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Goodwill in Stamford is just one of the many locations to score a good thrifted find!

What you miss by not buying secondhand

Ana Clara Mesquita, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Thrift stores have become very popular with Generation Z as teenagers become more conscious of fast fashion and try to shop without contributing to it. Thrifting is a great way to help with waste reduction,...

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Is Standardizing Testing A Good Measure of Intelligence?

Emma Mancini, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Standardized testing - a way for people to learn the way to take a test, not the actual material. The SAT and ACT are ways for people to display their knowledge of how to take a certain style of testing,...

Does Suffering Make Us Stronger?

Does Suffering Make Us Stronger?

Thomas Serrano, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Have you ever convinced yourself to do something you didn’t want to do because you knew it would be beneficial to you? Everybody has been in situations where they didn’t want to do something but understood...

Are Paper Books Better Than E-Books?

Are Paper Books Better Than E-Books?

Diana Wawrzonkiewicz, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

For most individuals, reading is most familiar between tangible covers and paper pages. It is the most quintessential form of communicating fiction and non-fiction to audiences all over the world. Universally...

Is getting rid of the mask mandate the right decision?

Is getting rid of the mask mandate the right decision?

February 16, 2022

Mayor Simmons and the Board of Education decided on Tuesday, February 15 to lift the mask mandate across Stamford Public Schools. While health officials advise that students continue to wear their masks,...

Two unidentified SHS students walking home from school.

Bus hassle has become a bigger issue

Eliana Senerador, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

Taking the bus to school has never been convenient. However, in recent years, it has become extremely difficult for students to locate their bus or even be able to get to school on time due to shortages...

While some students seem to enjoy their high school experiences, others most certainly do not.

Why Do Some Students Enjoy School While Others Hate It?

Allison Yakubovich, Reporter January 14, 2022

When teenagers hear any mention of anything school-related, their instant reaction is often to sigh or groan. They commonly see school as a torturous place and claim that they would rather be anywhere...

Staff Writer - Emily Wilburn

Should We Transition Back to Remote Learning?

Emily Wilburn , Staff Writer January 11, 2022

With the new Omicron variant making headlines, many are left wondering if students should transition back to remote learning. The United States has unfortunately, yet again, been struck with rising Covid-19...

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Eliminating Academic Requirements for High School Students Does More Harm Than Good

Ananya Kotian, Staff Writer January 5, 2022

This past August, the governor of Oregon, Kate Brown signed a bill eliminating the academic requirements for high school graduation.That is, high school students in Oregon will no longer be required to...

OPINION: Schools should remain closed after break

OPINION: Schools should remain closed after break

Sasha van Leeuwen, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

On December 21, 2021, Connecticut reported 6000 new cases of Coronavirus, with a 7-day average 2,494 cases. Although mild, the omicron variant is much more transmissible, accounting for 73 percent of new...

Locked Bathrooms….What’s the Deal?

Alex Butler , Reporter November 24, 2021

While there are a plethora of bathrooms scattered around SHS, students have found that a majority of them are locked throughout the day. Some students feel as though this is unnecessary and causes a hassle....

Stamford High Teacher Doug Taylor covering Donna Kaisers chemistry class Monday, November 4.

What Can Stamford Do About the Substitute Shortage Crisis?

Emily Wilburn , Staff Writer November 4, 2021

At Stamford High School, dozens of teachers are being pulled from their free periods to substitute for other classes. These same teachers are not all certified in the subjects that they are being asked...

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