The Rampage

Sisters Review

Caroline Jaspan ’17

March 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sisters has an amazing and funny cast consisting of Saturday Night Live alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The movie is about two middle aged sisters who must bid adieu to their childhood home when their parents (Dianne Wiest and James Brolin) tell them that their house has been put on the market for ...

Girls Varsity Excels in Baltimore Tournament

Jasmine Levine ’17

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year, the Ramaz Varsity Girls Basketball Team attended the 29th Annual Joseph and Florence Weiner Memorial Basketball Tournament in Baltimore, Maryland. The boys and girls Varsity basketball teams have attended this tournament for a number of years, and the girls team even won the tournament la...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Sam Schair ’18

March 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The seventh movie in the Star Wars saga had a lot of hype leading up to it. The expectations for it were as high as I have ever seen for a movie, which leaves a lot of room for potential disappointment. However, The Force Awakens managed to not only be as great as the audience and fans wanted it to be...

Uncaged Review

Oren Oppenheim ’16, Co-Editor in Chief

March 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Before I talk about this movie itself, can you guess why a review of a seemingly random horror film--that wasn’t even released traditionally in theaters--is in the Rampage? If you guessed, “There’s some sort of Ramaz connection here,” then you’d be right! Uncaged, which was released on Febr...

Emma Watson’s Book Club

Rebecca Araten ’18

March 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When you hear the name “Emma Watson,” the first thing that probably pops into your mind is the image of a brainy Hermione Granger, the character that Emma Watson portrayed beautifully in the movie adaptations of the Harry Potter books. However, Emma Watson has appeared in many movies since then, a...

JV Boys Basketball in Review

Jeremy Ascher ’19

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year’s Boys JV Basketball team practiced hard, played harder, and won a nice number of games. The JV team was nervous at the beginning of the season when star player Johnny Povman ‘18 was called up to the varsity team. However, despite the loss of Povman, the team racked up a strong record of 6-4...

Boys Baseball Preview

Jacob Hochheiser ’19

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a series of disappointing finishes to the last few season for the baseball team, things are looking better this year. The baseball team has been practicing even harder than in previous years. According to catcher and pitcher Michael Weisberg ’17, “We started our preparation for the season ev...

How Does Ramaz Educate about Israel?

How Does Ramaz Educate about Israel?

Gabriel Klapholz '17

March 10, 2016


Filed under Features

The modern State of Israel is one of the most central topics in any Jewish education. High school students experience pro-Israel programs, are encouraged to attend Israel advocacy events, hear speakers about the Arab-Israeli conflict, celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, and march in the Celebrate Israel parades....

Freshman Shabbaton

Paola Mattout ’19 and Becky Tauber ’19

March 10, 2016


Filed under News

The Shabbaton has always been known for being an unforgettable experience for th freshmen at Ramaz. This year, students excitedly counted down the days until Shabbaton weekend finally arrived. Finally, the day arrived, and when the freshman stepped on the bus, they anxiously awaited the fi...

A Siyum for the Victims in Israel

A Siyum for the Victims in Israel

Julia Levi '18

March 10, 2016


Filed under News

In order to mark the recent murder of Ezra Schwartz and Hadar Buchris, both of whom succumbed to the terror that Israel is currently facing, the students of the high school learned Pirkei Avot as a whole. The completing of these mishnayot was marked in a siyum during the B4 period on Wednesday, December...

Intersession Examination

Nicole Aboodi '17

March 10, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Every year, while pushing themselves to succeed during midterms, students remind themselves that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel: intersession. Intersession is the only vacation that Ramaz students have during which they do not have any homework or school-related responsibilities. Altho...

Editorial: Put the Managment Back into LMS

Editorial: Put the Managment Back into  LMS

The Editorial Board '16

March 10, 2016


Filed under Opinions

At the beginning of the year, students were introduced to a new learning management system, Schoology. Suddenly, the Ramaz website family had grown, as Schoology became the fourth learning management system Ramaz offers, joining the native Ramaz website, Google Classroom and Jupiter-Grades. And as highlighted...

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