Editorial by Sean Fischer

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue IV There’s something special about the Class of 2019. Maybe each graduating class feels that way towards the end of their high school career, but for me, I’ve grown to appreciate the uniqueness of the energy, community, and vigor that our grade exemplifies. Over the past thirteen years, I’ve watched my classmates grow into the people they are today, … Continue reading Editorial by Sean Fischer

BHS Honors the Class of 2019’s NCAA Commits

By Kyle Harris Volume 69, Issue IV With a year full of great athletic achievements, it is no surprise that the senior class has five student athletes playing a sport in college next year. These students are Ian Becker, Alex Cabeca, Finn Hossfeld, Maddie Plank and Caleb Schumacher. The 9th annual NCAA press conference began with opening remarks from Coach Drosopoulos and Dr. Heltzel, both … Continue reading BHS Honors the Class of 2019’s NCAA Commits

Seniors Too Scared to Skip?

By Sarah Dolgin Volume 69, Issue IV As the end of the year approaches, the springtime has brought in its typical wave of showers, flowers, and apparently senior “cowards,” according to some. Clearly, it is extremely important as a senior to fulfill your responsibility of missing an important day of classes to go bowling, frolicking about, etc. Each year, every single senior receives a package … Continue reading Seniors Too Scared to Skip?

Recap of Dancing for the Children Fundraiser

By Sarah Albert Volume 69, Issue IV BHS, along with the Dancing for the Children team, host- ed the 5th Annual Dancing for the Children Concert on Sunday, April 28th. The fundraiser, featuring dance companies and studios from throughout Westchester and raises proceeds for the Ossining Children’s Center, was founded by Jasmine Bar in 2014 with the hope of spreading her passion for dance and … Continue reading Recap of Dancing for the Children Fundraiser

College Attending List for the BHS Class of 2019

American University Barnard College Bucknell University Case Western Reserve University Colby College College of Charleston Cornell University Curry College Duke University Dutchess Community College Elon University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Emerson College Emory Endicott College Fairfield University Fashion Institute of Technology Fordham University Franklin & Marshall College George Washington University High Point University Indiana University Ithaca College Keene State College   Lafayette College Landmark College Manhattanville … Continue reading College Attending List for the BHS Class of 2019

Arguing for the Gold: Profile on BHS’s Debate Team

By Tucker Poux Volume 69, Issue IV In an intense battle for the gold, Briarcliff High School’s Debate Team scored big at the Rockland County Debate League Competition, bringing home silver. The team, captained by senior John Hansley and made up of junior Saule Konstantinavicius and sophomore Chloe Goldstein, took on debaters from across the county this April in what turned out to be a … Continue reading Arguing for the Gold: Profile on BHS’s Debate Team

To Gap Year or Not to Gap Year

By Elizabeth Madden Volume 69, Issue IV Almost all of the seniors at Briarcliff high school pursue a secondary education immediately after graduation. The possibility of a “gap year” does not appeal to many, and almost seems to be viewed with a negative connota-tion; Ms. Ryan, school guidance counselor, explained that “in my seven years [of being a guidance counselor], I think I’ve had two … Continue reading To Gap Year or Not to Gap Year

Words of Advice from the Sagacious Mrs. Comblo

By Emma Konrad Volume 69, Issue IV Briarcliff Bulletin: What advice would you give your incoming AP US History students? Comblo: Do not be fearful of change. Each new year is a great opportunity as well as a great reset button. Try to embrace the opportunities you have in high school to meet new friends and to get to know your teachers, who are great … Continue reading Words of Advice from the Sagacious Mrs. Comblo

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman Visits BHS

By Zoe London Volume 69, Issue IV Between the Book Club, Writer’s Circle, and students who do more than look up the SparkNotes for book assignments, there’s a solid population of avid readers at BHS. Ms. Fernandez worked to organize an author event on April 17th, bringing writer Lynda Cohen Loigman to talk to students interested in the writing and publication process. Loigman had a somewhat … Continue reading Author Lynda Cohen Loigman Visits BHS

Juniors Chris Li and Camryn Jaeger to Attend the GENIUS Olympiad for Science Research

By Stephanie Markowitz Volume 69, Issue IV The Westchester Science & Engineering Fair, also known as WESEF, is a competition for science research students extending to all of Westchester County. As always, Briarcliff juniors and seniors in the science research program fared wonderfully at the competition, which was held in mid-March at Sleepy Hollow High School. Students were able to enteras individuals or as a pair. … Continue reading Juniors Chris Li and Camryn Jaeger to Attend the GENIUS Olympiad for Science Research