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to Mary Cheever in her book The Changing Landscape: A History of Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough, the buildings that originally made … Continue reading Pace University Sells Briarcliff Campus to Mysterious Charity

Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Named

By Sean Fischer Volume 68, Issue IV Briarcliff High School is known for its rigor, its challenging curriculum, and its emphasis on academics. Students here strive to be the best they can be in every aspect of school, whether it be in the classroom, on stage, or on the field. These three students at BHS have worked incredibly hard the past four years to become … Continue reading Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorians Named

Sean and Sarah’s Social Q’s Part II

By Sean Fischer & Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue III To be or not to be…a vegan Hi Sean and Sarah! I have been a dedicated vegan for some time now (about three months,) and besides giving up paper (because trees are friends not the foundation of corporate America), I am very conflicted about what course to take next year. My guidance counselor says that … Continue reading Sean and Sarah’s Social Q’s Part II

English Teachers Make a Book Wish List

By Sean Fischer Volume 68, Issue III Throughout your four years of high school, there is bound to be at least one book in English class that you really despise, that one book that makes you cringe every time you hear the title, that gave you PTSD and made you consider adopting French as your first language. Now imagine that you have to teach that … Continue reading English Teachers Make a Book Wish List