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An Open Letter to my Senior Year

An Open Letter to my Senior Year

Jessica Torrellas, Staff Writer
June 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Dear Senior Year, I was so excited to finally meet you in September. To step into the halls as an upperclassmen. To prepare myself for the last year of high school. I thought that being so close to leaving high school would be a great thing, but now days from my graduation I am torn. We all came...

Reflecting on Ramadan

Reflecting on Ramadan

Emma Sharma, Correspondent
June 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Celebrated by Muslims all around the globe, Ramadan is a holy Islamic holiday (this year occurring mostly in June) dedicated to fasting, prayer, and meditation. It’s acknowledged as the month in which Muhammad was encountered by Allah, the holy god of Islam, and became the Muslim prophet. It’s widely...

Faculty Advice for Graduating Seniors

Faculty Advice for Graduating Seniors

Brianna Jean, Reporter
June 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Junior Brianna Jean decided to ask some of the SHS faculty what advice they had for the class of 2017. Here are their words of wisdom.

Five Restaurants Teens Need in Stamford

Five Restaurants Teens Need in Stamford

Kiran Jagtiani, Staff Writer
June 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the school year comes to an end, so does eating the same old bagged lunch everyday. With warmer weather comes the desire to ditch our home cooked meals and opt for a nice meal  with friends. But the restaurants in Stamford have been getting really boring, right? Rotating between Volta, Lucky’s and Bu...

The History of Prom

The History of Prom

Nicole Matura, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

With prom season right around the corner, girls begin hunting dress stores left and right to find the perfect dress while boys start stressing over promposal ideas. Prom is something most young girls spend years dreaming about (right after their wedding day, of course). But when did this stress-induced...

Woody McGuiness: The Secret SHS Warrior

Woody McGuiness: The Secret SHS Warrior

Olivia Stiller and Karina Davila, Staff Writers
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Woody McGuiness, 17, is a senior at Stamford High School, but doubles as a Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan Dan. This means Woody has reached the level of being a black belt, and in his case, he is now a third degree. Tang Soo Do Mi Guk Kwan is a form of the Korean discipline Tang Soo Do. This system is based...

How to Get into an Ivy League Institution

How to Get into an Ivy League Institution

Abby Bushell, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Well juniors (and/or super eager college-crazed underclassmen), this is certainly not the first time --and certainly not the last-- you’ll be hearing that it’s that time of year. Now, while it’s not quite time to completely grow up, the coming weeks and months require you to at least think about i...

Everything You Need to Know about AP Test Taking

Everything You Need to Know about AP Test Taking

Adam Piersa, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

It’s no secret that students at Stamford High take an inordinate number of advanced placement (AP) classes, in order to earn college credit, in hopes that it will translate to “skipping” a class in college. This sounds great on paper, but the catch is that the grade in the class does not hold we...

Stamford High’s Animal Exhibit

Stamford High’s Animal Exhibit

Julius Page, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Stamford is full of nature. We have parks, forests, lakes and plenty more, but why go to those places when you could see the same things here at school? Stamford High School is home to plenty of animals. Bring your friends and family here to see birds of all types, ranging from pigeons to hawks, and ...

Have You Heard of These Secret Fast Food Menu Items?

Have You Heard of These Secret Fast Food Menu Items?

Miguel Castillo, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

For years, stories have circulated about hidden items at fast-food chains, ranging from delicious to vomit inducing. With these rumors spreading many have found that McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s all have secret menus with items that can either make your mouth water or ruin your appetite. ...

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