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SHS Drama Club Performs Production of “Ten Ways To Survive Life In Quarantine” Over Zoom

Last weekend, the Drama Club put on a zoom production of the show

Lilac Lin

May 21, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXqtY4mxiew Following the cancellation of the spring play, Drama teacher Barabara Malecki found a play that could be performed over zoom, titled "Ten Ways To Survive Life In Quarantine" written by Don Zolidis. The play was a great way for the Drama Club to reconnect...

Let’s Talk About Zoom

It's about time we sit down and have...

Josh Bock

May 16, 2020

This is a collection of my thoughts and feelings and fears and hopes about Zoom, expressed through thoughtful distillations of the human condition, or something.   Small Talk Time for class. Well, not class so much as split screening Miniclip for 25 minutes. It’s 11:29 so I guess I’d better...

Five Ways to Go Green in Quarantine

Plant based meals are a delicious way to go green and be healthy.

Audrey Schonfeld

May 14, 2020

Been out for a walk lately?  You may have noticed that the skies are quieter, the roads seem emptier, and the air feels fresher.  A silver lining of the imposed quarantine is a significant decrease in carbon emissions around major cities.  Because we are all hunkered down, car trips to the village ...

Authentic French Crêpes: The Perfect Recipe for Quarantine

Crepes are thin French pancakes that are often served with sweet filling.

Mykaela Madoff

May 12, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I’ve gotten a bit tired of binging Netflix shows and YouTube videos. Sometimes it’s nice to take a break and cook up an easy, delicious treat with your family. These crêpes take about ten minutes to prepare, an hour to rest, and around thirty minutes to cook. My mom ...

How are Fast Fashion and Consumerism Damaging the Modern World?

Factories contribute massively to climate change. The fashion industry is the world’s second largest polluter, and fast fashion only worsens its effects on the environment.

Eve Rich

May 11, 2020

In today’s world, we live in a society obsessed with material goods and current trends. Consumerism has taken over the mindsets of millions of people, and fast fashion coupled with this constant consumption has had detrimental effects. Fast fashion is the model in which companies constantly mass-produ...

What is Maroon Watching?

Running out of ideas for shows to watch? Check out our top picks.

Jake Lubin and Sam Siegel

May 7, 2020

Many students have been looking at different streaming services for new entertainment in replacement of time they spent on the weekends hanging out with friends and doing other non-socially distant activities. To help ease boredom in your free time, here are a few shows the Maroon staff has been bi...

Will Summer 2020 be “Canceled”?

A dominant question students have is whether or not summer will proceed as normal. Many students use the summer for traveling or going to camp, but it is possible the summer will not be compatible with non socially distant activities.

Flora Zik

May 5, 2020

Many of us look forward to summer vacation as a chance to relax after a long stressful school year. SHS students take it as an opportunity to travel, go to camp, work, or get an internship. However, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our summer plans might be forced to change. Although many studen...

Sophomore Lydia Jin Releases Original Single

The Cover Art for Sophomore Lydia Jin's new single called 'Gingham.'

Sydney Piccoli

May 4, 2020

Lydia Jin '22 is a student singer-songwriter who has released music on various streaming platforms.

Drama Club Meets Beetlejuice’s Alex Brightman

Earlier this month, The Drama Club had the exclusive opportunity to talk to Broadway star Alex Brightman.

Leah Breakstone

April 27, 2020

Earlier this month, The Drama Club had the opportunity to sit down over Zoom with Broadway star, Alex Brightman. Brightman is best known for his performances as Dewey in School Of Rock and Beetlejuice in Beetlejuice. Students had the chance to ask questions about Brightman’s journey to broadway and life in...

A Sweet Thanks

Alexandra Simon '23 makes baked goods for local businesses to thank them for staying open.

Alicia Xin

April 23, 2020

Many small businesses around Scarsdale have continued to open their shops during the Coronavirus pandemic. To show her gratitude, Alexandra Simon ‘23 is baking goods and delivering them to local businesses. “It’s been really nice that when we go out to the store, there’s food there and people...

The Youth Passion Project – Fostering the Passions of Younger Learners During the Pandemic

The Youth Passion Project is an organization created by SHS students in wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic which led to school closure. The organization strives to help students develop new interests and skills in their free time during the Pandemic.

Sydney Piccoli

April 5, 2020

The Youth Passion Project is a new organization that allows Scarsdale High School students to teach free online courses to younger students. The mission of the organization is to supplement and extend learning during this period of school closure. The organization hopes that the students can use...

Jamie Spielman, a Pilot-in-Training!

Every Saturday, he spends three hours at the Westchester Airport, where he takes lessons with his instructor from nine to twelve.

Emily Wang

March 26, 2020

As down-to-earth as he normally is, Jamie Spielman ’23 spends his free time with his head in the clouds. Literally. A freshman at SHS, Spielman has taken up the hobby of flying. Every Saturday morning, he spends three hours at Westchester Airport, where he takes lessons with his instructor from nine t...

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