Alumni Return to Impart Their Wisdom

By Will Zimmerman Volume 68, Issue II On November 22, twelve Briarcliff alumni returned to give college, career and life advice to juniors and seniors. The event began in the auditorium where the Briarcliff graduates briefly gave introductions and discussed their lives since graduating high school. Students heard from alumni who are now teachers, chemical engineers, businesspeople and even a row instructor. Following the introductions … Continue reading Alumni Return to Impart Their Wisdom

Kala Herh Develops Her Own Photojournalism Exhibit

By Jessica Garlasco Volume 68, Issue II As the nights get longer and homework piles on, the summer feels like a distant hazy glow for most students. For senior Kala Herh, however, summer vacation only started a larger story that comes to a head this October. For the past two summers, Herh has worked in Moab, Utah, as a waitress and laundry helper alongside her … Continue reading Kala Herh Develops Her Own Photojournalism Exhibit

Section 1 Basketball Championships Moved to Pace University

By Eli Karp Volume 68, Issue II Section 1 surprised nearly everyone when it announced that the Section 1 Boys and Girls Basketball Championships would not be held at the Westchester County Center. The games will be played at Pace University’s Goldstein Athletics Center. There is not yet a venue set for the semifinals, but according to Lohud they will be played at neutral sites … Continue reading Section 1 Basketball Championships Moved to Pace University

Alex Leahy and the Boys Soccer Team Win Big at Awards Ceremony

By Kyle Harris Volume 68, Issue II After the first trip to the Section 1 finals in its history, the boys soccer team continued to break records after the season with many players selected for All-League, All-Section and All-State teams. Alex Leahy, captain, had a productive year which garnered him the Section 1 Small School Player of the Year. “I’m really proud of Alex and … Continue reading Alex Leahy and the Boys Soccer Team Win Big at Awards Ceremony

A Lit Holiday Playlist

By Annie Dineen Volume 68, Issue II It’s pretty obvious that Christmas festivities come earlier and earlier every year. This means that you probably heard “Jingle Bells” on the radio before you hear “The Monster Mash”. I myself am a strong believer of holiday festivities starting after Thanksgiving. Don’t get me wrong, right after I eat my turkey I am pretty much decking the halls, … Continue reading A Lit Holiday Playlist

Don’t Lie for “Auld Land Syne”

By Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue II The New Year is approaching; the time of year when raw honesty envelops the world. It is miraculous how consistent people seem to be with their resolutions. Obviously, you are going to keep up with your new-year-new-me workout regimen for more than a two social media posts, start eating quinoa with every meal and cut down on your … Continue reading Don’t Lie for “Auld Land Syne”

BHS Dancers and Singers Dazzle on Stage

By Chloe Goldstein Volume 68, Issue II The chorus and dance concert on December 5th, was a phenomenal show, a perfect way to begin the holiday season. The theme of “flowers in winter” showed strongly and beautifully through all of the five dances. The dance section of the concert was choreographed by Briarcliff High School’s dance director, Ms. Guida. The dances included: “Acorn to Oak”, … Continue reading BHS Dancers and Singers Dazzle on Stage

Parents: Worry About your Hips, not About Being Hip

By Charlotte Fink Volume 68, Issue II Parents, stop trying to emulate your kids. Whether it’s the precarious fashion decisions or the pitiful attempts at teenage lingo, please stick to being parents and don’t be #highschoolforever. As a high schooler, I can tell you that you can’t quite pull off camo the way your 15-year-old daughters can. Sorry parents, your glory days have passed. Please … Continue reading Parents: Worry About your Hips, not About Being Hip