The Rampage

College in the Times of Corona

College in the Times of Corona

Rebecca Massel ’21 and Charles Spielfogel ’21

April 5, 2020

Applying to college is uncharted territory for every high schooler. But for this year’s juniors and seniors, the college process has become like traveling through an unmapped sea. As COVID-19 has spread throughout the country, colleges have closed their doors and begun to change their policies. High ...

Coronavirus: A Tale of Three Rabbis

Coronavirus: A Tale of Three Rabbis

Caitlin Levine ’21

April 5, 2020

On March 11, 2020, Head of School Mr. Jonathan Cannon sent out a school-wide email to all Ramaz parents, faculty, staff, and students explaining that school would be closed on Thursday and Friday, March 12 and 13. At that time, no confirmed cases of Coronavirus were reported within the Ramaz community, but...

Online Classes: Taxing or Relaxing?

Online Classes: Taxing or Relaxing?

Alexandra Paul ’23

April 3, 2020

In our technology-filled world, it is very hard to catch a break from our phones and computers. School is an escape from the constant notifications and tapping away on our phones. Now that COVID-19 has caused an international pandemic, school is no longer stopping us from turning our devices off, as we ...

Comfort During Uncomfortable Times: KJ Goes Virtual

Comfort During Uncomfortable Times: KJ Goes Virtual

Rebecca Massel ’21

April 3, 2020

For many Jews, the center of life is their shul. From a bris, to a bar mitzvah, to a yartzeit, almost every Jewish milestone is celebrated within the four walls of a synagogue. But over the last month, Jews across the religious spectrum have proven that Judaism cannot be defined by a building. Rather,...

The Effect of COVID-19 on my Religious Community

The Effect of COVID-19 on my Religious Community

Clemi Roth '22

April 1, 2020

Community is arguably one of the most important aspects of Judaism. We gather during times of celebration, for brit milot, b’nai mitzvah, and weddings. These major life events are not the only times when the community comes together. We connect with each other for all life events. Shiva connects peo...

Too Much Screen Time

Too Much Screen Time

Gabby Ostad ’21

April 1, 2020

Has your screen time more than doubled since you’ve been learning at home? Do you have trouble falling asleep at night because of all the blue light that you were exposed to during the day? If the answer is yes to either or both of those questions, you are not alone. As the coronavirus pandemic has...

Online Testing Amidst Coronavirus Social Distancing

Online Testing Amidst Coronavirus Social Distancing

Emily Mullakandov '21

March 29, 2020

Due to this COVID-19 pandemic, Ramaz is just one of the many schools to shut down in response to the outbreak and administer classes online. Despite the sudden halt to our regular  lives, school must continue. For many schools, that means maintaining a regular test schedule. Ramaz in particular takes great...

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