The Rampage

Ra-MOUSE: Is Mickey the School’s New Mascot?

Ra-MOUSE: Is Mickey the School’s New Mascot?

William Kremer '21

October 9, 2019

Here’s a thought: should the Ramaz school logo be changed from a ram to a mouse? Recent sightings throughout the building may support that claim. Beginning last school year, mouse sightings have been rampant and are increasing by the day. Ella Rabani ’21, one of the first to spot a mouse in the...

RamLife: The Ramaz App Is Coming Soon

RamLife: The Ramaz App Is Coming Soon

Alexandra Paul ’23

October 7, 2019

Since last year, students have been hearing rumors about RamLife,  the new Ramaz app and wondering when it will be released, how it will help the student body, and most importantly, exactly what it does. To answer some of these questions, The Rampage met with Sophia Kremer ’20 and Levi Lesches ’21, t...

A New Senior Advisor Position

Charles Spielfogel ’21

October 4, 2019

There is a lot of excitement about the fact that there has been a new position added, making Ms. Dashiff the new senior advisor. What does this mean for the senior grade? Ramaz created a new advisory system last year. The freshmen have an administrator as an advisor. Sophomore year, they get handed o...

SFAC Meeting 9/24/19: What You Need to Know

SFAC Meeting 9/24/19: What You Need to Know

Caitlin Levine '21

October 3, 2019

The Student Faculty Administration Committee (SFAC) met for the first time this academic year on Wednesday, September 24th. Every month, the members of the G.O., student class presidents,  grade coordinators and certain faculty members meet to discuss current concerns within the school. Together, SF...

Update: College Office Renovated

Update: College Office Renovated

Taylor Roslyn '21

October 3, 2019

Update: the college guidance office has been dramatically renovated. Students now comparing the old to the new will realize that the old college office was outdated, displayed bland-colored walls, and presented an openness not conducive private meetings. This new office is quite the opposite, with mod...

The Annual Club Fair

The Annual Club Fair

Avigail Dupont ’21

September 29, 2019

Nothing marks the beginning of a new school year like the club fair. Club fair is a time when students sign up for too many clubs, many of which they probably won’t even attend, but also an amazing opportunity to learn about the extensive programs Ramaz has to offer. There are clubs ranging from sp...

New Makeup Test Policy

New Makeup Test Policy

Josephine Schizer ’20

September 26, 2019

Between school trips, family vacations, doctors’ appointments, college visits, and inevitably getting sick once in a while, Ramaz students occasionally miss school. Ramaz administrators have long discussed how to deal with students who miss tests, and this year, they imposed significant changes. Th...

September 11th: Ramaz Remembers

September 11th: Ramaz Remembers

Rebecca Massel ’21

September 26, 2019

Ask any adult where they were on September 11, 2001, and they will share a detailed and emotional story, but for the current students of the Ramaz Upper School, the tragedies of 9/11 are simply history. This was one of the main reasons the Ramaz administration decided to dedicate two days of learnin...

Launch of a New Talent: Evelyn Landy Publishes Her Debut Novel

Launch of a New Talent: Evelyn Landy Publishes Her Debut Novel

Samantha Sinensky ’21

September 25, 2019

Debuting her first novel, she stepped onto the stage with a confident stride. At just 17 years old, she is the youngest author the Barnes & Noble of East 86th Street has ever featured. Her peers were impressed that she could write a complete novel while managing the infamous Ramaz workload. The au...

Freshman Orientation: The Start of a New Beginning

Freshman Orientation: The Start of a New Beginning

Andrew Spielfogel '23

September 25, 2019

It wasn’t just the start of a new year. It was the start of a new chapter, a new school, new friends, and new challenges. On Tuesday September 3, the freshman class of 2023 convened on 78th Street for freshman orientation. Their journey was just beginning. As the freshman entered the building, they w...

No Health Class This Year?

No Health Class This Year?

Tammy Palagi ’21

September 25, 2019

As of now, there is no health class at Ramaz and in its place is a ‘mental health’ free period. Ms. Axel, the previous health teacher, began teaching health at Ramaz in 2014 and developed a curriculum well suited to the needs of a Ramaz Upper School student. In freshman year, students learned about sl...

What in the World?

What in the World?

Rachel Freilich ’23

September 25, 2019

Every September, Ramaz Upper School students look forward to reconnecting with old friends and teachers. These students also eagerly await changes that are made in the curriculum and student policies, often stemming from feedback from the prior year. Yet as many surprising new changes were revealed durin...

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