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Scarsdale’s Singing Success: SHS Choristers are Prize Semifinalists

Scarsdale’s Singing Success: SHS Choristers are Prize Semifinalists

Juling Wang

April 17, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, Photo Gallery, School

The Scarsdale High School Choir has recently placed as semi-finalists in The American Prize in Choral Performance. The award considered a short clip of "In Paradisum” from Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem,” a memorable collaboration with a student orchestra from Rome. The American Prize, from it...

Scarsdale’s Got Talent

Scarsdale’s Got Talent

Magan Chin

April 11, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Most would agree that there are some academically-gifted students at Scarsdale High School, but do they know how talented they are? Students of all grades, including teachers, performed every genre of music imaginable, while some even performed unique dance routines. Whether it was a solo performer, a sing...

Ice, Ice Baby

Ice, Ice Baby

Lauren Zou

April 5, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

The Sophomore Ice Skating Event was on Friday, March 16 and was at Hommocks Ice Skating Rink. The event was run by the Sophomore Student Government and tickets were sold at 10 dollars each, including admission and rental fees. The Sophomore Government usually hosts a class event every year. Sophomores ha...

A Loss to the Universe: Stephen Hawking’s Passing

A Loss to the Universe: Stephen Hawking’s Passing

Jacob Faierman

April 3, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News, Photo Gallery

Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest minds of our time, and his contributions to theoretical physics are unquestionably impactful. Hawking was born in England on January 8, 1942, and passed away at his home in Cambridge on March 14, 2018. In 1963, at the age of 21, Hawking was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig...

Nonparticipants of the Walkout Speak Out

Nonparticipants of the Walkout Speak Out

Brendan Lee

March 30, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News

"Please. Please. There are people here. They're all bleeding and they're going to die." These horrifying words came from a terrified Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who witnessed rapid gunshots taking down innocent students beside her on Wednesday, February 14th. This was no battlefield, no th...

The March for Our Lives, Concluded

The March for Our Lives, Concluded

Clara Weller and Ariel Weinsaft

March 27, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

In direct response to the horrific events that occured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14th, millions rallied worldwide in over 856 towns and cities to march with hopes for reforming gun laws in the United States. This student-led demonstration occured on Saturday, March 24, only day...

Toys Я Gone

Toys Я Gone

Lucy Brenner

March 26, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

The fateful rumors are true: the beloved, nostalgia-inducing store, Toys R Us, went bankrupt. The chain will  be forced to liquidate its assets, which will shut down all 735 stores across the United States and leave 33,000 workers unemployed. Founded in 1957, Toys R Us, has been a longtime favorite to...

SHS Security After Parkland

SHS Security After Parkland

Isabel Horney, Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Imagine metal detectors at the door when you first enter the school building, armed guards checking for dangerous weapons hidden in your gym clothes, and no longer having the freedom to leave campus during the day. School is a place where students should feel safe and where their main worry should be w...

Sophomore Human Rights Conference

Sophomore Human Rights Conference

Alison Chan

March 25, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

A group of SHS sophomores attended the annual Human Rights Conference at Iona College on Thursday, March 15. Students from over 40 schools were exposed to present-day human rights issues during this day-long conference. The students first listened to three speakers, including Holocaust survivor Judith ...

Student Response to the Walkout

Student Response to the Walkout

Maroon Staff

March 22, 2018


Filed under Front Page, School, Student Voices

Hundreds of students flocked to the turf field on March 14 at 9:55 am to protest the recent Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Wearing red and orange ribbons, everyone listened to 17 tributes, for the 17 lives lost. After this first portion, students were given the option to leave before others read...

A Flutiful Performance At Carnegie Hall

A Flutiful Performance At Carnegie Hall

Magan Chin

March 22, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News, School

Scarsdale’s very own wind ensemble has once again made it to Carnegie Hall. Performing Patrick Burn’s Oasis, Oscar Navarro’s Downey Overture, and John Mackey’s Frozen Cathedral, the Scarsdale band smashed out yet another phenomenal performance. In preparation for their big day, they had multiple lo...

SHS Students for Gun Control

SHS Students for Gun Control

Declinda Perfetti

March 20, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Every high school building should be a safe place for students to come and learn during weekdays, but recent events have proven otherwise. Throughout this past year, there have been seventeen school shootings that have motivated many students to speak out about gun control. The recent school shooting ...

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