Words of Advice from the Sagacious Mrs. Comblo

By Emma Konrad Volume 69, Issue IV Briarcliff Bulletin: What advice would you give your incoming AP US History students? Comblo: Do not be fearful of change. Each new year is a great opportunity as well as a great reset button. Try to embrace the opportunities you have in high school to meet new friends and to get to know your teachers, who are great … Continue reading Words of Advice from the Sagacious Mrs. Comblo

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman Visits BHS

By Zoe London Volume 69, Issue IV Between the Book Club, Writer’s Circle, and students who do more than look up the SparkNotes for book assignments, there’s a solid population of avid readers at BHS. Ms. Fernandez worked to organize an author event on April 17th, bringing writer Lynda Cohen Loigman to talk to students interested in the writing and publication process. Loigman had a somewhat … Continue reading Author Lynda Cohen Loigman Visits BHS

Juniors Chris Li and Camryn Jaeger to Attend the GENIUS Olympiad for Science Research

By Stephanie Markowitz Volume 69, Issue IV The Westchester Science & Engineering Fair, also known as WESEF, is a competition for science research students extending to all of Westchester County. As always, Briarcliff juniors and seniors in the science research program fared wonderfully at the competition, which was held in mid-March at Sleepy Hollow High School. Students were able to enteras individuals or as a pair. … Continue reading Juniors Chris Li and Camryn Jaeger to Attend the GENIUS Olympiad for Science Research

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