A Final Bow: Ms. Montenegro’s Retirement

By Sean Fischer Volume 66, Issue I As Ms. Montenegro prepares to say goodbye to all her colleagues and students, she reminisces about her time spent at Briarcliff and her career as a musician. Her countless accomplishments in the classroom and on stage over the past twenty-eight years will leave a lasting legacy here at Briarcliff. After graduating from Douglas College, a subsidiary of Rutgers … Continue reading A Final Bow: Ms. Montenegro’s Retirement

Future of Music Department Trips

By Eli Karp  Many students probably know that recently, on October 29, the band, orchestra and some of Mrs. Carnahan’s history students went on a trip to see Les Misérables, the musical, in the city. After hearing that the play had been brought back to Broadway, band director Ms. Montenegro suggested that the class go see it. It so happened that the band had been … Continue reading Future of Music Department Trips