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Varsity Water Polo team ends Season with a splash: ivy league champions

Varsity Water Polo team ends Season with a splash: ivy league champions

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Navigating the worlds above and below water while also managing the chaos of travelling between the two is one of the many skills that the Varsity Water Polo team uses, Nina Gaither (11) said. Practicing these skills has benefited the team, as they are the Ivy Preparatory School League (IPSL) champion....

Swingin’ to salsa and other Latin dances

Yin Fei, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Among the lively events of Hispanic Heritage Month were several dance workshops. These workshops offered students the chance to release stress and swing to colorful and vivacious Latin music. A mixture of styles, ranging from different types of salsa to bachata to merengue, were featured in workshops...

The consumerization of cancer awareness

The consumerization of cancer awareness

Sam Keimweiss

October 18, 2019

This year’s pink week was amazing, and before I tear it apart, I want to thank everyone who contributed to making it the awesome celebration it was. We had cookies, donuts, hot chocolate, a bake sale, and events that showed our support for those going through breast cancer. We brought our community...

CAC hosts annual Pink Week for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is October, the Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) has organized Pink Week in order to support those affected by the terrible disease. Unlike previous years, this year’s Pink Week is more focused on involving the whole school in the fight for the cure. “Our...

ACT new policy

ACT new policy

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

As the college admissions process becomes increasingly competitive every year, the ACT has offered solace to current underclassmen and future generations of students who struggle with standardized testing required for entry to most elite colleges. Last Tuesday, ACT officials announced that starting in...

Girls JV Tennis roars to undefeated start

Girls JV Tennis roars to undefeated start

Rowan Mally, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The long awaited tennis courts adjacent to Lutnick Hall made their grand opening last week. The freshly painted lines and bright colors provide a state of the art home court for the Lions. However, while the courts may be new, the culture and success of the Girls’ Junior Varsity Tennis team is not,...

Summer art shines in Fisher Hall

Summer art shines in Fisher Hall

Nathan Zelizer, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Vibrant colors and captivating artwork surround the walls of the Fisher gallery, which has been showcasing student projects from the school’s various summer programs. The exhibit features artwork from the Summer Film Institute (HMSFI), Summer on the Hill, the previous school year’s Global Architecture...

Student’s march for climate justice

Student’s march for climate justice

Julia Goldberg and Vivien Sweet

September 27, 2019

A handful of students joined over at least 60,000 other protesters, according to the mayor’s office, last Friday in downtown Manhattan for the largest environmental strike in history to protest the lack of action taken to address the increasingly alarming state of the planet. The activists assembled...

Lights, camera, Lut-Knick

Lights, camera, Lut-Knick

Emily Shi, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Nshera Tutu (11) caught a glimpse of New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett strolling through Lutnick Hall and immediately decided that she had to try and meet him. The independent film company named "Love, Homestead" filmed a documentary interview with Barrett and his father Rowan Barrett at the school's...

School archives officially open

School archives officially open

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Although the Horace Mann Archives contain a wealth of information about the history of the school and its alumni, many students are unsure of what they are. Still, the archives are a powerful resource to which students have access. “The Archives are an important facet of the history of our school....

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Brian Wu (12) wins $10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Brian Wu (12) ignored his mom’s call one day in July, thinking she would tell him to come home. Only when she called a second time did he pick up to find out the news: he had been awarded a Davidson Fellows Scholarship. There are only 20 Davidson Fellows selected every year, each of whom underwent...

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Natalie Sweet (11) advocates for climate policy reform with Zero Hour

Abby Beckler, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Natalie Sweet (11) has been fighting for climate policy reform as a youth activist working with the organization Zero Hour for almost three years and has been a major part of this Friday’s climate strike. Since 2017, Sweet has been working as the Deputy Communications Director of Zero Hour, a non-profit...

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