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Administration Stresses Efforts to Reduce Stress

By Sarah Horvath ‘21   Stress is inevitable in a high school, especially in one with a dual-curriculum. Nonetheless, there have been numerous administrative efforts to reduce student stress recently. These efforts began during the faculty’s pre-service week, where there were discussions about this issue. The conversation continued among tenth-grade […]

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Seniors Learn Their Rights

By Abby Fisher ‘19   Preparing for college is about more than just academics and applications. While seniors are often occupied by the grueling admissions process, it is equally important to think about what might happen on campus once they actually matriculate. Title IX, part of the 1972 Education Amendment […]

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Looking Back at the Shabbaton 2018

By Liat Frumer ‘21 and Dani Bregman ‘21   On Friday, November 9th, students boarded the buses to Woodcliff Lake, NJ for the annual High School Shabbaton. After an opening circle time, students dove right into hachannah leshabbat activities, followed by a welcome lunch and stimulating sessions about technology, the […]

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Rock Climbing Offered as Gym Alternative

By Eliana Sirota and Alexandra Wenger ‘21   This year, rock climbing at Central Rock Gym will qualify Heschel Students for a waiver from Physical Education periods. In the past, the only alternative options to regular gym class have been dance and yoga, while waivers were given to members of […]

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Kerala Floods and Article 377

By Jianna Bajaj Mumbai, India   In physics sometime last week, while discussing the specific latent heat of water, my Professor mentioned that water was the solvent of life. Ironic, I said. It’s ironic how the solvent of life has killed so many people, I specified. As I mentioned in […]

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Behind the Gate

By Hana Halff ‘21   Sha’ar Limudei Qodesh teacher David Riemenschneider recently reflected on learning about Jewish traditions for the first time as a young adult. “One of the first observant Jewish experiences I had was especially intimidating because I was in a room full of people who were all […]