Apple Pie Recipe: A Thanksgiving Favorite for the Whole Family

This delicious apple pie can be served with ice cream or whipped cream.
November 23, 2020

This fall season, our autumn traditions of family football games, apple picking, and Thanksgiving dinner may look a little different than they normally do, but no matter how strange things are right now,...

Paul Lost His Battle To Cancer at Age 10; His Memory Lives On Through “Paulie Strong”

The Paulie Strong club was formed by SHS students to help raise awareness for childhood cancer, and to honor the memory of Paul Jimenez.
November 20, 2020

“Paul Ulysses Jimenez had a smile no one could forget,” states the Paulie Strong Foundation on their website. At 10 years old, Paul Jimenez, or Paulie, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare soft...

A Reflection on Cross Cohort Streaming

Scarsdale Schools have been testing out cross cohort streaming since late October.
November 11, 2020

Throughout the early weeks of October, rumors about cross-cohort streaming circulated throughout SHS. Although many hoped these rumors weren’t true, on October 15, Principal Bonamo sent an email confirming...

Project Calendula: Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy

Project Calendula is a new club aimed at improving wellness and mental health in the SHS community, and a wonderful resource for anyone adjusting to the “new normal.”
November 9, 2020

In Scarsdale, the center of teens' lives and perhaps even identity is contingent on school. Suddenly having that stability slip out from underneath you is distressing, and has caused a general shift in...

Humans of Scarsdale: Adam Katcher

Adam Katcher's novel has been sold across six nations and four continents.
November 6, 2020

This past summer, Junior Adam Katcher released his debut novel, “2035”. The book is about a high-schooler who gets drafted into World War III on behalf of the British and winds up across the world...

This is Serious: A COVID Play

To learn more about the exceptional talents and works of Scarsdale’s very own play-write, Joan Ross Sorkin, you can visit her website,
November 5, 2020

A Global Pandemic - we hear these words over and over again, strung together in social media posts, bellowed in the presidential debates, and regularly italicized in the bottom of the morning news. Shocked...

Schitt’s Creek Bids Farewell

Schitt's Creek has won nine Emmy awards and swept the comedy category. Now it is time to say goodbye!
November 5, 2020

Since 2015, fans have adored the hit show “Schitt’s Creek” for its wit, humor, and lovable characters. The series portrays a rich family, who is rather detached, losing all their money and moving...

Teachers’ Take on the Current Hybrid Model

English teacher Natalie Farina and Social Studies teacher Jeff Beals share their experiences and opinions on the current schedule.
November 4, 2020

After experimenting with a few weeks of the hybrid model, SHS is considering changing the schedule and adding cross-cohort streaming. SHS English teacher, Natalie Farina, and SHS History teacher, Jeff...

Is Claudia Conway the New Face of Gen-Z’s Rebellion?

Is Claudia Conway the New Face of Gen-Z’s Rebellion?
November 4, 2020

In a time of political tension, everyone looks toward the media to shed light on what is to come. Amid a seemingly never-ending pandemic, earlier last month, the news that COVID-19 has reached The White...

SHS Musicians Invited to Participate in Virtual All-State Orchestra

Karen Lee (second from left), Vivan Guo (center), and Joanna Wang (far right) at All County Orchestra two years ago.
November 2, 2020

Who knew playing and enjoying music was so dependent on being able to gather with fellow musicians? The coronavirus pandemic has forced so many cherished past-times to adjust to social distancing guidelines,...

Student Survey: Effects of COVID-19 on the High School Experience

As a high school student living through the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have experienced loss in one or more areas of your life. Ariel Weinsaft is working to study this as a part of an outside-of-school science research project. Keep reading to learn more!
October 29, 2020

The following is from Ariel Weinsaft, current senior at Scarsdale High School, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Maroon, regarding an independent, outside-of-school, science research project. Please note that...

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