Bing, You’re In! Bears Make Historic Run to State Final Four

By Eli Karp Volume 68, Issue IV Trust. If you had a penny for every time you heard that cliche used in sports, you would probably have enough money to buy several slices of overpriced PTA pizza sold one Wednesday per month. However, trust is what has gotten the Bears boys’ basketball team to its first state final four in state history. Trust is also … Continue reading Bing, You’re In! Bears Make Historic Run to State Final Four

Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Named

By Sean Fischer Volume 68, Issue IV Briarcliff High School is known for its rigor, its challenging curriculum, and its emphasis on academics. Students here strive to be the best they can be in every aspect of school, whether it be in the classroom, on stage, or on the field. These three students at BHS have worked incredibly hard the past four years to become … Continue reading Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Named

Board of Ed Addresses Bulletin Article and Mental Health

By Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue IV In The Bulletin’s previous issue, the following article ran: Academic Integrity: A Struggle Between Morals and Mental Health. In response to reading the article, Board of Education Trustee Paul Wasserman thought it was important to bring attention to the article and its topic. The Board, when discussing the item during a February 8th public work session, seemed a bit … Continue reading Board of Ed Addresses Bulletin Article and Mental Health

BHS Students Win at Science Research Competition

By Charlotte Sendek Volume 68, Issue IV On February 3, science research students participated in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at John Jay-Cross River High School. All but two seniors in the program and a handful of juniors participated. Participants presented a poster of their research twice and another time if there was a tie within a category. Two Briarcliff students, Livy Bergstein … Continue reading BHS Students Win at Science Research Competition

Mr. Durkin Announces His Retirement

By Annie Dineen Volume 68, Issue IV Mr. Durkin, a world famous, or at least Briarcliff famous, English teacher is unfortunately leaving us at the end of this school year. I have had the pleasure of being his student this year and learned so much about English, and birds, from Mr. Durkin. When I sat down and talked to him for this article, I realized how passionate and engaged … Continue reading Mr. Durkin Announces His Retirement

Student Gov. “Matchomatics”

By Zoe London Volume 68, Issue IV Student Government recently put on an innovative fundraiser, using the website Matchomatics to offer BHS students a chance to discover their compatibility with others. Students filled out the online question and the Matchomatics company processed the results to determine who throughout the student body people are most compatible with. The compatibility survey contained questions from personality traits to … Continue reading Student Gov. “Matchomatics”

Cheerleaders Fall Short at Nationals but Make History

By Elizabeth Madden Volume 68, Issue IV For the first time in Briarcliff history, the high school cheerleaders competed at the national level at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The success of the Briarcliff cheerleading team did not happen overnight. It took intense effort from and connectivity between all of its members in order for the team to perform its best at Nationals. Trust among … Continue reading Cheerleaders Fall Short at Nationals but Make History