• 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.

    How I’m Attempting to Stay Organized in 2018: New Years Resolution Eleven Days In

    by  • January 11, 2018 • Health Opinions, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    New Year’s Resolutions are probably the most broken promises ever–we promise ourselves that we will eat healthier, drink more water, and go to the gym. We promise that we will pay more attention in class, and do all our work on time. Gym memberships go unused, Chinese food is ordered on an impulse, grades...

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    Malden Catholic Creates Girls’ Division

    by  • June 14, 2017 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    Written by Sydney Stumpf and Rebeca Pereira Malden Catholic, an all boys, private, Catholic school, has long experienced a demand for the inclusion of female students. After many deliberations the school board voted to create a girls’ division, which is planned to be fully functional by September of 2018. It is important to note,...

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    Donations to Haiti: Books

    by  • June 2, 2017 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    Malden High School has been collecting donations for the Matènwa Community Learning Center in Haiti, for some time now, hosting different donation drives for different items needed by the school, and the surrounding communities. This year, Malden High School’s Haitian Club has collected first aid supplies, school supplies, and basic toiletries after Hurricane Matthew...

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    Malden High Hosts Latin Awards

    by  • May 24, 2017 • Local • 0 Comments

    On Monday, May 15, Malden High School Latin students who took the Latin Exam were awarded for their exceptional work. Four different awards were given out to the students; Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, Silver Maxima Cum Laude, and the Gold Summa Cum Laude awards. Winning the Cum Laude award was sophomore Noahn Salume,...

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    Senior Stephen Deng Receives Posse Scholarship

    by  • May 11, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Malden High School’s own Stephen Deng was one of several seniors to receive a Posse scholarship. Posse, Deng states, is “an organization that believes in the potential of diversity leadership.” The organization selects students from their partner schools, giving them full-tuition scholarship. The process was “strenuous, exciting, and scary at the same time,”...

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    Play Pro: Hoboken, New Jersey

    by  • April 4, 2017 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    Spoiler Warning for Hoboken, New Jersey. BY SYDNEY STUMPF & FALYN KELLEY On March 23rd, Malden High School’s Play Production held their second play of the school year: Hoboken, New Jersey. The play was focused on the individual relationships at the wedding reception of Dwight Guy, a Caucasian male, and Ani, a Brazilian woman...

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    Taking Midterms Online: Mastery Connect

    by  • March 27, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Although midterms have long been over, standardized tests are still relevant as ever, especially at Malden High School, where Mastery Connect is becoming more relevant. The midterms were taken via Mastery Connect, a program which replaces the scantron sheets and physical tests. The switch to Mastery Connect was a decision made by the superintendent...

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    Superintendent Finalists Revealed

    by  • March 23, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    The finalists in the search for a new superintendent for Malden were announced on March 16. With a mayor-appointed search committee, the four initial finalists were chosen then a fifth, added on after being excluded. John Oteri, Somerville High School’s principal, Patricia Lally, Holbrook’s superintendent, Portia Bonner, East Haven’s superintendent, as well as former...

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    Poetry Out Loud Finals 2017

    by  • March 2, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    BY SYDNEY STUMPF & REBECA PEREIRA  Poetry Out Loud has been a collaborative effort between teachers and students each year. Poetry Out Loud is a unit of poetry included in the English curriculum where students perform poetry in class and advance to semi-finals and finals. The 2017 Poetry Out Loud Unit has ended and...

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    Malden’s Input for Superintendent Search

    by  • February 7, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    As Charles Grandson’s role as Interim Superintendent comes to an end, the Malden community looks for a permanent superintendent, including the possibility of Grandson returning as superintendent. The community as a whole, now, is encouraged to put their input for superintendent in. A committee was put in place to search for a new superintendent,...

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