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The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

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The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

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Zach Hardy bio

Zach Hardy, Writer

Zach Hardy is a senior with a passion for writing and telling the stories of people in the community. This is his third year as a RampageWired staff writer. He is excited to continue his work writing articles that fuel his creativity and sparks his interest. Zach enjoys drumming and expressing his creativity in many different ways. He hopes this year is his best at RampageWired.

All content by Zach Hardy
NFTY board and participants engage in a musical program and discuss the deeper meaning of some songs. Photo by Sydney Kraus.

How do Jewish Youth Groups Impact Jewish Teens?

Zach Hardy, Writer March 24, 2023

A Jewish community is an important part of Jewish life anywhere in the world, but unfortunately, not all Jews are lucky enough to have a community like HBHA and the JCC. This is where Jewish youth groups...

Sophomore Rayli Kopelman talks with Sarah Whelan, the school psychologist. Image by Zach hardy.

Why Mental Health Resources Are Vital to School Environments

Zach Hardy, Writer February 8, 2023

Mental health is an integral part of our lives, especially while we’re in school. It affects how we study, how well we learn, our motivation, and our grades. Without stable mental health, it is much...

Senior Annie Fingersh excitedly showcases her copy of Hamlet as her classmates read and digest the 16th century play. Image by Zach Hardy

What is Shakespeare’s Place in Education?

Zach Hardy, Writer December 6, 2022

Throughout a student's academic career, they read a plethora of literature ranging from outlandish fiction to historical non-fiction. One of the most prevailing authors among those works is William Shakespeare.   Shakespeare...

Senior Ethan Sosland falls asleep in his yearbook classroom. Image by Zach Hardy

Late Starts and How They Affect the Student Body

Zach Hardy, Writer November 22, 2022

Late-start Wednesdays are one of the newest additions to the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA) calendar, and they are already making waves within the school community. Late starts allow students to sleep...

Rabbi Aaron Philmus prays in HBHA’s morning service. Image by Aviva Clauer.

HBHA Weaves The Jewish Tapestry of Our Community

Zach Hardy, Writer October 23, 2022

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA ) prides itself on being a school for all Jewish students, no matter how religious they are. The school seeks to create a space where all students feel comfortable and...

Chag Chumash: What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

Chag Chumash: What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

Zach Hardy, Writer April 29, 2022

Image by Aaron Kohl. Every year, the second grade class participates and performs in Chag Chumash, a ceremony in which students receive their very own Chumash from which they can read and learn. To...

Supreme Court Reforms Biden’s Proposed Vaccine Mandate

Supreme Court Reforms Biden’s Proposed Vaccine Mandate

Zach Hardy, Writer February 14, 2022

Image from Wikimedia. On Thursday, Jan. 13th, the Supreme Court struck down President Joe Biden’s most recent vaccine mandate that  would require employees of companies with over 100 workers...

Virtual Reality: Changing the Game, and the World

Virtual Reality: Changing the Game, and the World

Zach Hardy, Writer May 18, 2020

Slider image courtesy of Wikipedia Virtual reality (VR) is usually seen as a modern innovation, but the first VR headset was created in 1968 by American computer scientist Ivan Sutherland and his student...

North Australia Floods as the South is Ravaged by Flames

North Australia Floods as the South is Ravaged by Flames

Zach Hardy, Writer March 6, 2020

Slider image from Wikipedia The word “megablaze” is a word most people didn’t know existed until recently. A megablaze is a fire that forms from a few other smaller fires. One of these megablazes...

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