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At a recent press briefing, President Trump announced his administration will be halting all the funds going to the World Health Organization.

Trump Halts Funding to World Health Organization

Ben Spitalny April 21, 2020

At a recent press briefing, President Trump announced his administration will be halting all the funds going to the World Health Organization. The W.H.O. is a United Nations agency tasked with ensuring...

Scarsdale High School's traditional Jabberfest that showcases a variety of talent was moved online this year.

Jabberfest Virtually Showcases Students’ Talents

Emily Wang April 20, 2020

“What I really like about Jabberfest is that it brings the Scarsdale community together right before spring break. Everyone gets to relax, have fun, and you get to watch your classmates and friends perform...

We have an app! You can now view all of our articles at the convenience of your smartphone!

A Maroon App – Just What You’ve Been Waiting For!

Leah Breakstone and Ariel Weinsaft March 29, 2020

We have some Appy News - Maroon has officially launched its very-own App!! Now you can stay up to date on news from the convenience of your phone! How can you download this app, you ask? Follow the...

Super Tuesday polls are dominated by democratic candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.

Super Tuesday: Biden and Sanders Push Ahead

Lilac Lin March 16, 2020

Super Tuesday was created by the Democrats in the 1980s, but it has gradually become an even more important event for today’s democratic candidates and voters. Held on March 3rd, this year’s Super...

SHS history bowl champs Caroline Higgins '20, captain Andrew Morin '20, and George Primoff '20.

SHS Quiz Bowl Team Takes Home a Win

Sydney Piccoli March 9, 2020

The SHS Quiz Bowl team advised by SHS physics teacher, Michael Egan, won first place at the New York City National History Bowl tournament on February 23rd at Basis Independent High School in Brooklyn....

In early March, the Sophomore class government organized a blood drive with the New York Blood Center.

Sophomore Government Holds a Blood Drive

Sydney Piccoli March 8, 2020

On March 3rd, the Sophomore government worked with the New York Blood Center, a non-profit blood collection and distribution organization, to hold a blood drive. Around fifty people gave blood and in return...

SHS to offer new course next year (2020-21): Introduction to Linguistics.

Introduction to Linguistics: New SHS Elective

Jolie Kantor February 28, 2020

Next year, a new semester-long elective will appear in the course catalog: Introduction to Linguistics. The course—open to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders—will offer an exploration of language development,...

On the day before February break, the SHS chorus held their annual concert.

SHS Chorus Performs On Valentine’s Day

Hyunjin Lee February 23, 2020

On the last day of school before February break, the SHS chorus attempted to distract students from the fact that they were single for yet another Valentine’s day. Led by SHS Choir Director Michael Schmidt,...

The primarily Republican Senate voted on President Trump’s acquittal on February 5, after the impending impeachment lasted for three months.

President Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Trial

Sam Siegel February 22, 2020

The primarily Republican Senate voted on President Trump’s acquittal on February 5, after the impending impeachment lasted for three months. Trump was tried for abuse of power in the executive branch...

The Robotics club features four different branches and focuses (programming, engineering, logistics, and outreach) so that even students who are not well-versed in computer science can become an integral part of the activities.

RoboRaiders Win at First Tech Challenge

Lilac Lin February 21, 2020

The Robotics Club began around four years ago when a group of passionate students who were interested in creating robots decided to start their own club. Advised by SHS’s STEAM educator Brian McDonald,...

Several SHS students took part in the annual Scholastic Art and Writing awards.

SHS Students Among Recipients of Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Lilac Lin and Sydney Piccoli February 19, 2020

Writopia Lab, a non-profit organization founded in New York, features a variety of writing workshops and camps for students in Westchester, Rockland, Manhattan, and Fairfield. Apart from its creative workshops,...

SHS wins 9th overall at Science Olympiad Invitational and Regional Competition

Success for SHS Science Olympiad Team at Invitational and Regional Tournaments

David Peng February 18, 2020

Scarsdale notched top second overall and qualified for the state tournament last Saturday, February 2 at the Lower Hudson Science Olympiad Division C Regionals competition. Students took written tests,...

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