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Does Vacation Time Really Increase Productivity?

Does Vacation Time Really Increase Productivity?

Geeta Pandya, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Whether it is lying on the beach under palm trees, sightseeing, or simply staying home and relaxing, vacation is something often looked forward to by millions of Americans. It is commonly believed that taking a vacation can increase one’s productivity and makes them more ready to work upon their r...

A Recap of the 2017-2018 Debate Season

A Recap of the 2017-2018 Debate Season

Isabella Sorial, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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It’s been a swell year for the Debate Team. Lots of exciting events and awards that made this season special. Because the State Championship was this past Saturday, March 24th, I thought it would be fitting, as co-captain of the team, to take a look back on the journey our six finalists took getting ...

The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken

Tonianne Ferraro, Jorge Perdomo, and Kelly Jagodzinski

March 28, 2018


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Stamford High Senior Lily Fidaleo has always been caught up with the latest fashions, hair, and makeup trends. While most students choose the traditional path of attending college after graduating high school, this thought has never once crossed Fidaleo’s mind. Instead, in the Fall of 2018 Fidaleo wil...

Life as a Twin: Inside Edition

Life as a Twin: Inside Edition

Kathryn Zingone, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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While many people grow up with a brother or sister close in age, a twin is a whole different story. Don't get me wrong, I’m sure that having a little sister who begs to play every five seconds can seem like such a drag. And - I know for a fact - having an older brother who picks fights all day can ge...

Despite All the ’90s Rage

Despite All the ’90s Rage

Sophia Scorziello, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Of the pivotal generations that defined music, the ‘90s played a key role in shifting the direction of rock music and helped to define the sound of this iconic era. Alternative and thrash merged together with angsty lyrics to develop the unique sound of bands throughout the decade. The term “gru...

The Best of Both Worlds: The Double Life of Chris Menard

The Best of Both Worlds: The Double Life of Chris Menard

Jazmine Avila, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Many may know Mr. Chris Menard from room 253 as an information technology expert, a business concepts and careers teacher, a video technology connoisseur, or a consumer math aficionado. However, not many students know about his life outside of the halls of Stamford High School.  Apart from teaching...

Teachers’ Favorite High School Classes

Teachers’ Favorite High School Classes

Sam Diamond, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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Most students in high school have a favorite class or a class that really stands out to them. However, those who have already graduated usually have a specific class that they remember years later for certain reasons. The Round Table spoke to several Stamford High School staff members to find out what...

Want to Feel Great? Try Eating Breakfast!

Want to Feel Great? Try Eating Breakfast!

Kelly Wargo, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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Every day students are told by teachers, parents, and administration that breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it gives the brain a jump start. However, many students go to school every day without eating breakfast. Why skip this seemingly important meal? Some students say they do...

Government Shutdown Explained

Government Shutdown Explained

John Bolognino, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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The phrase “government shutdown” is scary to say the least. Following the shutdown on January 19, 2018, through January 22, 2018, this term has been thrown around a lot, specifically in regards to its potential recurrence in the near future. Considering the average Stamford High School student doesn’t...

A Lunar Phenomenon That’s Truly Once in a Super Blue Blood Moon

A Lunar Phenomenon That’s Truly Once in a Super Blue Blood Moon

Jake Dobrucky, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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After the total solar eclipse in the August of 2017, the moon has once again hitched itself on yet another wild ride. On January 31, 2018, the moon will go full for the second time this month. Know as “Blue Moon," this event is fairly uncommon, as the last one took place in July 2015. One occurs about...

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