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A New Chapter for the Child Prodigy

It’s the athlete dream to take it to the next level and pursue the sport they love at a collegiate level. This is the case for junior Zoe Maxwell, who over the summer verbally committed to Brown University to play for their elite soccer team. Brown University, based in Providence, Rhode Island, is a Division 1 school in affiliation with the Ivy League and is known for its scholarly academics and beautiful c ...

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New Year, New Turf

Over the summer, Irvington constructed a new organic turf field that replaced the outdated and uneven grass on Meszaros Field. Irvington, as well as Pleasantville and Bronxville, were among the first school districts to use organic materials for turf. Students have been anxiously waiting for over two years for this new turf field to be completed. Patrick DiBenidetto, coach of varsity girls soccer, said, “Th ...

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A Day in the Life of an Irvington Swimmer

She wakes up to the screeching of several alarms going off continuously, grappling with her conscience so early in the morning. It is five o’clock in the morning, and she needs to get to swim practice by 5:50. She arrives at the practice pool in Marymount College (EF). As she walks into the locker room, she sees all her teammates with half-closed eyes, languidly lying on the floor. Lydia Pak, a senior who h ...

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Where Did Pokemon Go?

During the summer of 2016, the race to catch them all began. The releasing of the cell phone game Pokemon GO started the revival of the old childhood card game and TV show. The fad quickly caught on with Irvington students, causing a stampede to catch them all. Most students in the high school quickly grabbed their friends and began long and enjoyable treks up and down Main Street to catch Pokemon. However, ...

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Former IHS student becomes a U.S. Citizen

Joseph Iradukunda, a former student at IHS, recently became a U.S. citizen. Joseph, originally from Rwanda, started school at Irvington Main Street School in the fourth grade and stayed through ninth grade, and then continued his high school education in Poughkeepsie. After receiving the Higher Education Opportunity Scholarship from Marist College, he enrolled there and now is studying psychology with hopes ...

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