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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 »

The Virtual World Just Became Reality

By Vincent L’Hommedieu SARATOGA SPRINGS – A new virtual and augmented reality lab has been installed in the refurbished Distance Learning Center over the summer to enhance students’ learning environment. The equipment was donated by Global Foundries and ZSpace last summer, after Dr. Greco and Mr. L’Hommedieu researched options and met with these companies about acquiring … Continue reading »

Shakespeare: To See or Not To See

By Tyler Charnik Saratoga Springs High School English teacher, Katie Cole is attempting to create a new English elective for seniors. The course, “Shakespeare: To See or Not To See” will combine Shakespeare’s original writings with modern interpretations of his works, both direct modifications and new literature influenced by his work.  The largest concern of … Continue reading »

Saratoga High School Considers Time and Space

  By Ethan Kopraski SARATOGA SPRINGS – The high school administration is putting together a “Time and Space Committee” to address, in part, schedule changes that may reach Saratoga Springs High School within the next few school years. There are no plans to change the schedule at this time. However, the committee will be researching … Continue reading »

Career and Technical Education Open House

Career and technical education programs will be hosting open houses on Tuesday, October 16th and Thursday, October 18th from 6-8pm. Tuesday’s open house will be held at the F. Donald Myers Education Center while Thursday’s will be located at Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC). Programs featured at both schools include Automotive Technology, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, … Continue reading »

The inevitable

SSHS Homecoming 2018

Baseball: Saratoga beats Burnt Hills

By: Aidan Joly   A dominant performance on the mound paved the way for Saratoga varsity baseball, beating Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake on Thursday, 3-1. After a bit of a shaky start, Blue Streaks starter Niko Concha really settled in. He gave up back-to-back hits to start the game but retired 10 of the next 11 … Continue reading »

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