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Scarsdale’s Own Dr. John Boockvar Co-Stars in Netflix Docu-series Lenox Hill

Scarsdale resident and SHS parent, Dr. John Boockvar, pictured first from the left, is the Vice Chair of Neurosurgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. He co-stars in the new Netflix documentary-series

Natalie Schonfeld

September 13, 2020

Has COVID got you down? Feeling the need for a binge-worthy TV show? Are you tired of watching The Kissing Booth 2? Then Netflix’s newest hit Lenox Hill is perfect for you. This new series follows four doctors at the Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The show fea...

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

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

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; and fully-remote learning, a refined version of the e-learning system SHS adopted in the wake ...

Take a Book, Leave a Book: Book Kiosks in Scarsdale

The stand on the Brite Avenue Tennis Courts designed by Michelle Foligno

Alicia Xin and Katherine Shi

September 3, 2020

Across Scarsdale parks, rising senior Danielle Kohn ’21 has installed vibrant book kiosks. The idea behind it is to give residents of the Scarsdale community an outlet to share their love of literature and indulge in a good book. “I’m someone who really enjoys literature and reading, so it was my way o...

Is TikTok an Indication of Gen-Z’s Brilliance, or its Flaws?

TikTok was launched in 2016 by the Chinese-owned company, ByteDance.

Ebonie Kibalya

August 23, 2020

Tiktok has managed to sneak up behind the social media industry, going from a small musical.ly-esque platform to an app that has been downloaded more than a billion times since its launch in 2017, and reportedly has more monthly users than Snapchat or Twitter. It’s developers achieved this by incorpora...

The 2020 Horror Forecast

What else could go wrong in 2020? News flash: A lot.

Josh Bock

July 18, 2020

The world is like a vacuum cleaner, in that it is filled with dirt and it sucks.  I’ve always wanted to say that, but now I can’t, because recently the world stopped sucking and instead entered balls-to-the-wall-no-pain-no-gain-you-only-live-once-worst-place-ever mode. I could list all the terrible parts of 2020, but my editor is te...

Sophomores Raise Awareness for BLM Using Instagram

Instagram account Scarsdale4Change strives to help students find ways to make a difference.

Ben Spitalny

July 1, 2020

George Floyd’s death inspired people around the country to educate themselves and others on systemic racism and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Many students are currently raising awareness of these issues and promoting important books and petitions using social media. A group of Scarsdale Hig...

The Unconventional Wisdom Project: Helping Students Eliminate Bias in News

The Unconventional Wisdom Project, created by Molly Flicker '22, presents articles from different viewpoints on controversial topics to help eliminate bias in our community.

Lilac Lin

June 30, 2020

The Unconventional Wisdom Project is a website that selects and organizes articles with different stances on important, current issues. With everything that is going on in the world today, it can be difficult to differentiate between real news and fake news. Biased news, however, can also change how an...

All Enjoyable Activities Indefinitely Cancelled

For the safety of the community, it is crucial that all citizens stop smiling immediately.

Josh Bock

June 29, 2020

To whom it may concern, Summer is here, and we understand that you have been patiently awaiting our response to the ever-changing circumstances. Here at The Summer Program You Have Been Looking Forward To Since January, safety is our number one priority. That is why, much to our disappointment, w...

We Will Me(e)t Again

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” – Plato

Emily-Jane Luo

June 27, 2020

On June 8th, 2020, Mr. Amédée Williams, the orchestra director at SHS, hosted an orchestra webinar masterclass provided by four members of the MET orchestra. Four SHS violinists were asked to perform for this event. It presented a great opportunity for Scarsdale high school students to work with s...

Black Artists Lead Music Revolution Against Racism

Black artists speak out against racism through release of new music.

Sydney Piccoli, Feature Editor

June 27, 2020

As society remains in a socially-distant landscape, creative artists, such as musicians, are using the desolate time to focus on their artwork and draw inspiration from the wave of activism that has submerged the world. Thus, mainstream musicians are continually using their platforms that reach thou...

Trusted Resources to Educate Yourself on Racism

There are many ways to educate yourself and contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Ebonie Kibalya

June 25, 2020

Social media can be an invaluable source of information, news, and expression - but it can also be overwhelming. During the past few weeks, America has been addressing some long-overdue topics in the discussion of the African American community and their experience in our society. The voicing of the...

Virtual Events? Global Connections? Count Me In!

Count Me In is a project to provide friends with an opportunity to explore new depths of ideas, cultures, and mutual understanding in a positive and intimate environment. It’s a unique space to collaborate, interact, and humanize the growing globalization of beliefs without being tethered by location.

Alexandra Chu

June 25, 2020

School is out, and a lot of us have no idea what to do over the summer. You could binge-watch your favorite shows on Netflix for the entire summer, or you could attend virtual interactive events with people all over the world.   Count Me In is a global platform where people can explore ideas,...

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