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Maroon Couture – How To Make A Fabric Face Mask

Maroon Couture - How To Make A Fabric Face Mask

Jenny Kahn

April 13, 2020

During the current Coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been busy sewing fabric face masks to help with the shortage of N95 masks. Last week I donated 100 sewn masks to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center where health care workers are only given one mask each. These fabric masks can be used to...

How to Stay Productive at Home

Stay organized and productive during the Coronavirus quarantine with this collage of items!

Lilac Lin

April 12, 2020

As whole nations are shut down to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, an increasing number of people have to work from home. While it is important to take a day off now and then, there are also advantages to staying self-aware and knowing what day of the week it is. Below are some tips on how to remain ...

Medical Professionals Investigate Possible COVID-19 Treatments

Scientists are conducting several studies to discover possible treatments to coronavirus, as well as ways to prevent its spread.

Sam Siegel

April 10, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has become uncontrollable across the globe, and action needs to be taken immediately to slow the spread of the virus. Scientists are conducting several studies to discover possible treatments to coronavirus, as well as ways to prevent its spread. Doctors have taken the plasma o...

A Historian’s Guide to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Our ancestors will need something to look back on when learning about COVID 19. Here is a diary of the thoughts of an average person living through the pandemic.

Josh Bock

April 8, 2020

We are living through history. Sorry, let me revise. Assuming we make it through this alive, we are living through history. Some day (hopefully), our ancestors will (presumably) learn about this time in their history books. And many years down the line, the human race (which we assume still exists) will look back on ...

Coronavirus’s Impact on the College Application Process

COVID-19 is making the flawed college process even more stressful for rising applicants.

Lilac Lin

April 7, 2020

The college admissions process has become a major stressor and uncertainty for high school students. Nowadays, having good grades and participating in extracurriculars can no longer guarantee a spot at selective universities. Acceptance rates are at an all-time low, while university tuitions are on the ...

Coronavirus’ Effect on Local Businesses

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on local businesses, causing unemployment among workers.

Lilac Lin

April 7, 2020

COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, is an infectious respiratory disease that has made the front page of every newspaper in the past few weeks. While it has wreaked havoc on hospitals and patients, the virus has also caused economic ramifications with its closing of restaurants and other local ...

How the Scarsdale School District is Handling COVID-19: Pandemic Podcast Ep. 3

Listen to episode 3 of the Pandemic Podcast, a new series where we dive into the effects of COVID-19 on Scarsdale students.

Leah Breakstone and Ariel Weinsaft

April 6, 2020

 In episode 3 of the Pandemic Podcast, we talked to Scarsdale Schools Superintendent Dr. Thomas Hagerman and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Edgar McIntosh and discussed the purpose of the wellness week replacing spring break, the uncertainty of the remainder of the school year, and the school budget...

How to Help Out During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Help Out During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jolie Kantor

April 3, 2020

During this pandemic, it is important to appreciate what we have and do what we can to help others that are in need of assistance. Here is a list of ways that you can give back to your community from home: Donate money to charities that help those at risk. Meals on Wheels delivers meals to vulner...

COVID-19 Mythbusters

It is crucial for all individuals to understand the truths of the Coronavirus, as to not spread misinformation and to be able to make well informed decisions during the pandemic.

Alicia Xin and Katherine Shi

April 2, 2020

Social media, news, and daily conversations have been consumed by the details of the widespread COVID-19 epidemic. Misinformation is common, and, as a result, people often make ill-informed decisions. Here is a list of seven common myths surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Masks can protect against coronavirus. ...

COVID-19’s Impact on Spring Sports

Due to the pandemic, spring sports are unlikely to happen. If school does re-open, coaches will try to salvage as much of the season they can; however, a 'normal' season is doubtful.

Sam Siegel, News Editor

April 1, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus has not only halted school and given rise to distance learning, but it has also put the spring sports season in jeopardy. Athletes have expressed disappointment that they may not be able to compete in a sport this spring. This especially comes to the dismay of graduating sen...

Coronavirus and Racism in the United States

Coronavirus has consumed the world with fear, panic, and confusion. Along with this chaotic uncertainty comes racism towards Chinese people and Asians alike. The racism often sprouts from sources of misinformation about the origin of the virus.

Alicia Xin and Katherine Shi

March 31, 2020

Two Asian men were refused service at a Super 8 hotel. An Asian woman was attacked in New York City for being a “diseased b****”. On an LA subway, an angry man launched into an anti-Asian tirade, repeatedly calling Chinese people “filthy”.  COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus, first emerged in ...

COVID-19 and its Effects on The College Process: Pandemic Podcast Ep. 2

We sat down (over Zoom) with SHS counseling department chair, Oren Iosepovici, to discuss how the Coronavirus Pandemic plays a role in the general college process.

Leah Breakstone and Ariel Weinsaft

March 30, 2020

This podcast features an interview conducted by Maroon with SHS Counseling Department Chair Oren Iosepovici regarding coronavirus school closures and their effects on the college admissions process.  A range of topics is discussed here, including transcripts, GPAs, and grades, as well as standar...

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