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...

Should Sleepy Hollow Get Rid of Class Rank?

Should Sleepy Hollow Get Rid of Class Rank?

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

Class rank is currently a prevalent part of life for many students near the top of their class at Sleepy. Students' weighted grade point averages--GPAs--automatically place them at a certain academic spot among their peers. Though awarding a valedictorian and salutatorian is a tradition at our school,...

5 Questions with Mrs. Rosenwasser

Jack Weidner

January 9, 2019

Lightly edited for clarity What do you like best about being a high school English teacher? I think I like best being able to guide young adults as they’re moving through difficult time of life and at the same time an exciting time. They’ll become citizens of the larger world, not just our...

Girls’ Soccer Team Reflects on 2018 Season

Devin Batheja

December 12, 2018

After a successful season, the girls’ soccer team finished with a record of 4-10-1. They had plenty of team bonding, including team dinners, playing headbands, and watching scary movies. They believed in their process called CPR, which stands for character trait, process, and result. Each athlete picked...

AP Chemistry Students Visit Pace

AP Chemistry Students Visit Pace

Sarah Clayton

December 12, 2018

On Wednesday, October 17th, juniors and seniors from Mr. Choi's AP Chemistry class visited Pace University for their Environmental University Day program. The day consisted of several classroom sessions taught by Pace professors that covered topics like biology and environmental conservation, as well...

Club Corner #2

Club Corner #2

Dominic Polycarpou

December 12, 2018

PAW (Promotion for Animal Welfare) PAW is for students who want to devote some time and effort to help animals. The club focuses on fundraising and volunteer work, as well as education about animal welfare. Students can feel good knowing they have made the community a better place, and are able to he...

The Sound of Sleepy

The Sound of Sleepy

Casey McDonough

December 12, 2018

As you roam through the halls of Sleepy Hollow High School, there's a good chance you will hear loud music coming from a speaker in a student's backpack or their headphones. Most of the time, the speakers will be playing the most popular rap track of the week, and students milling around will mouth along...

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