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Assassin Game to Continue With New Organizers

Assassin Game to Continue With New Organizers

Sneha Dey

March 3, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News, School

Two seniors Jack Callahan ’18 and James Conlan ’18 will continue the canceled Assassin game, with some changes. “This game has been a tradition at the school for many years and I, like many others, did not want the tradition to end. I decided to take action and run the game," said Conlan. Conl...

Taking a Stance on Gun Violence

Taking a Stance on Gun Violence

Carly Kessler

March 2, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News, Opinion, Photo Gallery, Student Voices

I’m always one to try to understand something from both sides. Just this week, I started to read a book by Alan Dershowitz that strictly states the case for Israel, regarding the conflict in the Middle East. My plans upon completion include finding another book that will provide only the Palestini...

Senior Game Assassin Canceled in Wake of Parkland Shooting

Senior Game Assassin Canceled in Wake of Parkland Shooting

Sneha Dey

March 2, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News, School

Assassin organizer Matt Greenberg announced the long-anticipated game would be cancelled for the first time since it emerged eight years ago. This comes after SHS principal Kenneth Bonamo held a senior assembly, where he pled with students to reconsider the effects of the game in a post-Parkland worl...

SHS Band Concert Before Break

SHS Band Concert Before Break

Jacob Faierman

February 25, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

The SHS Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band performed for the entire school on Friday February 16. Since all of the different bands played, there was a wide array of styles of music that were featured, which made the concert a wonderful treat for students right before break. Many noted the ex...

Eduardo Garcia Speaks at SHS

Eduardo Garcia Speaks at SHS

Maya Bharara

February 18, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

A number of SHS students attended an assembly featuring Eduardo Garcia, a chef, hiker, and survivor of an electrical shock that left him with a bionic hand. During the February 9 assembly, Garcia described numerous important events in his life, such as his time as a chef on yachts, his accident, and hi...

A Look Into the 2018 Winter Olympics

A Look Into the 2018 Winter Olympics

Lucy Brenner

February 13, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

The 2018 Winter Olympics recently kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday, February 9 to mark the 23rd cold-weather Olympics in history. With a stunning fireworks display overhead, a large crowd of over 30,000 in the arena looking on, and tons more around the globe, the opening ceremony fea...

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Celebration

Max Yang

February 12, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

Happy New Year, or 新年快乐 (xin nian kuai le)!The SHS Chinese Club hosted the annual Chinese New Year celebration during fifth period on February 9th. Previously, the event was hosted in the little theater; however, this year the location was moved to the new learning commons. Chinese food was serve...

The Bond Vote Results

The Bond Vote Results

February 9, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News

On February 8, community members of Scarsdale lined up at Scarsdale Middle School to vote on a nearly $65 million bond to upgrade district school buildings, as well as various issues within the district such as security, safety and health related reforms. (See link below for the extended bond plan.)...

What Happened to Coach Murphy: A Timeline

What Happened to Coach Murphy: A Timeline

Alex Wilson, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Local, News, School, Sports

As the Scarsdale varsity boys’ basketball team’s regular season comes to a close, they enter the postseason with uncertainty. Why? Head coach Bill Murphy was fired on February 2, and the chain of events surrounding the incident created a charged atmosphere not only in the athletics program, but i...

New SHS App

New SHS App

Jacob Faierman

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, School

In the upcoming weeks, a new SHS app will be released by its creators Alex Arovas (Project Leader & Programmer), Hudson Jakubowicz (Marketing), and George Liu (Backend).  The app will contain new features not previously existent in the old app. “[To access] this app, all you need is your Scarsdal...

Scarsdale Public Library To Renovate

Scarsdale Public Library To  Renovate

Jacob Faierman

February 6, 2018


Filed under Front Page, News, School

The Scarsdale Public Library has recently announced upcoming renovation plans. These major changes are estimated to cost $17.9 million dollars. A few of the improvements include an upgrade in technology and enhanced views of the Audrey Hochberg Pond Preserve. The total space of the building is expand...

The Government Shutdown Explained—Updated

The Government Shutdown Explained—Updated

David Peng

February 4, 2018


Filed under Front Page, National, News

A brief government shutdown began on January 20 as Congress failed to pass a budget bill. It started after senators were unable to reach the 60 votes needed to overcome a Democratic filibuster—a political procedure used to prolong debate and delay a vote. The filibuster blocked approval of a short-ter...

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