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Irvington Picks Student-Designed Logo

After a a district and community online vote, IHS Student Class President Jordan Sahawneh and Vice President Dorian Barber announced at a June 6 board of education meeting that a student design had been selected to be Irvington's new school district logo. The design features a large "I", encircled with "Irvington Union Free School District"; the Latin phrase Per aspera ad astra, meaning “through hardships t ...

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Vote on Irvington’s New Logo

After a controversial launch of possible new logos for the district, Irvington turned to its students to create a new district brand that will appear on the district web site, publications and other official documents. Voting opened on Friday, June 2 for the six designs chosen as finalists, and will end on June 5. Students and staff can vote for one of the six designs using the following link: http://bit.ly ...

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Brandon Twins Headed to Nationals

The Brandon twins are going to nationals in Pittsburgh with their travel hockey team on April 5. Both play on the North Jersey Avalanche and have been playing hockey for 11 years. After finishing undefeated in AYHL (23-0) and 75-10 in the regular season, the Avalanche won the AAA district tournament in Philadelphia and now are qualified for national tournament. Goalie Tate Brandon, junior, said, "Hockey has ...

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Snapchat for a Yearbook

The yearbook staff is using the popular app Snapchat to get the word out about this year's yearbook. They have launched their Snapchat throughout the school for students. From the numerous hallway posts, students have added the snapcode of yearbook’s account to connect with them. Nicole Sklitsis, senior staff member, says “We created it because we took a poll and Snapchat was the most popular app at IHS. We ...

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S’well Revolution

Since the beginning of the school year S’wells have taken over the average water bottle. Everywhere in school there's always a S’well with a creative pattern or color that catches the eyes of many. S’wells are simple and smart and has become very popular in our school community. These reusable water bottles keep liquids cold for 24 hours and hot for 12. Also the bottles are made out of non-leaching and non- ...

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Cycling for your soul

Many Irvington students are embracing SoulCycle’s mantra “Find Your Soul” by attending the popular cycling classes at locations in Scarsdale, Rye Brook and Bronxville. SoulCycle was founded in 2006 and has become a trendy place to exercise ever since. This company is based on motivation and pushing yourself to the limit. These vigorous 45-minute classes transform the rider to become happier and healthier. “ ...

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Weiss bowls over competition

As winter starts, the bowling season has commenced. Robin Weiss, senior, has bowled since she was six years old and currently is bowling for the Irvington High School bowling team and an outside team. Weiss participates on Saturday morning leagues at Homefield Bowl in Yonkers New York. She plays with kids of all ages but mostly are in high school. Weiss' brother influenced her to start bowling at a very you ...

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Halloween Take Over By Seniors

As Halloween came and went, the senior class was excited to help out at the Dows Lane Halloween Carnival. This tradition allows seniors to dress up in costumes and create fun activities for the kids at Dows Lane. This tradition only allowing seniors to wear costumes to school is a source of controversy with the freshman, sophomores and the juniors who are not allowed to dress up. Georgia Mountroukas, junior ...

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You’re So Trendy

Clothing trends have always been important to students in high school. Trends grow very quickly because students tend to want to fit in with others. In Irvington High School, many students have distinctive clothing that represents their fashion and popular brands. High School girls are a perfect example of spreading fashion trends. The IHS Paw Print has noticed a variety of brands that girls like to buy and ...

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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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