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Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Josephine Schizer

September 9, 2017


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On the afternoon of August 21, 2017, the Great American Eclipse swept across the country. An eclipse occurs when the Moon is aligned precisely between the Sun and Earth so that it blocks the Sun’s light on Earth. This phenomenon occurs because the Moon is both 400 times narrower than the Sun and 400 t...

Ramaz Enacts New Substance Abuse Policy

Harry Shams

September 9, 2017


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Ramaz has officially changed its substance abuse policy, adding a line that will enable the administration to drug-test students. As Preludes, the Ramaz handbook, now states, “The school will impose mandatory continuous drug testing as a consequence for any suspected violation of our substance use poli...

Coming Soon: The Ramaz Mural Project

Emily Stemp

September 9, 2017


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When students returned to school after last year’s winter vacation, many felt slightly disoriented. The staircase’s walls that had once been adorned with a familiar color-block painted design had been painted completely white. This seemingly bland choice of color spanning the stairways, however, was act...

Calendar Changes for the New Year

Natalie Kahn

September 7, 2017


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Most of this year’s recently released calendar isn’t much different than that of previous years, but there are several big changes in the January and February schedule. For years, Ramaz students have had two weeks of finals, with four exams each week, culminating in a four-day intersession. This...

Rabbi Grossman Departs Ramaz

Rabbi Grossman Departs Ramaz

Natalie Kahn

September 7, 2017


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In mid July, the Ramaz Charter Trustees sent out an email announcing the departure of Rabbi Eric Grossman, Head of School. The email didn’t detail the reasoning, stating only, “The Charter Trustees and Rabbi Grossman had reached a crossroads—with different visions about how to best move forward.” While...

Derek Korff-Korn ’18

June 12, 2017


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Mark Marcus ’18

June 12, 2017


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Netanel Kamel ’18

June 12, 2017


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Naomi Freilich ’18

June 12, 2017


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Rebecca Araten ’18

June 12, 2017


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Julia Levi ’18

June 12, 2017


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Abigail Huebner ’18

June 12, 2017


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