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

Queer Eye: Fighting for Acceptance, Not Just Tolerance

By Zoe London Volume 69, Issue II If you happen to be a fan of Queer Eye and have binged the first two seasons, you know that the Netflix series is both entertaining and addicting. At first glance, some may think of this series as another superficial makeover show. But it is so much more; it brings heartwarming moments to its audience when the five … Continue reading Queer Eye: Fighting for Acceptance, Not Just Tolerance

Artist Spotlight: Regine Navarro

By Julia Orientale Volume 69, Issue II Regine Navarro has always had a passion for photography; her love for it clicked in Mr. Brooks’s high school photography class. She is inspired by how a single moment has the power to tell an entire story and can be interpreted so many different ways, and she strongly believes that a picture is worth a thousand words. Navarro’s … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Regine Navarro

Apple Crisp Teacher Development Day

By Will Zimmerman Volume 69, Issue II While Briarcliff teachers learned about the functionality of Apple products from Apple experts, high school students enjoyed a rare, middle-of-the-week, day off. Inside the high school, teachers worked to learn about the functionality of different Apple products, as well as new opportunities and programs that will enhance what they are doing inside the classroom. Outside the classroom, Apple … Continue reading Apple Crisp Teacher Development Day