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Dear Evan Hansen Review

Dear Evan Hansen Review

Talia Schulhof

February 7, 2017


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Social media lies at the center of our lives, and some say that the only place where people turn off their phones is in the theater. But as you sit in the audience of the Music Box Theater to see Dear Evan Hansen, you hear the sound of a text message notification as the show begins. Before you can rea...

Almost, Maine Review

Almost, Maine Review

January 29, 2017


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

The audience left the auditorium, following SHS Drama Club’s production of Almost, Maine, overwrought by fervor and sorrow. Directed by Tali Lesser ’17 and Ellis Jones ’17, the play created magic on stage. Almost, Maine, a series of nine vignettes, is located in a town called Almost, and follows resident...

Group Chat Grief

Group Chat Grief

January 12, 2017


Filed under Advice Column, Blogs

Whenever I try and talk to my friends in the group chat, my responses are never really responded to, and rarely do they pay much attention to me, it's like they all know to ignore me. It's not as easy to just exiting the chat, what should I do to get their attention or let them know I'm being neglect...

Time Management Mayhem

Time Management Mayhem

January 12, 2017


Filed under Advice Column, Blogs

How do I manage my time better? I stay up all night and barely sleep.. how do I cope with the stress of SHS and still maintain a social life??? Help plz. Time management is definitely a skill that takes time to develop. One way to deal with time management is to make a to do list. By writing out e...

The Hamilton Mixtape Review

The Hamilton Mixtape Review

January 12, 2017


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Maybe you love it. Maybe it’s not really your thing. Either way, it’s been made pretty clear that there is no escaping the phenomenon that is Hamilton: An American Musical. The musical has made history as the first Broadway musical with rap music, as well as picking up eleven Tony awards. Though it...

Hairspray Live! Review

Hairspray Live! Review

Talia Schulhof

January 8, 2017


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

On December 7, 2016, NBC’s newest TV musical, Hairspray Live!, aired. After months of preparation, NBC presented a three hour program with a star-studded cast, including Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein, Derek Hough and more. Universal Studios provided a perfect place to re...

Grease Review

Grease Review

November 19, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

On Friday, November 18th, the Drama Club took the stage in the SHS auditorium to perform the 1978 musical, Grease. They went on to perform twice more on Saturday and Sunday. With the help of director Ms. Barbara Malecki, SHS performing arts and English teacher, and musical director Mr. John Cuk, SHS Ch...

Clique Culture

Clique Culture

October 26, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinion

Clique culture. You’ve seen it in Mean Girls and in Gossip Girl, and you have most likely experienced it here. Discussing clique culture is a perennial favorite here at Maroon, and with Halloween behind us, the staff has spent a lot of time reflecting on the pervasive topic. And so, we made it our...

When Worlds Collide // Black Tap x Walter’s Review

When Worlds Collide // Black Tap x Walter’s Review

September 22, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

There’s only one reason why any Scarsdale High School student would ever want to go to Mamaroneck High School: Walter’s Hot Dogs is right across the street. On September 16-18, Walter’s combined with the famous NYC restaurant, Black Tap, the place where everyone waits on a two hour line to snapchat...

La Soirée de Musique (Review)

La Soirée de Musique (Review)

July 8, 2016


Filed under Front Page, News, Opinion, Reviews, School

Music soared through the air as people began finding their seats at the last annual La Soirée de Musique, presented by SHS’s own French Club. The Soiree is a chance for all students -- not just mthose necessarily in the French Club, or even those who take French -- to showcase their musical talent...

No Grades? No Problem

No Grades? No Problem

May 17, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, News

Physical education has played an integral role in our education since the dawn of our journey in the Scarsdale Schools system. In elementary school, P.E. was a particularly fun part of the day during which we could channel our cheerful youth and expand our creativity and aptitude for recreational activities....

These Girls Are On FIRE (Leading Ladies Play Review)

These Girls Are On FIRE (Leading Ladies Play Review)

Charlotte Irwin, Maddie Brew and Maggie Brew

April 13, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

Leading Ladies follows two struggling Shakespearean actors who find an ad in the newspaper offering one million dollars to the two long lost nieces of a wealthy woman on her deathbed, from Pennsylvania, Florence Snider, played by Catherine Chan ’16. The two actors make a plan to pose as Florence’s n...

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