Fortnite Takes BHS, and World, by Storm

By Kyle Harris Volume 68, Issue IV Victory Royale. You probably see Snapchat stories with a picture of those words on a TV screen a lot. Seeing those words on a TV or computer screen might represent the best moment in a teenage boy’s life. But what does “Victory Royale” actually mean? Fortnite has taken over lives and has quickly become one of the most popular video … Continue reading Fortnite Takes BHS, and World, by Storm

Schwab and Johnson Qualify for Swimming Nationals

By Izzy Gualtiere Volume 68, Issue IV Freshman Darrien Johnsen and Sophomore Carly Schwab have qualified to swim at the ISCA Junior Nationals Championship in Virginia. Darrien will be swimming the 100 yard-breastroke, after qualifying with a time of 59.87 seconds. He had this goal in mind since the beginning of September and accomplished it in a very timely fashion. At first, he wanted to break … Continue reading Schwab and Johnson Qualify for Swimming Nationals

Local Push for Varsity Girls Ice Hockey Team Heats Up

By Annie Dineen Volume 68, Issue IV Heidi Donoghue is a mother of four and a member of the Briarcliff community. During the public speaking session of a February meeting, she went before the board to suggest forming a varsity girls ice hockey team. Two of her children, Michael, a sophomore, and Maeve, a freshman, play on the Mt. Pleasant Ice Cats, the joint varsity … Continue reading Local Push for Varsity Girls Ice Hockey Team Heats Up

Musical Succeeds Despite Major Setbacks from Weather

By Anthony Radovanovich Volume 68, Issue IV Climbing the corporate ladder is a difficult, arduous path that only the tenacious can thrive on, or so you thought. Briarcliff High School’s production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying truly brought to life Frank Loesser’s timeless tale in which the young and hopeful J. Pierrepont Finch (portrayed by Jack Mcgranaghan) is able to grow from … Continue reading Musical Succeeds Despite Major Setbacks from Weather

Admin. Visits Turn Classes Upside Down

By Will Zimmerman Volume 68, Issue IV Everyone’s favorite teacher is the laid back one, right? During four years of high school, you’re bound to have at least one of these teachers; the kind who pushes back deadlines and doesn’t collect homework. With these teachers, learning is relaxed. That is until an administrator comes to watch. The teacher makes sure you know an administrator is … Continue reading Admin. Visits Turn Classes Upside Down