Women’s March LA Faces Accusations of Non-Inclusion

Marchers during Women's March LA 2019

Sydney Piccoli

February 9, 2020

On the day after President Trump’s inauguration, thousands of people united in Washington DC’s streets parading around signs and chanting for change during the Women’s March. The people were marching toward one idea: equality. That day, the atmosphere smelled of something besides pollution and...

New York Giants Fans Wave Goodbye to a Football Legend

After 16 seasons in the NFL, Eli Manning has announced his retirement.

Sam Siegel

February 3, 2020

This past week, New York Giants fans paid a heartfelt farewell to beloved franchise quarterback Eli Manning, who officially announced his long-anticipated retirement. Manning spent 16 stellar seasons with the organization and lost his role as starting quarterback this season to rookie Daniel Jones. A...

Grammys 2020: Recap of Memorable Moments

This year's Grammy awards will go down in history as one of the most memorable award shows.

Alexandra Chu

February 2, 2020

On January 26, Alicia Keys returned to host the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Dozens of artists walked down the red carpet and performed on stage, including Camila Cabello, the Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, and more. With teary and excitable ...

Wristbands for the Wildfires: SHS Student Government Fundraises for Australia

To support efforts to combat the Australian wildfires, the SHS student government is selling red wristbands for $2 for an indefinite period.

Sam Wachs

January 31, 2020

For months, wildfires across Australia have ravaged more than 17 million acres of land with no signs of stopping. Even with help from other countries, firefighters constantly battle against the fires that have claimed at least 28 lives and caused the destruction or damage of more than 3,000 homes. The d...

SHS Cafeteria Implements New Sandwich Ordering System

SHS' sandwich-ordering app, Nutrislice, is a convenient and valuable addition to the cafeteria and reduces wait time for made-to-order sandwiches.

Max Yang

January 30, 2020

The deli counter is arguably the most popular food station at Scarsdale High School’s cafeteria, and as a result, long lines are usually a common sight. Serving made-to-order sandwiches, the deli offers a fresh and delicious lunch option for SHS. The lines, however, are enough to keep students wai...

Everything You Need to Know About The Coronavirus

The coronavirus has spread extremely quickly. As of Sunday, there have been around 2,700 confirmed cases and over 80 deaths in mainland China.

Hannah Wang

January 27, 2020

THE CORONAVIRUS A coronavirus is a virus that usually affects animals, with a few types affecting humans. Under an electron microscope, these viruses resemble the shape of a solar corona, hence the name. With over 8000 cases in 26 different countries, the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) was a virus tha...

SHS Senior Jessie Liu Places Top 300 in the Nation for Science Research Talent Search

Liu presenting her project at the Genius Olympiad Science Research Competition.  She is excited to get to explore more of the science and medical fields in the future.

Leah Breakstone and Natalie Schonfeld

January 22, 2020

According to, approximately 38.4% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their life. There is no statistic on how many people will be indirectly affected by a loved one’s diagnosis, as the percentage would be all too high. Thanks to 21st-century technology and an abun...

Scarsdale High School Senior Wolf Cukier Discovers Planet and Makes National Headlines

Wolf Cukier ’20, proudly sporting his NASA apparel in his home here in Scarsdale. The SHS senior has plans to continue his studies in astrophysics next September when he starts college.

Ariel Weinsaft and Leah Breakstone

January 16, 2020

While interning at NASA last summer, SHS student Wolf Cukier ’20 discovered a planet 6.9 times larger than Earth. Cukier is a part of the Science Research program here at SHS.  The summer before senior year is busy, to say the least. With supplements to write and the college process looming over...

Escalation of Tensions between Iran and the US

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and other officers were killed in US airstrikes in early January. The following days saw increasing tensions between the nations and among American and Iranian people about the prospects of further violent conflict.

Katherine Shi and Alicia Xin

January 13, 2020

On January 3, 2020, President Donald Trump ordered an overnight airstrike in the Baghdad airport in Iraq which killed at least twenty-five people, including General Qasem Soleimani and other high-ranking Iranian officials. Since then, from violent anti-American sentiments to TikTok World War III memes, ...

Trump’s Impeachment: An Overview

Trump's impeachment in the House advances his trial to the Senate. Regardless of whether or not the Senate votes to remove Trump from office, this is an important time in American history as Congress fights over presidential political boundaries.

Hannah Wang and Alicia Xin

December 30, 2019

The United States House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. The following is a simplified overview of what has happened and what’s to come.  What is impeachment? To be clear, impeachment does not mean being kicked out of office. It means that the Preside...

SHS Enjoys Annual Pre-Break Orchestra Concert

SHS Chamber and Symphonic Orchestras strived to ease audiences from the insomnia of testing week into the holiday break.

Lilac Lin

December 23, 2019

Last Friday, December 20, the SHS Chamber and Symphonic Orchestras strived to ease audiences from the insomnia of testing week into the holiday break. SHS Orchestra Director Amédée Williams led each ensemble through two performances, lasting all of third period, which included a wide variation of mu...

New York Banning Plastic Bags Starting March 2020

New York Banning Plastic Bags Starting March 2020

Jolie Kantor

December 9, 2019

Environmentalists have always been advocating for creative ways to save the environment. However, in the past, there has been nothing done about the use of plastic bags in our daily lives. Luckily, in March 2020, a new plastic bag ban will take place in New York. This new policy will force stores to...

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