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Spanish from the start

Spanish from the start

Henry Owens, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The World’s Language department has introduced a new textbook to Spanish classes to increase focus on discussion and presentation and reduce the stress of the courses. Each chapter of the new textbook, “Gente,” focuses on student projects such as reviewing short films or creating their own pro...

Parent Association kicks off the new year

Parent Association kicks off the new year

Sam Keimweiss and Nistha Sharma

September 26, 2018


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The Upper Division Parents Association (UDPA) kicked off the year yesterday, when chairs Cecile Caer P’19 ’21 ’24 and Benay Taub P’13 ‘17 ’19 ’22 led a meeting outlining their plans for the future. The meeting covered the year’s calendar, protocol, and general advice for planning eve...

School gallery incorporates printmaking works from diverse artists

School gallery incorporates printmaking works from diverse artists

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Temporary Residency 6 Manhattan Gallery (TR6) displayed unique artwork by faculty and visiting artists. Primarily a printmaking exhibition, the gallery showcased several works from faculty artists at the school to artists from across the globe. The gallery, which was formerly hosted in Honolulu, Ireland,...

Mixed reactions to new rules in the new pool

Mixed reactions to new rules in the new pool

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Lions' Den, Showcase

The mandatory swim tests which have been taking place over the past few weeks in the newly constructed aquatics center have yielded mixed reactions from students throughout the high school. Although the school has mandated swim tests in the past, not all students in the high school had been tested, so...

Summer Sports: Lyndon Gay

Summer Sports: Lyndon Gay

Victor Dimitrov, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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This summer, Lyndon Gay competed against the country’s top football players at Stanford University, The University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, and IMG Academy. “In addition to getting a close look at my target schools and gaining exposure in the process, I wanted to see where I stacked up ...

Internships

Internships

Andrew Cassino, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This summer, students participated in internships ranging from working for politicians in Israel to learning about legal nonprofits in New York City. Julia Hornstein (12) worked for Representative Josh Gottheimer, the Democratic congressmen from New Jersey’s 5th District, in his Washington DC office. D...

¡Hola, Salamanca!

¡Hola, Salamanca!

Bradley Bennett, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Two teachers and eight students travelled to Salamanca, Segovia, Madrid, and Avila this summer to study Spanish at the University of Salamanca and explore the culture of Spain. “We chose Salamanca because their Spanish program was highly recommended for high school students, and while it’s grea...

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means to Me

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Means to Me

Tenzin Sherpa, Columnist

September 12, 2018


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On June 26, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th congressional district. When I heard the news, I was ecstatic - a 28-year-old Latina woman had just made American political history. For months, I had followed Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign via social media and her signs...

Trump Family Separation Policy

Trump Family Separation Policy

Benjamin Wang, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Last April, President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions enacted a zero-tolerance illegal immigration policy, which included separating children from their parents. According to the Washington Post, two-thirds of the American public reacted negatively towards the new Trump policy. ...

Ethan Matt: Inside the Studio

Ethan Matt: Inside the Studio

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

July 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Ethan Matt (12) is in the midst of creating his first album.  His passion for music production began in eighth grade when he noticed that his music idols were both producers and vocalists for the music they created, Matt said. Matt ended up taking Music Production and Advanced Music Productio...

HMTC & HMDC Year in Review

HMTC & HMDC Year in Review

Marina Kazarian and Gabby Kepnes

June 5, 2018


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From Rappaccini Variations in the fall to Pippin in the spring and student choreographed dances throughout the year, both the Horace Mann Theatre Company (HMTC) and the Horace Mann Dance Company (HMDC) have had a year filled with diverse opportunities for students to get involved in performances....

The Final HM in Motion Update

The Final HM in Motion Update

Katie Goldenberg and Leonora Gogos

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The HM in Motion project’s forecasted additions to the school campus will alter student life as community members adjust to a host of new classrooms and amenities next school year.  According to Director of Facilities Management Gordon Jensen, construction on the new building will be completed ...

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