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Assassin 2k15

Assassin 2k15

May 28, 2015


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In a heated building, the sight of gloves, jackets and sweaters tightly wrapped around one’s body is thought to be an unusual sight. At SHS, however, the student body does not even question this fashion choice. Everyone knows the answer, the annual senior game of Assassin. The rules of Assassin...

Rent A Senior Day

May 28, 2015


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Dreams came true on Friday, April 24 as freshman, sophomores, and juniors had the chance to rent a senior of their choice for the day. A simple payment of $10 and the former “big dogs on campus” became servants to the lower classman. A senior’s day consisted of food runs, carrying backpacks, ...

Amstu takes Philadelphia

Amstu takes Philadelphia

May 4, 2015


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The American Studies classes better known as “AmStu” took a day trip to Philadelphia on April 26. Students gathered at the gyms at 6 AM for departure and returned to campus around 4 PM. The students were originally scheduled to take an overnight trip to Washington D.C. on March 5-6, but the trip...

Bomb Threat Shakes SHS

Bomb Threat Shakes SHS

March 27, 2015


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On March 23 at around 10:13 AM, in the middle of third period, the SHS fire drill rang. Like so many times before, students filed out, never suspecting that a simple fire drill would become so much more, and eventually consume almost the en- tire school day. Earlier in the day during home- room...

SHS Cleans Up Scholastic Awards

SHS Cleans Up Scholastic Awards

March 27, 2015


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SHS students proved their writing and artistic aptitudes in the 2015 Scholastic and Art and Writing Awards. The awards rec- ognize creativity and excellence in the arts for students in grades 7-12. There are three possible recognitions to attain: a gold key, the highest award where appli- cants go ...

PE Handball Unit Causes Controversy

PE Handball Unit Causes Controversy

March 26, 2015


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Students in SHS Physical Ed- ucation Coach Scagnelli’s hand- ball class reported that the rules of handball were changed to ap- ply differently to girls and boys. Scagnelli acknowledged his use of modified game rules, but be- lieved that the rules were bene- ficial for increasing class partic- ipation....

You Can’t Handle the Truth

You Can’t Handle the Truth

March 17, 2015


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On March 17, the SHS Mock Trial team won a competition that ensured their ability to continue competing in tournaments which lead up to the Region IV Championships and, eventually, the New York State Championships. The team has been on a 3-0 win- ning streak in New York State Bar’s Mock Trial...

SHS Has a Dream, and a Voice

SHS Has a Dream, and a Voice

February 9, 2015


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SHS students celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of political action on Friday, January 16, by gathering in the auditorium during fifth period for an assembly focused on the lessons King spread during his lifetime. King’s goal of a unified nation has been the backbone of many mo...

SHS Revamps Library

SHS Revamps Library

February 9, 2015


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This academic year has brought some physical changes to SHS, including a new version of the library. SHS librarians Liz Waltz- man and Katja Rossi began the process of altering the school library in the fall of 2014. Both librarians recognized that there were some issues, and decided that it ...

My Sandwiches Brings All the Students to the Yard

My Sandwiches Brings All the Students to the Yard

February 9, 2015


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If you have been in the main cafeteria recently, you’ve probably seen the seemingly ‘VIP’ roped off section with the line of students. Do you know what these students are waiting for? Have you ever wondered what attracts the line to that one window? What used to be behind that window ...

David Frank: Intel Semifinalist

David Frank: Intel Semifinalist

February 9, 2015


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The Intel Science Talent Search is a prestigious competi- tion that recognizes high school seniors’ exceptional research in science. The application process includes a 20 page research report. Approximately 1,800 seniors com- pete nationally in this competition each year, and there are only 300 s...

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