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Carnival 2016

Carnival 2016

The sounds of kids screaming on the Zipper and the sight of the bright lights of Pharoah’s Fury filled the Brewster Road entrance of SHS on April 15th and 16th at Scarsdale’s annual carnival.  In April every year, there is a town carnival at Scarsdale High School with a variety of rides and games.  Students

Q&A: Aija Mayrock

At first glance, Aija Mayrock may seem like your typical NYU college student — she goes to classes, hangs out with friends, and seems happy. But Mayrock’s life was not always as untroubled as it seems. As a teenager, she was cruelly bullied for years, and even when she moved away from her original tormentors,

Jigs, Wigs and Worlds

“Hi Chris. There’s a thing called Irish Dancing on Tuesdays in White Plains. I can take the kids after school and you can pick them up after work. There’s even a parade,” offered Megan Donovan to Christine Amoriello over the phone. The two mothers thought nothing would be cuter than watching their daughters hop around

AMSTU Trip to DC

American Studies students visited Washington D.C. on January 25 and January 26. They visited several reputable museums and met US Senator Chuck Schumer.  

Winter Pep Rally: Success or Failure?

On Friday January 8, SHS held its very first Winter Pep Rally. We at Maroon wondered, just how successful was the new pep rally?  Pros Cons Scarsdale has so many fantastic sport teams, what better way to show off our winter teams’ achievements than to give them their own pep rally? Pep rallies bring everyone

How Making a Difference is a Piece of Cake

The smell of chocolate fills the kitchen, music plays softly in the background, students laugh and chat as they mix and measure, and it’s all for one reason. One cake at a time, Nico Stainfeld ’16 and Carolina Stainfeld ’17 are making a difference. The siblings’ certified 501(c)3 nonprofit, Cakes4Cause, is finding success both in

Mardi Gras Celebration

Most people think of Mardi Gras as one nonstop celebration where Tulane students get a week off of school to do whatever they want. Whether it’s partying in the streets, or snacking on beignets, everyone is having a great time. Mardi Gras initially started out as a day where one eats as much as one can before

Morning Tonics: Two Ways (Recipe)

HELLO AGAIN! Not to be overly cliché, but I thought I would start off this new year with a few posts on getting back to basics with some simple tricks on healthy eating. It seems like in January, it’s impossible to watch TV without being bombarded with commercials regarding the typical new year’s resolutions (yes

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