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Tutoring and Ramaz Students: There are Rules?

Tutoring and Ramaz Students: There are Rules?

Is it the school’s business to know if a student has a tutor in a specific subject? Is it acceptable for a student to keep his or her tutor private? In Preludes, there is a section about the appropriate...

Dr. Gaylord’s Top Ten Games to Play During COVID-19

Dr. Gaylord’s Top Ten Games to Play During COVID-19

Charles Spielfogel ’21 April 17, 2020

Games with Good Online Implementations: Codenames Jaipur Sushi Go   Games to Play Over Zoom: Welcome To... On Tour Railroad Ink   Games to Play Solo: Friday Deep...

What the See Different Campaign is All About

Jake Rubin ’22 April 6, 2020

Every year, Ramaz has a theme that connects the school year to the Jewish community and its values. This year, the Ramaz administration chose the theme “See Different,” a reference to the “Think...

Quarantine Recipe: Homemade Brownie With Chocolate Chip Cookie Center

Quarantine Recipe: Homemade Brownie With Chocolate Chip Cookie Center

Gabby Ostad ’21 April 6, 2020

Ingredients: 4 oz chocolate bar 6 oz butter (or butter substitute) 1 ¼ cups sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¾ cups flour ¼ cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon salt (Store-bought)...

Mental Health of the Ramaz Community

Mental Health of the Ramaz Community

Rachel Freilich ’22 April 6, 2020

As the Coronavirus outbreak turned into a pandemic in mid-March, the future of the Spring semester at Ramaz became part of the great unknown. When Upper School students finally found out that they would...

A Renewed Commitment To Recycling At Ramaz

A Renewed Commitment To Recycling At Ramaz

“I strongly believe we need a renewed commitment to recycling at Ramaz. I regret that we have not been as scrupulous about this essential environmental concern as we should be,” said Rabbi Stochel....

New Minyanim, in Person and over Zoom

New Minyanim, in Person and over Zoom

Charles Spielfogel ’21 April 5, 2020

“See different” is this year’s theme at Ramaz. Members of the Ramaz community utilize this mission statement as they take initiative to implement new minyanim at Ramaz. Grade-wide student-led Ashkenaz...

College in the Times of Corona

College in the Times of Corona

Applying to college is uncharted territory for every high schooler. But for this year’s juniors and seniors, the college process has become like traveling through an unmapped sea. As COVID-19 has spread...

Coronavirus: A Tale of Three Rabbis

Coronavirus: A Tale of Three Rabbis

Caitlin Levine ’21 April 5, 2020

On March 11, 2020, Head of School Mr. Jonathan Cannon sent out a school-wide email to all Ramaz parents, faculty, staff, and students explaining that school would be closed on Thursday and Friday, March...

Cookie Crunch: Bring Back Cookie Classroom Deliveries!

Cookie Crunch: Bring Back Cookie Classroom Deliveries!

William Kremer ’21 April 3, 2020

Yet another reason Ramaz students claim to miss school during our current period of social distancing is their love for the school’s famous chocolate chip cookies. Everyone can agree that a highlight...

A Guide to the Unofficial Ramaz Instagram Accounts

A Guide to the Unofficial Ramaz Instagram Accounts

William Kremer ’21 April 3, 2020

Ramaz students can’t get enough of Instagram and the school has several official accounts including @ramazschool, @ramazparentscouncil, @ramazalumni, and @jonathandcannon to keep everyone updated. Just...

Is the Senior Lounge Really Only for Seniors?

Is the Senior Lounge Really Only for Seniors?

Daniel Kalimi '23 April 3, 2020

Every person who has been on the fourth floor knows that the fourth-floor lounge is the senior lounge. Usually, the lounge is full of seniors, and only seniors. It is very rare to see anyone who isn’t...

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