Senior Spotlight: Maria Torraca

Whether she’s playing her guitar or ukulele at Interact coffee houses, leading the Italian Club, coordinating props between acts as a member of the Gold Masque stage crew, or being a student in class, Maria Torraca does it all with a smile and a positive attitude. It is these attributes, among others, that stood out to the Ramapo faculty and resulted in her being named … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Maria Torraca

The Supervisor Situation

Whether you’re a student, faculty member, or parent in the Ramapo Community, you most likely are cognizant of the recent buzz surrounding the possible creation of district-wide supervisors. In late January, the Board of Education put forth a proposition to restructure and consolidate the Supervisor position across the Ramapo-Indian Hills District. As explained by Mr. Sutherland and other Board members during the February 11th public … Continue reading The Supervisor Situation

Empowered Women Empower Women

After the controversial Schoology events during Women’s History Month 2018, it was undeniably risky to continue this celebration in March 2019. However, the newly formed Ramapo Women’s Empowerment Club has risen from the ashes to say, “Nevertheless, she persisted.” The club’s creator and advisor, Miss Gregory, explained, “I was influenced to start this club for a couple of reasons. In teaching sociology, we talk about … Continue reading Empowered Women Empower Women

The Exciting Possibility of having a Female President

2019 is a groundbreaking year for women in politics. There are currently 102 women serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and 25 in the Senate, surpassing the record set for women in politics during 1992, the “Year of the Woman.” With Senators, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, and Tulsi Gabbard in the race, the upcoming 2020 election has an … Continue reading The Exciting Possibility of having a Female President

Senior Spotlight: Stephanie Goodrich

Every month, the Ramapo faculty nominates exemplary senior students for the Senior Spotlight award. The special senior wins a designated parking spot in the visitor’s lot near the front entrance. For January’s Senior Spotlight, the Ramapo community selected senior Stephanie Goodrich. Congratulations Steph – you deserve it! Ramapo senior Stephanie says, “I’m really honored and humbled to be selected by my teachers as January’s Senior … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Stephanie Goodrich

DECA: The Club that Means Business

Are you ready for your future? Well, what was once known as the “Distributive Education Club of America” and now, simply referred to as “DECA”, has been helping students answer this question in the affirmative for over 70 years. This club had made it its business to prepare both high school and college students to become entrepreneurs and successful leaders in the business world, as … Continue reading DECA: The Club that Means Business