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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, co-directed by Rodney Rothman (SHS 1991) claimed the Golden Globe for best animated feature

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which follows African-American/Puerto Rican Brooklyn teen Miles Morales as Spider-Man, claimed the Golden Globe for best animated feature Sunday.

"Anyone can wear the mask; everyone is powerful and everyone is necessary, and that is the spirit of the movie," said Peter Ramsey, who directed with Bob Persichetti and Rodney Rothman, backstage at the Golden Globes.

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Producer Brad Simpson (SHS 1991) wins Golden Globe for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story won the Golden Globe for best television miniseries or motion picture made for television Sunday night. 

The miniseries beat out The AlienistEscape at DannemoraSharp Objects and A Very English Scandal. The award marked the limited series' second win of the night after Darren Criss won for best actor in a limited series.

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Danielle Butin's (SHS '81) Tedx Talk: When Your Life Calling Calls Afya: There’s Always Another Way

Watch Danielle Butin's (SHS '81) TEDx Talk "When Your Life Calling Calls," a reflective and honest journey, one of life changing and valuable insights.

Danielle’s growth as a woman, healer and leader propelled the launch of the Afya Foundation, a global health organization with worldwide impact and recognition. Watch it here.


How to Write Compelling Characters, According to Aaron Sorkin (SHS 1979)

If you’re even a casual consumer of film and television, you are familiar the Aaron Sorkin walk-and-talk: hyper-speed, dialogue-filled shots that traverse a corridor or maybe a promenade. There’s probably a passing off of at least two separate sheets of paper, too.

But before the auteur struck gold on the big and small screens with “The West Wing” and “The Social Network,” Sorkin honed his written word with playwriting, the form returns to this fall for the first-ever Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Beloved Teacher Eric Rothschild Remembered at the White Plains Woman's Club

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“He expanded the envelope of opportunity for every student, he championed all of us, he was that special teacher who could light you up, he changed my life….”

Those were just of the few of the words of praise spoken for beloved teacher and community member Eric Rothschild at a memorial service at the Woman’s Club of White Plains on Monday November 26, 2018. Hundreds of former students, colleagues, school administrators, friends, admirers and devotees braved the elements to attend the service for Rothschild who passed away at the age of 81 on October 30, 2018.

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Tovah Feldshuh (SHS 1966) Talks ‘Dancing with Giants’

Tovah Feldshuh enters the sanctuary at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in a short, sleeveless black dress and almost immediately wants to know if her interview will be recorded.

That’s how she wants it.

“I’m sure I have certain traits that are like, ‘Jeez, what’s she like?’ when I get to that part where I start laying out my standards that mean so much to me,” Feldshuh explained during the Oct. 22 interview.

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Eric Rothschild Memorial

As posted on the Scarsdale Inquirer we would like to inform you that a community wide memorial for former Scarsdale High School teacher and village historian Eric Rothschild will be held Monday, November 26, at 4 p.m. at the Woman's Club of White Plains, 305 Ridgeway, White Plains. 


Message from SAA President, Zachary Harrison (SHS 1991)

Dear Scarsdale Alumni Community:

I am honored and excited to be your new President of the Scarsdale Alumni Association. Our association is made up of an amazing, talented group of people, such as my predecessor Ricardo Garcia.  I would like to thank Ricardo for his years of dedicated service to our Association.

My three main goals for our Association are to increase the number of major SAA events we hold each year, create a scholarship fund for Scarsdale High School students of high achievement who have financial need, and to enhance our employment network both on our website and throughout the Association.  

Scarsdale alumni share such a special bond having grown up in Scarsdale during their formative years.  It is my hope in the coming months that you will reconnect with Scarsdale and the SAA in your own way.  It could mean attending an SAA event, making a contribution, or volunteering to get involved. If you are interested in volunteering or have any ideas/suggestions, I would love to hear from you.  Please contact me at 917.299.7832, or  Thanks and I look forward to seeing you soon!

Warm regards,

Zachary Harrison, Class of '91
President, Scarsdale Alumni Association


Announcing the new SAA President, Zachary Harrison (SHS 1991)

It has been an honor to serve as the President of the Scarsdale Alumni Association. I greatly enjoyed getting to know so many fellow alumni across the country and around the world. It was an incredible honor to work alongside Mr. Rothschild, with one of my fondest memories being our work together evaluating nominations for the Distinguished Alumni ceremony. He had ten incredible stories for each of the nominees - high school stories and stories from decades after - since many of his students always kept in touch. He was a gifted historian who could paint a picture full of color to perfectly express the feeling of time and place in our country. It would take us sometimes two hours to evaluate five candidates, but I would not have wanted it any other way!

Over the past few months, as we prepared for the transition to elect a new President of the Scarsdale Alumni Association, we received many nominations of very impressive alumni.

I'm very glad to announce that Zachary Harrison (SHS 1991) has been elected by the board to be the next president.

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Creating Festive Delicacies with Ellen Easton (SHS 1971)

When: December 2, 2018 1:00 pm
Where: NY Cake Academy

Just in time for the holidays. Learning from one of the tea industry’s leading experts, both the novice and experienced afternoon tea lover will benefit from author Ellen Easton’s (SHS 1971) concise information on the how-to’s of the artistry of afternoon tea. 

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