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Shen shuts out Saratoga 5-0 to take Section 2 title (WITH PHOTOS from final and semifinal)

February 27, 2014 Story and photos by Eli Fisher It should have been a close game. Just a few days before Tuesday’s Section 2 hockey final matchup between Saratoga and Shenendehowa at Union College, the teams were ranked #6 and #7, respectively, in the New York State Sportswriters Association statewide rankings. It was a game … Continue reading »

Teacher Profile: Mr. Grady, ‘godfather’ of business department

February 26, 2014 by Will Murnan Business teacher John Grady has a good reason to be known as “The Godfather”. He began his post high school career at the University of Albany where he earned a degree in business and a minor in education. Although he wanted to pursue business, he decided to become a … Continue reading »

BOOK REVIEW: The Goddess Test by Aimée Carter

February 21, 2014 by Amanda Cummings “The Goddess Test” by Aimée Carter is all about misconceptions. Kate’s whole life has been built on a lie to save someone else’s life. Everyone knows about it except Kate. Her mother has had a severe illness for years and this year will be her last unless Kate does … Continue reading »

Looking to future, Toga Beat Lab takes on video

February 16, 2014 by Danielle Morrone Every Monday from 2:45 to 3:10 p.m., a group of students and a teacher meet in room D205 to share with each other their love of music and videos in an open and supportive environment. This small but dedicated group call themselves the Toga Beat Lab. Toga Beat Lab … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Ballston Spa JV boys basketball slips past Saratoga 46-45

February 15, 2014 Photos by TJ Marron and Adam Monroe The Saratoga junior varsity boys basketball team lost to Ballston Spa 46-45 on Tuesday (Feb. 11), preceding a 59-53 senior night win by the varsity team over the Scotties.

Hockey players report locker room theft at rivalry game

February 10, 2014 by Eli Fisher Several members of the Saratoga varsity hockey team had belongings, including cash and one player’s phone, stolen from the locker room during a home game against rival Shenendehowa on Thursday night. The Saratoga Springs police are currently investigating the incident, according to police Lt. Robert Jillson. Matt Klingbeil ’14 … Continue reading »

HOCKEY RECAP: Toga takes revenge, passes Shen 5-1

February 12, 2014 by Justin Penman and Eli Fisher In a penalty-filled game Thursday night, Saratoga took down Shen 5-1, with the teams receiving seven and five 90-second penalties, respectively. The game drew a huge crowd for Saratoga for the White Out Weibel rivalry matchup. After a shaky start to the season, Saratoga finally entered … Continue reading »

Twelve Years a What?

February 10, 2014 by Martha Mastrianni In 1841, Solomon Northup, a free black man living and working in Saratoga Springs, was tricked and captured by slave traders. He was sold into slavery in Louisiana, where he worked at various plantations. After twelve years and multiple attempts to escape, Northup finally got word to his family, … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Boys basketball falls to Shen 63-31

February 8, 2014 Photos by TJ Marron and Adam Monroe The Saratoga varsity boys basketball team lost to Shenendehowa 63-31 on Tuesday (Feb. 4).

Statistics classes research, fundraise for rare diseases

February 6, 2014 by Christine Akiki Over the month of October, students in Mrs. Gordon’s statistics classes researched rare diseases and shared the information they found with each other. Many students knew or were related to someone who had the rare disease they had researched. One student researcher said her disease topic had a personal … Continue reading »

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