The Rampage

Game of Thrones Season 7 Review

Hadley Kauvar

October 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The seventh season of the HBO hit Game of Thrones was perhaps less of a hit than its predecessors. The show was once lauded for its originality, unpredictability, and writing, yet it now seems to have lost these elements. Despite its defects, this season brought the biggest and best in terms of battles a...

Improving Student Life– B4

Gabi Potter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Each 4th period on a B-day, the entire school has a scheduled free. This period comes right after homeroom, allowing for nearly an hour of possible free time. A B-day occurs only twice every three weeks, and so the school usually attempts to fill this period with scheduled activities or advisory sessions...

Freshman and Orientation

Suzi Dweck

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Freshman Orientation guided the incoming high school students as they entered their first year at Ramaz, and it helped them learn what to expect from the next four years of high school without the stress of having to run from class to class. Dr. Aharon, the Freshman Grade Dean, worked tirelessly with Ra...

Citizenship Reports and Detention

October 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Over their years spent at Ramaz, many students became familiar with the classic punitive system; indecorous students were frequently sent to the office to fill out reports, and misdemeanors could theoretically cause students to earn detention. A student who misbehaved in class repeatedly or in a sev...

A Fresh Start: Adjusting as a Freshman

Rebecca Massel

October 15, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Over summer vacation, dominating eighth graders have to learn how to transform into bottom-of-the-food-chain freshmen. The adjustment creates many challenges for the incoming students, and the new freshmen are handling this transition in different ways. The Ramaz Upper School is known for its stri...

Protesting in the NFL

Gail Hafif

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

The highly controversial sports-demonstration movement started by Colin Kaepernick, former player on the San Francisco 49ers, is one of the most discussed topics in sports and political news today. Although Kaepernick protested during the national anthem in his first two preseason games (August 14 and ...

Interview with Dr. Roldan

Josephine Schizer and Harry Shams

October 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Interview with Dr. Roldan, New Head of the Foreign Language Department This year, Dr. Roldan took over as the new chair of the Foreign Language Department. Her appointment marks the beginning of a new era for a department that has, more or less, remained stagnant for years. Along with Dr. Roldan’s p...

Public Speaking Club

Yasmine Sokol

October 15, 2017


Filed under Features

One of the several new clubs created this year is the Public Speaking Club, founded by Danya Jacobs ’19 and Alex Doppelt ’19. Jacobs explained her motivation in forming the club, saying “I've noticed over my years at Ramaz that oftentimes students shy away from speaking in front of a class or in front...

G.O. Ball

Paola Mattout

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It has become a G.O tradition to plan a fun activity for the first day back at school to get the students in the spirit of the new school year. This year’s event came in the form of the G.O Ball, inspired by the Gov Ball music festival. The G.O worked tirelessly to prepare this fun day to welcome the stu...

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