The Rampage

Recycling: Better Late Than Never

Recycling: Better Late Than Never

Rebecca Aratan '18

September 21, 2016


Filed under Opinions

This past year brought with it many new developments in school. One of these developments was the recycling bins. It’s difficult to ignore the colorful bins in the lunchroom or to fail to notice the signs and posters that the Environmental Club laboriously plastered all over the school bulletin boards....

Nerve: Reviewed

Nerve: Reviewed

Netanel Kamel '18

September 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friends pressure high school senior, Vee Delmonico (Emma Roberts), to join popular online game “Nerve.” Nerve is a game similar to truth or dare, just without “truth.” Users who play Nerve choose to be in one of two groups: players or watchers. Watchers must pay in order to watch other people...

Rabbi Lookstein Alters Decision to Deliver RNC Invocation

Rabbi Lookstein Alters Decision to Deliver RNC Invocation

September 20, 2016


Filed under News

Almost five days before the opening night of the Republican National Convention, on July 13th 2016, a list of speakers who would deliver remarks at this widely anticipated event was released. The speakers included governors, senators, congressmen, and celebrities, but the speaker who stood out most was...

Ramaz Debuts New Orientation System

Julia Levi ’18

September 20, 2016


Filed under News

Freshman orientation has always been the day before school begins so that incoming freshmen can adjust to their new high school environment. The returning students were surprised when, in the middle of the summer, they received an email from Rabbi Stochel announcing that there would be a second orientation...

New GO Prez Offers Preview of Coming Year

New GO Prez Offers Preview of Coming Year

Louise Sitt ’18

September 20, 2016


Filed under News

Q: What are your plans for the upcoming year? A: I can’t talk about everything we’re planning because there’s a ton of things. I can tell you that the school is changing a lot this year, and as the GO, we really want to be involved in the change to make sure it’s in the students’ bes...

The Shift to EdTech: Ramaz Hires Chief Information Officer

Naomi Freilich '18

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Staff

With the new school year came a new addition to the Ramaz faculty: Mr. Hatam Anvar, the school’s Chief Information Officer. Mr. Anvar will head Ramaz’s Educational Technology and will be working with both the IT and EdTech teams. In the spirit of TechEd, I had the pleasure of having an i...

Ramaz Administration Reimagined

Ramaz Administration Reimagined

Mark Marcus '18

September 14, 2016


Filed under News

As Ramaz is in the early stages of its “Renaissance,” the school is undergoing a series of changes. One of those changes is a new administration system, which will take effect for the first time this year. The core of this year’s administration team will comprise Associate Dean Rabbi Stoc...

The Szarvas Fellowships

The Szarvas Fellowships

Julia Levi '18

September 13, 2016


Filed under Online Exclusive

As I sat in the Dining Hall on the last night, singing along to birkat haMazon one last time, with 500 other voices joining mine, I couldn't believe that, in just a few hours, what had become my summer home would all be gone in a matter of seconds. This "home" that I acquired over two weeks is calle...

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