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Is Irvington Boring?

Although many people love Irvington, New York as their home, others think differently about this small rivertown. According to a recent article in The Patch, Irvington is the "third most boring town in New York." Many students from Irvington seem to somewhat agree. A survey for Irvington High School students on the question, “Do you think Irvington is a boring town?” Forty-two students said "yes" and 18 stu ...

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Remy wins Science & Engineering Award

Senior, Remy Mermelstein has won the grand prize at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair and will now advance to compete in the International Sustainable World Project Olympiad in Houston, Texas. Mermelstein has put in many hours of hard work and it paid off. Mermelstein competed against over 570 students from Westchester and Putnam counties. He won the American Meteorological Society Award. Mermels ...

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Fall athletes, coaches honored

Five Irvington High School students and two varsity soccer coaches were awarded for their hard work and dedication during their fall season. Zoe Maxwell, junior soccer player, received the All-State Class B, Section One Class B Player of the year, League MVP and Rivertowns Enterprise Player of the year. “I feel honored and appreciate the awards. Next year I will keep striving for greatness and teamwork. I j ...

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Another Pizzeria?

FOOD REVIEW Recently, a new pizzeria called Slice Shop opened in what used to be Nicks Pizzeria. Slice Shop was a pretty good first experience. I ordered two slices of cheese pizza and a can of soda. The pizza was a bit greasy but other than that it was very good. My main concern was the price of the pizza. My two slices and a can of soda costed over $8.00. Many students have tried out the pizza and enjoyed ...

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There’s an App for that: Tony’s Pizza

As many students already know, Tony’s Pizzeria is a very popular spot to eat and order from. Recently Tony created a new application to help ordering and delivering easier for everyone to order, especially students. Tony gets a lot of business from students in several lunch periods throughout the day. “I eat chicken mac for days,” said sophomore Anthony Bonavita. “I feel like I have a special relationship w ...

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Creating Space for Students

With the tightening of restrictions on food and conversation in the library, students are searching for a space to congregate during their free periods that isn’t as noisy and crowded as the cafeteria. “A lot of students need to get work done during their free periods and want to have a snack while working. High school students are responsible enough to not make a mess,” said Miranda Farman. Many students p ...

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Comfort the Aim in Classroom Makeover

Recently Ms. Ippolito’s classroom, H213, received a bit of a makeover, thanks to a a pilot project that includes new furniture, such as chairs on wheels, Bunjo chairs, larger desks, and even standing desks. “Ms. Ippolito came forward and said she had a thought about redesigning her class and wanting to have different types of work spaces,” said principal Mr. Cohen. The pilot projects aims to show the impact ...

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Extreme Makeover for Boys Bathroom

This summer, the first floor boys bathroom in the high school was dramatically renovated with new tile floors and walls, toilets, sinks and other improvements. “I like how there is a mirror now,” said junior John Martin, referencing the fact that the old bathroom mirrors had been damaged and removed. “It’s hella nice,” said sophomore Liam Toolan. Junior Jake Weintraub agreed, saying “The new bathroom is a s ...

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