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Should Stamford Schools Start Later?

High school students often find themselves falling asleep in class due to the sleep deprivation caused by early school starting times.
November 18, 2020

Often in the morning, teenagers have the strong urge to go back to sleep after turning off their alarms. Some are even so sleepy that they find themselves starting to doze off on the ride to school and...

Stamford High Student Turns Author

Cover of student Sofia Sarak's  book A Teenager's Life in Uncertainty
November 16, 2020

The average high schooler is just worried about their academics and college applications, but others do much more than just that. Stamford High Senior (and my good friend) Sofia Sarak wrote the book A...

How SHS Students are Adjusting to the Challenges of New Learning Models

Social Worker Kate Olson says
November 10, 2020

Since announcing the plans for the 2020-21 school year in response to Covid-19, Stamford Public School students have been adjusting to the two new school systems, the hybrid model and the Distance Teaching...

How Coronavirus Has Impacted Early Childhood Education in Stamford

A classroom at Apples Preschool in Stamford, which has had to make accomodations in the wake of the pandemic.
November 10, 2020

Making new friends, playing with toys, and learning your ABCs. These are all things you probably remember doing if you went to preschool. Because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic though, preschools...

Halloween in a Pandemic?

Halloween in a Pandemic?
October 31, 2020

Due to Covid-19 many people have different plans for Halloween this year than they did last year.  Since there is a pandemic, people have to find socially distanced ways to celebrate the holiday.  The...

Playground Dedicated to the Memory of 10-year-old Emmet Manheim

 Stamford’s Temple Beth El opened a playground in memory of 10-year-old Emmet Manheim who passed away last year.
October 28, 2020

  A new playground opened on Oct. 25 at Stamford’s Temple Beth El in memory of 10-year-old Emmet Manheim who passed away last year.  On Sunday, Oct. 25, a playground was opened in memory...

SHS Mourns the Loss of Beloved Teacher

Teacher and Coach Matthew Harbilas past away Monday October 5
October 16, 2020

On Oct. 5, 2020, Stamford High School lost a teacher, a coach, and a friend to so many, with the passing of Matthew Harbilas.  Harbilas played a significant role in both the Stamford and Norwalk communities....

Stamford High Seniors Announced as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Senior Edward Yudolevich is one of the three National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists from Stamford High School.
October 6, 2020

It is no secret that Stamford High is full of smart people, but a few in particular stand out when it comes to the National Merit Scholarship Program. This incredible opportunity has about 7,600 scholarships...

Non-Profit Expands Services Virtually During Pandemic

Senior Annalise Fabricatore recently joined LiveGirl, an organization that promotes growth and development among middle school girls
October 1, 2020

Since 2014, an organization known as LiveGirl has been guiding young women from Connecticut into becoming strong, independent thinkers through engaging group sessions and a variety of programming.  Challenges...

A Dozen Ways Our Senior Year Is Different From Yours

Shaina Bond, senior class president, celebrates her return back to school.
September 24, 2020

Senior year: the culmination of all the years we have spent together, through elementary school to middle school to now. Our final homecoming, our last football game, senior prom - staples of a public...

From Producer to Educator

A younger Passamano speaks to journalism icon Walter Cronkite at Arizona State University.
How 9/11 inspired a change in the life of Athletic Director Christopher Passamano
September 11, 2020

Christopher Passamano is known at Stamford High School for being a diligent athletic director, but there’s a lot about his career that you may not know. He originally was a journalism major and studied...

Stamford High Plaque Reveals Historic Alumni Friendship

The plaque hanging in the front lobby of the school
May 21, 2020

Stamford High School was built in 1873. More than a century later, the school still stands, more riddled than ever with historical remnants and stories of the past. One of these stories has been permanently...

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