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Westhill has it – why don’t we?

Westhill has it – why don’t we?

The Round Table Editorial Staff

October 17, 2018


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This should be the year SHS seniors finally have the opportunity to have a modified open campus. If Stamford High School were to adopt a modified open campus for seniors, students would be able to leave the SHS campus during a study hall.  A similar privilege has been granted to neighboring Westhill...

Standardized Testing Needs To Go

Standardized Testing Needs To Go

Sam Diamond, Editorial Staff

October 9, 2018


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While people believe standardized tests play a crucial role in a student’s life, many think that one test should not predict a student's future.  Standardized testing has been a major role in the college admissions process, statewide evaluations, and simply to see your progress as a student since the...

Early Action and Early Decision – Are They Worth It?

Early Action and Early Decision – Are They Worth It?

Matt Dattolo, Opinions Editor

October 8, 2018


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As a high school senior, I find myself commonly barraged by a plethora of terms, deadlines, and requirements which must be met in my college application process. However, I have noticed two phrases that keep reappearing every time I open up my Common Application account: “early action” and “early...

The Name Game: Why a Prestigious College Might Not Be the Answer

The Name Game: Why a Prestigious College Might Not Be the Answer

Rupa Syeda, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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As senior year shifts into full gear, most people have a list of colleges they would like to apply to. Whether you plan on applying to top colleges or not, we have all thought about going to a well known institution. Wouldn’t it be nice to go somewhere that demands national respect? However, the Ameri...

Is Cheating Getting Worse as Time Goes On?

Is Cheating Getting Worse as Time Goes On?

Lea Marcinczyk, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


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Getting through high school has become very challenging for many students. Some try to adapt by looking for methods to make their assignments as easy as possible- especially cheating. Many students turn to cheating on their schoolwork as a last-desperate measure to increase their score on that upcoming te...

#Mentoo

#Mentoo

Arieanna Linton, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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After the recent allegations that Harvey Weinstein was involved in multiple counts of sexual assault, several men involved in entertainment and politics are also facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Many women have been working together to find the courage to speak out against sexual assault, but...

Advanced Placement or Absurd Pressure

Advanced Placement or Absurd Pressure

May 11, 2018


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Advanced Placement (AP) classes were initially created with positive intentions, but many high school students would agree that the absurd pressure they create may outweigh the benefits. According to the College Board website, the original intent of the AP curriculum was to help students get a feel for...

Has Technology Ruined Our Teenage Years?

Has Technology Ruined Our Teenage Years?

Sophia Scorziello, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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Can you remember those days when you left home with nothing in your hand? When you showed up to a party with no need to record every memory of the night? When you were able to throw both hands up at concert and not worry about posting every second of it? I doubt it. As children, the teenagers of this gene...

Better Bathrooms for a Better Tomorrow

Better Bathrooms for a Better Tomorrow

Amy Liebman, Features Editor

April 20, 2018


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A common complaint amongst Stamford High School students is the poor condition of our bathrooms. Students of both genders have reported running into all kinds of disasters in the school facilities, such as flooded sinks, unflushed toilets, or empty soap dispensers. As students, we feel that we deser...

The Importance of Electives

The Importance of Electives

Shayna Druckman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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I am a junior in high school this year, notoriously the most difficult and academically rigorous year of high school. While many students pack their schedules with countless honors and advanced placement (AP) classes while neglecting electives, this may not be the right decision. Other students dread ...

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