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.


Briarcliff High School
Program Review & Longitudinal
Achievement Results for Pocantico
Students 2014


Distinguished Students for the Month of March
Kezia Johnson Grade 9
Saroja Rao Grade 10
Alena Galan Grade 11
Alquan Phillip Grade 12



  Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

Grace Orr

Allen He
Adele Fu



National Honor Society
Ms. Ellen Mager, NHS Advisor
Mr. Kevin Courtney, NHS Advisor 


List of Inductees

11th Grade
  Madeline Albert
  Erynn Altabef
  Christina Arroyo
  Jasmine Bar
  Daniel Birnbaum
  Elizabeth Boyle
  Kristen Burnette
  Emma Burns
  Maxwell Callaway
  Jessica Cho
  Jordana Cohen
  Shivani Dave
  Rowan DeGasperis
  Mary Donoghue
  Avery Dow
  Christopher Fischer
  Devyn Ginsburg
  Allison Greenberg
  Nicole Harris
  Miles  Henshaw
  Daniela Ibarra
 Marcela Ibarra
Alexander Jacobs
Ryan Klarnet
Simone Konrad
Alexandra Linares
Kaho Maeda
Eliza Marcus
Feroze Mohideen
Matthew Neuendorf
Brigitte Obermeyer
Caroline Pennacchio
Thomas Praeger
Sabine Poux
Paul Radovanovich
Karthik Rao
Katherine Shine
Haley Sirota
Aishwarya Sritharan
Joel Tannenbaum
12th Grade
Sean Brantman
Patrick Curran
Chris DiNome
Blake Elwood
Ezra Gans
David Herman
Rebecca Handsman
Kelsey Horowitz
Samantha Kirsch
Jesse Leon
Katharine Manganello
Kevin Qian
Jake Siesel
Kelsey Simpson
Ryan Smedley
Katherine Venditti
Ian Wax

National Honor Society for Dance Arts

Ms. Diane Guida Chapter Sponsor
Congratulations to the following 2014 Inductees:

Jasmine Bar
Sarah Bianco
Danielle Glanville
Simone Konrad
Samantha Martocci
Alexandra Meltser
Lauren Moretto
Deanna Pandolfo
Nicole Silberman




Tri-M National Honor Society (Modern Music Masters) inductees 11 Briarcliff High School Students

The Tri-M Music Honor Society is designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments and service activities, and to inspire others to excel at music leadership.

Ms. Delia Montenegro, Faculty Tri-M Advisor
Tri-M Executives: Jessica Mason, President, Marcela Ibarra Vice President, Melissa Goldberg, Secretary, Karthik Rao, Treasurer.

Congratulations to the following 2014 Inductees:

Julia Gottlieb
Feroze Mohideen
Kevin Qian
Sophie Underwood
Sharon Halevi
Sabine Poux
Kieran Roth
Lin Xie
Henry Mermer
Dustin Qian
Charlotte Segal

Columbia University Science Honors Program 2014-2015

The Columbia University Science Honors Program (SHP) is a highly selective program for high school students who have a strong interest in the sciences and mathematics. The SHP holds classes at Columbia on Saturdays throughout the academic year. Courses are primarily in the physical, chemical, biological, behavioral, and computing sciences; and instructors are scientists and mathematicians who are actively engaged in research at the University.

The following Briarcliff High School students belong to the Columbia University Science Honors Program:

Christopher Fischer
Jacob Gold
Feroze Mohideen
Arjun Rao
Sophie Underwood



Congratulations to the following BHS Semifinalists and Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition:

B.H.S National Merit Semifinalists
Sloane Bashford
Matthew Bombassei
Daniel Bramson
Russell Francis
Adele Fu
Allen He
Hana Grace Lee-Niosi
Austin Li
Grace Orr

B.H.S National Merit Commended Students
Arjun Rao
Olivia Segal
Jacob Gold
Jai Menon
Jacob Ryan
Michael Terilli
Joseph Flihan
Ezra Gans
Charles Driver
Edwin Zhou





Edwin Zhou was accepted to perform with the Conference All State Wind Ensemble on the Flute. Matthew Bombassei and Karthik Rao were accepted as Alternates on their perspective instruments, Snare Drum and Viola.

The conference will be held in Rochester from December 4-7







Today is a: Day 7 Day
High School Forms
Monday, April 27, 2015