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Nature Vs. Nurture: Advice for Raising Anti-Racist Children

This image properly exemplifies the Nature Vs. Nurture debate raised in the artice.

Thomas Connolly, Opinions Editor

June 4, 2020

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” It has been almost 56 years since these wise words were delivered at the Lincoln Memorial by Martin Luther King Jr., yet it ...

Breaking the Silence

Protestors outside Trump Parc in Stamford, June 1 2020

Round Table Editorial Staff

June 1, 2020

With The Round Table having such a significant platform in not only our school, but our Stamford community, it is our duty as student journalists to use our voices. Across the country, citizens, and especially black Americans, have been brought to their breaking point once again. They are tired of i...

Mr. Passamano: Not just what SHS Athletics wants, but what we need…

Passamano celebrating after Marcus for Change walk/run.

The Round Table Editorial Staff

May 19, 2020

Two years ago, the Stamford High community learned that we would be getting a new athletic director. It was a controversial choice, as it meant that long-time beloved coach, athletic director, and history teacher James Moriarity, better known in the halls of Stamford High as “Mo,” would not have the...

A Letter To The BOE Regarding Graduation

A Letter To The BOE Regarding Graduation

The 2020 Class Officers of SHS, AITE, and WHS

May 17, 2020

To Dr. Lucero, the Board of Education, and the city of Stamford, COVID-19 has brought the United States, including Connecticut, into uncharted territory. Livelihoods have been ruined, essential workers are overburdened, and people are sick. This isn’t our opinion, it’s the truth. These circumstan...

The Class of 2020 Deserves Something More

Stamford High School Class of 2019 Graduation

Jenna Calorossi, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

At the end of my sophomore year, my mom and I decided to go to the Stamford High Class of 2018 graduation ceremony. Even though I didn’t have any immediate family members graduating, I had my cousin and many friends in the senior class who were going to walk across the stage that afternoon to get the...

Connecticut Golf Courses Remain Open

Connecticut Golf Courses Remain Open

Molly Eldredge, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic is affecting every corner of the world, measures are being taken everywhere for the safety of all people. In America, individual states are taking action based on what they think is best for their residents. In Connecticut, Governor Ned Lamont has enforced a stay-at-home...

Reopening Stamford: Are we Ready?

Reopening Stamford: Are we Ready?

May 6, 2020

As state officials discuss whether some essential businesses should be allowed to reopen May 20 in Connecticut, two of our staff writers take on the issue.

Are “Personal Care” Shops Essential?

Personal care shops such as barbershops and nail salons (above) are set to open May 20 in Connecticut.

Christopher Screnock, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Recently, the state of Connecticut announced its plan to begin a re-opening of the state starting May 20. An article published by the Stamford Advocate mentions that restaurants with outdoor spaces, personal care shops, and other retail stores could be among the first to open again.  Overall, I believ...

How Did We Go From a 15-day Quarantine to 45 days?

How Did We Go From a 15-day Quarantine to 45 days?

Chris Butler, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, has been affecting everyday life.  Personally, I was happy when physical classroom activity was canceled, offering a break from waking up at 6:30 a.m. and returning home at 2:45 p.m., but it's actually turned out to be terrible. It seems as though every week that...

How Coronavirus is Affecting my Senior Year: Spring Sports

Sports Editor Devon Yaghmaie returns a shot in the 2019 Connecticut doubles tennis state championship.

Devon Yaghmaie, Sports Editor

March 28, 2020

For myself as a student, as an athlete, and as a teenager the main thing we’re told is “never quit, it will get you nowhere.” The same people who told us to never quit are telling us we may have to. Having to quit the sport I love because of something I can’t control is heartbreaking. Being a front...

The Positive Side of Social Distancing

The Positive Side of Social Distancing

Rina Levine, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Social distancing is the avoidance of close contact with other people during an outbreak of a contagious disease in order to minimize exposure and reduce the transmission of infection. Social distancing does not mean you have to be quarantining yourself from family and friends, it is just a precautio...

To Close or not to Close?

To Close or not to Close?

Sofia Sarak, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Just a few weeks ago, the coronavirus seemed like a small blip in the Asian health system - it was a vague concern for Americans. Teenagers were joking about how it will lead to “the next apocalypse,” killing the human race. Now, the danger is so much more real.    Since last week, New York has entered a stat...

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