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

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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

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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...

Crossword #2

Tess Kaplan

December 12, 2018

Across 3. Mrs. O'Brien is married to Mrs. _______'s brother. 6. The drummer in the teacher band. 7. Mr. Bruno broke his foot in a ______ accident. 9. Mr. Cincotta's sister is named Mrs. ______. 11. The teacher who retired last year from the language department. 12. What Mr. Franco's name would have been...

Field Trip! Sleepy Goes To Hamilton

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Emma Basha

December 12, 2018

On November 14th, the Regents U.S. History classes and some select juniors went on a very exciting field trip to what some might call the "greatest city in the world." For only $10 per student, they traveled to the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York City to see Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton. Hamilton is a sung- and rappe...

HUELLAS: Students Celebrate Latinx Roots / Los Estudiantes Celebran las Raíces de la Comunidad Latinx

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Isabella Calix

December 12, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, a group English as New Language (ENL) students celebrated their indigenous roots with the school community through the medium of lively Spanish songs and choreography, accompanied by a group of professional musicians and dancers. Students from Chile, Ecuador, and the Domi...

New Mindful Room Opened in High School

Frankie Puleo

November 7, 2018

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Head on over to the brand-new Mindful Room, located in room 213W.

Issue of the Issue #1: Technology in the Classroom

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Andres Polanco and Dominic Polycarpou

November 7, 2018

Chalkboards or SMARTBoards? iPhones in class? Google Classroom or actual classroom? Two juniors weigh in on this controversial issue.  Pros: Andres Polanco In this generation, it’s rare to go a day without technology. Of course modern technology is not technically necessary, but it does improve how stu...

Club Corner #1

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Maya Kharem

November 7, 2018

Feminism Club Feminism club is open to all students at SHHS and encourages both girls and boys to join to learn more about what feminism is. Feminism is the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. One fundraiser the club hosts is for women's shelters to help women who have ...

TIREd of This: Student Drivers Frustrated by New Parking Limits

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Emma Basha

November 7, 2018

Juniors and seniors are unhappy about newly implemented regulations that restrict access to student parking. Starting this fall, there are 25 student spots available and parking in front of the auditorium is no longer allowed. In an email that was sent to parents, Dr. Smith explained, “In the spring...

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