Upper School News
Posted 05/24/2017 05:28PM
On Wednesday, the Upper School held the annual G.O. Debate. The candidates who were elected prepared speeches and answers to questions about their positions -- each candidate prepared such thoughtful responses and voiced their opinions beautifully!
Posted 05/24/2017 05:26PM
Dr. Stone's senior course on Warfare taught students a game that incorporated many of the basic concepts of tactical warfare such as the maintenance of cohesion for formed troops, the significance of differing terrain, the value of leadership, the advantages of skirmishing, flank and rear attacks, etc.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:44PM
Mr. Klotz took his "Wonders of Central Park" mini-course class to admire and discuss the design, statuary, and monuments of the park.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:41PM
The senior honors chemistry students, having completed their AP exam, took on a new challenge last week. They taught Ms. Brachot's tenth grade honors chemistry classes for a day.
Posted 05/15/2017 04:37PM
After another hard-fought season, a 'rebuilding' year, the Ramaz Chess team earned its fifth straight Metropolitan Yeshiva Chess championship, and seventh chess championship in the last nine years.
Posted 05/10/2017 05:04PM
The Chamber Choir sang an extended song set for the hour performance, including songs with English, Hebrew, and even Yiddish lyrics -- a delight that really hit home for the senior audience.
Posted 05/10/2017 05:01PM
Losner spoke about different opportunities that are available to high school students and what students can do now to help them become activists on their future college campuses.
Posted 05/10/2017 04:55PM
Dr. Freilich is an ophthalmologist who specializes in retinas. After speaking about his years of schooling and training, he explained the common procedures and surgeries that he conducts daily.
Posted 05/10/2017 04:09PM
Last Wednesday, Rabbi Sklarin's 11th grade honors Talmud class went to KJ to learn with the Lunch and Learn group. They studied sources about the importance of the land of Israel in preparation for Yom Ha'Atzmaut.
Posted 05/10/2017 04:02PM
Rabbis Schiowitz and Sklarin's Honors Talmud classes had the opportunity to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see three medieval hagaddot manuscripts that were recently put on display in the Medieval wing.
Posted 05/10/2017 03:57PM
Students were seen stopping in front of a destroyed fire truck or listening to the voice messages of a fallen firefighter. After a few hours in the Museum, students walked around the waterfall memorial that stood at the footprint of the original Twin Towers.
Mrs. Rina Ariel, Mother of Hallel Ariel z"l, Speaks to US About Emunah and Hope in the Face of Tragedy
Posted 05/10/2017 03:53PM
Last year, the world tragically lost 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel z"l, by the hands of a Palestinian terrorist in her home in Israel. Ramaz US students heard from Hallel's mother, Mrs. Rina Ariel, who spoke powerfully about her deep emunah and how to live each day embracing Hashem's will.
Senior Honors Talmud Participated in a Mock Bet Din With Rabbi Herschel Schachter, Rosh Yeshiva of YU!
Posted 04/25/2017 03:01PM
A group of students in Rabbi Schiowitz's Senior Honors Talmud class had the opportunity to partake in a Mock Bet Din. The topic of discussion was dealt with the ethical, moral, and halakhic stance on treatment of captives.
Posted 04/25/2017 02:57PM
Students in Ms. Brachot's Honors senior Chemistry Class and Mr. Klotz's Honors senior Physics Class went on a captivating excursion to the Cooper Union Engineering building located in the heart of the East Village.
Posted 04/25/2017 02:43PM
The Upper School Office of Israel Guidance hosted an information evening for parents of juniors to introduce them to the process, program options, and timeline to participate in an Israel gap-year after graduation.