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Book Day author presents at assembly

Book Day author presents at assembly

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Author Emily St. John Mandel spoke at this week’s assembly about her writing process and background, in advance of next Thursday’s Book Day, which will feature her award- winning novel Station Eleven. Mandel was unavailable to visit on Book Day, but Upper Division Librarian Caroline Bartels felt...

The Power of Student Government

The Power of Student Government

Lynne Sipprelle and Sam Keimweiss

April 27, 2018


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Less than a decade ago, the Governing Council (GC), the school’s student government oversaw the allocation of funds to clubs and publications and  drafted a new honor code for the school. Today, the Community Council (CC), which replaced the GC after it was abolished, proposes and oversees events and initiati...

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Renowned historian speaks at assembly

Leonora Gogos, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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This past Tuesday, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University and Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed answered student and faculty questions in a moderated, interactive assembly. The following period, Dr. Gordon-Reed spoke in further detail during a catered lun...

From the NYC streets to Tillinghast Hall

From the NYC streets to Tillinghast Hall

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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As a young police officer, Director of Security Mike McCaw was patrolling the 96th Street Lexington Avenue station when he saw a pregnant woman at the edge of the subway platform, a place where many people looking to commit suicide situate themselves. McCaw walked to the edge of the platform and e...

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

School hosts Sanctuary holiday party

Edwin Jin

December 10, 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

Betsey Bennett

December 10, 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 9, 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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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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