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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...

Summer Reading Lists for 2017

Summer Reading Lists for 2017

SHS English Department
June 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Summer's finally here, and you know what that means - you can finally get started on all that summer reading and get a jump on next year!  Well, maybe that's not the first thing on your mind, but still, here are the requirements by course:   SHS English Summer Reading 2017 AP Lang Summer Reading Memo 2017 AP Lit ECE Summer Reading Memo...

SHS Undercover Star: Alexis Reyes

SHS Undercover Star: Alexis Reyes

Karina Davila, Staff Writer
June 15, 2017
Filed under Arts / Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

You may know Alexis Reyes as an SHS junior who is very friendly and active in the Black Knight community;  she plays field hockey in the fall, is on the girl’s lacrosse team, in  MYLC, an editor for the Round Table, and is a part of NHS.  But you may know know that she is also a fantastic vocalis...

Ten Things You Can Do With Your Summer

Ten Things You Can Do With Your Summer

Jessica Infante, Staff Writer
June 15, 2017
Filed under Distractions, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Visit Colleges! Next school year, juniors will be applying to colleges. Why not check them out before applying? It’s a great experience to get a feel for the campus this summer. Now, visiting colleges isn’t limited to just juniors. Freshmen and sophomores, it’s never too early t...

Why We Should Revert to the Old Attendance Policy

Why We Should Revert to the Old Attendance Policy

J.P. Matthew, Staff Writer
June 15, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

“You can’t graduate!” Imagine being told this due to the number of absences you have. Tragic, right?  With the current attendance policy in Stamford’s high schools, you can be cut out from certain school activities for missing class, along with losing the credits you may need for college. Even...

Meet Our Graduation Speaker

Meet Our Graduation Speaker

Marissa Young, Editor-in-chief
June 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Each year, the senior class looks forward to hearing about their graduation speaker. This year’s speaker is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Graduation speaker Garry Cobb graduated Stamford High School in 1975 as an All-American football, baseball, and basketball player. After high school, Cobb played ...

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.

Stamford Softball: Postseason Recap

Stamford Softball: Postseason Recap

Kristin Osburn, Staff Writer
June 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The softball team went into the postseason with an 18-2 record.  When finding out they were placed as third seed in the FCIAC tournament, they were excited.  Being the higher seed meant it would be a home game for the Lady Knights in the first round of FCIAC’s.  They were set to play the six seed, ...

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