New Attendance Policy Urges Students to Stay In School

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December 17, 2019

High school serves to prepare students for life after graduation, but attendance is necessary in order for students to benefit from it. Vital tools and information can’t be imparted to students if they...

The Accelerated Math Program: Boom or Bust?

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December 17, 2019

There has been some recent controversy surrounding Sleepy Hollow’s relatively new accelerated math program, specifically surrounding its option to "double accelerate" in high school. The double acceleration...

Family Science Night: Creating Scientists of the Future

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December 17, 2019

On November 20th, Sleepy Hollow High School held yet another successful Family Science Night. The fun-filled evening was complete with a wide range of science lessons and activities, from experiments with...

How Affirmative Action Shapes the College Application Process

How Affirmative Action Shapes the College Application Process
December 17, 2019

Race has been a divisive issue in this nation since its founding. From slavery to Jim Crow laws to quotas on immigration, minorities, especially Black Americans, have faced systematic oppression and serious...

Opinion: Let’s Stop Using Celsius

Opinion: Let's Stop Using Celsius
December 17, 2019

Americans stand apart from the rest of the world in many things, and it could be argued our practices are often wrong. From using yards to insisting on the Electoral College, we can comfortably be accused...

The Mouse’s Media Monopoly

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December 17, 2019

Mickey Mouse is the ruler of our childhood. For almost a century, the Walt Disney Company has continually produced animated shorts and movies, expanding its media presence exponentially. This company was...

VAASA Encourages Students to Quit Vaping for One Day

VAASA Encourages Students to Quit Vaping for One Day
December 17, 2019

After smoking only one cigarette or taking a few hits from a Juul, the human body can acquire a lifelong craving for nicotine. When the addictive drug is inhaled into the lungs, it quickly spreads into...

7 Questions with Mrs. Madani

7 Questions with Mrs. Madani
December 17, 2019

Many of you know Mrs. Madani as Sleepy Hollow's adored physics teacher, but do you really know her? Here is a quick insight into some of her hobbies and favorite stories.  How did you become a physics...

Sleepy Hollow Students Attend Climate Strike

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November 29, 2019

On Friday, September 20, students across the world went on strike, demanding that world leaders take action to address climate change. The global strike was the biggest climate march in history, encompassing...

Nobel Prize Winner Reflects on Time At Sleepy (HOOFPRINTS EXCLUSIVE)

Nobel Prize Winner Reflects on Time At Sleepy (HOOFPRINTS EXCLUSIVE)
November 29, 2019

In early October, science classrooms throughout the high school were abuzz with the news that Dr. Gregg Semenza, a graduate of Sleepy Hollow High School, was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology...

In Defense of the Rom-Com

September 9, 2019

It is no secret that romantic comedies are not considered the manliest of all movie genres. These movies are largely considered feminine because of their focus on topics like love and other emotions that...

Mayor Pete for President?

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September 9, 2019

If Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana were to become president of the United States, he would be the youngest U.S. president in history at only 37 years old. He would also be the first gay president....

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