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The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


Gabrielle Sosland

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Gabrielle Sosland is a sophomore in high school and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the RampageWired. This is her second year in publications. Her passions include playing sports in her free time such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, and dance. She also loves playing the guitar and piano. Gabrielle is optimistic about the trajectory of Rampage, and she can’t wait to lead the staff in another fantastic year!


All content by Gabrielle Sosland
Many banned books sit around collecting dust in the closets of Kansas’ public schools, meanwhile the important message of what lies inside just sits and waits to be read.

Banning Book Bans: Follow This Year’s 2023-24 Social Justice Project

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2024

This year, HBHA juniors' and seniors' Social Justice Project focused on passing a 'Freedom to Read Resolution' in local public school districts. This sort of resolution restricts the ability of non-faculty...

Students workload piles up throughout the second semester, creating a stressful environment and
reduced free time.

Are You Stressed?: A Dive into the Mental Health and Difficulties of Second Semester

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2024

As we quickly dive into the second semester, school begins to increase in difficulty and stress as our extracurriculars get longer, and our work gets harder. Longer days, including more homework, can have...

HBHA lowers its Israeli flag to commemorate the murders and hostages that have been affected
in the war. The HBHA community stands side by side with Israel as they push through these difficult times

How is the Current Israel-Hamas Conflict Going to Affect Our Future Israel Plans?

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2024

Visiting Israel on a summer program is a beneficial and touching experience for teens all over the world. For me, traveling to Israel would be an experience bigger than just taking a family vacation out...

Picture of Orli ZIgler and Dani Glickman being taken on Lapse.

New No-Pressure Social Media App: Lapse

Ruby Sokol, Writer December 8, 2023

Picture of Orli ZIgler and Dani Glickman being taken on Lapse.

Sixth-grade student Ava Gordon holds first-grader Ellie Sandler on her lap during a family program.

Are HBHA’s Families Sexist?

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2023

HBHA has given its students the opportunity to connect with kids from all different grades through a long-term tradition called “families.” There have been some controversial thoughts about these families...

Image courtesy of Gabrielle Sosland

Why is Camp Crucial for Jewish Teens in 2023?

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2023

When looking at our local HBHA community, there are many teens who attend sleepaway Jewish camps in particular to fill their long summers. Camp is an important aspect of many young teens' lives.    Some...

The 2022-23 Musical Prayers group plays for the Egalitarian Minyan on Friday morning. Photo by Aviva Clauer

How Does Music Help Connect You to Your Religion?

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

Musical Prayers is a student-led club where HBHA high school students take the lead every Friday morning and play different instruments with the everyday prayers.    Musical prayers have allowed...

Encore dancers performing their pom dance at HBHA Senior Night. Image by Avital Mullokandova.

What is Encore at the J?

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2023

Encore at the J is a dance studio located at the Jewish Community Campus (JCC) in Overland Park, Kan. Maggie Osgood-Nicholls, the director of Arts Education and the director of Encore, spends her days...

Sofia Levine looking for an open pass. Photo by Denah Thomas

Basketball 2023, Here We Come!

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2023

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s (HBHA) winter sports are underway with another exciting season. HBHA welcomed a new coach for the Middle School girls and started a new Junior Varsity (JV) team for the High...

Bonney-Cohen returned to Kansas after spending many years in Boston. Image by Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen.

New Rabbi Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen Has Decided To Join The HBHA Team!

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2022

Rabbi Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s (HBHA) new Rabbi for Outreach and Young Family Engagement has joined us for the 2022-2023 school year. Her bright smile never fails to brighten...

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