Books are Great, but Clubs About Them are Better

By Sean Fischer Volume 68, Issue II Almost any English teacher will tell you that books are great. Just ask Ms. Fishman, who takes her kids to the library weekly and whose husband has resorted to having to hide  books from her. Her fellow English teacher, Ms. Fernandez, does not only impart that lesson to her students but also shares her passion for literature through … Continue reading Books are Great, but Clubs About Them are Better

Sean and Sarah’s Social Q’s

By Sean Fischer and Sarah Dolgin Volume 68, Issue II Sarah and Sean’s Social Qs has been established upon the basis of exemplary advice giving. As wisdom gurus, Sean and Sarah will be accepting anonymous questions and will apply said wisdom to help solve any and all problems, whether they concern school troubles, or life troubles. Questions can be submitted to the Bulletin email, or … Continue reading Sean and Sarah’s Social Q’s

Graduation Speeches

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue V Moving, comical, optimistic: graduation speeches are so much more than a way to conclude a ceremony. Recently, there has been more and more press coverage at lucky universities and high schools around the country that have the opportunity to have a celebrity, or a president, address the graduating class. This inclusion of political icons such as President Trump … Continue reading Graduation Speeches

Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorians

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue III Early one morning a tedious day in February, Mrs. French got on the loudspeaker and made a momentous announcement about three of Briarcliff’s most distinguished students. “The Briarcliff High School Class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorians are Sophie Underwood, Jackie Contento, and Lauren Burnette,” her voice booming through the halls as these students made their way down to … Continue reading Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorians

Things to Do While Waiting for the Next Bulletin to Come Out

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue III All the students and faculty at BHS anxiously await every new edition of the Bulletin, that is just a know fact. What still remains a mystery is how our readers pass the time in between issues. Here is a list of activities that could ease your angst (and pass the time). 1) Go for a stroll. The fresh … Continue reading Things to Do While Waiting for the Next Bulletin to Come Out

Briarcliff’s Original Fight Song

By Sean Fischer Volume 66, Issue V At the Briarcliff Centennial Variety Show in 2002, which celebrated Briarcliff’s centennial, Miss Briarcliff drew a standing ovation for her performance of the Briarcliff High School fight song. Miss Briarcliff, Eileen Weber, otherwise known as Briarcliff’s first cheerleader, was born here in 1918, and has lived here until her recent passing. Weber resurrected the song by calling old … Continue reading Briarcliff’s Original Fight Song

Things to Do Instead of Watching the Inauguration

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue II January 20 is coming up, and we all know what that means. Not only is it Inauguration Day, but this date is also home to many other less-celebrated holidays. So instead of spending the 20 in angst, why not celebrate some superfluous days in history. First of all, it is International Sweatpants Day, perfect for any students or … Continue reading Things to Do Instead of Watching the Inauguration

Teacher Fashion

By Sean Fischer Volume 67, Issue I As students from all grades compete to be the trendiest and best-dressed person, another group of fashionistas also joined the rivalry: teachers. Four teachers in particular show up to school everyday dressed to impress. Ms. Fernandez, Ms. McCarthy, Ms. Murphy, and Ms. Brilliant are some of the most stylish members of our school community, out-styling students from every … Continue reading Teacher Fashion