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Scarsdale High School's daily online news source

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The perspective of a completely virtual student while streaming into classes.

Virtual Students Give SHS Its Own Q1 Progress Report

Chelsea Berson October 27, 2020

Progress reports are sent out so that students have the feedback necessary to reflect on the year so far and improve for the future. As students find them helpful for these reasons, Scarsdale High School...

Home Cohort Synchronous Engagement Featuring Dr. Drew Patrick Pandemic Podcast Ep. 5

Home Cohort Synchronous Engagement Featuring Dr. Drew Patrick Pandemic Podcast Ep. 5

Leah Breakstone and Ariel Weinsaft October 26, 2020

Shs Maroon · Home Cohort Synchronous Engagement Featuring Dr. Drew Patrick: Pandemic Podcast Ep. 5 Episode 5 of the pandemic podcast features a conversation with Dr. Drew Patrick, Assistant Superintendent...

Breaking News: Confirmed COVID-19 case at Scarsdale High School

Breaking News: Confirmed COVID-19 Case at SHS

Flora Zik October 22, 2020

At around 2:30 today, an email was sent out to the Scarsdale Schools community in regard to a student at SHS testing positive for Covid-19. In response, SHS will be closed for Cohort B in person classes...

Quaker Ridge School closes for the day after two students exhibited possible symptoms of COVID-19.

QRS is Remote For the Day After Potential COVID-19 Cases Arise

Alexandra Chu October 15, 2020

At around 8:15 AM on Thursday, Scarsdale families received an email explaining that students attending Quaker Ridge School would not go to school that day. Earlier that morning, two students at QRS woke...

Desks are six feet apart as a result of social distancing guidelines.

Hybrid Model Poses Hybrid Opinions

Sydney Piccoli October 15, 2020

After a long summer of meticulous planning for the school year, the Scarsdale High School administration has finally had a chance to see their plan in action. SHS has returned to its busy atmosphere, but...

Teachers express their opinions on the merits and demerits of hybrid learning.

To Go or Not to Go (to School): Teachers Edition

Alicia Xin and Katherine Shi September 8, 2020

In early August, Scarsdale High School released an email about potential plans for school reopening. They announced two options: hybrid learning, which is a combination of both remote and in-person learning;...

Reopening Plan Explained: Pandemic Podcast Ep. 4

Reopening Plan Explained: Pandemic Podcast Ep. 4

Leah Breakstone and Ariel Weinsaft August 24, 2020

Shs Maroon · Reopening Plan: Explained - Pandemic Podcast Ep. 4 Episode four of the pandemic podcast features an exclusive interview with Scarsdale high school principal Mr. Kenneth Bonamo, in response...

With limited testing options for incoming applicants due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools have considered going test optional, or even announcing they will not consider standardized tests in their admissions process.

Test Optional Movement amid Covid-19

Emily-Jane Luo July 22, 2020

A record number of colleges are joining more than 1,100 others that have already dropped standardized test scores for entrance, according to the National Center for Fair and Open Testing. That is nearly...

DMV in person transactions, such as road test, will resume in phase 3 of reopening.

Getting Back on the Road: The DMV Reopening

Jolie Kantor June 17, 2020

All Sophomores and Juniors at SHS have something in common: their excitement and anticipation to drive. The freedom that comes with this privilege is exhilarating and well-desired. However, during this...

Chat, a restaurant in Scarsdale village, is among many local restaurants who have started serving food outdoors.

Scarsdale Enters Phase 2 of Reopening

Lilac Lin June 16, 2020

On June 8, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York City could begin to reopen, while other counties such as Westchester would cautiously enter phase two of the recovery. Since the outbreak of the...

Scenes from a New Normal

Scenes from a New Normal

Jake Lubin, Will Reed, and Jordan Cascade June 5, 2020

Scenes from a New Normal is a documentary that captures the Coronavirus pandemic through the lens of one town: Scarsdale, New York. After over 25 interviews and 38 hours of footage, the final film compiles...

As long as we are accommodating students who need help, the benefits of letter grades outweigh the drawbacks.

SHS Maintains Traditional Grading Policy For Second Semester

Lilac Lin June 4, 2020

On April 3rd, Scarsdale High School made the decision to stick with traditional letter grades for the remainder of the school year. Because coronavirus has upheaved so many aspects of daily life, many...

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