• About Sydney Stumpf

    A returning member of the Blue and Gold newspaper, Sydney Stumpf - now a sophomore - is a writer who enjoys writing about many things, including about “the truth”- local news. Going to Dartmouth College is a goal of h[ers and will hopefully lead to a career path in writing screenplays or novels. Out of school, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs - Daisy and Flirty. Sydney’s favorite season is fall since she loves halloween and pumpkin latte(s). She loves listening to music in her free time, which includes her favorite bands The Ramones, The Kinks and The Cramps.

    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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    Honey Honey Cafe Review

    by  • February 6, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    BY CHRISTINA APPIGNANI & SYDNEY STUMPF  In January, Malden welcomed its newest sweet shop. Honey Honey Dessert Cafe, located at 480 Main Street. It is owned by Stacey Zhang and Karen Lei, who have dreamed of opening a dessert shop for years. The shop serves a variety of beverages, breakfast foods, sandwiches and desserts,...

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    Malden High School’s Reading Contest

    by  • January 13, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    As of January 2, 2017, the reading competition at Malden High School is on! From Jan. 2, to June 2, Malden High School is hosting a reading contest, created by librarian, Mary Liberge, and an English teacher. The goal, Liberge says, was to “increase student recreational reading.” They thought that it would be fun...

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