444 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

Debora French - Principal
Daniel Murphy - Assistant Principal


Home of the Briarcliff High School Bears!



Our school community is a source of great pride and this site has been developed so that you can easily access information about the programs, upcoming events, and opportunities we provide.


BHS Accolades

* Briarcliff Ranks #30
Among the Top 50 High Schools in
Newsweek’s 2015 List of Top Public High Schools in America

* Briarcliff Ranks #48 Among the Top 500
High Schools in the nation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in US News and World Reports

* Briarcliff Receives “Gold Medal” Recognition in
U.S. News and World Report’s National Survey of High School Programs
with State Rank of #31

* Briarcliff Recognized as a “Reward School”
for the 2015-2016 School Year By
The University of the State of New York Education Department


 Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the National Honor Society on Monday, November 23, 2015:

Isabel Baer Jacob Hertz Steven Orientale
Lauren Ballini Megan Ho Maya Ponzini
Olivia Banc Ashleigh Hudzik Saroja Rao
Lucas Benson Christina Hyman Joseph Raphael
Devon Bombassei Lucy Kaminsky Michael Rigney
Lauren Burnette Komal Keerthy Haley Rosenberg
Maria Capasso Jeremy Kesten Kieran Roth
Anoushka Chaudhari Shray Khanna Alexandra Schoepke
Jacqueline Contento Jordan Kim Mary Scott
Natalie Cornacchio Brendon Krupa Corintha Seeley
Rekha Crawford Alison Kukowski Charlotte Segal
Matthew DeLorenzo Jayne Levy Lindsey Shapiro
Catharine Dow Kieran Lewis Drew Shaulson
Samuel Driver Devon Litchfield Emily Silvershein
Julia Duffy Jillian Maguffin Samantha Simpson
Hanna Feuer Samantha Manimala Meredith Steinberg
Sophia Gelard Kelly Marchese Rebecca Strauss
Noah Ginsberg Teresa Marinaccio Kristen Tobin
Ava Goldwyn Georgia Minkoff Sophie Underwood
Kaveri Gowda Kelly Monaghan Melissa Wells
Maddie Greenberg Sean Mooney Bailey Winiarski
Sharon Halevi Alyssa Nadler Lin Xie
Alexa Heller Alexander Obermeyer   


Congratulations to the 2015 Inductees in the TRI-M National Honor Society for Music Arts!

Erynn Altabef
Samuel Driver
Alena Galan
John Linares
Jack McGranaghan
Henry Ross
Andrew Van Camp
Alex Benson
Gug Jin Eom
Michael Gorlin
Charlotte Luttkus
Farhaanah Mohideen
Andres Sanchez
Kristen Burnette
Benjamin Freedman
Kaveri Gowda
Amrita Makhijani
Max Pushkin
Benjamin Shi


 Congratulations to the 2015 Inductees in the National Honor Society for Dance Arts!

Lauren Ballini
Emma Burns
Samylda Charles
Laura Charney
Jessica Cho
Rowan DeGasperis
Ava Goldwyn
Allison Herskovitz
Kelly Hooper
Hayley Kutcher


The National PTA Reflections program gives students the opportunity to express themselves through Art, Literature, Music, Photography, Dance and Film. Each year the theme changes and this year the theme is "Let Your Imagination Fly". Students can enter as many submissions as they want as long as they are accompanied by an entry form. Detailed rules can be found at www.nyspta.org. The deadline will be sometime in late November. 


Congratulations to the following seniors who
were named Commended Students in the
2016 National Merit Scholarship Competition:  


Christina Arroyo
Elizabeth Boyle
Christopher Fischer
Miles Henshaw
Alexandra Linares
Matthew Neuendorf
Caroline Pennacchio
Thomas Praeger
Michael Price
Karthik Rao
Katherine Shine
Aishwarya Sritharan

CONGRATULATIONS to the following students whose vocal applications were accepted to perform in the 2016 ACDA Eastern Division Conference Honors Choirs in Boston, Ma. From Feb. 10-13, 2016:

11th grader: Jillian Agona – soprano I High School Honor Choir
11th grader: Kelly Hooper – alto I – High School Honor Choir
11th grader: Charlotte Luttkus – soprano I – South American Repertoire Honor Choir
10th grader: Helaina Ross – alto II – High School Honor Choir
11th grader: Kieran Roth – bass I South American Repertoire Honor Choir
11th grader: Andres Sanchez – bass II – South American Repertoire Honor Choir
11th grader: Charlotte Segal – soprano II – South American Repertoire Honor Choir


Congratulations to the following students who qualified as Semifinalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Competition!

Emma Burns
Feroze Mohideen
Sabine Poux



Yearbooks can be purchased now and senior parents can create and purchase a Senior Tribute Ad. Click here or on the link below to place your order

Saturday, November 28, 2015