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

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

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

Alumni Spotlight: Aliyah Sutton

By James Fludgate Volume 69, Issue II Aliyah Sutton surprised her fellow junior class mates when she announced she was leaving Briarcliff after her junior year to attend the University of Central Florida. She decided to keep her decision to go to college a year early between friends and family until she committed to a school. “I knew I wanted to graduate early because I … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Aliyah Sutton

How are Schedules Made?

By Ada Hossfeld Volume 69, Issue I “Why don’t I have classes with my friends this year?” “Why do I have this teacher and not that teacher?” These frequently asked questions can end up occupying students’ minds throughout their high school careers as well as make them feel varying emotions, depending on whether their classes are filled with their friends or not. So how are … Continue reading How are Schedules Made?