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Stamford High’s Third Annual No Shave November

Stamford High’s Third Annual No Shave November

Ross Green and Danielle Nugent

November 14, 2017


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Each year, Stamford High School’s male faculty and students participate in the annual No Shave November contest. This competition is held to raise money for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s suicide. Some of our contestants were asked why they participated...

Freshmen Discuss First Quarter

Freshmen Discuss First Quarter

Rebecca Schwartz, Max Deluca, Amanda Olshan, and Khyra Serrano

November 8, 2017


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Reporters Khyra Serrano, Max Deluca, Amanda Olshan, and Rebecca Schwartz talk to freshmen about the first part of their high school experience.

Why Do We Dress Up? A Brief History of Halloween

Why Do We Dress Up?  A Brief History of Halloween

Thomas Murray, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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In recent years, Halloween has become one of the most celebrated holidays in America. Kids dress up as ghosts, celebrities and cartoon characters to go out and collect candy. The holiday has also sprouted tons of iconic movies. But how did this holiday start? Why October 31 every year? And why do kids ...

Beware – It’s Friday the 13th!

Beware – It’s Friday the 13th!

Alyssa Quinones, Staff Writer and Amy Liebman, Feature Editor

October 13, 2017


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Many people have fallen under the spell of superstitions; avoiding black cats, crossing under ladders, and even throwing salt over one’s shoulder are among the many superstitions that are believed and followed by many. One of the most common ones would be known as Friday the 13th. That’s right,...

An Interview with an SHS DACA Recipient

An Interview with an SHS DACA Recipient

Brianna Jean, Social Media Coordinator

October 5, 2017


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Editor’s Note: A version of this story was published in the Stamford Advocate. It seems like the fight about immigration reform won’t come to an end. Everywhere in the U.S., there is controversy regarding President Trump’s plans to increase border security and enforce immigration policies ...

David Martin: How He Became Mayor

David Martin: How He Became Mayor

Isabella Sorial, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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Editor's Note: A version of this story was published in the Stamford Advocate.  Senior Augustus "Gus" Doricko wasn’t expecting to win the National Council of Teachers’ English Award for Superior Writing. He also didn’t expect the city’s mayor, David Martin, to congratulate him by mail (yes...

Honoring the Life of Custodian Calvin Durant

Honoring the Life of Custodian Calvin Durant

Lejla Music, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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On August 28th,  Stamford High lost one of its very own staff members to a heart attack on the 9th floor. Custodian Calvin Durant was working by himself on the 9th floor when he collapsed all of a sudden. A fellow custodian found him and called for help. EMT’s tried to resuscitate him, but he had ...

An Open Letter to my Senior Year

An Open Letter to my Senior Year

Jessica Torrellas, Staff Writer

June 21, 2017


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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


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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


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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.

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