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Scarsdale High School's daily online news source

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Scarsdale High School's daily online news source

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As TikTok continues to dominate the social media landscape, it leaves society wondering what, in particular, about this platform encourages such a widespread audience.

Is TikTok an Indication of Gen-Z’s Brilliance, or its Flaws?

Ebonie Kibalya August 23, 2020

Tiktok has managed to sneak up behind the social media industry, going from a small musical.ly-esque platform to an app that has been downloaded more than a billion times since its launch in 2017, and...

What else could go wrong in 2020? News flash: A lot.

The 2020 Horror Forecast

Josh Bock July 18, 2020

The world is like a vacuum cleaner, in that it is filled with dirt and it sucks.  I’ve always wanted to say that, but now I can’t, because recently the world stopped sucking and instead entered...

Instagram account Scarsdale4Change strives to help students find ways to make a difference.

Sophomores Raise Awareness for BLM Using Instagram

Ben Spitalny July 1, 2020

George Floyd’s death inspired people around the country to educate themselves and others on systemic racism and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Many students are currently raising awareness of...

The Unconventional Wisdom Project, created by Molly Flicker '22, presents articles from different viewpoints on controversial topics to help eliminate bias in our community.

The Unconventional Wisdom Project: Helping Students Eliminate Bias in News

Lilac Lin June 30, 2020

The Unconventional Wisdom Project is a website that selects and organizes articles with different stances on important, current issues. With everything that is going on in the world today, it can be difficult...

For the safety of the community, it is crucial that all citizens stop smiling immediately.

All Enjoyable Activities Indefinitely Cancelled

Josh Bock June 29, 2020

To whom it may concern, Summer is here, and we understand that you have been patiently awaiting our response to the ever-changing circumstances. Here at The Summer Program You Have Been Looking Forward...

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” – Plato

We Will Me(e)t Again

Emily-Jane Luo June 27, 2020

On June 8th, 2020, Mr. Amédée Williams, the orchestra director at SHS, hosted an orchestra webinar masterclass provided by four members of the MET orchestra. Four SHS violinists were asked to perform...

Black artists speak out against racism through release of new music.

Black Artists Lead Music Revolution Against Racism

Sydney Piccoli, Feature Editor June 27, 2020

As society remains in a socially-distant landscape, creative artists, such as musicians, are using the desolate time to focus on their artwork and draw inspiration from the wave of activism that has submerged...

There are many ways to educate yourself and contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Trusted Resources to Educate Yourself on Racism

Ebonie Kibalya June 25, 2020

Social media can be an invaluable source of information, news, and expression - but it can also be overwhelming. During the past few weeks, America has been addressing some long-overdue topics in the discussion...

Count Me In is a project to provide friends with an opportunity to explore new depths of ideas, cultures, and mutual understanding in a positive and intimate environment. It’s a unique space to collaborate, interact, and humanize the growing globalization of beliefs without being tethered by location.

Virtual Events? Global Connections? Count Me In!

Alexandra Chu June 25, 2020

School is out, and a lot of us have no idea what to do over the summer. You could binge-watch your favorite shows on Netflix for the entire summer, or you could attend virtual interactive events with people...

SHS Junior Simran Ruta designs masks for her Black Lives Matter fundraiser.

SHS Juniors Supporting Black Lives Matter

Sydney Piccoli June 18, 2020

As police brutality is becoming increasingly prevalent in daily life, America’s youth is being proactive in combating racism and supporting the Black Lives Matter organization. Social media platforms...

P.art of Change: Senior Art Initiative Supports Black Lives Matter Movement

P.art of Change: Senior Art Initiative Supports Black Lives Matter Movement

Mykaela Madoff June 17, 2020

“All I could do was sit on my bed and get angry,” said Lauren Zou, ’20, when asked how the idea for P.art of Change came about. Zou's reaction is a perfect way to express how many young people are...

Maria Valentin, SHS Social Studies teacher for 
18 years, retires.

Maria Valentin Bids Farewell to SHS

Ariel Weinsaft and Leah Breakstone June 16, 2020

“My happiest memories relate to experiences with students and colleagues that ‘elevated’ our understanding or compassion for an issue and/or for others. This is a community of privilege where there...

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