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SSHS Moves on from Class Rank

By: Julian Silva-Forbes Administrators and teachers of Saratoga Springs high school hope to return students’ focus to learning by eliminating class rank, starting with the class of 2022. The decision came after years of discussion by a group of administrators, teachers, students, and parents on the Building Leadership Team. “Getting rid of class rank will … Continue reading »

Dolly Cairns Breaks All-Time Scoring Record for Women’s Basketball at Saratoga

By Spencer Ripchik Dolly Cairns broke the all time scoring record in Saratoga Springs High School Women’s Basketball history, surpassing the previous holder Jen Pennell, on Tuesday December 10th. Jenn Pennell had 1,518 points in her career and was at the top, until point guard Dolly Cairns sunk a mid range jump shot to put … Continue reading »

SSHS Film Forum

The SSHS Film Forum is holding their first screening of the Sixth Sense on Wednesday 10/29 in the TA from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Free for all Saratoga Students. The Film Forum holds monthly screenings of various films throughout the school year. This month’s screening is sponsored by the Paranormal Activities Club.

Horses Are So Sarcastic

By Ciara Anderson

Hedi McKinley (99) speaks to SSHS students about her experience as a holocaust survivor as well as her eventful and sometimes crazy life May 16th 2019.

SSHS Remembers Mr. Flanders

April 18, 2019 by Tyler Charnik Saratoga Springs High School English Teacher, James Flanders passed away on April 6 at the age of 47. Flanders began teaching at Saratoga Springs High School in 2009 as a substitute. He was hired full time the following year in 2010 to teach English. Prior to Saratoga, Flanders taught … Continue reading »

Police K-9 visit to SSHS

Officer Sartin guides his dog Riki through Saratoga Springs High School during a lockdown drill on February 7th. Riki is a German Shepherd who is specially trained to sniff out drugs, explosives, and people. He is an absolutely invaluable asset to our local police force.

SaxOClaus is Comin’ to Town!

By Grace Billok You better watch out; you better not cry; you better not pout; I’m tellin’ you why! Luke McNamee, A.K.A. SaxOClaus, is comin’ to your Victorian Stroll! Since 1997, McNamee has been donning full Santa garb and bringing smiles to the people of the Capital Region. Whether he embodies the magical Claus for … Continue reading »

The Great Outdoors Project: Changing the School and the Community

November 20, 2018 by Jake Somoza The $15.6 million Great Outdoors Project will add many new recreational and learning spaces as well as improve many of the existing spaces to the Saratoga Springs City School District (SSCSD) and the local community. The Great Outdoors Project, a capital project proposed by the Saratoga Springs City School … Continue reading »

The Junior Parking Predicament

By Adelle Feeley SARATOGA SPRINGS- High School juniors’ parking problems have dominated morning dialogue; juniors and other students are frustrated by administration’s choice to close the gates at Joseph Street, eliminating the already limited underclassmen parking. “I hate it,” said Ethan Kopraski, a junior at SSHS, “Having to worry about running multiple blocks to get … Continue reading »

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