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Teachers and students “Deck the Halls” just in time for the holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2015 by Skyler Stanford For the past few weeks, Saratoga Springs High School has been showing holiday spirit through a series of displays. The library, main office, nurse’s office, principals’ offices, and many classrooms have been decorated in great detail. With the help of some student volunteers, Kim Diaz and Andi Reader, … Continue reading »

Saratoga’s nationally ranked cross country team plans for another season

November 22, 2015 by Skyler Stanford As of now, the Saratoga Springs cross country team is nationally ranked 3rd in the country. For the coaches, Mr. and Mrs. Kranick, winning is nothing new; “Our girls have been nationally ranked every year since 1989, we’ve been in the top ten for 25 years” Mrs. Kranick says … Continue reading »

Op-Ed: The War On Hair

September 15, 2015 by Skyler Stanford According to media, the black community is in a state of outrage over white celebrities adapting traditional black hairstyles. If you haven’t read about this already, on July 11, Kylie Jenner posted a selfie of herself with cornrows and soon after a black actress from The Hunger Games, Amandla … Continue reading »

Op-Ed: ‘Free the Nipple’ campaign blurs lines of feminism (WITH SURVEY)

Sunday, June 14, 2015 by Skyler Stanford Free the what? Yes, the Free the Nipple campaign is a 20th century so-called feminist movement that supports women’s right to show their breasts in public and is against censorship that prohibits the posting of topless selfies on social media. 100 Saratoga students were surveyed on questions concerning … Continue reading »

Friday Night Live open mic nights provide venue for student performers

Friday, May 8, 2015 by Skyler Stanford An open mic show where students can come and perform songs or play an instrument in an open and welcoming environment of fellow music lovers: this is the idea behind Friday Night Live. Friends of Music (FOM), the booster club that hosts the open mic nights, has been … Continue reading »

Review: Passenger releases new album Whispers II

April 27, 2015 by Skyler Stanford For those of you who don’t know who Passenger is, by definition he’s the guy who wrote “Let Her Go” but he is far from a one-hit-wonder. Passenger (Michael Rosenberg) is an artist from Brighton, a sea-side town in the UK. His genre is folk, or music that tells … Continue reading »

High school to allow student devices to access Wi-Fi network

Monday, April 27, 2015 by Eli Fisher In the coming weeks, Saratoga Springs High School will begin allowing students to access the building-wide WiFi network with their own devices, as long as such devices have a screen size of seven inches or larger, according to Instructional Technologist Jody Terry. The network has been expanded over … Continue reading »

Oscar looks: Students pick the best and worst

Friday, February 27, 2015 by Skyler Stanford The 2015 Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, brought smiles and in some cases cheers to the homes of millions. It was a night filled with joyful and inspiring moments as well as a few shockers, many of which came from the red carpet. Fifty Saratoga Springs High … Continue reading »

Theater Review: “Calvin Berger”

Monday, January 12, 2014 by Skyler Stanford On the opening night of “Calvin Berger”, at Saratoga Springs High School, attendees were met by crowds of people, all excited to experience another well put-together production by the S.S.H.S. Drama Club. The musical began with an introduction to the main character, Calvin Berger. Calvin dreamed about a … Continue reading »

“Almost, Maine” begins Thursday (WITH PHOTOS)

Thursday, November 6, 2014 by Skyler Stanford Photos by Eli Fisher The play “Almost, Maine,” which the high school drama club performs this weekend, is a romantic comedy that tells the story of nine different couples falling in, being in or falling out of love with each other. “Since there is no singing we have … Continue reading »

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