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Mardi Gras Celebration

February 11, 2016

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)

Lizzie Leboyer

January 17, 2016

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 yea...

MLK Celebration

MLK Celebration

January 17, 2016

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

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

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

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

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...

Behind the Screen: Cyberbullying at SHS

Behind the Screen: Cyberbullying at SHS

November 19, 2015

Emma* stretches her legs across the black leather couch. Her fingers lie on the dusty keyboard, her eyes scan her Facebook news feed on her laptop. She is about to wish a friend a happy birthday when she hears a ring: she has received a Facebook message. “Your clothes looked disgusting today,” it ...

SHS Alumni and the Drug War: Ethan Nadelmann ’75

SHS Alumni and the Drug War: Ethan Nadelmann ’75

November 17, 2015

Scarsdale Alumni, Ethan Nadelmann ’75 has dedicated his life to educating the American public about politics and the world around us. After working as a professor of politics and public affairs at Princeton University for seven years, he has dedicated his time to developing meaningful drug reform both in ...

Global Citizen Day

October 14, 2015

On October 8, SHS students and staff participated in an all-day event aimed to motivate and engage SHS to take action in the world. Ms. Waters, advisor of the Human Rights Coalition club and history teacher, started Global Citizen Day three years ago and has been involved in its organization for the pas...

SazorTech: 99 Problems, But A Broken Phone Ain’t One

SazorTech: 99 Problems, But A Broken Phone Ain’t One

August 28, 2015

The sound of a phone hitting concrete could mean the worst kind of news. At SHS, however, students should feel somewhat at ease with student Serge Azor’s ’17 recent opening of company SazorTech. SazorTech repairs iPhones. At Apple, iPhone repairs run at extremely high costs from $109 to $129. Stude...

“Congresswoman” Waldman Fights for Justice

“Congresswoman” Waldman Fights for Justice

August 27, 2015

SHS sophomore Jessica Waldman ’17 has recently become a member of Congress; not the U.S. Congress but the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Children’s Congress. For three days in July, Waldman had the opportunity to speak with congressmen on Capitol Hill about her illness. Since being ...

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