Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Announced

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue III They led the Varsity Boys Soccer team closer to the New York State Championship than ever before in the team’s history. They won incredibly prestigious scientific awards at the regional and national levels. They took on too massive plays in one year and put on two historically great performances. Briarcliff High School’s Class of 2019 is pretty special: … Continue reading Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Announced

Spanish Club Sponsors a Bolivian Girl

By Annie Dineen Volume 69, Issue III Through the organization “Save the Children” Mrs. Manchisi and the Spanish club are sponsoring Karina, 14-year-old girl from Bolivia. Through this sponsorship, Karina can have access to education and medical care. The club chose Karina because she has struggled to find a sponsor for many years, and unfortunately, she is not the only one who has been waiting. … Continue reading Spanish Club Sponsors a Bolivian Girl

Update on the Local Reusable Bag Initiative

By Tucker Poux Volume 69, Issue III Briarcliff residents have recently felt the effects of Westchester’s reusable bag initiative, with more and more grocery stores adopting plastic bag fees. The reusable bag initiative, spearheaded by Westchester’s sustainability committee, has a goal of getting more people to use reusable bags at grocery stores across the county. Not only do plastic bags cost money to manufacture, but … Continue reading Update on the Local Reusable Bag Initiative

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: A Truly Scrumptious Production

By Sarah Dolgin Volume 69, Issue III It would be an understatement to say that this year’s spring musical was exemplary. A more appropriate description of the show would include words such as whimsical, unique, and fantasmagorical. Community members, faculty, family members, and friends were blown away by their fellow students’ transformations into Vulgarian royalty and spies, along with the eccentric Potts family members. Prior … Continue reading Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: A Truly Scrumptious Production

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