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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....

Stress at SHS: A Call to Action

March 2, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinion

When was the last time you remember doing something you really loved? No, not something you did for your SAT prep class. No, not something you did just for the extra credit points on your math test. No, not something you did solely for college. I mean something you did because you truly wanted to explore...

Sushi Roxx Review

February 7, 2016


Filed under Reviews

New York City is known for two things: its lively theater scene and its delicious ethnic food. However, the two are rarely experienced in the same place. Sushi Roxx is ideal for those who crave instagram-worthy Japanese cuisine and spectacular live performances by talented waiters. Mix this with an atmosphere...

Grey’s Anatomy Review

February 7, 2016


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*If you are not caught up on Grey’s Anatomy, this is a major spoiler alert* Shonda Rhimes: you either love her, or you hate her. As the writer of the hit T.V. series Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes has too much control over our lives. She decides your mood every Friday morning. It all depends on t...

Everything I Never Told You Review

February 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

There are some novels that take ages to find their way to the plot - pages of plodding descriptions and introductions of characters, so much so that you begin to wonder when the actual story will begin. Everything I Never Told You is not one of those books. From the very first sentences -- “Lydia ...

Things My Mother Taught Me Play Review

February 1, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Opinion, Reviews

As the curtains opened and the crowd went silent, Genna Shuster ’16 and Ellis Jones ’17 took the stage to perform the fantastic comedy, Things My Mother Taught Me, written by Katherine DiSavino. The play follows Gabe and Olivia as they pick up their lives and move from New York to their new life in Chic...

Selma Review

January 17, 2016


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Exactly one year ago Selma was released into movie theaters across the nation. Today, on the birthday of the Martin Luther King Jr, I sit down to watch this movie for extra credit.  The highly recommended film has received numerous awards over the past year.  Yet, some critics have deemed these nomin...

Are We Safe at SHS?

Are We Safe at SHS?

November 19, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After the Sandy Hook massacre on December 14, 2012, shock reverberated throughout the SHS halls.  A community just like Scarsdale had been brutally attacked, and 20 children had been killed.  Elementary schools like Sandy Hook should be a safe haven for children, a warm learning environment.  That da...

Fargo Review

Fargo Review

November 16, 2015


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  The best praise that can be given to the incredibly complex second season of Fargo, of which four episodes have aired, is that the show manages the seemingly impossible task of making Minnesota seem cool. Gone are the high-pitched accents, quirky aphorisms, and general aloofness that were ent...

Lonely Life

Lonely Life

October 25, 2015


Filed under Advice Column, Blogs

I feel so alone.... I don't have a dependable friend group or friends at all, I'm always second to everyone else, whenever the person I'm talking or walking with sees someone else they know they leave me hanging without even a goodbye. I never get invited to anything. I don't know what to do. People al...

The Biggest Question on Every SHS Student’s Mind; to Work or to Socialize?

October 25, 2015


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. Hi!  We totally understand your concerns, because we have been there too!  It can be so hard to find the balance between sleep, work, and frien...

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Advice Column Submission Form

August 31, 2015


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