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SPOTLIGHT: Sheila Ferri, Lower Division Art Teacher

SPOTLIGHT: Sheila Ferri, Lower Division Art Teacher

Eliza Poster

February 6, 2018


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Lower Division (LD) Art teacher Sheila Ferri spends weekdays in her art classroom, where students’ ceramic pieces glisten under the sunlight that bursts through the windows. However, during her free time she creates her own works of art, one of which is being displayed at the “Me, Myself and I”...

Testing center reorganizes, changes policies

Testing center reorganizes, changes policies

Megha Nelivigi

February 6, 2018


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Over the past few months, a series of new policies have been put in place in the testing center, Psychologist Dr. Ian Pervil said. Most of these policies are to simply reinforce or clarify ones that already existed, he said. However, many students report instances of academic dishonesty continuing in...

Horace Mann Dance Company presents… Emotion in Motion

Horace Mann Dance Company presents… Emotion in Motion

Abigail Goldberg and Amiya Mehrota

January 30, 2018


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The audience quiets down in suspense of the beginning of the show. As the song “Incomplete” by James Bay plays in the background, five dancers perform a contemporary piece embodying the feeling of imperfection. The Horace Mann Dance Company (HMDC) has been choreographing, learning, and rehearsing...

Conservative commentator, Princeton Professor converse at assembly

Conservative commentator, Princeton Professor converse at assembly

Betsey Bennett

January 30, 2018


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Conservative political commentator Margaret Hoover and Princeton Professor of History and Public Affairs Julian Zelizer conversed on the Gross Theater stage concerning the past, present, and future of conservatism in the United States. Tuesday’s assembly led to mixed reactions from students and faculty. “Based...

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

Edwin Jin

December 9, 2017


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Clients from Sanctuary for Families, an organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic and gender violence, created arts and crafts and were gifted book donations from the Book Fair at the school’s 25th annual Sanctuary for Families dinner party. Attendees at last Tuesday’s event participated...

Poet and former inmate visits school

Poet and former inmate visits school

Betsey Bennett

December 9, 2017


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Former prisoner Ian Manuel, once condemned to die in prison at the age of 13, shared his perspective on the injustice of the criminal justice system with students in the Recital Hall and in several Upper Division classes. Although Manuel is now a client of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), he was...

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Jude Herwitz and Steve Borodkin

December 8, 2017


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Coming off two big wins against Fieldston and Riverdale, the Varsity Squash team heads confidently into its match today against Dalton, co-Captain Siddharth Tripathi (12) said. The team hopes its success over Fieldston and Riverdale translates well into against Dalton, with whom it has had a roughly...

Li (11) and Caosun (11) place at Princeton math competition

Li (11) and Caosun (11) place at Princeton math competition

Victor Dimitrov

December 3, 2017


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On November 18, the school’s Mathematics team visited Princeton to compete in the Princeton University Mathematics Competition (PUMaC). The team ranked in Division B out of Divisions A and B, and member Matthew Li (11) won third place in combinatorics, third place in number theory, and second place...

Crotty (11) speaks about mental health at Child Mind Institute Summit

Crotty (11) speaks about mental health at Child Mind Institute Summit

Lynne Sipprelle

November 18, 2017


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This Monday, Alex Crotty (11) spoke at the State of Child and Adolescent Mind Mental Health Summit before a panel about her experience with depression and being bullied. The panel was composed of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Dean of the Child Mind Institute Harold Koplewicz. The summit...

Advisories participate in annual Thanksgiving Common Pantry donation

Advisories participate in annual Thanksgiving Common Pantry donation

Sandhya Shyam

November 18, 2017


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This Thursday, volunteers from the New York Common Pantry stopped by to pick up food donations that the school community contributed as a part of the organization’s annual Thanksgiving food drive. According to Chair of the Library Department Caroline Bartels, the school’s donations this year are...

Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Connor Morris

November 10, 2017


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On Saturday, Varsity Football capped an in-league undefeated season with a 7-0 win over Dalton in the championship. After an intense final game, tears flowed as the seniors rang the bell on Alumni Field for the last time. The Lions had beaten Dalton the weekend before, but this week, Dalton came back wi...

The Rappaccini Variations: Setting the Stage

The Rappaccini Variations: Setting the Stage

Amelia Feiner

November 10, 2017


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The inky theater is empty, save for a few rows of foldout chairs and four fluted columns breaking through the darkness that fills the room. This is the set for “The Rappaccini Variations,” the school’s fall play written and directed by theatre teacher Joseph Timko, which opened Thursday in Black Box ...

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