Editorial by Sean Fischer

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue IV There’s something special about the Class of 2019. Maybe each graduating class feels that way towards the end of their high school career, but for me, I’ve grown to appreciate the uniqueness of the energy, community, and vigor that our grade exemplifies. Over the past thirteen years, I’ve watched my classmates grow into the people they are today, … Continue reading Editorial by Sean Fischer

Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Announced

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue III They led the Varsity Boys Soccer team closer to the New York State Championship than ever before in the team’s history. They won incredibly prestigious scientific awards at the regional and national levels. They took on too massive plays in one year and put on two historically great performances. Briarcliff High School’s Class of 2019 is pretty special: … Continue reading Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Announced

Community Votes No on the Bond Vote

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue II On December 13, the Long-Range Planning Committee proposed a bond vote to the community, to which they responded with a resounding no. In what turned out to be a contentious battle between those for and against the bond (and subsequent building renovations), the vote culminated with a total of 1600 votes: 688 in favor and 912 against. The … Continue reading Community Votes No on the Bond Vote

BHS Adds Second Asst. Principal to Promote Student Wellness

By Sean Fischer Volume 69, Issue I In her fifteenth year working for the Briarcliff Manor School District, Mrs. Diane Blank, the current middle school assistant principal, is set to become the second Assistant Principal at the high school, working in conjunction with current Assistant Principal Mr. Murphy and Principal Mrs. French to aid in the District’s push for student well-being and the care of … Continue reading BHS Adds Second Asst. Principal to Promote Student Wellness

Anxiety and New Protocols Headline Community Forum on School Safety

By Sean Fischer & Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue V In the wake of recent school shootings, the school district administration opened a dialogue with the community regarding school safety and the many plans in place to keep students safe. This month, Dr. Kaishian, Mr. Murphy, and Director of Facilities Mr. George Hula hosted a community forum on school safety and security. After a brief … Continue reading Anxiety and New Protocols Headline Community Forum on School Safety

Pace University Sells Briarcliff Campus to Mysterious Charity

By Sean Fischer Volume 68, Issue V Pace University recently undertook a project to transform their Westchester campus from a commuter school to a more local, consolidated, and walkable campus. Part of this plan entailed the selling of their Briarcliff Campus, located on Elm Road. According to Mary Cheever in her book The Changing Landscape: A History of Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough, the buildings that originally made … Continue reading Pace University Sells Briarcliff Campus to Mysterious Charity