January 20, 2013 Story and photos by Eli Fisher The SSHS hockey team (7-4-3) traveled to Monsey, N.Y. over the weekend to participate in a tournament against Suffern (12-1-0) and Pelham (11-2-1), both of Section I. Both were losses for Saratoga, with scores of 4-0 and 6-3, respectively. The Blue Streaks were already ranked below … Continue reading
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is the first part of a series by Caleb Cohen on the Common Core State Standards. January 21, 2013 by Caleb Cohen The national standardization of our education system is an idea that has sparked much debate in recent years. The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a nationwide program to … Continue reading
UPDATE: Winners of Poetry Out Loud at the school level are Nora Donnellan ’17 and Liam McKenna ’16. January 16, 2013 Photos by Eli Fisher On Wednesday afternoon, the teaching auditorium was filled by a group of over 20 students reciting poems they had memorized to judges (a group of six teachers) and spectators for … Continue reading
January 11, 2014 This video is an entry for the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s 2013-14 Battle of the Fans contest, produced by Saratoga Springs High School’s online student-run newspaper, The Lightning Rod. The music is “Just Stay” from SSHS student band Blue Streak Blvd.
January 10, 2014 by Amanda Cummings Have you ever thought your life was so obscenely normal that you`d do anything for some excitement? Well, this is the last thing Lizzie Brown wants. Her normal life all changed when her long lost biker grandmother came through her front door. Yes, that’s pretty normal compared the fact … Continue reading
January 5, 2014 by Justin Penman and Eli Fisher Photos by Eli Fisher The announcer at Friday’s hockey game noted that the temperature outside would reach minus 20 F that night, while the temperature inside was “a balmy 25.” The atmosphere in the Glens Falls Recreation Center rink seemed warmer still, with a tense game … Continue reading