Archive for: November, 2011

Pre-season Look Into Basketball

With young players on the teams, let’s see how they are shaping up Last year the girls varsity basketball team finished their season third in league, behind Mission and Logan. The team did a great job and made it to NCS for the first time in a long while, but […]


Irvington Marching Band and Colorguard Almost Sweep the Sweepstakes!

Bands and guard bring NINE trophies home On Saturday, November 19, about three hundredIrvingtonstudents rode a bus to Lincoln High School to compete in their last band review of the year and came back with big smiles and big trophies. For the first time ever,IrvingtonHigh Schoolwon Sweepstakes at a band […]


Gobble, Gobble, Inter-Key-Leo Spread Food Drives

Happy Thanksgiving, from Interact, Key Club, and Leo Club! On November 19th and 20th, Irvington’s Interact, Key Club, and Leo Club launched massive food drives to gather cans and donations for the homeless shelter. Key Club members collaborated with the League of Volunteers were stationed outside the Safeway on Washington […]


Stereotypes Vs. Racism

You say “That’s RACIST!” But is it really? Stereotypes are everywhere. Everyone judges people, even you; don’t try to deny it. but for some reason I find people mistaking stereotypes for racism all the time. Stereotypes, as defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “a specific belief about a specific group of […]


Dia de los Muertos

IHS Spanish Club transforms the small gym into a mini Dia de los Muertos celebration. If you don’t know all ready Dia de los Muertos stands for Day of the Dead, and is a Mexican celebration where they remember and honor those who have departed. On Friday, November 4th, IHS […]


Black Friday vs. Parent Teacher Conferences

Which of the two thoroughly sucks the most? From the beginning of mankind, our species has attempted to find the answer to the greatest question of our time: Which of the two evils is better – parent-teacher conferences or Black Friday shopping? Read this summary to make your own conclusion. […]


National French Week

A Taste of French Culture for Irvington High School November 14- November 18 was National French Week. French students joined with French Club helped to make this a memorable event for Irvington High School. These students helped set up the school to spread the French culture. Each day of the […]


Red Ribbon Week Leaves An Impact Even Now…Literally on The Grounds of Irvington’s Hallways

Posters promoting Red Ribbon Week created more of a mess than to promote drug-free awareness To introduce and remind the student body at Irvington High School of the significance of Red Ribbon Week, ASB had covered the walls and most importantly, taped the floors of the hallways with bright posters […]


Halloween Showcase

Halloween is not Forgotten Halloween arrived on a Monday this year, making it hard to celebrate because it’s on a school day, so in the spirit of Halloween, Mr. Ballado’s first period dance class put together a Halloween showcase in Valhalla Theater. The showcase was held every period and consisted […]


Spark Notes Gossip

What has Spark Notes Come to? The much renowned website, Spark Notes, has always been there for students.  Whether it be to help them decipher the confusing dialect of Shakespeare or a literary analysis for To Kill a Mockingbird, Sparks Notes has never failed.  Spark Notes has always been that […]

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