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Posted Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 3:47:00 PM
In an alternative educational experience designed to open students' eyes to a new culture and create a bond of shared experience, 12 juniors, Dr. Jon Jucovy, and I embarked on a three-day trip to London...
Posted Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 3:22:00 PM
The five students who visited Moldova over February break organized a video chat between a group of 10th graders and students in Moldova. The program's emphasis was on the two groups getting to know each other and doing some pre-Shavuot learning...
Posted Monday, Jun 3, 2019 5:00:00 PM
Congratulations to Gail H. '20 on winning best delegate at the Heschel Model United Nations conference representing the country Greece on the committee pertaining to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:53:00 PM
Our annual Ramaz Retreat was RAMAZing! Students and faculty traveled to Camp Kaylie where they enjoyed basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, volleyball, boating, go-carting, our grade vs grade vs grade game show competition, a barbecue complete with s'mores and a Lag BaOmer bonfire, building friendships and making memories...For great photos...
Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019 3:50:00 PM
Rabbi Albo's senior mini course "Let's Rock" rocks! You can listen to the song they produced titled 'גאולי ה (words borrowed from the chapter in Tehilim recited for Pesach) and view a video they produced North High...
Posted Wednesday, May 8, 2019 3:26:00 PM
Four students visited one of the corporate offices of WeWork, a successful startup that is revolutionizing the current office real estate market. Arash Gohari '91, a co-head of WeWork Real Estate in the US, Israel and Canada, met with us. He described in detail WeWork's business plan, the entrepreneurial aspect of the business and the model... Jacob D. '21
Posted Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:06:00 PM
Congratulations to the Ramaz Ultimate Frisbee team. They defeated league powerhouse East Side Middle School 8-7 on universe point. With the score tied 7-7 and the game on the line, the team showed tremendous poise as they worked the disc up the field and into the endzone. Go Rams!
Posted Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 12:38:00 AM
Ambassador Danny Danon, Israel's Permanent Representative to the United Nations invited us to attend the opening exhibition, Israel's Humanitarian Aid Around the World. Although it was a late evening event, freshman Shira S., sophomores Charles S., and Adam V., juniors Gail H., and Ella R. and senior Ilan S. signed on without ever expecting to have such an eye-opening, informative and impactful experience. All too often, we view Israel only through the lens of military operations as the imperative need for the IDF to keep Israel secure and safe is on-going and essential. Most of us do not know about the humanitarian efforts that the IDF extends to countries around the world when disaster strikes. We listened in awe as we heard about the 2010 delegation to Haiti following the mega earthquake where Israel treated over 1100 patients, the 2013 delegation sent to the Philippines to set up a field hospital following the typhoon strike, and in 2016 as part of "Operation Good Neighbor,"...
Posted Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 11:46:00 AM
Following the footsteps of the 5th and 6th grade chorus, the 7th and 8th grade chorus visited the UES Rehabilitation and Nursing Center to brighten the day of the seniors there. They performed songs from The Greatest Showman, tefillah, and Hamilton!
Posted Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 2:00:00 PM
​Mazal tov to Parallax 2018, the Ramaz literary and art magazine, on being awarded the Silver Crown Award (in addition to the gold medal) by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Medal judging is accomplished by publication advisors. Crown Award judging is accomplished by a panel of professional experts. The Silver Crown Award was given to about 20 high school literary and art magazines in the entire country. Parallax 2017 won the same award the previous year. Kudos to Dr. Edith L. Honig, literary advisor. Literary editors: Julia Levi '18, Noa Attias '18, Sarah Issever '18, and Natalie K. '19. Art and Design advisor: Barbara Abramson. Design editor: Sarah Issever '18. ​Art and Photography advisor: Rachel Rabhan. ​Photography advisor: Kevin Goggin. For the first time, Ramaz also submitted individual student work to Columbia Scholastic Press Association to be considered for the Gold Circle Awards. We are very proud to announce that Natalie K.'s '19 poem, "Cento: A Love Song for Opera," won first place in the poetry category. Natalie, a senior, is co-editor of Parallax 2019 and an opera singer herself. Big mazal tov!
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