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  • In-depth with Weber’s new chief financial officer

    In-depth with Weber’s new chief financial officer

    Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

    April 28, 2017

    In February, The Weber School modified their leadership team. Paul Ginburg, who previously managed school finances as chief operating officer, has been given the title of chief advancement officer to assist with fundraising and development. In addition, the school hired Vanessa Leibowitz as their firs...

    Vanessa Leibowitz, Weber’s new chief financial officer, and Paul Ginburg, chief advancement officer. (The Weber School)

  • Traffic On Our Mind

    Traffic On Our Mind

    The RamPage Staff

    April 27, 2017

    Editor’s note: This article is satirical and completely false.   Oh, how we love Atlanta traffic. Seriously. When most Atlantans are driving, they aren’t aware of an obscure, new speed limit and blinker rule now enforced by the Georgia Department of Transportation. Luckily, a post circu...

    Waze helps drivers find the fastest routes. This 15 mile trip would only take a little over an hour.

    Mattie Rosen/The RamPage

  • Weber Takes a Crack at a New Sport

    Weber Takes a Crack at a New Sport

    Matthew Sidewater, Copy Editor

    April 7, 2017

    The Weizmann Institute’s International Safe-Cracking Tournament is a unique competition. Unlike most conventional competitions, this competition revolves around safe-cracking, which is in the tournament’s name. In order to attend the competition, a team of 11th and 12th graders must create a unique saf...

    (From left to right) Ross Williams, Eric Lieberman, Levi Durham, Justin Cobb, and Becky Arbiv squatting in front of a International Physics Tournament sign with their Coca-Cola themed safe.

    Ms. Sairina Merino Tsui

  • Activating AIPAC

    Activating AIPAC

    Reagan Freeman

    April 6, 2017

    The annual Policy Conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) recently took place in Washington, D.C from March 26 through March 28. There, through AIPAC’s mission “to strengthen, protect, and promote the U.S.-Israel relationships in ways that enhance the security of the Uni...

    Students, Micah Barich, Shannan Berzack, Lior Granath, Rose Karlin, Sarah Lewyn, David Medof, Eli Meyers, Jenna Rubin, Steven Rubin, Becca Simonoff, and Will Stanwick at AIPAC

    What's Up Weber

  • What’s Up With WhatsApp?

    What’s Up With WhatsApp?

    Harris Helberg, Editor-in-Chief

    April 6, 2017

    In December of 2015, the mass shooting in San Bernardino sparked conversations about the priority of security and privacy versus the United States government’s access to personal devices.  In this case, the government was asking Apple to create a backdoor to unlock the shooter’s iPhone to reveal me...

  • Phone Policy at Weber

    Phone Policy at Weber

    Max Winkler, Co-Marketing Manager

    March 23, 2017

    Phones are part of everyday life, but during school there is a need for restrictions and regulations when it comes to phone use. The Student and Parent Handbook made by the Weber administration states, “Although cell phones allow for almost instant access to a variety of information, they are, for the most part, a huge disruption and distra...

  • A Night in the Gym

    A Night in the Gym

    Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

    March 23, 2017

    Every year the 9th, 10th, and 11th grades each have a camping trip and community service as opportunities for grade bonding and tikkun olam (repairing the world). This year, however, the Junior class’s camping trip this past weekend was cancelled due to nighttime temperatures in the low 30s and resulting...

    Jason Zarge, a grade representative, and Carly Berman explain game instructions. (Sam Halpern/The RamPage)

    Sam Halpern

  • Weber’s New Dads

    Weber’s New Dads

    Matthew Sidewater, Copy Editor

    March 23, 2017

    Recently, both Mr. Mike Bennett and Mr. Sam Bradford, English teachers at The Weber School, became dads to two adorable babies, Harper Bennett and Lewis Bradford, respectively. They shared their thoughts on parenting, as well as how parenting and teaching have two overlapping principles: you cannot force...

  • Gavin Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board

    Gavin Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board

    Mattie Rosen, Web Editor

    March 23, 2017

    Gavin Grimm is a senior at Gloucester High School in Gloucester County, Virginia. Gavin is a transgender male, which means he was assigned the sex of female at birth, but since then has transitioned to male. Although he has been taking hormones, Grimm has not undergone any gender reassignment surgery, which leads to problems some transgende...

    Gavin Grimm at a rally outside the White House in February.

    Al Drago, New York Times

  • Eager for Electives

    Eager for Electives

    Reagan Freeman

    March 23, 2017

    The Weber School will be offering many new electives next year. Students reviewed them recently, but how good of an idea did people get? I interviewed students and teachers about what they saw this year and what they are hoping for next year with electives. Sarah Rosenberg, a freshman, is curren...

    A slide from Mr. White's electives presentation

    Mr. White

In-depth with Weber’s new chief financial officer

We’re Meant for Each Other

Lucy Singer, Jewish Studies Editor
April 27, 2017

Delta’s Delay Dilemma

Sloane Warner, Co-Marketing Manager
April 27, 2017

News

In-depth with Weber’s new chief financial officer

In-depth with Weber’s new chief financial officer

Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

In February, The Weber School modified their leadership team. Paul Ginburg, who previously managed school finances as chief operating officer, has been given the title of chief advancement officer to as...

April 28, 2017

Traffic On Our Mind

Traffic On Our Mind

The RamPage Staff

Editor’s note: This article is satirical and completely false.   Oh, how we love Atlanta traffic. Seriously. When most Atlantans are driving, they aren’t aware of an obscure, new speed limit and b...

April 27, 2017

Weber Takes a Crack at a New Sport

Weber Takes a Crack at a New Sport

Matthew Sidewater, Copy Editor

The Weizmann Institute’s International Safe-Cracking Tournament is a unique competition. Unlike most conventional competitions, this competition revolves around safe-cracking, which is in the tournament’s ...

April 7, 2017

  • Activating AIPAC April 6, 2017
  • What’s Up With WhatsApp? April 6, 2017
  • Phone Policy at Weber March 23, 2017

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Sports

How Much is an NFL Draft Pick Worth?

How Much is an NFL Draft Pick Worth?

Brandon Sherman, Sports Editor

With the NFL Draft approaching, one might wonder how much a draft pick is worth. How much could someone buy one for? Who could a person trade for one? Once a year all the...

April 27, 2017

Braves’ new SunTrust Park brings new development along with traffic concerns

Braves’ new SunTrust Park brings new development along with traffic concerns

Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

Those living in Northwest Atlanta around the intersection of I-285 and I-75 might have been concerned about the traffic before the first game at SunTrust Park, the Atla...

April 6, 2017

  • Weber Soccer: A Preview of Something Special April 6, 2017
  • March Madness: Teacher Bracket March 24, 2017
  • Atlanta United: The Future of MLS? March 23, 2017

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Opinion

Be Humble, Sit Down: Kendrick Lamar and His New Album

Be Humble, Sit Down: Kendrick Lamar and His New Album

Andrew Freedman, Co-Managing Editor

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, better known by his stage name, Kendrick Lamar, is a singer-songwriter who was born and raised in an impoverished home of Compton, CA. In the classroom, he was a...

April 27, 2017

A Treatment for ALS and Alzheimer’s

A Treatment for ALS and Alzheimer’s

Sam Halpern, Co-Managing Editor

When I was seven years old, my dad died of ALS. His having ALS greatly impacted my childhood and my relationship with him, preventing us from doing 'typical' father-son activities....

April 19, 2017

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