Spin-A-Thon for Pediatric Cancer

By Lauren Koenig

Pediatric Cancer Club
Pediatric Cancer Club

On Saturday, March 22, the Briarcliff community came together and “spun” for a cause. Organized by BHS sophomore Jordana Cohen, this year’s annual “Spin-A-Thon for Pediatric Cancer” raised $17,500 for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. “It was a tremendous success,” gushes Cohen. “We raised $2,500 more than last year, which is really great.”

The spin-a-thon took place at SpinSational, the local spin studio, and consisted of 8, half-hour sessions of 35 people each. “It felt like the whole community was there, either spinning or just helping out!” Jordana tells The Bulletin. “Even kids from the middle school were there!” Continue reading “Spin-A-Thon for Pediatric Cancer”

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Briarcliff shows resilience, overcoming deficit to beat Pleasantville

By Harrison Singer

 

Post-Game Interview Conducted by Harrison Singer

Briarcliff took on Pleasantville on Tuesday, in what was no disappointment to the long-lasting rivalry between the two teams. Briarcliff was unable to bring the defense or offense in the first quarter. The Bears gave the Panthers’ above-average shooters looks and they were taking advantage, as Pleasantville jumped out to a 19-6 lead after the first quarter. Briarcliff has had to play from behind a lot this season, and, again, they had to answer to an early deficit. Continue reading “Briarcliff shows resilience, overcoming deficit to beat Pleasantville”

Orange Out for Leukemia: Briarcliff Beats Westlake in Overtime

By Harrison Singer

On Friday night, the Briarcliff Bears boys’ varsity basketball team took on the Westlake Wildcats in a huge league game. The Bears had a two-point lead after the first quarter, leading 14-12. The bears shot a pedestrian 39% from the field to Westlake’s 42%. The Bears somehow managed to sneak out a lead after the first quarter, despite not shooting as well as their opponent. Continue reading “Orange Out for Leukemia: Briarcliff Beats Westlake in Overtime”