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…

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…

Relocation of the Briarcliff Deli

By Amelia Leahy Volume 67, Issue II As many of you know, the Briarcliff Market & Deli has announced that it is moving locations. The new deli will be located just across the street at the old Twist building. Recently, Briarcliff Market & Deli owner, Frank, purchased the store across the street. He purchased that…

Tree Huggers vs. The Night Crew

By Anthony Radovanovich Volume 67, Issue II “We are fighting back,” says Lucy Kaminsky, co-president of Briarcliff Treehugger’s club. Briarcliff Treehugger’s Club is a student-run organization with faculty sponsor Mrs. Constantinou. The club aims to promote environmental awareness within the school and strive to make the school more environmentally friendly. As a part of this…

Promxiety

By Lucy Kaminsky Volume 67, Issue II A lot of the senior girls at Briarcliff High School have recently come down with serious cases of prom anxiety. It may seem extreme to teachers, friends, and parents; it’s been a topic of conversation since spirit week and has only worsened as the year has gone on.…

BHS Makes MLK Proud with a Touching Assembly

By Alyssa Nadler Volume 67, Issue II After a year of preparation, the Coalition for Human Dignity Club put on its yearly MLK assembly. In anticipation of the assembly, BHS students were asked to arrive to school in blue and orange, as unity and acting as one force was an important take away of the…

Things to Do Instead Watching the Inauguration

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue II January 20 is coming up, and we all know what that means. Not only is it Inauguration Day, but this date is also home to many other less-celebrated holidays. So instead of spending the 20 in angst, why not celebrate some superfluous days in history. First of all,…