The Rampage

History Department Looks to the Future

History Department Looks to the Future

Esti Beck ’19

November 18, 2018

The history department is one of the leading causes of stress among Ramaz students, who spend tens of hours each year pouring over notes, DBQs, essays, and primary-source materials. It also happens to be one of the more dynamic departments, constantly making changes to the curriculum, testing system,...

PSAT 2018: Educationational or “Meme”-able?

PSAT 2018: Educationational or “Meme”-able?

Aliza Freilich ’20

November 18, 2018

Every year, close to 4 million US high school students, including Ramaz 11th graders, take part in the PSAT, a standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. This year, the college office notified all junior students via email that ...

The Ramaz Student Body

The Ramaz Student Body

Josephine Schizer ’20

October 23, 2018

90 students responded to a survey sent out via Schoology and grade group chats to get a sense of the composition of the Ramaz student body. Students were asked about their middle schools, where they live, their commutes, and why they chose to attend Ramaz. These graphs show the results of the survey,...

Are YOU Really Safe In School?

Are YOU Really Safe In School?

Gabrielle Ostad ’21

October 22, 2018

In today’s day and age, the issue of school security is at the center of political discourse.  School gun violence is at an all time high in America. According to a report issued by CNN in May of 2018, there were 23 school shootings (which CNN defines as a shooting with at least one fatality) in ...

Ms. Gabby Rahimzada Joins the Tanakh Department

Ms. Gabby Rahimzada Joins the Tanakh Department

Jeremy Goodman ’21 and Efrat Romano ’21

October 22, 2018

This year, the Ramaz Tanakh Department welcomed its newest member, Ms. Gabby Rahimzada. From a young age, as a lover of knowledge and Torah, Ms. Rahimzada knew she wanted to be a Tanakh teacher.  “I love Torah and I want to share it. Tanakh is where my passion lies,”  said Ms. Rahimzada. Apart from learn...

Two Years In: The Scoop on Literary Seminar

Two Years In: The Scoop on Literary Seminar

Rebecca Massel ’21

October 22, 2018

Ramaz has a reputation for giving students the opportunity to learn at the speed and depth appropriate for them, one which the English department underscored in 2017 when they created a new track for students looking for a more intensive, discussion-based literary experience. In the years before, students were assigned ...

Crossword

Crossword

September 16, 2018

Across 3. Reddit Founder 4. The ______ Show With Stephen Colbert 7. World Cup Winner 2016 8. 2016 Libertarian Candidate 10. Kennedy Scandal 13. The Wolf of Wall Street 14. E Pluribus ______ 15. The Musk Mobile 18. Declaration of Independence Author 19. Erran _____...

Meet Your GO

Meet Your GO

September 15, 2018

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NEW TEACHERS

NEW TEACHERS

September 15, 2018

New Class: RamTEC

New Class: RamTEC

Rebecca Massel ’21

September 15, 2018

The world is changing, and changing fast. In 2017, more American startup companies were created than in the previous four years combined. The vast majority of these startups are tech-related, and therefore require coders and engineers to develop their websites and products. Hoping to produce future coders...

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