Who is Ratticus Finch?

By Chloe Goldstein Volume 69, Issue I If you’re part of the huge percentage of students who have been requested by the mysterious Instagram account @ratemyrats, you’ve most likely wondered who is running this strange account. I myself was quite curious and was determined to identify who was behind all of this. If you don’t already know, the Instagram account posts pictures of rats and … Continue reading Who is Ratticus Finch?

Teachers District-Wide Learn to Code

By Emma Konrad Volume 69, Issue I Briarcliff is becoming more and more tech savvy. Step one was becoming one to one with our technology where every student gets a laptop. Step two is teachers learning how to code. Teachers, district wide, will be learning through Apple programs, on-line self-instruction, district professional development opportunities, and collaborative sharing amongst colleagues. Another resource for teachers could be … Continue reading Teachers District-Wide Learn to Code

VBS Wins Mt. Pleasant Cup, Ends Seven Year Drought

By Tyler Cho Volume 69, Issue I The Briarcliff Boys Varsity Soccer Team beat Valhalla 1-0 to claim the Mount Pleasant Cup. Briarcliff hadn’t won the four-team tournament for seven years prior to the victory, which took place on September 8. The one and only goal scored by Briarcliff was put in the top left corner by right midfielder Justin Duffy. The goal came in … Continue reading VBS Wins Mt. Pleasant Cup, Ends Seven Year Drought

Wellness Center to Debut at BHS

By Zoe London Volume 69, Issue I Most people at Briarcliff High School are aware of the demands placed on students of all grades; the need for competitive portfolios, full schedules, and success can put a strain on students who are trying to balance everything in hopes of staying productive. The initiative for a wellness center to be constructed in the high school now represents … Continue reading Wellness Center to Debut at BHS

Anxiety and New Protocols Headline Community Forum on School Safety

By Sean Fischer & Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue V In the wake of recent school shootings, the school district administration opened a dialogue with the community regarding school safety and the many plans in place to keep students safe. This month, Dr. Kaishian, Mr. Murphy, and Director of Facilities Mr. George Hula hosted a community forum on school safety and security. After a brief … Continue reading Anxiety and New Protocols Headline Community Forum on School Safety