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  • November 30Get ready for the upcoming school Spirit Week!

  • November 15They're all together ooky...catch the Drama Club's Production of the Addam's Family this weekend!

  • November 15Thanksgiving is on its way! Next Wednesday will only be a half day.

Major Key: Piano Stairs

Major Key: Piano Stairs

March 26, 2016


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Local

Every high school student knows that the worst part about getting to the cafeteria is being shoved against the railing in a mass of students, all of whom are congregating on the stairs to be first in line for cookies. The dreaded climb back up the stairs is worse, not only marking the end of your lunch...

Jigs, Wigs and Worlds

Jigs, Wigs and Worlds

March 21, 2016


Filed under Feature, Front Page, In the Limelight

“Hi Chris. There’s a thing called Irish Dancing on Tuesdays in White Plains. I can take the kids after school and you can pick them up after work. There’s even a parade,” offered Megan Donovan to Christine Amoriello over the phone. The two mothers thought nothing would be cuter than watching...

AMSTU Trip to DC

AMSTU Trip to DC

February 28, 2016


Filed under Feature, News

American Studies students visited Washington D.C. on January 25 and January 26. They visited several reputable museums and met US Senator Chuck Schumer.   ...

Winter Pep Rally: Success or Failure?

Winter Pep Rally: Success or Failure?

Caroline Meyer, Nicole Silberberg, Kimberly Markowitz, Kelli Rainer, and Katie Karp

February 15, 2016


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Sports

On Friday January 8, SHS held its very first Winter Pep Rally. We at Maroon wondered, just how successful was the new pep rally?  Pros Cons Scarsdale has so many fantastic sport teams, what better way to show off our winter teams’ achievements than to give them their own pep rall...

How Making a Difference is a Piece of Cake

How Making a Difference is a Piece of Cake

February 15, 2016


Filed under Feature, Front Page, In the Limelight

The smell of chocolate fills the kitchen, music plays softly in the background, students laugh and chat as they mix and measure, and it's all for one reason. One cake at a time, Nico Stainfeld ’16 and Carolina Stainfeld ’17 are making a difference. The siblings’ certified 501(c)3 nonprofit, Ca...

Mardi Gras Celebration

Mardi Gras Celebration

February 11, 2016


Filed under Feature, Front Page

Most people think of Mardi Gras as one nonstop celebration where Tulane students get a week off of school to do whatever they want. Whether it’s partying in the streets, or snacking on beignets, everyone is having a great time. Mardi Gras initially started out as a day where one eats as much as one...

Morning Tonics: Two Ways (Recipe)

Morning Tonics: Two Ways (Recipe)

Lizzie Leboyer

January 17, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Feature, Front Page, The Silver Spoon

HELLO AGAIN! Not to be overly cliché, but I thought I would start off this new year with a few posts on getting back to basics with some simple tricks on healthy eating. It seems like in January, it’s impossible to watch TV without being bombarded with commercials regarding the typical new year's ...

MLK Celebration

MLK Celebration

January 17, 2016


Filed under Feature, Front Page

Last Friday, on January 15th, Scarsdale High School celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his actions and reflected on how today’s society compares to Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream,” speech. This year’s event was organized by Ms. Waters, Ms. Plunkett, and Mr. Bedoya. According to Ms. Plunke...

A Bit About Caroline Silver and The Vegan Journey

A Bit About Caroline Silver and The Vegan Journey

Caroline Silver

January 10, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Feature, Front Page, The Silver Spoon

Hi! My name is Caroline Silver and I am currently a sophomore at Scarsdale High School. I have been a vegan for over four months now and I am taking it upon myself to share my journey with you. I know what you are thinking. OMG EW you’re a VEGAN?! What is a vegan? How do you even survive? Do you eat...

A School Profile

A School Profile

November 23, 2015


Filed under Feature

The Scarsdale Alternative School, or the A-School, founded in 1972, is a community made up of approximately 80 SHS sophomores, juniors, and seniors. One of the first alternative schools in the country, it sought a different style of learning. Its mission is to foster strong teacher-student relationships, ...

Students, Stress, and SHS

Students, Stress, and SHS

November 23, 2015


Filed under Feature, In the Limelight

Students at Scarsdale High School are forced to endure stress on a daily basis. In previous years, the faculty has formed the Wellness Committee, a group that focuses on relieving stress. A stress survey was conducted in early November in order to better understand how they should take action. The le...

School Spiritless

School Spiritless

November 19, 2015


Filed under Feature, Investigative

Scarsdale High School Homecoming Dance: September 26, 2002--Countless students surround trash cans as they fight waves of nausea. Some individuals lie unconscious on the gym floor. Four students are sped to the hospital, and 28 are suspended for three days. Because of the amount of underage drinking tha...

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