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Art by Samantha Sinensky '21

Zoom: The Ideal Learning Medium?

Sarah Silverman ’24 February 17, 2021

Zoom school’s long-term effects are still widely unknown, and we will probably only find out what it’s done to our generation years after the pandemic. Are the students at Ramaz’s lives going...

Does any real change arrive from monthly SFAC meetings?

Does any real change arrive from monthly SFAC meetings?

Rebecca Kalimi ’23 February 17, 2021

Our Student Government Organization board this year, composed of the student President, Caitlin Levine, the Vice President, Caleb Rosenfeld, the Associate Vice President of Communications, Rachel Freilich,...

All school-wide assemblies are currently taking place over Zoom, even if half of the student body is in school that day.

Where Did the School-wide Assemblies Go?!

Rachel Freilich ’22 February 17, 2021

While many daily Ramaz activities have remained, one of the most notable changes is the lack of full school assemblies and Community. In past years, school wide assemblies crowded the calendar of Ramaz...

ALMA MATTERS: From Ramaz to Barnard College: Interview with Elizabeth Bier ’16

ALMA MATTERS: From Ramaz to Barnard College: Interview with Elizabeth Bier ’16

Charles Spielfogel ’21 February 17, 2021

Elizabeth Bier graduated from Ramaz in 2016. She is currently a senior at Barnard College of Columbia University. She is studying neuroscience with a cellular and molecular concentration. Elizabeth loved...

Chesed Across Jewish Day Schools

Chesed Across Jewish Day Schools

Julia Feit ’22 February 17, 2021

Jewish education focuses on both the academic and spiritual development of its students. All Jewish Day schools encourage chesed participation, but Ramaz specifically has a chesed requirement for sophomore...

Olalla Levi ’23 rowing with her team.

Competitive Crew

Andrew Spielfogel ’23 February 17, 2021

Whenever the words “rowing” or “crew” are mentioned, one tends to think of intense races between serious athletes. Two sophomores at Ramaz are each part of crew teams. Five times a week, four seasons...

Spin at Ramaz

Spin at Ramaz

February 17, 2021

Covid-19 meant every teacher had to rethink their classroom set-up, which was especially difficult for Ms. Cohen, the Interim Athletic Director. She pondered how to help students stay active and enjoy...

During finals, the Ramaz GO gave out headphones to the student body.

Ramaz’s 2020 Playlist

February 17, 2021

With new music coming out every day, The Rampage wanted to know which songs Ramaz students’ loved this past year. Sicko Mode by Travis Scott was a popular choice, six out of 31 respondents naming that...

The Importance of Culture Clubs at Ramaz

The Importance of Culture Clubs at Ramaz

Joe Kaplan ’24 February 17, 2021

While every student at Ramaz shares their Jewish identity, each student’s families come from different countries around the world, and therefore have his or her own cultures, which that student brings...

Club Spotlight: Race in America

Club Spotlight: Race in America

Rebecca Kalimi ’23 February 17, 2021

There was a swarm of new clubs and new opportunities this year. One important new club that sparked the interest of Ramaz students is the “Race in America” club. This club discusses topics and debates...

The Rampage's Guide to Your NYC Winter Break

The Rampage’s Guide to Your NYC Winter Break

and Tali Sitruk '22 December 11, 2020

With more families opting to stay home during this winter break due to Coronavirus, many are left wondering what activities can replace the fun of their vacations. If you find yourself amongst those staying...

Jordana Stonehill’24 and Noya Berrebi ’24 enjoying their lockers. (Photos courtesy of Noyah Misaghi ’24)

The Return of Lockers

Molly Hiltzik ’24 December 11, 2020

One of the many changes that Covid-19 has caused at Ramaz this school year includes a temporary elimination of lockers. During the first six-weeks of school, students were schlepping textbooks, Judaic...

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