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Orchestra Takes Germany!

Orchestra Takes Germany!

Isabelle Boucher and Max Yang

February 28, 2017

Sunday, February 19th We arrived at Frankfurt Airport after a seven hour plane ride and started out our tour of Germany by taking a boat cruise. The boat went down the Rhein where we got our first glimpse of the city of Bonn. We passed by the Rock of Loreley and learned about the myth. Loreley was a m...

Group Chat Grief

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January 12, 2017

Whenever I try and talk to my friends in the group chat, my responses are never really responded to, and rarely do they pay much attention to me, it's like they all know to ignore me. It's not as easy to just exiting the chat, what should I do to get their attention or let them know I'm being neglect...

Time Management Mayhem

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January 12, 2017

How do I manage my time better? I stay up all night and barely sleep.. how do I cope with the stress of SHS and still maintain a social life??? Help plz. Time management is definitely a skill that takes time to develop. One way to deal with time management is to make a to do list. By writing out e...

Vegan Blueberry Pie (Recipe)

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Caroline Silver

January 8, 2017

  VEGAN BLUEBERRY PIE RECIPE This pie is an easy dish to make for the holidays, a birthday, or even sunday night family dinner. My family LOVED this recipe and they couldn’t even tell that it was vegan, so if you want a simple dessert that will literally make you want to lick your plate clean...

Guide to Greenpoint, Brooklyn // Lizzie’s Life

September 17, 2016

The Silver Spoon (A little refresher) The Silver Spoon is a lighthearted lifestyle blog created by SHS senior, Lizzie LeBoyer. Inspired by the highly sought out websites curated by Gwyneth Paltrow, Blake Lively, and the like, The Silver Spoon aims to offer restaurant reviews, share favorite stores, and pr...

Why Are Cats and Dogs Treated Any Differently Than Cows and Chickens? // The Silver Spoon

September 17, 2016

    A majority of families in Scarsdale probably have at least one household pet, most commonly a cat or dog. In our culture, abuse of pets typically results in public outrage and is extremely frowned upon, not to mention that the abuse or consumption of a dog or a cat is illegal. In countries ...

Singapore Trip

Singapore Trip

September 11, 2016

This summer, Keshav Rastogi, Jilly Mehlman, and I travelled across the world with history teacher Mr. Healy. We voyaged to Singapore, via Hong Kong, to represent Scarsdale at the annual Hwa Chong Asia Pacific Young Leaders Summit. Along with Staples High School (in Connecticut), and Dominion High School...

Entertainment, Excitement, and Energy: Iceland Summit

Entertainment, Excitement, and Energy: Iceland Summit

April 10, 2016

For months and months leading up to our school trip to Iceland with EF Tours led by Tammy Marchini and John Neering, all fifteen of us students were consumed with anticipation. We did not all know each other, nor had we been to Iceland before, a combination that filled each and every one of us with excitement...

SHS Goes to Cuba

SHS Goes to Cuba

February 28, 2016

Over February break, the orchestra visited Cuba. We had cultural exchanges with different music conservatories in Havana and a small town called Villa Clara. One of the most interesting parts of the trip for me was our interactions with local Cubans. First off, Che Guevara is something of a national hero; a portra...

Day 2 and 3 of the Spanish Exchange (XCC)

Day 2 and 3 of the Spanish Exchange (XCC)

February 11, 2016

Day 2: On Tuesday, the exchanged students attended the Spaniards’ school, Ramon y Cajal, for the first day. It was interesting to experience the visible differences between their school and ours. Students that go to Ramon y Cajal, have different teachers for each subject, but travel with the s...

Day 1 of the Spanish Exchange (XCC)

Day 1 of the Spanish Exchange (XCC)

February 9, 2016

Arrival Day: Coming from a SHS junior, when I say I was sleep deprived when I arrived to Spain, that’s when you know I was truly exhausted. I knew I was going to be tired because our flight was a redeye, meaning that it left late at night and arrived early in the morning, but what I didn’t kn...

How Animal Agriculture Is Killing Our Planet

February 7, 2016

Many people ask me why I am a vegan and there are too many reasons to settle on one! Today I am exposing you to one of the main reasons why I am a vegan: to save the environment. I want to explain how the meat and dairy industry is not only killing innocent animals, but also killing our environment....

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