The Rampage

Summer Mentorship Program: Worth Giving Up Beach Time?

Keren Kubersky '21 presented her project on sustainable fashion at the end of the summer.
September 10, 2020

Because of rigid school curriculums, Ramaz students often think of learning as a tedious chore, but it can also be one of the most fun and rewarding ways to pass time. Students were able to learn this...

Six Months Later…. Finally Back on 78th!

Socially distanced students
Ramaz's New Hybrid Learning System
September 10, 2020

Last March, when COVID-19 hit New York City, the city that never sleeps quickly shut down. In-person school was closed to prevent the spread of the virus, and classes switched to online for the rest of...

How Did Ramaz Students Spend Their Summers?

How Did Ramaz Students Spend Their Summers?
September 10, 2020

This summer, many students found themselves experiencing a different summer than what they had envisioned. Unfortunately, many students’ original summer plans were derailed due to COVID-19 and they were...

Caught in the Web of Sex-Ed

Created by Isaac Silverman '21
September 10, 2020

On the first day of their junior year, the Ramaz class of 2021 looked down at their new course list, confused. The sex-ed class, usually covered in the 11th grade health class, was no longer being taught...

Quarantined, Yet Transported Around the World: My At-Home Art Studio

Rebecca’s art corner in her room
September 10, 2020

Coronavirus stripped a multitude of opportunities away from us this summer. Unlike activities such as traveling, some activities can be done from the comfort of our own homes. Many students enrolled in...

A Tribute to Ms. DeeDee Benel

Ms. Benel and her students in Peurto Rico on a chesed mission in 2019.
September 10, 2020

After a lifetime of dedication to numerous chesed initiatives in the Ramaz Upper School, Ms. Deedee Benel, Educational Director of Student Programming and Chesed, is retiring. The Ramaz community was disheartened...

Standing Up To Anti-Semitism: An Interview With Anna Braun

Anna Braun's workspace for her virtual internship
August 28, 2020

With anti-Semitism on the rise, it is our responsibility as Jews to stand up to anti-Semites and debunk anti-Semitic propaganda. One way to confront anti-Semitism is to spread awareness based on facts....

Educational Diversity

Eliana Sobel ‘22 showed her support for the Black Lives Matter Movement by posting this on her Instagram.
August 25, 2020

As a leader in Jewish education, Ramaz’s students are expected to have a broad understanding of American History and the forces that shape our current political and social climate. Ramaz has the responsibility...

Revealing Cover-up

Revealing Cover-up
August 25, 2020

“Cellphone, keys, mask.” When sprinting out the door, looping a mask over your ears has become as habitual as throwing on a coat; it is the armor of every cautious citizen hoping to evade the coronavirus....

“Experimenting” with Socially-Distant Science Labs

Ramaz Upper School Chemistry Lab
August 24, 2020

Whether you are examining cells through a microscope, racing weighted cars, or creating explosions, science is one of the most interactive and hands-on subjects in high school. Last spring when the pandemic...

Summer 2020 Crossword

Summer 2020 Crossword
August 24, 2020

If you complete the word search, send us a picture and we’ll feature it on our Instagram! ANSWER KEY:

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