Spanish teacher Mr. Muranelli refers to them as mating calls: “There are going to be some pretty excited Canadian Geese around here.”
This winter, BHS did not experience a swine flu or strep throat epidemic but instead, a prolonged, rampant case of senioritis that has not subsided with the onset of spring. Symptoms of the disease? Animal noises, throat clearing, slurping and clapping. The afflicted? The senior class, mostly its male population. The cure? Unknown.
BHS eagerly awaits the premiere of the school musical, The Music Man, in a few weeks on March 8th. An incredible number of hours have gone into the production of the musical, and the cast and crew of approximately 55 people are looking forward to one of the best shows Briarcliff has yet to see.
The show is about Harold Hill, a traveling salesman, who tries to swindle money from the people of River City by convincing them to start a boy band. Senior Dan Levine stars as Harold Hill and senior Rebecca Simpson-Wallack as his romantic interest, Marian the Librarian.
There is now another perk exclusive to the iPhone and Android community: Snapchat, a photo-messaging application. A time limit is set for how long the recipients are able to view the image, and then it disappears forever. Users can even add drawings and captions. Continue reading “The Snapchat Craze”
Author J.K. Rowling did more than simply create a wildly popular series when she wrote Harry Potter; she also invented a fictional sport called Quidditch that has since grown immensely among fans of the book. The sport has attracted many followers, including Briarcliff High School sophomore Danny Mendelson.