The AP Pressure Keeps Cooking

By Brandon Danuff Volume 68, Issue I In 2017, when top colleges want students to do anything and everything, the debate over whether a student’s well-being, well roundedness as a student, and work ethic is considered in addition to grades and dif cult classes rages on. It’s not hard to see how competitive students are with each other at Briarcliff, and while friendly competition is … Continue reading The AP Pressure Keeps Cooking

Westchester’s Premier Alpaca Farm

Volume 68, Issue I By Anthony Radovanovich The fall equinox lands on Friday, September 22. No matter the temperature, it’s officially sweater weather. More comfortable than cashmere or wool, and completely hypoallergenic, alpaca eece is ooding the market. Many wonder what an alpaca is, how an alpaca is different from a llama, and everything in between. Native to Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, alpacas were imported … Continue reading Westchester’s Premier Alpaca Farm

Students Rush to Join Rho Kappa: Social Studies Honor Society

Volume 68, Issue I By Sarah Albert This year, Briarcliff High School is introducing a fifth honor society: Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society. Rho Kappa joins the New York State Math Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, National Honor Society for Dance Arts, National Art Honor Society, and National Honor Society chapters at BHS. The mission statement of the organization is to recognize … Continue reading Students Rush to Join Rho Kappa: Social Studies Honor Society

Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorians

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue III Early one morning a tedious day in February, Mrs. French got on the loudspeaker and made a momentous announcement about three of Briarcliff’s most distinguished students. “The Briarcliff High School Class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorians are Sophie Underwood, Jackie Contento, and Lauren Burnette,” her voice booming through the halls as these students made their way down to … Continue reading Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorians

State of the State Address

By Mary Scott Volume 67, Issue II On January 10th, 2017, ten Briarcliff students were invited to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Address at SUNY Purchase. The students were Olivia Banc, Sam Driver, Ava Goldwyn, Madison Hennessey, Kelly Marchese, Steven Orientale, Andres Sanchez, Mary Scott, Charlotte Segal, and Sophie Underwood. The students were entered in a competition and were randomly selected to attend … Continue reading State of the State Address