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What teachers are thankful for

Barakah Quader, Staff Writer Today’s thanksgiving (aka, my favorite day of the year), so in spirit of the holiday, we asked some teachers what they were thankful for!

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Teacher Profile: Mr. Young

Kayla Camacho, Staff Writer This year, Winsor has gained a lot of new faculty.  In the interest of getting to know one of the new members of the Winsor community, we interviewed Mr.  Young, the new Director of Technology. What was your favorite childhood Halloween memory? I was 12.  I remember that one because that […]

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Teachers reading “Wrecking ball”

To get you all through this difficult week, The Red Hot Read presents Winsor teachers reading Miley Cyrus’s famous “Wrecking Ball” lyrics. This is our own little parody of Morgan Freeman reading “What Does the Fox Say?” (click here to see that). We hope you enjoy! NOTE: For privacy issues, this is an unlisted and private […]

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Trick-or-treating teachers!

Halloween is just around the corner, so we decided to ask some of your (and our) favorite teachers what they would be for this special holiday! Question: If you were to go trick or treating this Halloween (as an adult), what would you be? Ms. Labieniec: Retro ghost Ms. Grassi: pumpkin (pronounced ‘pooooompkin’) Ms. Chase: […]

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Graduation Cap

Winsor ’12 looks forward to exciting college experiences, reflects on the process

To celebrate the Class of 2012’s graduation and upcoming college matriculation, The Red Hot Read has gone in-depth, asking seniors about the basis of their decisions, what they’re looking forward to, and more. (Note: not all seniors chose to participate in the survey.) Scroll through the pages to read about the Class of 2012 and […]

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Behind the scenes with Oscar-nominated writer and director Alexander Payne

By Michelle Peters, RHR Staff With the Oscars coming up next weekend and awards season in full swing, TRHR caught up with Oscar-nominated writer and director Alexander Payne for insight on filmmaking and his new movie, The Descendants. After winning Best Actor in a Drama for George Clooney’s fantastic performance and Best Picture (Drama) at the Golden Globes […]

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Without mics: backstage on “The Sing-Off” with exec producer Sam Weisman

By Emma Finder, RHR Staff NBC hit reality show The Sing-Off draws comparisons to other televised vocal competitions like American Idol, The Voice, and The X Factor. Yet according to Sam Weisman, executive producer and co-creator of this a cappella-centric phenomenon, “We invented a new kind of show.” I had the chance to speak to […]

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Solving Problems: A Conversation With Dr. Atul Gawande

By Annie Batten, RHR Staff What if someone told you that you could spend 20 minutes on the phone with someone whose work you’ve always admired? That’s what happened to me when I got the chance to talk with Dr. Atul Gawande, noted surgeon, writer, and public health advocate. How did I get so lucky? […]

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Video: Winsor community reflects on a fantastic Spirit Week and UTL

By Taylor Lynn-Jones and Ananya Mahalingam-Dhingra, Guest Reporters UTL is one of only a few days of the year when the entire school comes together for the same purpose: Wildcat pride. We interviewed a few members of the Winsor community to ask them what they thought of this Spirit Week and UTL: Post in the comments […]

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Baghdad Violence

Psychologist Steven Pinker finds that our world is becoming less violent

By Emma Finder, RHR Staff In a world full of murder, terrorism, and war, the idea that our society has become less violent seems completely false — absurd, even. Truthfully, though, as Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker has discovered, data show that the world we live in has actually been experiencing a decline in violence for […]

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