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American Math Scores Are Dropping

American Math Scores Are Dropping

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-at-Large
December 28, 2016
Filed under Archive, Features Archive

The United States of America invests a substantial amount of money in education, one of the highest numbers seen worldwide. Despite this, educational achievement within the country doesn’t seem to be reflective of these financial efforts. In fact, according to periodically conducted international tests, ...

The 2016 Mixtape is Called W

The 2016 Mixtape is Called W

Somari Davis, Opinions Editor
December 25, 2016
Filed under Entertainment Archive

Two-thousand-sixteen is drawing to a close and many have considered this year to be one filled with L’s (losses). Let’s not recap on the negative but, the positive such as this year possibly foreshadowing 2017 as being a wonderful year for the music industry specifically in the R&B (rhythm and blue...

Alternatives for the Entertainment of Your Family this Holiday Season

Alternatives for the Entertainment of Your Family this Holiday Season

Isabel Slingerland, Entertainment Editor
December 23, 2016
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

While we delve into the holiday season it can be assumed that family provide as much entertainment as one could need. However, if you’re looking to escape your family or maybe chose an event where talking will be limited, decide on heading to the movies. I direct you to chose this event not only as...

Ossining Varsity Girls Volleyball Section 1 Class AA Champs

Ossining Varsity Girls Volleyball Section 1 Class AA Champs

Darwin Arias, Editor-at-Large
December 22, 2016
Filed under Archive, Sports Archive

On Friday night of November 4, 2016, the Ossining Varsity Girl’s Volleyball Team took home the Section 1 Class AA title in a match against Ursuline at Hendrick Hudson High School. Ossining Pride swept the playoffs and ended the final winning three straight sets in their 25-16, 25-22, 26-24 victory ove...

Do Colleges Value Students With More Money?

Do Colleges Value Students With More Money?

Rubina Chowdhury, Editor-At-Large
December 22, 2016
Filed under Archive, Opinions Archive

Colleges aim to paint a pretty picture of the ideal student they desire walking through their campuses: academically bright, involved, and driven - a standard seemingly attainable by any individual should they wish to put in the effort. However, what colleges actually look at when admitting students...

Interview with Lucas Slavin: Musician and Member of the All-State Symphonic Band

Interview with Lucas Slavin: Musician and Member of the All-State Symphonic Band

Marlond Criollo, Staff Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Student Life Archive

Following is an interview with the Lucas Slavin, a musical starlet and student at Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York. TC: What was it like to have the opportunity to play in the All-State Symphonic Band?   LS: It was a surreal experience because we were staying at the hotel an...

Athlete of the Month: Miguel Marra

Athlete of the Month: Miguel Marra

John Kim, Sports Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under Sports Archive

This month, the Current is featuring Miguel Marra as Athlete of the month. He is a year long soccer player, playing not only for the school but for other teams across the country. His commitment to his sport and his passion for it make him a great player on the field, and teammate for each of his te...

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Are Organic Labeled Foods Truly Organic?

Darwin Arias, Editor-at-Large
November 27, 2016
Filed under Opinions Archive, Opinions Archive

In such an industrial economy, the word organic has come to be overused by organic farmers. Due to the need to keep up financially with other organic and conventional produce and animal farmers, the utilization of pesticides remains a key component in how organic farmers grow their produce and animals....

The Maestro’s Corner: Velvet Gentleman

The Maestro’s Corner:  Velvet Gentleman

Emma San Martin, Editor-At-Large
November 27, 2016
Filed under Entertainment Archive

Picture this:  You’re wandering through the streets of Paris after a rainstorm, observing leaves drift across puddles and watching the wind blow the clouds away.  As you cross the Avenue de Champs-Élysées, the sound of a piano drifts down from an open apartment window, and you stop to listen. ...

Shelby Saper Named Artist of the Month

Shelby Saper Named Artist of the Month

Diana Kennedy, Staff Writer
November 27, 2016
Filed under Archive, Entertainment Archive

 Senior Shelby Saper is well deserving of this acknowledgement as she contributes tremendously to the performing arts programs in OHS. Not only is she able to play several stringed instruments (acoustic guitar and the ukulele, just to name a few), but she also possesses a powerful and moving alto voic...

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