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...

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...

The Real Problems Behind Nicotine

The Real Problems Behind Nicotine
December 17, 2019

Nicotine is a chemical compound placed in vaping cartridges, cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and other mock-tobacco products. It is the leading cause of addiction in teens and adults, and can lead to severe...

The Vending Machine Crisis

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December 17, 2019

The vending machines in the high school cafeteria are usually flooded with students at all lunch hours. However, when the usual flock appeared on September 12th this school year, they were met with a sign...

Senior Spotlight: December 2019

December 17, 2019

Andrés “Hector” Polanco Andrés participates in many different parts of the school community. From playing violin to writing for Hoofprints to being the Vice President of LASO, he truly does...

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...

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