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Don’t Panic, Just Work Through It: Study Tips from The Current

Don’t Panic, Just Work Through It: Study Tips from The Current

Srindi Polkampally, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

With midterms almost upon us, there is a last minute scurry to study and score as much as possible. Midterms are just a test and by following review plans and test taking techniques, it’s as easy to get through as a ten point quiz. The ideal situation would be if you were prepared and ready at leas...

Underclass Exemption

Underclass Exemption

Darwin Arias, Staff Writer

December 17, 2015

Ossining High School is one of the many public schools in Westchester that provides a  handful of diverse sports and opportunities for their students to become active, make new friends, and enjoy their high school experience.OHS offers many engaging sports and after-school activities to keep their educat...

Ossining Science Research Students Claim Top Prize at NY State Junior Science Symposium for Third Year in a Row

Ossining Science Research students representing Westchester County at the New York 

State Junior Science & Humanities Symposium held March 12th & 13th, 2015 in Albany, NY.

Cheryl Lagan, OHS Site Manager

March 19, 2015

Each year for the past 30 years, the most outstanding high school seniors with the best research projects in New York come together at the state capital on the campus of The State University at Albany to compete for two prestigious spots to represent our State at the National Junior Science Symposium....

Should the School Really Care About What We Wear?

The school dress code has been a highly contentious issue recently.

Diana Kennedy, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

School dress codes have always been a very controversial issue among students, but even more so with teenage girls. Most criticism directed toward the school dress code is that it is sexist to determine that a girl’s attire should be regulated, because it may distract male students from their school...

A Day in the Life of a Gimme the Mic Student

Gimme the Mic students performing at Ossining High School's French Student Visitors Day.

Paola Sosa, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

Gimme the Mic is one of the most popular and fastest growing classes at OHS. It is an extremely unique class that is devoted to students who love the art of singing and performing. The class is taught by the talented Ms. Kafer who helps students reach their musical goals and aspirations. Students are...

Lessons from the OHS Lockout

Smartphone app Yik Yak was the medium through which the anonymous threats causing OHS's lockdown were posted.

Malahni Banta, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: social media is not for everyone. While social media has become a common form of communication, learning, the relaying of news and information, and connecting with people who have common interests, it seems that some people, like with most things, have...

The Bake Sale Ban

Hannah Purdy, Editorial Assistant

October 22, 2014

It has been two full months since the start of school, and student-life is in full swing.  However, there has been a concerning absence of one of OHS students’ favorite traditions- the bake sale.  In the past, bake sales have been run by student clubs and athletic teams as a way to fundraise for...

The Love of Three Oranges

The school's poster for the play.

Somari Davis, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

It’s that time of the school year already. The fall play has arrived! This year at Ossining High School, the production chosen was The Love of Three Oranges, written by Hillary DePiano. After sitting down with Ms. Beattie--the school’s drama teacher as well as OHS’ director for all drama club pro...

Should Student ID’s Be Mandatory?

Should Student ID's Be Mandatory?

Dina Barossi, Layout Editor

September 30, 2014

Our generation is living in a post-9/11 world.  We are accustom to heightened security all around us; the reality of a TSA pat down, the idea that large government agencies can track our every move on the internet and phones, and the ubiquitous mantra that is drilled into our heads, “See Something,...

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