Fall Drama Preview: Romeo and Juliet

By Elizabeth Madden Volume 69, Issue I It is safe to say that almost everyone knows the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet. From reading the Shakespeare play freshman year to watching movies and remakes of the drama, it is a story we all know well. Naturally, the freshmen English teachers and everyone who participates in the school play were very excited to hear … Continue reading Fall Drama Preview: Romeo and Juliet

Cheerleaders Fall Short at Nationals but Make History

By Elizabeth Madden Volume 68, Issue IV For the first time in Briarcliff history, the high school cheerleaders competed at the national level at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The success of the Briarcliff cheerleading team did not happen overnight. It took intense effort from and connectivity between all of its members in order for the team to perform its best at Nationals. Trust among … Continue reading Cheerleaders Fall Short at Nationals but Make History

In Case You Missed It: Animal Farm

By Elizabeth Madden Volume 68, Issue II Animal Farm is about the political instability in a dystopian society where animals overthrow the humans, but experience their own difficulties involving political corruption and social inequality. The acting was superb, considering the experience of the students casted, and I thought that everyone did a great job in displaying animalistic qualities to the audience. I thought the opening … Continue reading In Case You Missed It: Animal Farm