• About Sydney Stumpf

    Sydney Stumpf is a junior at Malden High school and in her third year of the Blue and Gold. Stumpf is now the head copy editor of the newspaper. She loves coffee and her favorite place to go is Walnut Street Cafe. Her favorite holiday is halloween because of her love for horror and dressing up. Her favorite season is fall because of the weather, and opportunities to go apple picking and pumpkin picking. She also loves astrology–she’s a Leo. Her favorite television show is Friends and her favorite movie is The Royal Tenenbaums. She got into The Blue and Gold because she was interesting in writing and becoming a better leader.

    Malden Reads: Looking Forward

    by  • March 7, 2016 • Local • 0 Comments

    Malden Reads is an organization that strives to find the answer to the question “What if all of Malden read the same book?” (Malden Reads). The organization promotes reading throughout the city of Malden. Every year Malden Reads pick is chosen, a book that Malden Reads awards with the title, along with several companion...

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    Scholastic Arts Awards

    by  • February 29, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    The Scholastic Writing and Arts Awards began in 1923 to award and recognize creative high school students in the arts and writing fields. The awards program is available to grades 7-12, for public school, private school, and homeschooled students. Students can apply for 29 different categories, including, painting, photography, architecture, digital art, poetry, humor...

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    Valentine’s Day at MHS

    by  • February 26, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Whether it was the midseason return of The Walking Dead or the most romantic day of the year, most were excited for February 14. Valentine’s Day did not fall on a weekday this year, but that did not stop Malden High School students from expressing their Valentine’s spirit. Valentine’s Day hasn’t been the same...

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    Are the Oscars Too White?

    by  • February 10, 2016 • Entertainment Opinions, Homepage, National, North American News, Opinion • 0 Comments

    The lack of diversity in the media, and more specifically, the Academy Awards, has strained our country’s morals, ethics, and fight for racial equality. Malden was among the top 15 most diverse high schools in Massachusetts as reported by boston.com in 2013. Students of Malden High School are not unaccustomed to diversity, but Hollywood...

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    Free Book Giveaway at MHS

    by  • February 3, 2016 • Local • 0 Comments

    Do you know how to read? Do you like free things? Have you made it this far into this article already? You should definitely keep reading. Abbey Dick, English teacher at Malden High, hosts a free book giveaway outside her room before major, long breaks, in school. The whole idea of the giveaway is...

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    Let’s Get Ready

    by  • February 2, 2016 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    The May SATs are fast approaching, leaving students to their books in preparing for the exam. An opportunity for SAT-preparation offered in partnership with Boston University and Malden High School is offered to Malden High School students. The free program is called “Let’s Get Ready” and meets the fall and spring term before SATs....

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    Guidance Schedule Updates

    by  • January 28, 2016 • Local • 0 Comments

    The start of the second semester is at first hectic. Students are bustling to change schedules, amend report card troubles, schedule SAT prep, and finalize college applications.  It’s hard to believe that an entire semester has gone by. “Half of your year has been determined academically,” guidance counselor for Boyle House, Erin Craven stated. “But...

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    Election Results for Student Government Day

    by  • January 14, 2016 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    On Jan. 8, 2015, Student Government Day elections were held at Malden High School. The Student Government Day program was first introduced in 1947 and is run by the Massachusetts State Government. The election is held to determine who will sit in with our state government and meet with government officials to represent Malden...

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    Colby Sawyer Scholarship Profile: Sabrina Harrath

    by  • January 11, 2016 • Local, Profiles • 0 Comments

    Seventeen year old Sabrina Harrath was one of ten students, two of which are in Malden, to receive the Colby Sawyer Scholarship. The Colby Sawyer Scholarship is awarded by Colby Sawyer College in New Hampshire, mainly, to “first generation college students and to bring more geographic, racial diversity to the college” (Harrath). The scholarship...

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    Fine Arts Club Gingerbread Fundraiser

    by  • December 21, 2015 • Local • 0 Comments

    Malden High School’s Fine Arts Club has not disappointed in their fundraising. Just this year, the club has held Zombie Tag and a pumpkin painting event. Since the holiday season is upon us, the Fine Arts Club has created a Gingerbread “(Wo)men” fundraiser. They are being sold for $2 at all four lunches up...

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    Malden High School’s Latest Obsession: Primark

    by  • December 14, 2015 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    Primark, a clothing store originating in Dublin, Ireland, has immigrated to America, settling in Downtown Boston. Young adults in the Boston area have probably visited or heard of the store, consisting of four floors of affordable apparel, accessories, and homegoods. Many students at Malden High School frequent the store, often leaving with large shopping...

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