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Vials of COVID-19 vaccine lined up to be used by injection.

Vaccines are Out, But What’s Taking Them so Long?

Hannah Wang January 28, 2021

About a month ago, the FDA issued the first emergency use authorizations (EUA) of two of the COVID-19 vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) then decided that priority of vaccination...

This year, the administration reimagined the annual tradition of January A-School internships to make sure that everyone was staying safe and following protocol. Some students, such as Gabriella Arovas ’23, participated in passion projects for cooking and baking.

A-School Opts for a Non-Traditional Internship Experience

Flora Zik January 26, 2021

January A-school internships are a tradition that draws many people into the program. The opportunity gives students a chance to spend a month gaining experience working in the real world instead of going...

The importance of using personal protective equipment remains crucial with updated SHS quarantine guidelines.

Exposed to COVID at School? You May Not Need to Quarantine.

Sydney Milller January 23, 2021

Students and teachers exposed to COVID-19 received news when health officials announced shorter quarantines. New rules governing the length of quarantine for individuals have been implemented in the Scarsdale...

President Trump made history when he became the first United States president to be impeached twice for encouraging a violent revolt against the United States Government.

Donald Trump Impeached Again for Encouraging Rioters

Amelia Liu and Katherine Shi January 22, 2021

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, President Trump made history when he became the first United States president to be impeached twice. “I felt like [the impeachment] was...expected after the Capitol riots...but...

Dustin Higgs was executed today, January 16th, by lethal injection.

Dustin Higgs and the Future of the Death Penalty in the U.S.

Mason Lau January 17, 2021

On the morning of January 27, 1996, Willis Haynes shot and killed three women in Laurel, Maryland with the help of Dustin Higgs. Haynes was later sentenced to life in prison, yet Higgs received a sentence...

The results of the Georgia runoff election leave many Scarsdale High School students wondering the subsequent implications.

Georgia Runoff Election Recap

Harrison Lambert and Drew Bender January 13, 2021

The Georgia runoff election recently occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 5. In this special election, incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue ran for re-election against Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff. In the...

Model UN club members were able to work around the obstacles and hold a conference on the American Revolution.

MUN Holds Makeshift Conference

Ben Spitalny January 7, 2021

With the pandemic forcing the usual conferences in Philadelphia and at Princeton to be canceled, the high school’s Model United Nations club had to get creative and improvise a fun event for their members.  They...

During the afternoon of January 6, a pro-Trump protest became violent as demonstrators toppled barricades, broke into the Capitol building, and attacked law enforcement and media.

Discord in DC: Trump Supporters Storm the US Capitol

Hyunjin Lee, Amelia Liu, and Daniel Rublin January 6, 2021

As per standard procedure, Congress met earlier today to certify the electoral count and confirm Joe Biden’s Electoral College win. Under normal circumstances, the proceeding is a formality, but objections...

The school is always looking to improve upon the current hybrid schedule and may be implementing new updates to the schedule.

Will the New Year Bring a New Schedule to SHS?

Hyunjin Lee and Alexandra Chu December 29, 2020

After the United States approved two COVID-19 vaccines, the long-awaited end to the pandemic was finally in sight. When Scarsdale High School officially reopened in September, many people were dubious...

Jamaal Bowman, left, is the Democratic Representative-elect for New York's 16th congressional district. Mondaire Jones, right, is the Democratic Representative-elect for New York's 17th congressional district.

Local Congress Welcomes New Faces: Jamaal Bowman and Mondaire Jones

Mason Lau and Ryan Jiang December 22, 2020

While the fervor of the Presidential election is still strong even weeks after Election Day, America now has its eyes on Congress where two fresh faces have caused shockwaves in the House of Representatives:...

In these unprecedented times, school spirit has been put on the back burner for many.

Spirit Week Lacks Spirit

Ella Hayes November 25, 2020

This past school week, from Monday the 16th to Friday the 20th, was spirit week at Scarsdale High School. Students in both cohorts had the opportunity to participate in all or any of the different spirit...

Some of the alterations made to the fitness center in order to abide by the new safety protocols.

SHS Fitness Center Reopens Amid Pandemic

Sydney Miller November 17, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Scarsdale this past spring and closed the high school, the Fitness Center closed as well. Even when school reopened in September, the Fitness Center remained closed until...

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