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

Inauguration Fashion Show

By: Natalie Conte On January 20, the country welcomed its new administration into office during Joe Biden’s Inaugural Address Ceremony. Focus was expected to be set on the fresh faces and policies entering office, but much of the public couldn’t help but notice the style on display. The media reported loads of positive feedback on attendees’ outfits of choice, comparing the Inauguration to a fashion … Continue reading Inauguration Fashion Show

The New (and not improved) College Search

By: Chloe Reidy The Coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of the college admissions process. For the class of 2022, this has made it a lot more difficult to research colleges students might want to apply to. Since the spring of 2020, most colleges have stopped offering in-person tours, forcing students to try and do their college search online. Most colleges have now started offering … Continue reading The New (and not improved) College Search

Let’s TACObout It

By: Trevor Lazarus and Jason Sendek Many local restaurants have suffered through the pandemic forcing numerous establishments to close down. On the bright side, a new Taco Project recently opened right in the heart of Pleasantville at 465 Bedford Road. While before one would have to take the trip all the way to Tarrytown to visit the restaurant, the new location is situated right next … Continue reading Let’s TACObout It

Retirement Spotlights: Mrs. Marcel

By: Jolie Wasserman Mrs. Nina Marcel will be retiring from her work at Briarcliff High school after over 22 years of service to the school district. Like many of us, the Covid-19 pandemic has played an influential role in our ever-changing perspectives of what we find truly important. As Mrs. Marcel put it, “Being quarantined for so long and not having the opportunity to see … Continue reading Retirement Spotlights: Mrs. Marcel

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

New Openings in the Transgender Community

By: Jack Sendek Throughout his campaign, now-President Joe Biden promised to undo many of the actions taken by the Trump administration. Within his first 100 days, Biden has made several steps towards following through on the goal of equality for all Americans, especially for the transgender community.  During the Trump presidency, former Attorney General William Barr signed a statement of interest into a Connecticut lawsuit … Continue reading New Openings in the Transgender Community

Poetic Justice

By: Sabrina Venezia and Diana Jones The First African American Youth Poet Laureate of the United States Amanda Gorman is a youth poet who ignites social change with the power of writing. Growing up in Los Angeles, Amanda’s mother (and inspiration) single handedly raised her and her twin sister. Throughout her childhood, Amanda caught a passion for poetry, often writing in journals as a way … Continue reading Poetic Justice