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Stamford High Plaque Reveals Historic Alumni Friendship

The plaque hanging in the front lobby of the school

Sofia Sarak, Staff Writer

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 embedded into the school’s building through a special plaque, which is only the face of an in...

Oriental Gourmet offers Declicious and Safe Take-Out

Oriental Gourmet offers Declicious and Safe Take-Out

Siri Forfang, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

During this pandemic, most people's first priority is staying clean and following all the important safety measures. Through all this, the restaurant businesses are suffering a lot. No one is allowed to dine in. Nowadays everything is take out or delivery. The positive is that the restaurant kitchens...

Virus Response Raises Orwellian Concerns

Virus Response Raises Orwellian Concerns

Leonora Lipson, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

In his novel 1984, George Orwell creates a world where society is under constant government surveillance. He wrote it as a warning message in the year 1949, after Nazi Germany was defeated, but the Soviet Union, with its own version of authoritarianism, was on the rise. The book is still relevant today, ...

How Distance Learning is Different For Your Younger Siblings

How Distance Learning is Different For Your Younger Siblings

Zack Beldotti, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Distance learning is tough at the high school level, but it poses an entirely different set of challenges for younger students in the district. Our reporters spoke to Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Amy Beldotti and Lisa Saba Price, principal of Newfield Elementary School, abo...

Goodbye High School… Sincerely, The Class of 2020

The Girls lacrosse team celebrates after their victory against Westhill in the City Championship.

Abby Wexler, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

March 12, 2020. A cold, rainy day. The day that the senior class took their final walk into Stamford High, though at the time none of us knew it. We left school that day thinking we had a two week break due to COVID-19. Now we know we will not walk into the building again, together, as seniors, but rathe...

MYLC Goes Digital

MYLC member Emma Valerio reads with a student online.

Sofia Sarak, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

The Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) of Stamford High is often recognized for its work of raising public awareness for societal issues - members are typically stationed on the sixth floor, handing out information sheets and participating in projects. With the recent closing of schools, howe...

How Easter and Passover Were Different This Year

How Easter and Passover Were Different This Year

Jenna Calorossi, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

This year millions of people celebrated Easter and Passover very differently than many of us had expected. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families around the world were forced to celebrate Easter and Passover with minimal people or had to put the holiday festivities on hold until these social distancing ...

COVID-19 Takes Toll on the Workplace

Todd Wingerter's Greenwich golf store has been forced to temporarily close due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Kailey Wingerter, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

Being out of school for the past few weeks has taken a toll on all of us; the online schooling is piling up, while the boredom is sinking in. But how has the virus affected our parents and others in the workplace? I asked men and women from all over to talk about how the COVID-19 virus has affected ...

The Importance of Avoiding Misinformation About Coronavirus

The Importance of Avoiding Misinformation About Coronavirus

Katherine Forgione, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

With everything going on right now, it is important to be cautious as to where you are getting information, and what you should keep in mind. It is important to know what is true and what has been falsified, with all media surrounding the COVID-19.    BACKGROUND: This type of coronavirus emerged in the city of Wuhan, China,...

Stamford Streets Deserted Under Quarantine

Stamford Streets Deserted Under Quarantine

Siri Forfang and Grace Campos

April 1, 2020

Our reporters Siri Forfang and Grace Campos share footage of Stamford locations that are usually busy, but are now all but deserted due to quarantine measures.

A Closer Look at The College Board’s Changes to AP Testing

A Closer Look at The College Board's Changes to AP Testing

Allie Findeisen, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

On March 20th, the College Board announced its response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in terms of Advanced Placement (AP) testing. They stated that a few large changes will be made to the format of the 2019-20 exam, “Traditional face-to-face exam administrations will not take place. Students w...

Online School and Social Distancing

Online School and Social Distancing

March 23, 2020

Stamford High seniors talk to Siri Forfang from the Round Table about their experiences so far with distance learning and social distancing.

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