Q&A with SHS Directors Grant Schechtman and Annie Radin

Take a look at Maroon's interview with SHS seniors Grant Schechtman and Annie Radin on their student-directed plays.

Ariel Weinsaft

February 1, 2020

Can you give me a brief synopsis of the two plays? Grant: A Simple Task follows Empie, who has been recently hired in a new position. Her first assignment is to retrieve a box of merchandise, a seemingly simple task. Each time she attempts to get the box, however, a new wacky character, ranging from a...

Review: Donut Miss Out on “Duck Donuts”

An assortment of the different donuts available  at Duck Donuts.

Flora Zik

January 20, 2020

With an abundant number of flavors and made-to-order toppings, Duck Donuts is a growing donut franchise that serves made-to-order donuts.  It started in the Outer Banks in Duck, North Carolina in 2007, and has quickly spread to 26 states with over 225 locations. On January 11, 2020, the newest Duck Donut...

NFL Playoffs Preview and Predictions

At Levi’s and Arrowhead Stadium, the remaining four NFL teams face off Sunday for spots in Superbowl LIV.

Jack Lazarus

January 18, 2020

At Levi’s and Arrowhead Stadium, the remaining four NFL teams face off Sunday for spots in Superbowl LIV. Here are my predictions for the two matchups. AFC Championship Game  Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs 3:05 PM EST The Titans’ Cinderella bus rolls into Kansas City for a ...

Scarsdale High School Senior Wolf Cukier Discovers Planet and Makes National Headlines

Wolf Cukier ’20, proudly sporting his NASA apparel in his home here in Scarsdale. The SHS senior has plans to continue his studies in astrophysics next September when he starts college.

Ariel Weinsaft and Leah Breakstone

January 16, 2020

While interning at NASA last summer, SHS student Wolf Cukier ’20 discovered a planet 6.9 times larger than Earth. Cukier is a part of the Science Research program here at SHS.  The summer before senior year is busy, to say the least. With supplements to write and the college process looming over...

Battle of the Streaming Services

Although there seem to be an overwhelming amount of streaming services available, families and individuals can choose what's best for them.

Sydney Piccoli and Ben Spitalny

January 15, 2020

There are so many streaming services nowadays that it can be difficult to decide which one to choose. On one hand, there are the established services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, which in addition to releasing their own original shows and movies have programs from other studios. However, ne...

A Class To Remember: Sheilah Chason’s Alternative Approach to Teaching

No matter the weather, silent walks are an aspect of Sheilah’s classes that are always cherished.

Leah Breakstone

January 6, 2020

Walking into class on a Monday morning is jarring for most students, but not for those in SHS math teacher Sheilah Chason’s class. Students in Sheilah’s class enter room 256 on the daily, never knowing what to expect, except that whatever Sheilah has planned will be beneficial to not only their m...

Maroon Spotify Wrapped 2019

Maroon collected their most-listened to songs from 2019 and made a playlist on Spotify.
PC: Maroon Staff

Jolie Kantor

January 3, 2020

As we start 2020, we look back at the good memories of 2019. Here's our 2019 Spotify Wrapped! 2019 Top 10 Songs: Old Town Road - Lil Nas X Sucker - Jonas Brothers 7 rings - Ariana Grande Señorita - Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello bad guy - Billie Eilish Sunflower - Post Malone, ...

The Inside Scoop: Museum of Ice Cream Review

Visitors can wade through a pool of sprinkles at the end of their tour.

Flora Zik

December 29, 2019

The museum scene in New York City just became a whole lot cooler. On December 14, 2019, the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) opened at 558 Broadway in SoHo. Formerly a temporary pop up museum similar to Candytopia and the Color Factory, the Museum of Ice Cream is now intended to be a permanent addition to S...

Winter Break: 7 Things To Do Over The Holidays

With so much free time, you’re bound to be bored at some point. Here are seven things you can try this winter break.

Hannah Wang and Alexandra Chu

December 24, 2019

No tests for two whole weeks. No homework, no studying, and no worries. School is closed, and we all need to shake off the stress from the past few months. With all of this free time, you’re bound to be bored at some point. Here are seven things you can try this winter break. 1. Visit a winter res...

SHS Addresses Its Ongoing Bullying Crisis

Sam Siegel and Audrey Heidbreder

December 19, 2019

This past month, the SHS Dignity, Inclusion and Belonging Team hosted Steve Wessler, whose career has focused on reducing bias and solving harassment and bullying problems for the past 25 years. Wessler has worked with schools in the United States and in Europe to address the bullying issue present worl...

Drama Club’s Modern Take on Cinderella Enchants Audiences

The SHS Drama Club's production of Cinderella ran from Friday, November 22 to Sunday, November 24.

Lilac Lin

December 8, 2019

As blockbusters like Frozen threaten to take over the world, traditional fairy tales are often cast aside and forgotten. But from Friday, November 22 to Sunday, November 24, Scarsdale High School’s auditorium filled to the max as the drama club’s annual fall musical, Cinderella, captivated audience...

Bands Perform in Thanksgiving Half-Day Assembly

SHS bands performed in special assemblies on the half-day before Thanksgiving break.

David Peng

December 3, 2019

With Thanksgiving on their minds, SHS students filled the auditorium last Wednesday to be sent off into the upcoming break with performances by the school bands under the direction of SHS Band Director Jason Noble. Three ensembles played two performances for the first and second section of third per...

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