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Camp Ramah Director Sued

By Ariel Plevan, ‘23 Ethan Linden, the director of Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, is being sued for allegedly concealing a sexual assault that occurred at the camp in 2018. The lawsuit claims that Linden acted with “deliberate indifference” and failed to follow a variety of required protocols after a […]

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Starbucks Limits Online Orders

By Maya Barlev ‘24, Staff Writer Recently, the Starbucks located across from Heschel limited the number of accepted online orders. Heschel students have become increasingly frustrated with this change because it alters their morning routine. Without the option to order online, students either don’t get their morning coffee, need to […]

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Heschel Introduces New Intramural Sports Club

By Jared Levy ‘23, Sports Editor With spring in the air and students eager to spend time outdoors, a new club emerged at Heschel: the Intramural Sports Club. Junior Jared Levy founded the club, and on its first day of operation, over forty members made the trip to the high […]

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Spirit Week Takes Heschel by Storm

By Emma Jonas ’23, Opinion Editor  Spirit week started off strong on Monday, March 14 with the theme of Country vs. Country Club. Members of the Spirit Council began the day in the atrium handing out stress balls resembling golf balls. Students and teachers dressed up either to look as […]

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Heschel High School Performs Little Shop of Horrors

By Eliza Fisher ‘23, Editor-in-Chief  The Heschel High School wrapped up four amazing performances of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s Little Shop of Horrors with a closing matinee for the entire high school on Tuesday April 5. The show was the first live high school production since before the pandemic. […]

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Danger Increases in NYC Subways

By Claudia Messer ‘25, Staff Writer Violence on New York City subways surged by more than 200 percent from February 21 through February 27, the first week of a city-wide crackdown on transit crime. On Tuesday, April 12 a shooter on a subway in Brooklyn killed ten people and injured […]

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New York City Lifts Mask and Vaccination Mandates

By Karen Messer ‘24, Assistant News Editor On March 7, Mayor Eric Adams announced that his administration lifted the mandate for COVID-19 vaccines and masks in New York City. This new adjustment applies to indoor businesses, restaurants, theaters and gyms, events, and schools. However, masks are still currently required on […]

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Pfizer Vaccine Proves Less Effective for Children Ages 5-11

By Bee Levy ‘25, Staff Writer  Surprising new data surfaced in late February, 2022 suggesting that the Pfizer vaccine is not as effective as previously thought for children ages five to 11. According to a study conducted by New York State officials following Omicron’s onset, “Two-dose vaccine protection against infection […]

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Recycled Fabric Sashes Identify the Newly Founded Compost Crew 

By Parker Slarkey ‘25, Staff Writer Ariel Wind and Leigh Graham, both new teachers to Heschel this year, have eagerly brought their bright ideas on promoting eco-friendly practices to the Heschel High School. After brainstorming ideas, they recently established a group of faculty and students who are also dedicated to […]

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Heschel Students Form Three New Clubs at Heschel – Get Involved!

By Zoe Singer ‘23, Editor-in-Chief  Wednesday B’s clubs block just got even more exciting: the Cryptocurrency Club, Current Events Club, and 3D Printing Club are up and running! Junior Alex Potter and sophomores Evan Altman and Ethan Hess lead the Cryptocurrency Club. Recognizing the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, Potter, Altman, […]