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Scarsdale Forced to Rework School Budget in Light of Economic Downfall from COVID-19

Butler Field will not receive the sound system that was planned for in the budget.

Natalie Schonfeld

May 6, 2020

You may be tired of quarantine and sad you cannot see your friends, go out to eat, or even go to the park. All of Scarsdale High School has lost typical spring rituals including spring sports, theater productions, outdoor lunches, and social engagements. SHS seniors have arguably lost the most, includi...

The Election Doesn’t Stop Because of A Pandemic: Here’s What You Need to Know.

The current political situation is setting the stage for a very important presidential election in November.

Jack Margolin

April 24, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, politics have remained on everyone’s mind. With the election upcoming in November, here’s an update on how things have unfolded over the past few weeks. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race on April 8th, conceding to...

Trump Halts Funding to World Health Organization

At a recent press briefing, President Trump announced his administration will be halting all the funds going to the World Health Organization.

Ben Spitalny

April 21, 2020

At a recent press briefing, President Trump announced his administration will be halting all the funds going to the World Health Organization. The W.H.O. is a United Nations agency tasked with ensuring global public health. Some of their current responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic include t...

Jabberfest Virtually Showcases Students’ Talents

Scarsdale High School's traditional Jabberfest that showcases a variety of talent was moved online this year.

Emily Wang

April 20, 2020

“What I really like about Jabberfest is that it brings the Scarsdale community together right before spring break. Everyone gets to relax, have fun, and you get to watch your classmates and friends perform on stage while cheering them on,” noted Charlie Schulhof ’21, an editor for Jabberwocky and a...

A Maroon App – Just What You’ve Been Waiting For!

We have an app! You can now view all of our articles at the convenience of your smartphone!

Leah Breakstone and Ariel Weinsaft

March 29, 2020

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Super Tuesday: Biden and Sanders Push Ahead

Super Tuesday polls are dominated by democratic candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

Lilac Lin

March 16, 2020

Super Tuesday was created by the Democrats in the 1980s, but it has gradually become an even more important event for today’s democratic candidates and voters. Held on March 3rd, this year’s Super Tuesday allotted more than one-third of the delegates for the Democratic National Convention and include...

SHS Quiz Bowl Team Takes Home a Win

SHS history bowl champs Caroline Higgins '20, captain Andrew Morin '20, and George Primoff '20.

Sydney Piccoli

March 9, 2020

The SHS Quiz Bowl team advised by SHS physics teacher, Michael Egan, won first place at the New York City National History Bowl tournament on February 23rd at Basis Independent High School in Brooklyn. Run by Presidents Andrew Morin and George Primoff, the club meets every Monday during 7th period. “Ge...

Sophomore Government Holds a Blood Drive

In early March, the Sophomore class government organized a blood drive with the New York Blood Center.

Sydney Piccoli

March 8, 2020

On March 3rd, the Sophomore government worked with the New York Blood Center, a non-profit blood collection and distribution organization, to hold a blood drive. Around fifty people gave blood and in return received cookies, juice, water, stickers, and pins.  The Sophomore government decided to organize...

Introduction to Linguistics: New SHS Elective

SHS to offer new course next year (2020-21): Introduction to Linguistics.

Jolie Kantor

February 28, 2020

Next year, a new semester-long elective will appear in the course catalog: Introduction to Linguistics. The course—open to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders—will offer an exploration of language development, as well as historical and scientific components of language.  Introduction to Linguistics is a course desi...

SHS Chorus Performs On Valentine’s Day

On the day before February break, the SHS chorus held their annual concert.

Hyunjin Lee

February 23, 2020

On the last day of school before February break, the SHS chorus attempted to distract students from the fact that they were single for yet another Valentine’s day. Led by SHS Choir Director Michael Schmidt, the Mixed Choir and Chamber Choir each performed several songs, peppered with solos and a duet ...

President Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Trial

The primarily Republican Senate voted on President Trump’s acquittal on February 5, after the impending impeachment lasted for three months.

Sam Siegel

February 22, 2020

The primarily Republican Senate voted on President Trump’s acquittal on February 5, after the impending impeachment lasted for three months. Trump was tried for abuse of power in the executive branch and obstruction of Congress. The crux of the case against him was based on the allegation that he withh...

RoboRaiders Win at First Tech Challenge

The Robotics club features four different branches and focuses (programming, engineering, logistics, and outreach) so that even students who are not well-versed in computer science can become an integral part of the activities.

Lilac Lin

February 21, 2020

The Robotics Club began around four years ago when a group of passionate students who were interested in creating robots decided to start their own club. Advised by SHS’s STEAM educator Brian McDonald, the extracurricular features four different branches and focuses (programming, engineering, logi...

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