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The outdoor seating at Sam’s during the summer.

Tents and Heaters: Outdoor Seating at Restaurants

Ella Hayes February 4, 2021

It’s snowing outside, but you’re safe inside a warm restaurant. Excited voices fill the air and you’ve just finished chowing down the best burger. While many of us can relate to this past reality,...

Vials of COVID-19 vaccine lined up to be used by injection.

Vaccines are Out, But What’s Taking Them so Long?

Hannah Wang January 28, 2021

About a month ago, the FDA issued the first emergency use authorizations (EUA) of two of the COVID-19 vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) then decided that priority of vaccination...

With COVID-19 preventing students from stepping foot onto college campuses,  they must now look to virtual options.

College Touring Goes Virtual

Adam Katcher January 26, 2021

COVID-19. Just about everyone is sick of hearing that term. “New Normal” is no longer a phrase used, as the new norm is no longer so new. But, even when the world appears as it has come to a standstill,...

The importance of using personal protective equipment remains crucial with updated SHS quarantine guidelines.

Exposed to COVID at School? You May Not Need to Quarantine.

Sydney Milller January 23, 2021

Students and teachers exposed to COVID-19 received news when health officials announced shorter quarantines. New rules governing the length of quarantine for individuals have been implemented in the Scarsdale...

How will the United States move forward with vaccine distribution and evaluation?

United States Approves Pfizer Vaccine: What Comes Next?

Mason Lau December 14, 2020

After almost an entire year, different countries have finally started to approve vaccines for COVID-19. Pfizer and BioNTech, large pharmaceutical firms based in the United States and Germany, have produced...

SHS junior Jessica Hausman pitching at Supply Field in May of 2019.

College Recruiting During COVID-19

Lydia Jin December 7, 2020

COVID-19 has undeniably affected the lives of every member of the SHS community. For exceptional junior athletes who have their hearts set on getting recruited into colleges, it has been no different....

The continuation of fall sport seasons instead of their postponement to the spring garners controversial opinions.

To Play or To Wait?

Adam Katcher November 18, 2020

The buzz of the scoreboard signals the end of the match. Scarsdale: 1. Visitors: 0. As the team celebrates on the field, the victory has a bittersweet taste to it. All wins count the same, but the atmosphere...

Some of the alterations made to the fitness center in order to abide by the new safety protocols.

SHS Fitness Center Reopens Amid Pandemic

Sydney Miller November 17, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Scarsdale this past spring and closed the high school, the Fitness Center closed as well. Even when school reopened in September, the Fitness Center remained closed until...

As testing week approaches, students must deal with stress and new problems from the pandemic.

COVID-19 Further Complicates End of Quarter Exams

Harrison Lambert November 16, 2020

As Scarsdale High School approaches the end of the first quarter, many students have begun worrying about assessments, projects, and grades. The quarter will come to a close on Tuesday, November 17th with...

As COVID cases at SHS increase, more students switch to all virtual learning.

Recent Cases Prompt Students to Go Virtual

Lilac Lin November 10, 2020

In the last few weeks of October, the Scarsdale School District reported four new positive COVID-19 cases, leading to a cancellation of all extracurricular activities. Following the rules from the Department...

Students intermix with other cohorts on the Scarsdale High School field.

Fall Sports Join Cohorts to Complete the Season

Lilac Lin November 9, 2020

After much deliberation, the Scarsdale Recreation Department decided to allow combined cohort sports, as long as students follow safety protocols, to preserve the fall sports season. COVID-19 has devastated...

Due to recent COVID-19 outbreaks, many schools in Westchester have been forced to close in person teaching.

COVID update: Recent Westchester School Closures

Flora Zik October 27, 2020

Since schools in New York have been able to open for hybrid learning this fall, many feel the mental health and learning quality for many students has improved as we inch toward a sense of “normalcy.”...

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