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Sophomore Sedna Gandhi and Her Passion For Fencing

Sophomore Sedna Gandhi prepares for a competition. She started fencing during the summer of 2014, but wasn't instantly hooked.

Sydney Piccoli

March 24, 2020

Sedna Gandhi, a Sophomore at SHS, started fencing during the summer of 2014 because she had an extra week of summer with no plans and her brother wanted to do a fencing day camp. “In the beginning, I did not enjoy fencing because I was still playing tennis, and had trouble choosing. But I kept with it an...

Review: The Good Place Final Season

The fourth and final season of the hit comedy TV show, The Good Place, written by Michael Schur, aired on NBC earlier this year.

Jolie Kantor

March 20, 2020

NBC’s The Good Place has finally concluded after its fourth season. Following season three’s cliffhanger ending, season four succeeds to tie together the storyline and end on a satisfying note. The season begins with the main characters’ new experiment to prove that bad people can change when given...

Social Distancing – Scarsdale Style

How are SHS students following the

Emily Wang

March 15, 2020

It’s a Thursday...or maybe a Wednesday. It doesn’t matter when every day feels like a boring Sunday. You’re walking around your house with headphones on, blasting your Daily Mix 3, before dramatically sinking back onto the couch and opening Snapchat for the seventh time. The clock beside you read...

Student Spotlight – Jayshen Saigal

Jayshen Saigal '20 to play basketball at Lehigh University

Sydney Piccoli, Feature Editor

March 13, 2020

Jayshen Saigal, a Senior at SHS, recently committed to Lehigh University to play Basketball. Jayshen began playing basketball when he was five and has loved the sport ever since. “When I was younger, I always watched and played basketball with my family and that’s how I came to love it. I like p...

American Studies Takes Washington DC

This past week, the eleventh grade American Studies classes took their annual trip to DC. According to Junior Noah Weber, “the trip was a great experience and fit the curriculum very well.”

Leah Breakstone

March 8, 2020

After spending months studying national identity, the eleventh grade American Studies classes voyaged to Washington, D.C. to visit the monuments and museums honoring and telling the stories of those who shaped the definition of what makes an American.  The group of 115 boarded the buses brigh...

SHS Cheerleaders Go to Nationals

Earlier this month, Scarsdale's cheer program voyaged to Disney World in Orlando, Florida to compete in the  National High School Cheerleading Championship (UCA).

Sydney Piccoli

February 27, 2020

Earlier this month, SHS’s Varsity and JV cheerleading teams took their spirit and cheered to Orlando, Florida to attend the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship. Back in December, both teams received bids at the Regional Competition to compete at the national competition. The ...

Improving Literacy Through Poetry: Student Spotlight on Danielle Kohn

Kohn ’21 receiving her proclamation when she was appointed as Westchester's first Youth Poet Laureate.

Alexandra Chu

February 24, 2020

Danielle Kohn ’21 is sharing her love of poetry in her new position as Westchester County's Youth Poet Laureate.  On January 3, 2020, Westchester County Executive George Latimer and Executive Director of the Westchester County Youth Bureau Dr. DaMia Harris-Madden announced Kohn as Westchester’s...

Highlights from SHS STEAM Classes

Highlights from SHS STEAM Classes

Gregory Peng

February 22, 2020

Despite anxiety in school being fairly common among SHS students, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) team is prepared to create classes that allow students to creatively think and solve real-world problems. STEAM is a series of courses offered by the Math and Science Departm...

Charcuterie and Cheese Board Competition Held by SHS French Club

The French Club's first-ever charcuterie-design competition took place in January. Students arranged their own boards in teams and were judged by club officers before finally enjoying their aesthetic snacks.

David Peng

February 13, 2020

In the fourth-floor French classroom, the air was filled with chatter and the aroma of cheese as students surrounded the rearranged desks admiring their culinary work. The SHS French Club hosted its first-ever charcuterie design competition in late January.  The tasty snack boards are displays of vario...

Scarsdale Honors SHS Custodian Luis Marino for 25 Years of Service

For the past twenty-five years, Luis Marino has served as an invaluable member of the Scarsdale custodial team.

Max Yang

February 12, 2020

For the past twenty-five years, Luis Marino has served as an invaluable member of the Scarsdale custodial team. Described with a “professional attitude, dedication, and high energy” by Scarsdale Superintendent of Schools Dr. Thomas Hagerman, Marino was awarded the Thomas Sobol Award for his cont...

Club Spotlight: The Jewish Culture Club

SHS students have taken it upon themselves to create a new club dedicated to spreading the compassion of the Jewish community.

Emily Wang

February 8, 2020

At the beginning of the year, SHS students received an email regarding the swastika symbols found in bathrooms within school. Now, some students have taken it upon themselves to create a new club dedicated to spreading the compassion of the Jewish community. From raising money for Westchester Jewish Co...

A Tribute to Legend Kobe Bryant

A tribute to the legendary basketball player and father Kobe Bryant.

Ben Spitalny and Michael Furgang

February 6, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among the nine killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday, January 26. Bryant had a storied 20-year NBA career playing for the Lakers, starting as an 18-year-old rookie straight out of high school. Over the course...

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