Why boys should prompose

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

May 12, 2016

Once upon a time, a boy wanted to ask a girl to prom. He wanted it to be grand though; he didn’t just want to say, “Will you go to prom with me?” So he found a creative and sweet way to do it. It involved saying cute things...

“Blue Is the Warmest Color” Movie Review

Story by Noelle Henebry, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

"Blue Is the Warmest Color" (2013, dir. Abdellatif Kechiche) is a French movie (with English subtitles) that follows Adéle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) through much of her young-adult life, mainly focusing on her relationship with a b...

SAT new state required test for juniors

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

As of this year, Connecticut has made the SAT the mandated standardized test for high school juniors. Connecticut is one of only four states that has done this. There will also be no required score that determines whether a...

Aw, Nuggets!

Story by Noelle Henebry, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

On Sunday night, the Oscars handed out many golden statues, but perhaps the most buzzed about win was Leonardo DiCaprio's. After participating in iconic movies such as What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Titanic (1997), Catch Me...

The Art Bathroom Ceiling Gambit

Story by Ryan Sealey, Arts & Entertainment Editor/ Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

It was another normal Friday for myself, the ace detective that I am. Wake up, slap on some deodorant, a random shirt from a crevice of my room, and sometimes a pair of pants. But this Friday was different. Friday, February 19th...

We need to Shine more of a Light on Heroin

Story by Hannah Mahoney, Staf Writer/ Student Life Editor

February 25, 2016

On Thursday, February 18th, members of the organization SALOH (Shine A Light On Heroin) came to speak to SHS students about the dangers of heroin and opiates. Speakers included relatives of addicts, a first responder, and recovering...

2016 Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

February 7th, 2016, was the day of the most-watched television program in the United States. Can you guess what it is? It was the Super Bowl. This year was Super Bowl 50 and two great teams went going head-to-head, the Car...

The Importance of College Visits

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

Many high school juniors and seniors spend their fall weekends going to college open houses. However, some students forgo college visits and apply without getting a real for the school. My advice for those people is that that i...

Setting the Record Straight: The Football Budget

Story by Jamie Farrell, Managing Editor/Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

Recently, the SHS weight room was upgraded with new equipment, but there is a lot of controversy among students and teachers about the money being spent on the new equipment. Many teachers and students assume that the money being spent on ...

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