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SSHS Homecoming 2018

Saratoga using “Green” initiative for compost project

By: Anastasia Ivanova   Saratoga Springs High School is taking a ‘Green’ Initiative by working on building a compost greenhouse behind the building; a project that was started 2016. The project is managed by Mr. Haas and his Environmental Science class, with the help form the technology department. Compostable garbage is taken from the kitchen … Continue reading »

Youthful Political Participation outlines SSHS’s new club

By: Aya Awawdeh   Saratoga Springs High School student democrats, Mattew Taylor, Sara Zlontick and Chrissy Demarco, submitted a club proposal to the district’s Board of Education. If approved, the Young Democrats club will start meeting in January. “The mission statement of the club is to foster political participation while listening to various view points … Continue reading »

Saratoga High School Teen Age Republicans club begins work

By: Aidan Joly   There’s a new club at Saratoga Springs High School, and it’s one that’s getting people talking. The Saratoga Springs High School Teenage Republicans club, led by co-founder and president Meg Messitt and vice president Paul Sheehan have attracted several students so far to their meetings, have established the new club for … Continue reading »

Saratoga Springs High School Class of 2017 and Student Council Election Votes Are In

June 9, 2016 by Skyler Stanford The elections for the Class of 2017, the Student Council, and all of the winners for the other classes have been selected after the entire school chose from a variety of candidates based on their class. The 2017 senior class representatives have a big year ahead of them with … Continue reading »

Trump rally draws students and others on both sides

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by Gillian Schrader Last Monday, presidential candidate Donald Trump brought his supporters together for a rally at the Times Union Center in Albany, including a few high school students. There were almost 20,000 people who filled the arena but not all were Trump supporters; Heather Fiacco, a junior who attends Saratoga … Continue reading »

Students react to major changes in redesigned SAT

Monday, April 18, 2016 by Stephanie Zacharias For generations, the SAT has caused a good deal of stress for juniors and seniors in high school. However, some changes to the test this year have made it a little more manageable for many students. The SAT essay is now optional, and there is no “guessing penalty” … Continue reading »

Handball tournament draws students to fast-paced game

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Story and photos by Stephanie Zacharias Students at Saratoga Springs High School gathered in teams on March 24th, 2016 to battle in the handball tournament. Players came for many reasons having fun in an enjoyable, competitive atmosphere. “Work as a team and together you’re the strongest,” said Jasmin Kostka. This helps … Continue reading »

In-Depth: The Vapor Rises

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 by Ethan Campbell Some students here can recall a moment of instantaneous confusion in the form of walking into a bathroom to find a white puffy wisp billowing to the ceiling. Some bathrooms have a faint cotton candy scent now, which some would say is a benefit of the epidemic. The … Continue reading »

In-Depth: Affirmative action continues to be controversial in college admissions

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by Blaise Wichrowski, Lucy Totino, and Richard Cholnoky Trying to separate oneself from the general population when applying to college can be tough, and it can be easy to get the feeling that the process is unfair. Such was the case for Abigail Fisher, a caucasian Texas resident who was denied … Continue reading »

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