The Senior Experience

By: Rebecca Kratz As this year is coming to an end, it is important to recognize how abnormal of a year this has been for seniors. It was not the imagined senior year that all of them had been expecting. But everyone tried made the most of their situation. We asked two seniors to reflect on how their past year. Vishwa Shukla: Vishwa said that … Continue reading The Senior Experience

Megan Rapinoe Takes Fight to Congress

By: Rebecca Kratz According to the National Women’s Law Center, women working full time, year-round are on average paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men. Megan Rapinoe, the captain of the US women’s soccer team, has continued her fight for equal pay for female athletes. To draw attention to this unequal distribution of prize money, she used her team’s 4th World Cup Victory … Continue reading Megan Rapinoe Takes Fight to Congress

Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2021

By: Rebecca Kratz Briarcliff High School Class of 2021 has undergone a challenging and unexpected senior year of high school. But as a whole students managed to continue to excel in academics, in athletics, in the arts, and in the BHS community. Leading their grade to success and given the highest academic awards are four students who stand out as being the best of the … Continue reading Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2021

Covid Throughout Westchester

By: Rebecca Kratz The first cases of the Covid-19 UK variant have been found in Westchester County. Epidemiological analysis and sequencing of this new strain shows that the UK variant is up to 50% more transmissible than other strains. The increase in possible infection rate is reflected in the hotspots that were labeled in the Westchester area. As of January 22, Ossining had been designated … Continue reading Covid Throughout Westchester