The Rampage

Senior Ditch Day?

Senior Ditch Day?

Natalie Kahn '19

May 28, 2019


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On Friday, March 29, the senior grade decided as a collective to cut school after a bout of anger and stress in response to the release of college decisions. Most colleges had released their decisions over the course of the previous two weeks, and Thursday, March 28 was the culmination, with all eight...

Ramaz Says Goodbye to Ms. Quin

Ramaz Says Goodbye to Ms. Quin

Esti Beck ’19

May 28, 2019


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On Friday, April 12th, Ms. Quin left Ramaz for a position at the Agnes Irwin School, ending a two-year tenure as a Ramaz college advisor. This vacancy in the college office has already been filled, though at the time of this article’s publication, the school has not yet revealed the name of her re...

AIPAC Policy Conference 2019

AIPAC Policy Conference 2019

Caitlin Levine ’21

May 28, 2019


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The annual conference of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) took place on March 24 to March 26 in Washington DC. 18,000 pro-Israel Americans attended, and 6,000 of the them were new attendees. AIPAC 2019 came at a time when the support of Israel by the different political parties, and the...

Math Trip to Yale

Math Trip to Yale

Zach Buller ’20

May 28, 2019


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On Sunday, April 14th, nine Ramaz students participated in the annual Math Majors of America Tournament for High Schools (MMATHS) at Yale University. Accompanied by Dr. Fabio Nironi, Zach Buller ’20, Jacob Davis ’21, Eitan Linhart ’21, Anna Braun ’22, Ben Cole ’22, Finley Horowitz ’22, E...

Choir Trip to Boston

Choir Trip to Boston

Zach Buller ’20

May 28, 2019


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The Ramaz High School Choir has enjoyed an annual trip for the last 12 years, ever since Mr. Henkin began running the choir. In the past, the choir has ventured near and far, traveling to Maryland, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Virginia Beach, Los Angeles, and, last year, to Israel. This April, the Rama...

Admissions

Admissions

Sophia Kremer ’20

May 28, 2019


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What is the greatest measure of success in the Yeshiva League?  To students, it may be the number of varsity sports banners on the gym walls; to parents, college admissions; and to administrators, the percentage of the graduating class who spend a gap year in Israel. However, all agree that the siz...

Good Vibes at G.O. Purim

Good Vibes at G.O. Purim

Sophia Kremer ’20

May 28, 2019


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On Shushan Purim, the halls of the Ramaz Upper School were decked with elaborate costumes: seniors wearing inflatable sumo costumes, the G.O. dressed as Mario Kart characters. There were celebrity sighting such as Post Malone and Justin Bieber, and of course plenty students showed up garbed  in sports je...

Finding a New College Advisor

Finding a New College Advisor

Josephine Schizer ’20

May 28, 2019


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With the announcement that Ms. Sarah Quin would be leaving Ramaz, the college guidance office launched a search for a new college advisor to fill the vacancy. According to Ms. Shulman, the process began with advertising the position, after which the first round of interviews “didn’t turn up anyone who ...

Albany Trip

Albany Trip

William Kremer ’21

May 28, 2019


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Founded in 2013 to advocate for equitable government funding in non-public schools, Teach New York State is a vast network of community leaders, parents and lawmakers who work to keep the costs down of sending children to non-public schools.  Since the organization’s founding, government aid for no...

Model Congress

Model Congress

Josephine Schizer ’20

May 28, 2019


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On Thursday, March 28, the Model Congress team left school to spend the weekend at the University of Pennsylvania for their annual Model Congress competition. From Thursday night to Sunday afternoon, Ramaz students were Senators and Congressmen, supporting or opposing each bill their committee debat...

Ramaz Science Olympiad Competition

Ramaz Science Olympiad Competition

Gabrielle Ostad ’21

May 28, 2019


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With binders in hand, handmade towers in boxes, and information booklets, the fifteen members of the Ramaz Science Olympiad team made their way to Landers College on March 31 to participate in the Annual Yeshiva Day School Science Olympiad, an event where students from different yeshivot are able to ...

Reforming the Senior Exit Interview

Reforming the Senior Exit Interview

Esti Beck ’19

May 28, 2019


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I know a lot of kids look forward to their exit interviews as if they were the light at the end of the tunnel of their high school careers, the metaphorical pearly gates of Ramaz. It’s really not uncommon to hear “I’m gonna talk all about this [expletive] at my exit interview, you’ll see,” or ...

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