The Rampage

Tips for College Admissions

Tips for College Admissions

Esti Beck ’19

May 28, 2019

Disclaimer: I’m only a senior. I barely know what’s going on in my life, let alone the college admissions world. These are just my thoughts based on my experience in the 2018-19 college admissions cycle, ones which may or may not be useful in the coming years. I am also not a trained college advi...

Technology Update

Technology Update

Zach Buller ’20

May 28, 2019

As society progresses into an age where technology is the cornerstone of people’s lives, Ramaz has the opportunity to advance its technological infrastructure and its integration of technology into students’ and teachers’ lives. The administration must address the technological infrastructure of...

“Dress to Impress” – But Do I Have To?

“Dress to Impress” – But Do I Have To?

Josephine Schizer ’20

November 21, 2018

At Ramaz, one of the core purposes of the dress code, as stated in Preludes, is to create a professional school environment. In the school’s view, the dress code should reflect that of any other businesslike environment. Students are told to “dress up” by wearing buttons-down shirts, crew-neck...

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Samantha Sinensky ’21

October 23, 2018

Having completed self-reflection, repentance, and celebrating in the Sukkah, we are off to a great start for the new school year. In order to achieve our goals, our minds have to be open and our brains functioning at maximum capacity. After the "break-fast," we should consider analyzing our breakfas...

Q&A With Dr. Bernstein

Sophia Kremer ’20

October 16, 2018

Q. As someone who has experience working for other institutions, what are your impressions of Ramaz? How is it better or worse? A. I taught here in 2010-11. I have also taught at NYU, Rutgers and other colleges. Ramaz, the only grade school I’ve taught at, strikes me as a very serious place. ...

Summer at Emunah Neve Landy

Summer at Emunah Neve Landy

Paola Mattout ’19 and Becky Tauber ’19

September 16, 2018

For four weeks in July, more than 200 high school students from around the US travelled to Israel to create a meaningful, fun summer for at-risk children. Kol Hanearim—a nonprofit organization founded by Michael Reidler ’09—is a unique program that tasks American teenagers with spreading love a...

Yasmine’s Junior Year in Retrospect

Yasmine’s Junior Year in Retrospect

Yasmine Sokol ’19

September 16, 2018

Junior year has a reputation for being the hardest year of high school. From a time-consuming history paper to a never ending stream of SAT or ACT work, juniors truly have their work cut out for them. However, coming out of junior year I realized that all the talk surrounding the year and its unma...

The Adventure of Kanfei

The Adventure of Kanfei

Sophia Kremer ’20 and Hannah Doft ’20

September 15, 2018

A summer program on which you can alpine ski in fresh powder, spot tropical fish on a scuba dive, cliff jump like a true thrill seeker and hike for hours alongside waterfalls and rainforest? That could only be Kanfei! Over the course of 5 weeks beginning in mid-July, Camp Kanfei Nesharim takes ca...

A Week in Medicine

A Week in Medicine

Hannah Slager ’19

September 15, 2018

This past summer, I attended Medical Projects UK, a program that offers prospective pre-med students hospital-based work experience. The course was based at London’s Kings College Hospital, but participants came from places all over the world, such as Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Beyrut, Qatar, and B...

Next Step at PHYTOR

Next Step at PHYTOR

Zach Buller ’20

September 15, 2018

Next Step: Israel Internships Work 4 days a week and spend the weekends travelling Israel! Our interns learn through experience daily and enjoy evenings exploring the culture and community near our beautiful campus. Incredible weekend excursions across Israel lets us experience the diverse cultur...

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