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The Rampage’s Guide to Your NYC Winter Break

The Rampage's Guide to Your NYC Winter Break
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...

The Return of Lockers

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

ALMA MATTERS: From Ramaz to GW: Oliver Rein ’19

ALMA MATTERS: From Ramaz to GW: Oliver Rein ’19
December 11, 2020

Oliver Rein ’19 is a sophomore at George Washington University (GW). He is majoring in international affairs with a concentration in security policy because he would like to learn more about the many...

The Effects of a Virtual Open House

The Effects of a Virtual Open House
December 11, 2020

This year’s open house was different than years past. This year Ramaz held a virtual open house.  The open house consisted of an introduction slideshow, a Q&A session, and an afterparty for perspective...

Are Juniors Taking the SAT/ACT This Year?

Are Juniors Taking the SAT/ACT This Year?
December 11, 2020

Every year, both students and college institutions question the relevancy of standardized testing as more and more colleges become test-optional. In the 2018-2019 school year, about 1,040 institutions...

Why TikTok?

Why TikTok?
December 11, 2020

There are many social media outlets, such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, that all serve one purpose: to connect the user with friends or even strangers who share common interests. When Mark Zuckerberg...

Lani’s Virtual Volunteering Experience

Lani’s Virtual Volunteering Experience
December 11, 2020

Our lives have almost completely shifted online, and people have been taking advantage of it. We now have opportunities to virtually travel around the world, high school students are able to take college...

“Clue” Takes Zoom

“Clue” Takes Zoom
December 11, 2020

Ramaz has been trying to keep up with all the new technological advancements this year, and students are preparing an online play to present to the student body! This year’s play is “Clue,” based...

Commuting from Connecticut: Naomi Hanna ’23

Commuting from Connecticut: Naomi Hanna ’23
December 11, 2020

Andrew Spielfogel: Can you please walk us through your daily commute? Naomi Hanna: I commute from Stamford, Connecticut. Approximately an hour and forty-five minutes give or take. Last year I took the...

Ready to cut your long, quarantine hair? Consider donating it!

Ready to cut your long, quarantine hair? Consider donating it!
December 11, 2020

From sandwich packing to challah baking and attending Friendship Circle and Yachad events, Ramaz is filled with chesed opportunities. Although these may be the traditional chesed model, there are unconventional...

Stay Safe in FACECASE NYC

Stay Safe in FACECASE NYC
December 11, 2020

A few months ago, entrepreneur William Kremer ’21 and Samuel (Schmeel) Sternberg, a senior at SAR, started FACECASE NYC, a disposable mask company. The Rampage interviewed the partners to learn about...

Academic Clubs Competing on Zoom

Academic Clubs Competing on Zoom
December 11, 2020

This year, many clubs at Ramaz are meeting virtually due to Covid-19. Academic clubs such as Mock Trial, Model Congress, Model UN, and College Bowl revolve around lively in-person conferences and competitions,...

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