News

News

Heschel Responds to New Zealand Terrorist Attack

By Raphaela Gold ‘21 and Sarah Horvath ‘21   On Friday March 15, Heschel students were shocked and devastated as the news of two terrorist attacks at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, spread through the school. Fifty people were killed during Friday prayers and another fifty were injured, and the […]

News

Workload Policies: The Spirit Or The Meaning?

helios2019issue7 workloadBy Anna Dubey ‘21   The High School Student Manual outlines a number of policies regarding student workload rules, including some recent alterations such as the ban on homework during breaks. However, members of the Heschel community possess different views on how to implement these policies. While some believe […]

News

Students Present at STEAM Symposium

By Anna Dubey ‘21   This year’s annual STEAM Symposium occurred on Wednesday, March 27th. Students involved in the Science Research Initiative elective displayed posters and gave presentations regarding their summer internships at science research laboratories. Over the summer, these students worked in laboratories with topics ranging from neurodegenerative diseases […]

News

Sophomore Performs in Regional Shakespeare Competition

By Anna Dubey ‘21   On February 28th, sophomore Charlie Feuerman participated in the regional level of The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, having previously triumphed in the school-wide round. Reciting lines in front of a large, gilded map, Feuerman channeled great emotion into his performance. In his monologue, he […]

News

Heschel Tisches

By Talia Levin ‘20   It is now a normal sight to walk into the cafeteria on a Friday morning and see a table of students passionately singing Jewish songs. The Heschel tisches are a new development. Held on some Friday mornings, the Music Minyan has planned tisches that are […]

News

Mabat Returns To Heschel

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   Heschel had its third Mabat of the year on Monday, February 11th. It was focused on a number of topics, primarily upcoming school events. This year’s Mabat programs have been sparse, so students were both surprised and excited at the announcement to attend Mabat. The […]

Culture News

Heschel Celebrates the Arts

By Raphaela Gold ‘21   Every year, Heschel organizes the Celebration of the Arts Night, an evening which provides a platform for students to perform, share their love for singing and theatre, and showcase their work in front of the entire school. This year’s Arts Night was one of the […]

News

The Outsider’s Perspective on Heschel

By Libby Meir ‘21 and Raphaela Gold ‘21   Over the past several years, the neighborhood around Heschel has become increasingly populated with stores and restaurants. Taking advantage of these new opportunities for bagels, dumplings, and coffee, Heschel students constantly file into these stores – before school, after school, and […]