The Rampage

Mask Mandate: Enforcement of the “Grey Area”

Mask Mandate: Enforcement of the “Grey Area”

Rebecca Silber ’23 November 18, 2021

The ability of the administration to enforce school rules can be much more intricate than expected. There are some school rules that are extremely clear cut: they are easily enforced, clearly understood,...

The Ramaz Open House

The Ramaz Open House

Rebecca Kalimi '23 November 18, 2021

This is the second year the Open House was virtual, and since we have all become more comfortable with the online aspect of life, the transition to Zoom was even smoother than last year's.  Last year,...

Tefillah Remains Second Period

Tefillah Remains Second Period

Rebecca Kalimi '23 November 18, 2021

Ramaz has a new procedure for tefillah this year: tefillah is during second period instead of first period. This was, at first, considered one of the changes exclusively for hybrid schooling, but many...

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How is Ramaz Supporting Students’ Mental Health?

Ashley Behm '24 November 18, 2021

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine...

Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Lindsey Chubak '25 November 18, 2021

One thing is guaranteed for the beginning of every school year at Ramaz: the arrival of a new batch of students, freshmen with knowledge-hungry eyes and confused faces. And with each incoming class, there...

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

Sarah Ginsberg ’22 November 18, 2021

On October 9, Ramaz wore pink.  The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The G.O., Rabbi Dov Pianko, and Ms. Haas all worked together to take a day to raise awareness. They planned this...

What’s Up With Mishmar?

What’s Up With Mishmar?

Daniel Kalimi '23 November 18, 2021

Torah, food, and up to ten extra points in Tanakh and Talmud class: what could be better than that? Every day, the school gives an opportunity for students to listen to either Rabbi Manu on Mondays, Rabbi...

School on Sukkot?

School on Sukkot?

Aviva Schilowitz ’24 November 18, 2021

Many students look forward to an extended Sukkot break each year. Some families wish to take a family trip to Israel for the holiday; others want to enjoy the annual Chol Hamoed rain-fest at Six Flags...

Club Fair: Organized Chaos

Club Fair: Organized Chaos

Rebecca Kalimi ’23 November 18, 2021

Every year, Ramaz holds Club Fair to present all its clubs to freshmen and to any students who want to expand their co-curricular experience. Teachers and students spoke about their experiences with the...

What To Expect When You’re Projecting: Ms. Krupka Previews New School Year

What To Expect When You’re Projecting: Ms. Krupka Previews New School Year

Aviva Schilowitz ’24 October 14, 2021

After a few months of complete remote learning followed by a full year of hybrid learning, Ramaz Upper School students are back in school this year with hopes for a return to relative normalcy. According...

New Junior Electives

New Junior Electives

Rebecca Kalimi ’23 October 14, 2021

This year, along with many other changes to the curriculum and the schedule, the administration decided to extend Senior electives to the Junior class. Dr. Jucovy and Ms. Krupka developed this idea a few...

New Administration and the G.O.

New Administration and the G.O.

Andrew Spielfogel ’23 October 14, 2021

The G.O. is in the process of planning a great assortment of events and activities for the new school year. Will it be more difficult for them to work without a principal? Will the G.O successfully work...

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