By Stephanie Markowitz Volume 69, Issue II Over the years, the BHS Winter Track team has broken numerous school records, attained high ranks in league and state competitions, and sent athletes to incredible colleges to continue pursuing their talent for the sport. This year, the team has the potential to enjoy a similar pattern of victories. Armed with exceptional talent from grades eight through twelve, … Continue reading Winter Track Spotlight
By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue I In her fifteenth year working for the Briarcliff Manor School District, Mrs. Diane Blank, the current middle school assistant principal, is set to become the second Assistant Principal at the high school, working in conjunction with current Assistant Principal Mr. Murphy and Principal Mrs. French to aid in the District’s push for student well-being and the care of … Continue reading BHS Adds Second Asst. Principal to Promote Student Wellness
By Juliet Freedman Volume 69, Issue I Autumn: a time of great comfort and sincerity. The outside air begins to cool, leaves change color and fall off their branches, and everything and everyone radiates warmth (said no one ever). With the days off from school in the coming months, what better time is there to cozy up next to a great big fire with a … Continue reading Fall Reading List
By Julia Orientale Volume 69, Issue I Senior Daniel Deng is back at it again. Over the summer, he participated in a week-long intensive portraiture workshop led by portrait painter Costa Vavagiakis at the Art Students League of New York in Manhattan. In the class Deng worked from live models and learned about the proper procedure of portrait painting: employing a style that is immediate … Continue reading Denggggg Daniel
By Ada Hossfeld Volume 69, Issue I “Why don’t I have classes with my friends this year?” “Why do I have this teacher and not that teacher?” These frequently asked questions can end up occupying students’ minds throughout their high school careers as well as make them feel varying emotions, depending on whether their classes are filled with their friends or not. So how are … Continue reading How are Schedules Made?
By Jolie Wasserman Volume 69, Issue I During this fall sports season, Briarcliff High School seniors who cannot bend it like Beckham nor have experienced sufficient severe head trauma to be crazy enough to play football elect the senior alternative. In layman’s terms, the senior alternative is a sly way of getting out of gym class by either going to a gym or having a … Continue reading North State Road’s Hidden Gem: Club Fit
By Caroline Adams and Isabel Schumacher Volume 69, Issue I There are five new faculty and staff members starting this year at Briarcliff High School. We sat down with them to ask a few questions! Mrs. Bendlin Where did you work before Briarcliff? I was at Somers Middle School and at Mahopac High School. Did you have an “Ah-ha” moment when you knew you wanted … Continue reading Five New Faculty and Staff Members Join BHS