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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 »

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 »

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