Art Students Take Inspiration Back to BHS After Trip to the Met

By Zoe London Volume 68, Issue IV On February 13, Briarcliff art students took on New York City and saw what the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) had to offer. The students, led by Ms. Ritacco and her husband, first explored the Met Breuer, which presents both modern and contemporary works by artists from all around the world, including standouts Leon Golub and Anselm Kiefer. … Continue reading Art Students Take Inspiration Back to BHS After Trip to the Met

The Great Briarcliff Pizza Party Showdown

By Tucker Poux Volume 68, Issue IV Pizza. An American classic in every sense of the word, and it is distinctly New York. Briarcliff is no stranger to pizza, with several pizzerias in the area and some sort of pizza-involving event taking place in the high school seemingly every week. With so many places to order pizza from our community is faced with one daunting … Continue reading The Great Briarcliff Pizza Party Showdown

Lombardi Reaches 1000 Point Milestone as Sophomore

By Stephanie Markowitz Volume 68, Issue IV Sophomore captain of varsity girls basketball Alana Lombardi scored her one-thousandth point in a January 23 game at Westlake. The sophomore is one of only nine girls in Briarcliff history to reach this milestone. Lombardi has been on the varsity team since eighth grade, and there are no doubts her basketball future is bright. Despite this incredible feat, … Continue reading Lombardi Reaches 1000 Point Milestone as Sophomore

Fortnite Takes BHS, and World, by Storm

By Kyle Harris Volume 68, Issue IV Victory Royale. You probably see Snapchat stories with a picture of those words on a TV screen a lot. Seeing those words on a TV or computer screen might represent the best moment in a teenage boy’s life. But what does “Victory Royale” actually mean? Fortnite has taken over lives and has quickly become one of the most popular video … Continue reading Fortnite Takes BHS, and World, by Storm

Schwab and Johnson Qualify for Swimming Nationals

By Izzy Gualtiere Volume 68, Issue IV Freshman Darrien Johnsen and Sophomore Carly Schwab have qualified to swim at the ISCA Junior Nationals Championship in Virginia. Darrien will be swimming the 100 yard-breastroke, after qualifying with a time of 59.87 seconds. He had this goal in mind since the beginning of September and accomplished it in a very timely fashion. At first, he wanted to break … Continue reading Schwab and Johnson Qualify for Swimming Nationals

Local Push for Varsity Girls Ice Hockey Team Heats Up

By Annie Dineen Volume 68, Issue IV Heidi Donoghue is a mother of four and a member of the Briarcliff community. During the public speaking session of a February meeting, she went before the board to suggest forming a varsity girls ice hockey team. Two of her children, Michael, a sophomore, and Maeve, a freshman, play on the Mt. Pleasant Ice Cats, the joint varsity … Continue reading Local Push for Varsity Girls Ice Hockey Team Heats Up