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“Congresswoman” Waldman Fights for Justice

“Congresswoman” Waldman Fights for Justice

SHS sophomore Jessica Waldman ’17 has recently become a member of Congress; not the U.S. Congress but the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Children’s Congress. For three days in July, Waldman had the opportunity to speak with congressmen on Capitol Hill about her illness. Since being diagnosed with type 1 (T1D) diabetes in 6th grade,

Appsolutely Genius

Flappy Bird, Candy Crush, Trivia Crack, and Stuck in Orbit–what do they all have in common? They are all addictive apps that students use to escape the monotonous world of school and stress. But which one is not like the others? Stuck in Orbit was created by SHS student Zachary Bernstein ’16, making this app

A-School Internship Spotlight

Every year, A­School students secure an internship at the business of their choice during the month of January. The Career Internship Program, founded in 1973, is the oldest high school internship program in the country. These internships offer a great opportunity for students to immerse themselves in areas that interest them. Students are exposed to what it’s like to

In the Limelight: Kseniya Kornilova ’16

Kseniya Kornilova ’16, who hails from Kazakhstan, has joined the Scarsdale community through FLEX this year with the help of her host family, the Aurbacher’s. Every year, SHS accepts students from around the globe through various exchange programs, in- cluding Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX), which provides schol- arships for high school students from Eurasia to

Every Color of the Scarsdale Rainbow

“All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential,” said Harvey Milk, a prominent political leader in the gay community during the 1970s. In the decades since his assassination, the United States has undergone a remarkable change in opinion. Over 50% of

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