Editor in Chief Sign Off: Annie

By: Annie Dineen I guess you could say my newspaper days started in sixth grade when I would write recipes for Pocantico Hills’ student run newspaper, “The Hawk.” And being a measly 9th grader roaming around the club fair during my freshman orientation, it was comforting seeing a few Poco alum at the Newspaper Club stand. And it also helped that Mrs. Fishman, who had … Continue reading Editor in Chief Sign Off: Annie

More Future NCAA Athletes for the Class of 2025

By: Annie Dineen Previously this year the Bulletin put out an article on eight future collegiate athletes that are graduating this year. That article stated “there are more to come,” and the class of 2021 did not disappoint. We have shed light on the following future NCAA athletes: Catherine Flanagan: Duke University Women’s Fencing Ashleigh Fortunate: University of Buffalo Women’s Soccer Yasmin Hill: University of … Continue reading More Future NCAA Athletes for the Class of 2025

College Admission Struggles

By: Annie Dineen Every year, millions of high school seniors get let down and disappointed because their first choice for college rejected them. But this year, it looks like universities went above and beyond disappointing some of the most creative, talented, and hard-working individuals. It is no secret that acceptance rates have dropped and that getting into college seems to bring more and more pressure … Continue reading College Admission Struggles

Rho Kappa’s Successful Coat Drive

By: Annie Dineen The BHS chapter of the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society has provided students with an outlet for service as well as acts of kindness to the Briarcliff community. Despite having to adapt to virtual club meetings and trying to create Covid-safe fundraisers, Rho Kappa has had great success in its community service endeavors so far this year.       … Continue reading Rho Kappa’s Successful Coat Drive

The Schedule for Seniors

By: Annie Dineen The Coronavirus has affected students of all ages, between hybrid learning schedules, shortened sports seasons and too many cancelled events to count. However, the class of 2021 has definitely been hit the hardest. Many felt for last year’s seniors; they left the building one random Friday in March 2020 and never returned to school. But while the class of 2020 had seven … Continue reading The Schedule for Seniors

Retirement Spotlights: Dr. Saar

By: Annie Dineen After 19 great years, Dr. Robert Saar will be retiring not only from his position as a chemistry teacher but also from his role as a strong and lovable mentor for the students at Briarcliff High School. And while Briarcliff will feel a void without Dr. Saar’s classic Crocs roaming through the hallways, the Briarcliff community is grateful for his many years … Continue reading Retirement Spotlights: Dr. Saar

“Bound 2” Break Up

By: Annie Dineen Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West filed for divorce after seven years of marriage. American music producer, rapper, and fashion designer Kanye West, who struggles with bipolar disorder, had a psychological breakdown a few months back. Unfortunately, Kanye himself publicized the whole episode on twitter, calling out many celebrities and outing many family secrets. But worst of all, Kanye claimed that his … Continue reading “Bound 2” Break Up

The Heartbreak of Full-Length APs

By: Annie Dineen One of the only good things that came out of the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown was the shift that the College Board made from an in-person 3-hour test format, to an online 45-minute test for all Advanced Placement classes. Of course, there were pros and cons to this restructuring. The pros being that students could take the test from the comfort of their … Continue reading The Heartbreak of Full-Length APs

Valentine’s Day: Covid Addition

By: Annie Dineen, Adya Tiwari and Ruth Witmer Lonely? Well, of course you are, considering it’s been almost a year since the world shut down. But you may be feeling a bit more lonely with Valentine’s Day approaching. We don’t blame you, it is hard to get out there and meet new people when your Saturday nights consist of Netflix binges and Zoom hangouts. And … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Covid Addition