in the Cohen Dining Commons this Wednesday, featuring the theme “Women Activists in the Performing Arts.” Students, faculty and other members of the community showed up for this engaging and intimate event that included a dinner, pan...

Gibby Thomas elected Valedictorian

Gibby Thomas elected Valedictorian

Simon Yang and Steven Borodkin

April 12, 2019


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The Class of 2019 elected Gibby Thomas (12) last Friday as the valedictorian who will deliver a commencement speech at this year’s Upper Division Graduation. “I was very grateful to see that people thought highly enough of me to vote for me,” Thomas said. “I find it interesting that our vale...

Book Day: Born a Crime, Mark Mathabane

Book Day: Born a Crime, Mark Mathabane

Nishtha Sharma and Lauren Ho

April 12, 2019


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Dr. Mark Mathambe, author of his autobiography Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa, shared his experiences of growing up under Apartheid with the school during yesterday’s 25th annual Book Day. Similar to the Book Day selection, Born a Crime by Trevor Noa...

HMCU Takes Over Food Service

HMCU Takes Over Food Service

Abigail Salzhauer, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Humor, News, Showcase

After students tried the delicious yet fairly priced treats from the Horace Mann Chefs United (HMCU) bake sale in the first semester, a movement began to replace the Flik food service with HMCU. After weeks of petitioning, the administration finally gave in. Starting April 8th, HMCU will supply all fo...

Girls Squash rocks first season

Girls Squash rocks first season

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

The Girls Varsity Squash Team recently finished their first season, with a winning record of six wins to five losses. Notable highlights include reaching the semifinals at NYSAIS and placing fourth in their division at nationals. The team was comprised of eight players: two juniors, three sophomores, ...

Tight-knit Boys Swim Team finishes strong season

Tight-knit Boys Swim Team finishes strong season

Masa Shiiki, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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The crowd in the newly built stands roared as the swimmers raced neck to neck in the pool. As co-Captain Ben Hu (12) finished the race, his teammates cheer him on and a bright smile lit up his face. The Boys Varsity Swim Team finished their season with a record of 6-0 and every member contributed to...

Fisher Gallery features works from HM 246 Program

Fisher Gallery features works from HM 246 Program

Liliana Greyf, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The school’s second annual HM 246 Gallery, which showcased a diverse and colorful selection of art ranging from paintings to handmade catapults, opened this past Wednesday in the Fisher Gallery. HM 246 is a community service program led by the Center for Community Values and Action (CCVA) in whic...

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Intech tutoring club works with Bronx middle schoolers

Kate Feiner, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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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...

Teen Art Gallery opens ninth annual gallery

Teen Art Gallery opens ninth annual gallery

Nshera Tutu and Stephen Chien

March 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

From nailing in a piece of artwork to the wall, or hand-picking submissions of artwork from 22 states and 3 continents, the Teen Art Gallery (TAG) is entirely run and curated by teenagers around the country. TAG will run from March 2nd to March 7th in lower Manhattan. The gallery’s main theme is Gene...

In Loving Memory of Madame: A Tribute to Sonya Rotman from Members of the Class of 2017

In Loving Memory of  Madame: A Tribute to Sonya Rotman from Members of the Class of 2017

March 1, 2019


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Mme. Rotman was a unique and wonderful person. She would go out of her way to check in with her students, teaching with both compassion and love. One sweet thing that reminds me of her essence is how she brought in chocolate because, as she always said, speaking French is like eating chocolate. While most of the tim...

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