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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!

Geminid Meteor Shower Lights up the Sky

Geminid Meteor Shower Lights up the Sky

Jessie Liu

January 10, 2019


Filed under Front Page, National, News

The Geminid meteor shower, which occurs annually around December, impressed skywatchers this year with another spectacular display. The meteor shower originates from an asteroid located near Earth, the 3200 Phaethon. Scientists believe that this asteroid collided with another object many years ago, ...

Juuling & Repairs Temporarily Close SHS Bathrooms

Juuling & Repairs Temporarily Close SHS Bathrooms

David Peng

January 9, 2019


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Throughout the month of December, many SHS students, sensitive to their daily school routines, became immediately aware of slight change when several bathrooms around school were suddenly closed. Some speculated that the so-called ‘vape rooms’ were closed to discourage students from juuling at school...

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

Katya Drohan, Tal Blaustein, and Audrey Heidbreder

January 9, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Games, School, Sports

Now that the Raiders are roughly halfway through the winter sports season, we wanted to check in on a few of SHS’s varsity teams. We spoke with boys’ ice hockey, girls’ basketball and boys’ basketball to hear about their progress and team development. Boys’ Ice Hockey The 2018-2019 season for th...

Famed Ohio State Football Coach Is Hanging Up His Whistle

Famed Ohio State Football Coach Is Hanging Up His Whistle

Sam Siegel

December 16, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News, Sports

Urban Meyer, Ohio State’s head football coach, has announced that he will retire following the Rose Bowl game on New Year’s Day. Meyer’s retirement is shocking to many college football fans given his prior achievements with the prodigious Ohio State Football Program. The Buckeyes’ 39-year-old...

Winter Pep Rally 2018

December 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Multimedia, School, Video

Wildfires Blaze Across California

Wildfires Blaze Across California

Lucy Brenner

December 7, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

Early November brought strong winds and excessive heat to the state of California, resulting in ravaging wildfires that brought widespread destruction to everything in their path. Many residents were forced to evacuate their homes due to the danger these fires posed, including high-profile celebrities such a...

Finale to the Fall Sports Season

Finale to the Fall Sports Season

David Peng

December 6, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School, Sports

As the winter sports started with the first snowfall of the season, the fall sports teams gathered for the annual Award Dinner to commemorate the teams and end of their eventful seasons. Organized by Maroon and White, athletes, coaches and parents arrived for dinner on Wednesday, November 14th at Mul...

NASA’s New InSight Lander

NASA’s New InSight Lander

Alison Chan

December 6, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

NASA’s Mars InSight Lander, which cost over 800 million dollars and has travelled an impressive 483 million miles on its journey from Earth, has finally landed on Mars. The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) was launched on May 5 and successfully lande...

A Pistol and a Bomb: False SHS Security Threat Strikes through Social Media

A Pistol and a Bomb: False SHS Security Threat Strikes through Social Media

David Peng

November 27, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News, School

For most students, following Thanksgiving break, Monday was just another school day, as their thoughts returned to stressing over their new assignments and next tests. Perhaps some had heard rumors of something happening over the weekend, or read the school emails, but there was an overall sense of n...

Quaker Ridge Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Quaker Ridge Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Ariel Weinsaft

October 24, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News

A written threat was received at Quaker Ridge Elementary School this morning which was thought to pose a threat to the learning community. Precautions were immediately taken, and the Scarsdale Police Department, in collaboration with the Westchester County Bomb Squad, carefully examined the area for...

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...

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