By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue V Moving, comical, optimistic: graduation speeches are so much more than a way to conclude a ceremony. Recently, there has been more and more press coverage at lucky universities and high schools around the country that have the opportunity to have a celebrity, or a president, address the graduating class. This inclusion of political icons such as President Trump … Continue reading Graduation Speeches
By Stefanie Markowitz Volume 67, Issue II The running joke among American Jews is the annual tradition of eating Chinese food and watching movies on Christmas Eve. My own family has spent many a December 25th noshing on shrimp fried rice and watching Star Wars. Unfortunately, the cherished practice was forced to come to a pause this year; this Christmas Eve happens to be … Continue reading Chrismakkah 2016
By Sean Fischer Volume 66, Issue V At the Briarcliff Centennial Variety Show in 2002, which celebrated Briarcliff’s centennial, Miss Briarcliff drew a standing ovation for her performance of the Briarcliff High School fight song. Miss Briarcliff, Eileen Weber, otherwise known as Briarcliff’s first cheerleader, was born here in 1918, and has lived here until her recent passing. Weber resurrected the song by calling old … Continue reading Briarcliff’s Original Fight Song
By Eli Karp Volume 67, Issue II It’s a constant thought in Maresca conversations. Somehow a former student comes up in discussion and whichever teacher is making themselves out to be ancient can’t seem to recall where that student currently is in the world. Leave it to The Briarcliff Bulletin to find out what some BHS alumni are up to. The Bulletin in particular has … Continue reading Former Editors-In-Chief: Where are they Now?
By Rebecca Leon Volume 67, Issue II If you’re big in the world of Instagram, you may have noticed senior Jordan Kim’s steady rise in popularity and notoriety. Why you may ask? Because of his photography. He posts his artwork on Instagram with the username @jrdnkim, and each post receives anything from 150 to 400 likes in a matter of days. Jordan’s photographs range from … Continue reading Jordan Kim: Killing the Instagram Game
By Tucker Poux Volume 67, Issue II Red Zebra is a brand new restaurant located in Sleepy Hollow. This is no ordinary Italian bistro, as Red Zebra is owned by Neil Benson, a member of the Briarcliff community. Benson’s sons Alex and Oliver currently attend Briarcliff High School. What Mr. Benson and co-owner David Starkey have created is a fantastic Italian restaurant with delicious homemade … Continue reading Restuarant Review: Red Zebra
By Sarah Albert Volume 67, Issue II Year after year, we aim high and set optimistic yet unrealistic goals for ourselves in the new year. This year I’ll be smarter, kinder and better!! Commonly, we nd ourselves promising to be more productive and stop procrastinating, be more positive, eat healthier, stop spending as much, etc. Well, the truth is, making these unrealistic goals is just … Continue reading Is It Even Possible to Keep New Year’s Resolutions?