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The apple fall far from the teacher’s desk: teacher-student families

The apple fall far from the teacher’s desk:  teacher-student families

Isabella Zhang, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

While most students think of school as a time away from, students whose parents work at the school share a different experience. “Although there might be a whole taboo about my mom teaching at school, I find the situation bettering my relationship with her,” said Sadie Hill (10), youngest daughter o...

Ready, Set, Squash!

Ready, Set, Squash!

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

Last Monday, the Boys and Girls Varsity Squash teams had an organizational meeting to prepare for the upcoming squash season. Coach Ronnie Beller will be holding tryouts starting on November 7th. Beller hopes to have the teams finalized by November 14th. He doesn’t have a set number of players he...

Assembly explores service-learning opportunities

Assembly explores service-learning opportunities

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

This past Thursday, several Upper and Middle Division (MD) students sat down with staff from different New York community service organizations for a Q and A session. The discussion occurred during a service learning assembly led by MD history teacher and service learning coordinator Caitlin Hickerson....

Poets in the making: students attend Dodge Poetry Festival

Poets in the making: students attend Dodge Poetry Festival

Adam Frommer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Today, students, led by Englisht Teacher Rebecca Bahr, will attend the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry festival and listen to poets perform their artwork, share their stories, and teach their craft. Bahr started encouraging students to attend the Dodge Poetry Festival over 10 years ago after going with h...

Faculty and students explore novel modes of storytelling in Upper Division Tectonic Theatre workshop

Faculty and students explore novel modes of  storytelling in Upper Division Tectonic Theatre workshop

Isabella Abbott, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On Wednesday, Theatre Teacher Benjamin Posner hosted an Upper Division theatre workshop with a teaching artist from the Tectonic Theatre Project to broaden the artistic and creative horizons of students and faculty alike. Based in NYC, the Tectonic Theatre Project aims to explore and utilize new thea...

Water Polo paddles to the win

Water Polo paddles to the win

Natalie Sweet, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

With a strong defensive skillset and tough practices, the Varsity Water Polo team defeated two schools in the past week — St. Peter’s Prep and Riverdale. The team defeated St. Peter’s Prep 13-12 at home, and Riverdale 13-8 at Riverdale’s pool. St. Peter’s Prep played aggressively, but once the ...

New MD math and writing centers offer additional resources to students

New MD math and writing centers offer additional resources to students

Talia Winiarsky, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Middle Division, Showcase

This year, the Middle Division (MD) has new writing and math centers to help MD students with their schoolwork and expand their skills outside of the classroom. The centers are both located in Pforzheimer Hall so that MD students can easily access them throughout the day. MD English teacher Morgan...

Brackett addresses emotional intelligence

Brackett addresses emotional intelligence

Eliza Poster, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday evening, Director of the Yale Center of Emotional Intelligence Dr. Marc Brackett addressed Nursery and Lower Division parents in Gross Theater about the school’s implementation of the Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating (RULER) approach to learning. The RUL...

Diversity Council hosts first meeting

Diversity Council hosts first meeting

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday morning, the Diversity Council met in the Alumni Development House for a conversation about upcoming Parent Alliance events and to brainstorm Unity Week themes. “The Parent Alliance groups are spaces where HM parents who self-identify with a specific racial/ethnic identity and their allie...

Timothy Snyder discusses tyranny and democracy

Timothy Snyder discusses tyranny and democracy

Gabby Kepnes and Samuel Singer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At Tuesday’s assembly, the Alexander Capelluto ‘04 Foundation funded an assembly in which the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University Timothy Snyder addressed democracy and his bestselling book, “On Tyranny”. Director of Student Activities Caroline Bartels played a tremendous role in the o...

Student entrepreneurs conquer the business world – Wonderboy

Student entrepreneurs conquer the business world – Wonderboy

Spencer Kahn, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Kyle Gaillard (12) makes himself known among young entrepreneurs due to the flashy apparel from his own clothing brand, Wonderboy, Inc. Wonderboy specializes in designer and graphic t-shirts and has been a passion project for about two years, Gaillard said. “I like to create whatever pops into my he...

Student entrepreneurs conquer the business world – TaskMe

Student entrepreneurs conquer the business world – TaskMe

Nelson Gaillard, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many dream of becoming entrepreneurs, but for Caroline Kaplan (12), that dream has already come true. More than 300 collage orders later, she is on her way to success with her organizational graphic design company, Task Me. In sixth grade, Kaplan, Olivia Klein (12), Ellie Klein (12), and a friend f...

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