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The Balance in Booksmart – Review

The Balance in Booksmart – Review

Josh Bock

June 15, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Balance. Balance is the hidden ingredient that makes a perfect batch of cookies. Balance is the key component of an optimal lifestyle. As it turns out, balance is also the answer to all of the challenging questions that faced the creators of Booksmart, an upbeat high school flick that hit theaters on M...

Exploring the Hidden World of the Sports Industry

Exploring the Hidden World of the Sports Industry

Sam Siegel

June 13, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, School, Sports

Are you interested in following professional sports organizations and statistics? If so, the newly established Sports Media Club might be just right for you. The Sports Media Club was founded by several sports aficionados—Alex Weinberg ’21, Zaki Jivraj ’21, Matthew Ostow ’21, Ben Koch ’21, an...

Club Spotlight: Innocence Club

Club Spotlight: Innocence Club

Samantha Wachs

June 8, 2019


Filed under Club Spotlights, Club Spotlights, Front Page

Often, we hear that America’s criminal justice system is broken and needs to be fixed. However, this issue and the limited attempts to resolve the problems are rarely discussed among the public. As a result, Scott Goldban ’21 has recently established the Innocence Club here at SHS. The club’s ...

The 2019 NBA Lottery

The 2019 NBA Lottery

Ben Spitalny

June 5, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Sports

Walking down the halls at SHS on Tuesday, May 14, you may have seen some students with a higher stress level than normal (so off the charts). A possible explanation for this heightened tension and excitement in the hallways was the NBA Lottery that night. The Knicks, thanks to ending the year with a...

What the Heck Are Your Parents Watching on Netflix?

What the Heck Are Your Parents Watching on Netflix?

Leah Breakstone

June 5, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Study Break

Have you ever wondered, “What the heck are my parents watching on Netflix?” If so, you are definitely not alone. People usually consider teenagers to be the “Netflix-obsessed” ones, but truly, we shouldn’t be the ones who are targeted. While doing your homework after school, you might find yourself ...

Does China Actually Spy on its Citizens?

Does China Actually Spy on its Citizens?

Ben Spitalny

June 2, 2019


Filed under Front Page, In the Limelight, Investigative, National, News

Governments spying on their citizens through social media and facial recognition seems like it could be straight out of a movie. This kind of technology is no longer only a figment of the silver screen, as China and more countries are using advanced surveillance technology to spy on their citizens. Ch...

Shazam! Movie Review

Shazam! Movie Review

Micah Arenstein

May 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Opinion

The timeless question. No, not “what happens after death?” No, not “who is God?” No, not the trolley problem. But, the question “Marvel or DC?” Anyone can have their opinion, whether you have only seen Iron Man or have read every DC Comic since Superman #1. Over the past few years, Marvel has excelle...

Netflix Shows in May

Netflix Shows in May

Ariel Weinsaft

May 7, 2019


Filed under Arts, Feature, Front Page, Study Break

To all students in need of a study break, or who are in need of a list of things to do while they procrastinate—this article is addressed to you. It is officially May! While to some this might mean springtime and warm weather, others are highly anticipating the new Netflix T.V. shows and movies t...

Testing Week: Graded

Testing Week: Graded

Jack Margolin and Ben Spitalny

April 25, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page

Testing week: despite being a scheduled week that inevitably occurs each quarter, it always seems to arrive quicker than anticipated. Testing week is designed to lower the stress and daily workload for students, at a time that is stressful for obvious reasons. Because there is a set number of tests ...

@ducksofshs: Follow for a Quack!

@ducksofshs: Follow for a Quack!

Leah Breakstone

April 23, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page

Have you ever pondered what the life of an average duck living in the SHS brook might be like? I know I have. The lives of the mallards seem intriguing, and I just wish I could get a closer look at them without contracting rabies. Luckily, I don’t have to worry about that part anymore - not the rab...

The Brave and The Bold of SHS Showcased at Jabberfest

The Brave and The Bold of SHS Showcased at Jabberfest

Riddha Iyengar and Lilac Lin

April 20, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, School

Because Scarsdale High School is one of America’s finest schools, many students are so focused on academics that they are oblivious to the wide range of talents that SHS students possess. Jabberfest is an annual event in which students are given the opportunity to show off their hobbies and interes...

Streaming Your College Acceptance

Streaming Your College Acceptance

Leah Breakstone

April 6, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page

The college acceptance process has three main prongs of excitement. The first is sitting in front of your computer, heart racing, seeing confetti flying across your screen. You can finally breathe, seeing the words “congratulations” in front of your eyes. All of your hard work has paid off. The sec...

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