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Dr. Mo named interim principal at Rye Neck

On December 9th, former Irvington principal Scott Mosenthal was appointed interim principal at Rye Neck high school. Irvington’s former beloved principal for 15 years is filling in for Barbara Ferraro, Rye Neck’s former principal, and new Superintendent. Before Dr Mo’s years as a principal, he was an English teacher at Irvington, who taught many current Irvington students' parents when they attended Irvingt ...

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IHS Goes Smoothie

“New Year, New You” -- an iconic phrase that is universally known as a maxim for New Year resolutions. As the new year begins, IHS has taken part in this phenomena by updating their cafeteria with the new fruit smoothies. Smoothies are a fun way for students to enjoy a tasty snack while getting all the nutrients necessary for  growing adolescents. Students during their lunch or free period have access to th ...

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The Election Aftermath

On the day of November 10th, in wake of the election results, it seemed as if a dark cloud had formed over the Irvington High School community. The hallways and classrooms felt desolate as students and teachers alike idled in near silence, the gravity of Donald Trump's victory still sinking in. English teacher, Ms, Ippolito described the day as, “It seems like it’s a day of mourning. I don’t think I’ve seen ...

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Damage Delayed Track Completion

Over the weekend of September 24th, two separate occasions involved trespassers entering and walking on the track. The damage to the track slowed down the process of completing the track and may have led to additional expenses for the district. Over the summer, Irvington began construction on a turf field and a new track. Although the turf was installed before Fall sports began, the track fell behind schedu ...

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Class of 2018: A Legacy in the Making

[gallery ids="6070,6071,6072,6073,6074,6075,6076,6077"] By Mary Brereton and Antonia Abramowitz The Junior Jordans jumped over expectations in an astonishing win over the Senior class during this years Color Wars. Color Wars, usually a Spring event, took place for the first time during Homecoming week. The change was made in an effort to elevate school-wide spirit and to accompany the grand opening of our n ...

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IHS establishes inclusive bathrooms

This school year the IHS in cooperation with LGBT students introduced “inclusive bathrooms,” which are intended to create a safe, comfortable space for anyone -- men, women, and transgender students. The bathrooms are in the first floor of the science wing next to the elevator and also by the elevator outside the high school main office. Spearheading this project is transitioning student Sam Lapine, who has ...

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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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How safe are Ubers?

by Rachel Gideon News shook Indiana University last week when the body of senior Hannah Wilson was discovered Friday morning at 8:30 in Needmore near Lemon Lake. The 22-year-old senior was last seen getting an Uber ride. Soon after finding her body, detectives arrested 49-year-old Daniel E. Messel on a preliminary charge of murder. This recent murder has caused teens everywhere to question the safety of the ...

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Ebola Reaches NYC

by Aidan Denahy The United States’ fourth diagnosed Ebola patient is being held in New York City at Bellevue Hospital Center. The patient, Craig Spencer, was a doctor working in Guinea to help treat the Ebola outbreak, and upon his return to JFK airport did not feel or show any symptoms of the virus. He even went for a jog and visited a bowling alley before realizing he had caught Ebola. Spencer’s wife and ...

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Clarification: “Brain Drain”

Clarification: In the article by Jon Goldreich entitled "Brain Drain" in the Paw Print magazine, senior Will Shefelmen felt his position concerning Physics and BC Calculus was misrepresented. "The challenges of both honors Physics and BC calc make the classes worthwhile. Both Ms. Dunne and Mr. Serrano follow Benjamin Franklin's quote 'Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn ...

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