Stranger Things 3: Just Strange Enough For Me

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Ariel Weinsaft

July 21, 2019

Premiering on Netflix on the fourth of July, Stranger Things 3 made a booming debut. **WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD**  Set in the 1980s like the previous two seasons, the third season of the show follows a group of kids in Hawkins, Indiana and their various adventures fighting off supernatural monst...

Blues Win Stanley Cup

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Josh Bock

June 27, 2019

The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history and completed an unexpected, historic Cinderella story on June 12th. One interesting statistical rule in the NHL is that any team who is four points out of a playoff spot in November already has a dwindling chance of making the ...

Fabricating the Future – AT Entrepreneurship Team Solve and Stitch Solutions for Disabled Students

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David Peng

June 27, 2019

When students of the newly created AT Entrepreneurship class set out to decide upon a problem to solve, they found an answer at Sunshine Residential Homes, a children's home and rehabilitation center for children with special needs. There, they empathized with the elementary to high school age kids who, li...

Is Banning Plastic Straws the Best Solution?


Sara Hantgan

June 20, 2019

Every day, many sea turtles are hurt by the oceans filled with plastic due to the pollution created by humans. Recently, many people have become more aware of the waste discarded into the ocean by humans, and multiple states have issued bans on plastic straws. This ban is one step further towards get...

The Balance in Booksmart – Review

The cast of Booksmart.
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Josh Bock

June 15, 2019

Balance. Balance is the hidden ingredient that makes a perfect batch of cookies. Balance is the key component of an optimal lifestyle. As it turns out, balance is also the answer to all of the challenging questions that faced the creators of Booksmart, an upbeat high school flick that hit theaters on M...

Exploring the Hidden World of the Sports Industry

Exploring the Hidden World of the Sports Industry

Sam Siegel

June 13, 2019

Are you interested in following professional sports organizations and statistics? If so, the newly established Sports Media Club might be just right for you. The Sports Media Club was founded by several sports aficionados—Alex Weinberg ’21, Zaki Jivraj ’21, Matthew Ostow ’21, Ben Koch ’21, an...

The 2019 NBA Lottery

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Ben Spitalny

June 5, 2019

Walking down the halls at SHS on Tuesday, May 14, you may have seen some students with a higher stress level than normal (so off the charts). A possible explanation for this heightened tension and excitement in the hallways was the NBA Lottery that night. The Knicks, thanks to ending the year with a...

What the Heck Are Your Parents Watching on Netflix?

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Leah Breakstone

June 5, 2019

Have you ever wondered, “What the heck are my parents watching on Netflix?” If so, you are definitely not alone. People usually consider teenagers to be the “Netflix-obsessed” ones, but truly, we shouldn’t be the ones who are targeted. While doing your homework after school, you might find yourself ...

Shazam! Movie Review

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Micah Arenstein

May 18, 2019

The timeless question. No, not “what happens after death?” No, not “who is God?” No, not the trolley problem. But, the question “Marvel or DC?” Anyone can have their opinion, whether you have only seen Iron Man or have read every DC Comic since Superman #1. Over the past few years, Marvel has excelle...

Netflix Shows in May

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Ariel Weinsaft

May 7, 2019

To all students in need of a study break, or who are in need of a list of things to do while they procrastinate—this article is addressed to you. It is officially May! While to some this might mean springtime and warm weather, others are highly anticipating the new Netflix T.V. shows and movies t...

Testing Week: Graded

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Jack Margolin and Ben Spitalny

April 25, 2019

Testing week: despite being a scheduled week that inevitably occurs each quarter, it always seems to arrive quicker than anticipated. Testing week is designed to lower the stress and daily workload for students, at a time that is stressful for obvious reasons. Because there is a set number of tests ...

@ducksofshs: Follow for a Quack!

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Leah Breakstone

April 23, 2019

Have you ever pondered what the life of an average duck living in the SHS brook might be like? I know I have. The lives of the mallards seem intriguing, and I just wish I could get a closer look at them without contracting rabies. Luckily, I don’t have to worry about that part anymore - not the rab...

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