The Snow Day Process

By Sam Keum Everyone knows that flushing ice cubes down the toilet, wearing your pajamas inside out, sleeping with a spoon under your pillow, using the “Snow Day Calculator”, and dancing around your room belting out a “Snow Day Chant” are some of the most common tactics used by students to help increase their chances…

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Think Inked

By Sue Roy “Remarkably fun and crazy but totally worth it.” – Brady Furlich ’15 (co-founder of Inked) While we were all at home relaxing on October’s power outage day, Brady Furlich (’15) and Bridget Babcox (’15) were at school, stressing and panicking over all things INKED. They ran around like maniacs, organizing everything down to the…

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Save the Pumpkins

By Alley Keresztesy Every year, over 1.5 billion pumpkins are grown and sold in the United States. Many of these pumpkins are inevitably sold in the month of October and slaughtered for decoration and enjoyment. Not only are most pumpkins massacred for ‘fun’, but clans of demos gather for annual pumpkin smashes. These criminals steal purchased…

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KP & His Prime Students

By Sue Roy SHAKER HEIGHTS- Kevin Purpura, Upper School History teacher at Hathaway Brown and fondly referred to as “KP”, tearfully tells me that he has finally fulfilled his dream of teaching children at the prime. As he clears his throat and takes a breath, he tells me of how he walked into the classroom and told the…

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Meet the Author: Ben Downing

By Li Stebner From Harvard University to Columbia to an apartment in New York City and now to Hathaway Brown School, this Halloween, Ben Downing visited HB to talk about his writing experiences. Downing is a well-known travel writer and has published various articles, biographies, and books about other famous travel writers such as Robert Louise Stevenson, the author…

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