The Pause

  • May 1New York schools closed for the rest of the academic year due to COVID-19.
Wildcat Pause: The Anxiety Issue

Recent SWR Life Stories

SWR Teachers Discuss Adapting to Distance Learning

May 13, 2020

“I wish we were in school.” That is what all teachers who love their jobs are probably saying right...

Students Speak Out on Distance Learning During a Global Pandemic

May 11, 2020

On March 13 SWR students walked out of school knowing that they would be off for a while due to the coronavirus....

Valedictorian and Salutatorian Find the Balance: Enjoy Friends, Family, and Learning

May 7, 2020

SWR announced senior Jacqueline Holden as the Class of 2020 valedictorian and Stephanie Searing as the...

Winter Pep Rally Needs ‘More Pep’

April 16, 2020

The high school hosted its second-ever winter pep rally on January 24th. Once again, students heard from...

SCCC a Smart Economical Start

May 30, 2019

Suffolk County Community College is a two-year public college that’s a popular choice for many...

SADD Encourages Better Choices

May 30, 2019

Junior and senior students were given an impacting lesson in a 100-minute assembly on safe and smart...

Noteworthy Students have Big Goals

May 30, 2019

Learning music at a young age is common for many students. What many don’t know, however, is that having...

Mrs. Fraser Earns Impressive Titles

May 30, 2019

Just under three percent of the nation’s teachers obtain the title National Board Certified. Mrs....

Competitive Dance is Taking Center Stage

Recent Sports Stories

Louser Twins Blow Everyone out of the Water

May 30, 2019

Twins Joshua and Jason Louser hold impressive titles in rowing and swimming respectively. Their accomplishments...

The Darkest Minds: A Must-Read Dystopian Novel to Pass the Time in Quarantine
A & E

Kayla Bodenburg, Staff Writer | May 8, 2020

To all the bookworms who loved Divergent by Veronica Roth and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Written by #1 New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Bracken, The Darkest Minds is a series you won't want to miss.    In the remnants of a world once plagued with a pandemic that killed off 98% of the United States’ youth, the children who survived have developed superpowers. After...

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Looking for a Page-Turning Book Series? Give Throne of Glass a Try
A & E

Alex Tumilowicz, Staff Writer | April 16, 2020

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas is an amazing start to an even better series. Full of conflicts, plot twists, and romances, this series will have you reading for hours at a time.  In a world where magic rules, but in a country where it has disappeared, there is an 18-year-old girl. Celaena Sardothien, assassin turned slave, had it all—money, fame, and the love of her life. That is, until her...

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Korean Wave Comes Rolling In
A & E

Maartje van Dam, Staff Writer, Wildcat Pause | May 30, 2019

BTS, EXO, and BAP are not just random collections of letters, they are boy bands from the K-pop scene, the Korean craze sweeping not only the nation but also the world. This phenomenon and its rapid growth in popularity poses a question: how has this happened? Perhaps more importantly, why is this what captures the eye of the American public? Every media outlet theorizes about why K-pop has now...

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