Community Votes No on the Bond Vote

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue II On December 13, the Long-Range Planning Committee proposed a bond vote to the community, to which they responded with a resounding no. In what turned out to be a contentious battle between those for and against the bond (and subsequent building renovations), the vote culminated with a total of 1600 votes: 688 in favor and 912 against. The … Continue reading Community Votes No on the Bond Vote

Squash Team Makes it to Nationals

By Jolie Wasserman Volume 69, Issue II The inaugural season of the varsity girls’ squash team has arrived. The fastest growing sport in Briarcliff Manor, which already has a boys’ team, will now have eight girls sporting their own team in the coming winter. Captains of the girls’ team, Isabel Schumacher and Caroline Adams, were kind enough to share their input on the spirit of … Continue reading Squash Team Makes it to Nationals

Local Supermarket Reviews

By Ada Hossfeld Volume 69, Issue II Just how different is one grocery stores from another? They all have the same job to do, but they end up doing it in different ways. What determines the superiority or inferiority of our supermarkets? The first step I took in figuring out the overall quality of some of our local supermarkets was by making a rubric. It … Continue reading Local Supermarket Reviews

Senior Maddie Plank to Attend Princeton for Basketball

By Kyle Harris Volume 69, Issue II Every few years, an athlete of extraordinary talent passes through BHS. We have just this in this year’s graduating class with Maddie Plank. Not only has she excelled in the classroom, but she has also reached the highest heights athletically. Her hard work and determination led to her receiving 1st team All-State, Super 7 recognition and a spot … Continue reading Senior Maddie Plank to Attend Princeton for Basketball

Coach Friedman Becomes Head Coach for VBB

By Jacob Aframian Volume 69, Issue II Winter sports are back in session at Briarcliff High School, and the  boys’ varsity basketball team is back and ready to embark on a new season. Finishing their previous season with a record of 22-5, the Bears have made a name for themselves. Last year, they won the Section 1 Title, along with Regionals, eventually going to  States … Continue reading Coach Friedman Becomes Head Coach for VBB

How to Win Someone Over for Valentine’s Day

By Sarah Dolgin Volume 69, Issue II In order to swindle your Valentine into taking you out during this “cuffing season,” there are a few key steps to follow. First, you must recite every line of Love Actually at his or her lunch table, which will surely catch everyone’s attention while exemplifying your dedication. You must learn how to play “The Way You Look Tonight” … Continue reading How to Win Someone Over for Valentine’s Day

Where Are All the BHS Honor Societies

By Caroline Adams Volume 69, Issue II Briarcliff High School students can be inducted into five honor societies, including the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, and National Honor Society for Dance Arts. A few notable subjects have been left off the BHS roster. Briarcliff offers no English, Science, or Language Honor Societies, and … Continue reading Where Are All the BHS Honor Societies