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

Artist Spotlight: Regine Navarro

By Julia Orientale Volume 69, Issue II Regine Navarro has always had a passion for photography; her love for it clicked in Mr. Brooks’s high school photography class. She is inspired by how a single moment has the power to tell an entire story and can be interpreted so many different ways, and she strongly believes that a picture is worth a thousand words. Navarro’s … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Regine Navarro

Apple Crisp Teacher Development Day

By Will Zimmerman Volume 69, Issue II While Briarcliff teachers learned about the functionality of Apple products from Apple experts, high school students enjoyed a rare, middle-of-the-week, day off. Inside the high school, teachers worked to learn about the functionality of different Apple products, as well as new opportunities and programs that will enhance what they are doing inside the classroom. Outside the classroom, Apple … Continue reading Apple Crisp Teacher Development Day

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

Sophie Jelinek: Briarcliff Bowling Legend

By Kyle Harris Volume 69, Issue II At Briarcliff, the bowling team is rumored to be used for varsity exemption during junior and senior year, but Sophie Jelinek has proved that a Briarcliff bowler can have success. As a two-year captain, All-league winner and Westchester Christmas Bowling Tournament champion, she has done nothing but impress. With a two-game combined score of 456, it is clear … Continue reading Sophie Jelinek: Briarcliff Bowling Legend

An Interview with New BHS Student Assistant Counselor

By Chloe Goldstein Volume 69, Issue II Briarcliff Bulletin- So, you previously worked at Briarcliff High School, correct? Mrs. Ohmes– Yes, so we work for a private agency called Student Assistant Services and they provide student assistant counselors for schools in Westchester. I’ve been with Student Assistant Services as a counselor since 2002. And about four years ago, I gave up my permanent spot at … Continue reading An Interview with New BHS Student Assistant Counselor