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Spotlight: Twenty-two years – Summer On the Hill

Summer on the Hill at Horace Mann is a year-round supplemental enrichment program that has served more than 1,700 promising students since 1994. During a 5-week summer program and 18 Saturdays over the course of the school year, SOH holds accelerated classes in language arts, math, science, performing and visual arts to develop the potential […]

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#BMAWeek Kick Off with Darrin Steve Boland of Horace Mann

Today is the first day of Black Male Achievement Week! RIISE asked our member schools to help us recognize Black Male Achievement by nominating a student or faculty member who has demonstrated achievement. We thank you for joining RIISE today as we recognize Darrin Steve Boland (who goes by Steve) as he works hard to excel […]

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What Happens When We Get Together PoCC & SDLC 2013

  As many of you know, the People of Color Conference (PoCC) is an annual two-day conference with workshops, celebrated speakers, heritage and association sessions, documentary screenings, book signings, and  supportive connections. When it’s all said and done, you are simultaneously exhilarated and exhausted! The conference was created by the National Association of Independent Schools […]

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Middle Schoolers Learn The Power of Asking Questions – MS Hilltop Diversity Conference

 It was Horace Mann’s turn last week to host the annual MS Hilltop Diversity Conference. Here is an excerpt from Patricia Zuroski, Director of Diversity Horace Mann… Markell (Markell Parker; Associate Diversity, Assoc. Director of Admissions)  is the master of “lean into discomfort” and his vision for the annual MS Hilltop Diversity Conference was an […]

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Diversity=Team @ Horace Mann

Pat Zuroski and Markell Parker head up the Office of Diversity at Horace Mann, but they are not alone in making the community equitable, vibrant, inclusive, empathetic, and diverse. They have the support of and receive feedback from administrators, faculty, and most importantly, parents. As a parent at HM you have the opportunity to find […]

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