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Scarsdale High School's daily online news source

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Scarsdale High School's daily online news source

Maroon

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

Coronavirus’ Effect on Local Businesses

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,...

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

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

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...

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: ...

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.

COVID-19 Mythbusters

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....

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.

COVID-19’s Impact on Spring Sports

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...

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.

Coronavirus and Racism in the United States

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...

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

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

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...

SHS student Cooper Cohen 21 and family organize a Fortnite competition to help local community during COVID-19 quarantine.

Fortnite for Community Service

Sam Siegel March 27, 2020

Social distancing is a practice that is being enforced in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result of this social distancing, non-essential businesses are temporarily closed. The government...

India will miss out on its festival of colors this year, as a result of the global pandemic.

COVID-19 Forces the Cancellation of Holi

Riddha Iyengar March 25, 2020

Due to the global outbreak of Coronavirus, our world has been taking precautions to halt its spread by taking part in social distancing. Schools worldwide are closed, festivals including Coachella have...

SHS Student Government recently held a competition on their Instagram encouraging students to take time and do something they enjoy while school is not in session due to the Coronavirus. Students submitted photos of their activities and whoever submitted the coolest picture received a $25 Amazon gift card.

SHS Student Government Engages Community Over Instagram Competitions

Sydney Piccoli March 25, 2020

During this impromptu break, the Scarsdale High School government is striving to bring spirit to the student body by posting competitions for the student body to partake in on their Instagram, @shsgov,...

To curb the spread of the infamous and deadly coronavirus, many sports seasons have been postponed and/or cancelled altogether.

What Sports Leagues are Doing to Fight Coronavirus

Jack Lazarus and Jack Margolin March 22, 2020

With the Coronavirus epidemic taking place, both locally and globally, everyone is scrambling for information. Not only will this affect schooling, it will also affect large events - such as sports games....

Getting outside is just one of the many activities that one can participate in while social distancing!

How to Stay Busy During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Riddha Iyengar March 21, 2020

Feeling bored at home with absolutely nothing to do? Have you binge-watched all of your favorite tv shows again? Finished all assignments for the day? Here are some tips to be less bored during the Coronavirus...

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