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  • May 12Bid goodbye to the seniors as they put on Bye Bye Birdie, the 2019 class play, on May 17th, 18th, and 19th!

Practicing Mindfulness in SHS Classrooms

Practicing Mindfulness in SHS Classrooms

Ariel Weinsaft

March 9, 2019


Filed under Front Page, School

Mindfulness: a mental state that one can achieve by focusing on the present and maintaining awareness of one’s surroundings. This is a new trend being implemented in many SHS classrooms. Practices including meditation and various breathing exercises are being initiated by teachers during class time i...

Fox Meadow Student Competes in MasterChef Junior

Fox Meadow Student Competes in MasterChef Junior

Alison Chan and Lucy Brenner

March 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Shannen Hosman, a fifth grade Fox Meadow student, will be competing in the popular MasterChef Junior competition. Hosman has always expressed a special interest in cooking and started the hobby when she was only seven years old. “I love cooking because when I’m in the kitchen it’s like I can ...

Explorando España: Exchange Trip to Spain

Explorando España: Exchange Trip to Spain

David Peng

March 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, School, SHS Exchange Chronicles

Madrid, Toledo, Segovia, Cuenca—over the course of two weeks on the second half of their Spanish exchange experience, a group of Scarsdale students explored these Spanish cities and everything in between. Accompanied by SHS Special Education Teacher Vincent Modafferi and SHS Dean Mitchell Thompson,...

SHS Orchestra Explores Austria and Hungary

SHS Orchestra Explores Austria and Hungary

Lilac Lin

March 5, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, School

Shouts of exaltation filled each classroom of SHS as the final bell of the day rang, marking the end of the school day and the beginning of February break. While most students were busy bursting out the front doors of the high school, the orchestra had already begun their 8-day performance tour of...

SHS Students Experience Life in Germany

SHS Students Experience Life in Germany

Sam Siegel

March 3, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Front Page, School, SHS Exchange Chronicles

This past February break, Scarsdale High School offered a German Exchange program to all SHS students, which proved to be a major success. Five students from SHS traveled to Germany to experience the daily life and activities of a different culture.  The students were accompanied by SHS social studi...

A Year After Mass Shooting: Q&A with MSD Student

A Year After Mass Shooting: Q&A with MSD Student

Natalie Schonfeld

March 1, 2019


Filed under Feature, Front Page, Instagram, National

Valentine’s Day. February 14. A day that traditionally conjures up thoughts of flowers, chocolates, hearts, and romance.  But that tradition was tragically shattered on February 14, 2018, when a 19-year-old armed with an AR-15 stormed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) and killed 17 people. The...

SHS Fantasy Football Punishments

SHS Fantasy Football Punishments

Jake Lubin, Writer

February 23, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, School

This past December, dozens of fantasy football warriors fought their final battle of week 17 to receive the shocking news that they had come in last place in their league. To make things worse, many of them would be required to fulfill the harsh fantasy football punishments required by their league....

SHS Science Olympiad Gets the Gold

SHS Science Olympiad Gets the Gold

David Peng and Max Yang

February 7, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, School

For the first time in 7 years, the Scarsdale High School Science Olympiad team won the Lower Hudson Regional competition, held on February 2 at Byram Hills High School. Competing in 24 testing, building, and lab events—ranging from astronomy to chemistry—SHS beat out 47 other teams. The win qualifi...

SHS Students Step Into Modern Dance

SHS Students Step Into Modern Dance

David Peng

February 3, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, Photo Gallery, School, Sports

Ask a Scarsdale student whether they know the difference between parallel first and parallel second position—thanks to a modern dance unit in gym class, some might not only know the answer but will also enthusiastically demonstrate it for you. With funding from district money set aside for arts education, P...

Starting the Second Semester—and Senior Slump

Starting the Second Semester—and Senior Slump

David Peng

January 30, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, Photo Gallery, School, uncategorized

Despite an infamous lack of school spirit or traditions at SHS, the second semester senior slump is one event that is highly anticipated. Having reached the milestone where college applications are finished and the course of high school is in its final stretch, many seniors have begun easing off on...

ALERT: New Schedule Changes

ALERT: New Schedule Changes

Max Yang

January 11, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Although the schedule just changed for the 2017-2018 school year, Scarsdale High School announced on Wednesday, January 9th that it would be piloting two new schedules starting in the third quarter. The length of periods for both schedules will not differ drastically from the current schedule (from 51 m...

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