The giggles and shrieks of delight of students racing on scooters as they played Team Scooter Tag were loud enough to be heard across the Todd gymnasium and perhaps in some of the nearby classes. What was less noticeable, however, was that the students were, in fact, working on their math skills while also strengthening their core.
November marks The Great American Smoke Out, a time devoted to promoting smoking cessation and educating students about the dangers of nicotine, tobacco and vaping products.
Briarcliff High School Health and Wellness teacher Robert Higle and Student Assistance Counselor Meredith Ohmes presented “Escape the Vape,” a challenge to students modeled after an escape room.
Briarcliff High School’s physical education teachers are giving students tools to reduce stress, both in and outside of school.
Physical Education teacher A.J. Thau invited Jennifer Monness, owner of The Meditation Lab, to teach relaxation techniques to students during physical education class.
November is Native American Heritage Month and Todd’s fourth graders have been learning about the geography of the state of New York, as well as about the Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands who were indigenous to the area.
At Todd, learning in the classroom isn’t the only way students can explore a subject. In the school’s makerspace, students have the added benefit of doing hands-on activities to enhance their learning and to delve even deeper into Native American culture.
The mild, sun-drenched autumn has turned into winter almost overnight. And in perfect synchronicity, Winter Sports have begun at Briarcliff School District.
We caught up with the Girls Varsity Basketball and the Varsity Boys and Girls Track coaches, to find out what they are looking forward to most this season.
Teaching himself a new programming language. Building an online pandemic model. Working 20-hour days over the summer. Briarcliff High School senior Jason Starr poured his heart and soul into his science research project and it paid off.
Jason was recently awarded the prestigious 2022 Milton Fisher Award for Innovation and Creativity – recognition given to only nine students in the country.