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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...

Staff Writer, Ananya Kotian

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...

Why JV and Varsity Sports are Not Equally Supported

Why JV and Varsity Sports are Not Equally Supported

Amelia Stone , Reporter November 1, 2021

When was the last time you attended a junior varsity game at Stamford High? Every JV game I’ve been to here at SHS has left me as the sole member of the fan section time after time. Our teams’ Instagrams...

The Round Table is the Real Deal.

The Round Table is the Real Deal.

Round Table Editorial Staff October 21, 2021

It has come to the attention of The Round Table editors that a new online publication has been founded at Stamford High School. We take no issue with this new media that has been visible around the school;...

Why We Should Keep Night Games

Why We Should Keep Night Games

Keyla De Jesus , Reporter October 14, 2021

There has been a drastic change to Stamford High’s football schedule. As many of you may know, night games have been cancelled for the rest of the season due to an excessive amount of altercations at...

How to be Happy at Your Second Choice

How to be Happy at Your Second Choice

Alex Rubim and Jeremy Young June 16, 2021

Every year, there is a period of the senior class's life that is defined by the release of college acceptance letters. Receiving these letters is equal parts exciting and downright terrifying, as it is...

Media center courtyard that is often overlooked by Stamford High students and teachers

Stamford High’s Forgotten Courtyard

Madeline Shapiro, Reporter June 9, 2021

This year, there has been a new view for students walking across the fifth and sixth floor breeze ways: a completed courtyard with rows of desks open during lunch.  The courtyard is a welcomed addition...

The SHS library book carts

Are high school libraries necessary?

Karina Zaleski, Contributer May 19, 2021

In the growing age of technology, high school libraries are being utilized much less by students. Some people may argue that libraries serve as helpful resources and a great place to study. However, others...

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