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We’ve Been Banksy-ed!

We’ve Been Banksy-ed!

Lucy Brenner

October 24, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

Everything seemed to be going smoothly at Sotheby’s in London on October 5, 2018. The auction house was filled to the brim with art-lovers, and Banksy’s painting “Girl With Balloon” had just been sold for a whopping $1.4 million. However, the contented atmosphere was abruptly interrupted by a s...

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Maya Bharara

October 22, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Every year since 1982, Banned Books Week has celebrated the freedom to read by highlighting books that have been challenged and banned in schools across the nation. Usually celebrated at the end of September, the week emphasizes the idea that everyone should speak out against censorship of media and...

Dr. Ford’s Testimony: How do Our Actions as Teenagers Come Back to Haunt Us?

Dr. Ford’s Testimony: How do Our Actions as Teenagers Come Back to Haunt Us?

Lucy Brenner

October 22, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News, School

The entire world watched Dr. Christine Blasey Ford as she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that she was assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh 36 years ago, when the two were teenagers. Though Ford, a psychology professor, had stated her immense fear of testifying before the n...

Scarsdale Runners Excel in Home Invitational

Scarsdale Runners Excel in Home Invitational

David Peng

October 17, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School, Sports

Scarsdale held its annual invitational at Croton Park last week and came out victorious. In a meet that marks the halfway point of the season, Scarsdale’s long distance runners demonstrated their persistence and the hard work that they have put in in the past few months. The athletes competed on a ...

SHS Student’s Perspective of the Kavanaugh Protests

SHS Student’s Perspective of the Kavanaugh Protests

Lucy Brenner

October 17, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

On Saturday October 6, shortly after Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court in a close 50-48 vote, a sea of protestors gathered outside of the Capitol building as well as the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. Signs in hand, they pressed up against the entrance to the Supreme Court with chant...

Bookmarked: Bronx River Books

Bookmarked: Bronx River Books

Lauren Zou and Max Yang

October 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Local

Nestled in in the heart of Scarsdale Village, Bronx River Books is a quaint, little bookshop. Although small, the bookstore has been a great addition to the Scarsdale community. It provides a warm, cozy haven for every book lover; the soft hum of occasional talking and the musty perfume of books adds ...

North Korean Refugees Visit SHS

North Korean Refugees Visit SHS

Alison Chan

October 16, 2018


Filed under Front Page, School

One of the most popular events of Scarsdale High School’s annual Global Citizenship Day was the Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) speech, given by a LiNK staff member, Ian McKay, and two North Korean refugees, Ilyoung Ju and Geum Hyok Kim. The event was featured during three periods, attracting many SHS st...

Meet Your Freshman Class Government

Meet Your Freshman Class Government

Max Yang

October 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, Photo Gallery, School

The freshman class government was voted for on Thursday, September 27th. This is what the elected representatives hope to accomplish this year:

From Madrid to Scarsdale

From Madrid to Scarsdale

Alison Chan

October 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, School

The SHS Spanish Exchange Program returned from its hiatus in the 2017-2018 school year. This year, high school students from Madrid, Spain are living with a host family in Scarsdale for 15 days. Although the exchange students are staying for a short time, many have already adjusted to the Scarsdale atmos...

It’s Getting Hot in Here

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Natalie Schonfeld

October 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

It’s your first day of school.  You climb the stairs to your first class and as you walk through the door, you are met with a wave of heat.  As you sit down, you realize that you are already sweating. You see a small fan circulating warm air and by the time it reaches you, it is merely a breath of a...

Juuling at SHS Sets Off Alarms

Juuling at SHS Sets Off Alarms

David Peng

October 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

It was at the end of first period that yet another fire alarm went off, which seemed to be a drill that had been awkwardly placed.  But many students would find out the truth the next day in homeroom, when they were informed that the fire alarm was allegedly triggered by students vaping in a boys ba...

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