New Attendance Policy Urges Students to Stay In School

New Attendance Policy Urges Students to Stay In School

Charis Polycarpou

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 miss school. While many can agree an overall problem across many schools is dwindling attendance...

Family Science Night: Creating Scientists of the Future

Family Science Night: Creating Scientists of the Future

Tess Kaplan

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 fire and air to the making of liquid nitrogen ice cream. While parents and their children had plenty o...

VAASA Encourages Students to Quit Vaping for One Day

VAASA Encourages Students to Quit Vaping for One Day

Sophie Sylves-Berry

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 the bloodstream and reaches the brain within seconds, quenching the smoker's craving almost instant...

The Vending Machine Crisis

The Vending Machine Crisis

Amalia Wompa

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 that read: “Vending machine is restricted by timer between the hours of 8:00 AM & 2:00 PM....

Senior Spotlight: December 2019

Devin Batheja

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 it all. When he’s at home, he enjoys napping and watching Netflix (specifically, romantic comedi...

Sleepy Hollow Students Attend Climate Strike

Sleepy Hollow Students Attend Climate Strike

Jack Weidner

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 150 countries in all seven continents and up to 7.6 million people. The event was part of 16-yea...

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

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

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief

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 or Medicine. Dr. Semenza graduated from Sleepy in 1974, and went on to attend Harvard University,...

Advocating Against Rape Culture on Denim Day

Advocating Against Rape Culture on Denim Day

Emma Basha

September 9, 2019

In Rome in 1992, a 45-year-old driving instructor was accused of rape. When he picked up an 18-year-old woman for her first driving lesson, he sexually assaulted her, then told her that if she was to tell anyone he would kill her. Later that night, she told her parents and they helped her press charges. Th...

Sustainable 5th Graders

Sustainable 5th Graders

Charis Polycarpou

September 9, 2019

Usually, elementary students look up to high school students as role models, but a group of fifth graders have taken some inspiring steps in support of the environment that students at Sleepy Hollow High could definitely learn from. Throughout the whole school district, students use plastic sporks pro...

Year in Review / El año en revisión

Year in Review / El año en revisión

Isabella Calix, Senior Editor and Staff Writer

June 26, 2019

Yet another school year has come to an end at Sleepy Hollow High School! After months of hard work (plus the requisite senioritis-induced periods of slacking off), it’s finally time for the Class of 2019 to enter life beyond Sleepy Hollow. The 2018-2019 school year, though not without some drama a...

March Senior Spotlight

Devin Batheja

April 29, 2019

Andrew Walek Andrew is one of the top seniors on the Sleepy Hollow Varsity Baseball team, wearing number five and playing in the outfield. He also participates in Mock Trial and plays the saxo- phone. He is a part of the Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Band. Andrew loves many different types of ...

J & G or Greene County?

J & G or Greene County?

Devin Batheja

February 27, 2019

Arguably the most heated argument in all of Sleepy Hollow High School has to do with lunch food. Which deli is best: Greene County or J & G Italian Deli? The two institutions quite literally face off against one another, located on opposite sides of Beekman Avenue, right across from the high scho...

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