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The Sports Awards Mysterious Disappearance

The Sports Awards Mysterious Disappearance

Ivy Zingone, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

With the start of the 2018-2019 school year, Stamford High school has already seen a fair number of changes in regard to athletics. To name a few: a new athletic director, free admission to all home football games, and now, a required online registration process that ensures an athlete's eligibility to pla...

Has Dave Ruden Forgotten His Roots?

Has Dave Ruden Forgotten His Roots?

Thomas Connolly and Joe Nathanson

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

“Welcome to the fan page for The Ruden Report, the website edited by Dave Ruden, covering Fairfield County sports, with an emphasis on the FCIAC.” This is what appears when one visits "The Ruden Report" Facebook page. Clearly, The Ruden Report is a high school sports media website. The site is ...

SHS Coat Drive Keeps Students Warm At No Cost

SHS Coat Drive Keeps Students Warm At No Cost

Yasmin Reyes, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

As first quarter comes to a close and winter approaches, the last thing SHS wants is for students to be worrying about not having access to a winter jacket!   While some students may already have a winter jacket, there are new SHS students and Connecticut residents, who have never had to ...

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, Multimedia Editor

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


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

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? The American colle...

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...

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