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Beep Beep Superlatives

For a while, the IHS yearbook has been selecting senior superlatives from Class Clown to Most Presidential. The Paw Print sought out a few former winners to see if the superlatives anticipated any real futures for these graduates. Hillary Steinberg (class of 2010) was named “Dare To Be Different.” Currently, she is in a PhD program at the University of Colo. (Boulder) studying sociology. She teaches on a co ...

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Students Flip Out Over Bottle Flipping Fad

All around Irvington this school year, lots of students have been in love with a new internet phenomenon: water bottle flipping.  This new fad has spread like wildfire all across America when a video on Instagram went viral of a student flipping his water bottle. After this new fad was established, the kids rushed to create videos of themselves flipping water bottles. Kids started to put the song “Ultimate” ...

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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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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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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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Students Should Lock Up Valuables

  Over the past few weeks, some students have reported missing items, specifically wallets, allegedly taken from their bags, and some students are wondering what steps they can take to protect themselves. New assistant principal Mr. Samuelson encouraged students to secure their items in lockers, rather than leaving them lying around.  "I think everyone should get in the habit of using their lockers and ...

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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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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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A Passage from India: IHS Students Adjust to USA

Anjali Bhagavatula, a junior, and Kirsha Selvakumar, a freshman, recently came to the United States from India. Bhagavatula, who used to live in California before coming here, and Selvakumar, who used to live in Illinois as a young child, have some experience of the American culture and style of education, but they are still learning and adapting to new things everyday. Bhagavatula and Selvakumar expressed ...

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2,4,6,8. Rally Girls is Out of Date

Rally girls, a club that has been in operation for several years at Irvington, has recently ceased to be. According to last year's club leader Mallory Toolan, Rally Girls club was created to promote school spirit and support the boy’s sports teams. But directing the attention to only boys teams and not to girls teams led to a number of complaints and charges of sexism. Last year, Mr. Cohen spoke to girls in ...

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