Anxiety and New Protocols Headline Community Forum on School Safety

By Sean Fischer & Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue V In the wake of recent school shootings, the school district administration opened a dialogue with the community regarding school safety and the many plans in place to keep students safe. This month, Dr. Kaishian, Mr. Murphy, and Director of Facilities Mr. George Hula hosted a community forum on school safety and security. After a brief … Continue reading Anxiety and New Protocols Headline Community Forum on School Safety

Artist Spotlight: Farhaanah Mohideen

By Julia Orientale Volume 68, Issue V You may know Farhaanah Mohideen as an exceptional student, but the Class of 2018 co-salutatorian is an artistic prodigy as well. A fan of painting portraits, she first became serious about art in her freshman year art class. Mohideen finds inspiration in other artists at Briarcliff High School and says she is motivated to diversify her work from … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Farhaanah Mohideen

Pace University Sells Briarcliff Campus to Mysterious Charity

By Sean Fischer Volume 68, Issue V Pace University recently undertook a project to transform their Westchester campus from a commuter school to a more local, consolidated, and walkable campus. Part of this plan entailed the selling of their Briarcliff Campus, located on Elm Road. According to Mary Cheever in her book The Changing Landscape: A History of Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough, the buildings that originally made … Continue reading Pace University Sells Briarcliff Campus to Mysterious Charity

Baseball Off to a Strong Start Powered By Four College-Bound Players

By Kyle Harris Volume 68, Issue V A year ago, the Boys’ Varsity Baseball was in a similar situation. In a season that seemed destined to end in at least a Section 1 title, the team fell short in a devastating first-round loss to the bottom seed Croton. Coming into this year, all of the returning players knew it would have to be different. “We … Continue reading Baseball Off to a Strong Start Powered By Four College-Bound Players

Briarcliff Introduces Legislation to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

By Anthony Radovanovich Volume 68, Issue V Once again, when it comes to the environment, the Republic of California is one step ahead of the rest of the nation. By passing Proposition 67 in 2014, California placed a ban on the use of plastic bags. Nearly four years later a few local towns in are beginning to catch up. The town of New Castle has already succeeded … Continue reading Briarcliff Introduces Legislation to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags