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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....

Morning Tonics: Two Ways (Recipe)

Lizzie Leboyer

January 17, 2016

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 yea...

Salted Caramel Oats (Recipe)

Salted Caramel Oats (Recipe)

Caroline Silver

January 17, 2016

SALTED CARAMEL OATS Recipe Type: Breakfast Cook Time: 7 minutes   Ingredients: ¾ cup almond milk ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2 medjool dates (you can find these at Balducci’s) ¾ cup quick oats ¾ cup water                                      ...

A Bit About Caroline Silver and The Vegan Journey

A Bit About Caroline Silver and The Vegan Journey

Caroline Silver

January 10, 2016

Hi! My name is Caroline Silver and I am currently a sophomore at Scarsdale High School. I have been a vegan for over four months now and I am taking it upon myself to share my journey with you. I know what you are thinking. OMG EW you’re a VEGAN?! What is a vegan? How do you even survive? Do you eat...

Lonely Life

Lonely Life

October 25, 2015

I feel so alone.... I don't have a dependable friend group or friends at all, I'm always second to everyone else, whenever the person I'm talking or walking with sees someone else they know they leave me hanging without even a goodbye. I never get invited to anything. I don't know what to do. People al...

The Biggest Question on Every SHS Student’s Mind; to Work or to Socialize?

October 25, 2015

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. Hi!  We totally understand your concerns, because we have been there too!  It can be so hard to find the balance between sleep, work, and frien...

The Freshman Fresh Start

August 30, 2015

I’m getting so nervous about college and life post-high school!!! My parents want so much from me and all my friends are motivated and setting expectations so high… but I don’t know what I want...What do I do? The freshman fresh start Your concerns are very real and, quite often, common among r...

How Do I Know My Sexuality?

August 30, 2015

I’m confused about my sexuality…I’m not as into girls as my friends are… but I’m not necessarily into guys...well I mean I’ve never kissed a guy, so I don’t know I guess. How do I know? How Do I Know My Sexuality? In high school, we struggle everyday with balancing our own desires with th...

I’m an Independent Floater Who Don’t Need No Clique

August 30, 2015

I dont have a consistent friend group, I'm considered a “floater”. I don’t mind being alone; I actually like being friends with a variety of people, but it gets so hard around halloween and parties. I don’t know who to associate with. Help! I’m an independent floater who don’t need no cl...

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