Apple Announces Release of iPhone 11

The new iPhones will be available for purchase starting September 20, 2019.

Benjamin Spitalny

September 18, 2019

On September 10, Apple revealed the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and Pro Max.  The most significant differences between these iPhones and the previously released iPhones are the cameras. One of the most advanced features is the new ultra-wide angle lens which offers a 120-degree field of view, whi...

Swastikas Found Carved in SHS Bathroom

The carvings were found in the first floor girls' restroom near the A-School. Photo Credit: Maroon Staff

David Peng and Max Yang

September 15, 2019

Three swastikas—images adopted by Nazi Germany and associated with antisemitism—were found carved into a girls’ restroom toilet paper holder on Thursday, September 12.  Although the timing and suspect of the engraving are unknown, SHS Principal Kenneth Bonamo announced that they were di...

2020 Vision: SHS Seniors Continue Back-to-School Traditions

Each year, many seniors paint their cars with bright doodles and phrases. Photo Credit: @daniellegoldman_

Max Yang

September 9, 2019

Welcome back, Seniors! Although senior year brings stresses in the forms of college applications and increasingly difficult classes, there are many traditions that seniors can look forward to, namely Facebook names, Brewster chalking, and Halloween. But even before those, for the first day of school, stu...

Fires Rage Through the Amazon

Locations of fires in South America as detected by  satellites in mid August. PC: NASA's Terra/Aqua MODIS

Lilac Lin

September 5, 2019

A record number of fires continue blazing across the Amazon, the world’s largest tropical rainforest. More than 74,000 fires have been reported so far and the inferno has still not been put out.  Aside from producing nearly 20% of the oxygen on Earth, the Amazon rainforest also helps mitigate clima...

SHS Alumna Makes NBA History

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Katya Drohan

June 27, 2019

The Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA recently announced that they hired SHS alumnus Lindsay Gottlieb as one of their assistant coaches for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. Growing up in Scarsdale, Gottlieb started playing organized basketball when she was in the 4th grade and fell in love with the game ...

The Aces Of This Season: Raiders Sweep Golf States

Photo Credit: Andy Fan

Lauren Zou

June 24, 2019

This season, the boys and girls SHS golf teams both managed to clutch the state championship win for the Raiders. Through hard work and perseverance, both teams beat local school teams in the Section One tournament and scored the overall high score during the state championship. Both teams were undefeated in t...

SHS Boys Tennis Wins State Doubles Championship


Katya Drohan

June 17, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, the Scarsdale Varsity Boys Tennis team, led by Coach Jennifer Roane, won the Section 1 doubles championship. SHS freshman Jason Shuler '22 and SHS junior Nikolay Sahakyan '20 made up the Scarsdale winning doubles team. Shuler and Sahakyan won the final 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, pushing the Raid...

Proposed Extradition Bill Escalates Tensions Between Mainland China and Hong Kong

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Alison Chan

June 13, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have been recently protesting the proposed Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill that would allow for extraditions to mainland China. The legislation, supported by Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing Chief Executive Car...

Sophomore Class Event: The Amazing Race

Photo Credit: Maroon Staff

Josh Bock

June 12, 2019

On Friday, June 7, the sophomore class government hosted its massively hyped and equally successful class event. The event, The Amazing Race, was a series of athletic and intellectual challenges that pairs of contestants completed throughout the school. After completing a challenge, the two partners r...

MRSA: The Newest Disease of SHS – Disease Columnist

PC: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Leah Breakstone

June 12, 2019

Yet another disease has been exposed to the SHS community. Jeez, we should just shut the school down for the season because, at this point, SHS is an infirmary. I was thinking perhaps in around 2 weeks or so, we could just close the doors of school until, maybe, September? I don’t know, maybe it’s a ...

Freshman Class Shakespeare Festival

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Micah Arenstein

June 11, 2019

For as long as students can remember, the freshmen Shakespeare festival has always been held the week of Memorial Day. It is a day that is dreaded by some and welcomed by others. Those who fear the festival usually don’t perform in front of the grade and will act out scenes in front of their smaller...

Meet Your 2019-2020 Class Government Officers

Meet Your 2019-2020 Class Government Officers

Natalie Schonfeld

June 11, 2019

The sophomore, junior, and senior class government officers were voted for on May 23rd. Here's what the elected representatives hope to accomplish this upcoming year:

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