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SHS Jazz Band jams-out on new music learning software amidst school closures

SmartMusic has offered free access to their software through June 30, 2020.

Gabe Israel, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

For most classes at Stamford High School and for many schools across the nation, the new “distance learning” initiative in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 has proven successful and was expected to be as most assignments were both introduced and completed via online platforms, such as Google Class...

“The Gatekeepers”: A Look Into the Mysteries of College Admissions

Sofia Sarak

April 13, 2020

In The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College, Jacques Steinberg succeeds in outlining the behind-the-scenes world of college admissions. Steinberg, a national education correspondent and staff reporter for the New York Times, reveals admissions secrets that were unknown to t...

NAHS Students to Complete Entryway Mural

NAHS Students to Complete Entryway Mural

Kate Hogan, Sarah Wargo

February 26, 2020

If you walked in the front door of Stamford High over the last few years, you might have noticed a large unfinished mural greeting you. But thanks to members of the National Art Honors Society, that's all going to change very soon. On February 25, members of the NAHS resumed work on the almost-completed...

Billie Eilish Sweeps at the Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish Sweeps at the Grammy Awards

Molly Eldredge

February 11, 2020

The 62nd annual Grammy Awards was held on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles where many awards were given out to top music artists. Billie Eilish in particular stood out from the rest. Out of the nominees who won, Billie Eilish a famous music artist, left with five awards out of the six...

‘1917’ Makes War Movies into Art

Schofield (George MacKay, foreground) with fellow soldiers in

Jack Zweig

February 2, 2020

Director Sam Mendes delivers yet another spectacular film in his new movie, “1917”. If the whole movie being one continuous shot isn’t enough to grab your attention, the heart-pounding suspense in this film will keep you at the edge of your seat. In April 1917, we find our main characters, Lance...

Singer Ron Pope Delivers Heartfelt Message to Daughter in Newest Single

Singer Ron Pope Delivers Heartfelt Message to Daughter in Newest Single

Gabe Israel

January 24, 2020

On January 8 2020, Nashville singer-songwriter Ron Pope released a new song titled ‘My Wildest Dreams’, serving as a glimpse into an upcoming album from Pope to be released in March. Pope’s discography is vast and encompassing, releasing his first album titled ‘The Bedroom Demos’ in 2008 and re...

‘Knights of Cabaret’ Raises Funds for Drama Department

'Knights of Cabaret' Raises Funds for Drama Department

Abby Guttman, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

On December 21, Stamford High School’s drama department held their annual Knight of Cabaret show, which featured Stamford Public School students and alumni, to raise funds for the Stamford High drama club. Drama advisor and Stamford High alum Tommy DeSalvo has been running this fundraising event for 7 ...

The Rise of Skywalker Brings Unfortunate End to an Iconic Franchise

The Rise of Skywalker Brings Unfortunate End to an Iconic Franchise

Mia Zak, Multimedia Editor

January 10, 2020

Star Wars’ sequel trilogy came to an unfortunate close on December 20 when The Rise of Skywalker released in theaters across the country. After the divisive release of the previous installment, The Last Jedi, it was very clear that JJ Abrams wished to correct the perceived failings of his predecesso...

Visual and Performing Arts

Teen Visions

Francesca Ordonez and Carolyn Daher

November 15, 2019

Busy Weekend for the Visual and Performing Arts! If you have time Sunday please come and view Stamford High School, Westhill High School and AITE students exhibit their art work from 1-3pm at the Silvermine Guild in New Canaan. It is on the Norwalk Wilton line so a short drive. The Elephants Graveyard...

Preview: Drama Club Members Discuss ‘An Elephant’s Graveyard’

Preview: Drama Club Members Discuss 'An Elephant's Graveyard'

Katherine Forgione and Ava Devlin

November 14, 2019

The drama club will be concluding the run of their fall play this weekend - come see "An Elephant's Graveyard" before it's too late!

James Arthur continues successful music career with new album “You”

James Arthur continues successful music career with new album

Gabe Israel, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

James, let’s debrief for a moment about your new album. I appreciate the continuation of the acoustic pop tracks you are so renowned for. Often times as a result of major success, pressure from their label, or fear of redundancy, artists stray away from where their true style lies. Although you’ve c...

Joker Movie Checks Most Boxes, But Not All

Joker Movie Checks Most Boxes, But Not All

Vishnu Ramesh, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

“Some people just want to watch the world burn.” Though Alfred Pennyworth uttered these lines in a completely unrelated movie, he talks about the character of the Joker, the new Todd Phillips’ movie about the beloved Batman villain. Upon first hearing about the movie, I had my doubts. Why w...

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