Recently, students at both Briarcliff High School and Middle School had an opportunity to participate in a discussion about racism. The discussion groups, which were well-attended by students and staff and were held for each of the schools separately, were facilitated by Simone Gamble, a chapter leader at the Brotherhood Sister Sol organization.
Todd fifth graders recently had a virtual end-of year celebration for their Video Book Talk Club. They watched videos made by the students themselves and even got a shout-out from two famous authors!
The results are in! Students in grades three, four and five at Todd Elementary recently participated in the Mathfax math endeavor with great success. The national program, which is open to all students in those grades, was supervised by Todd teachers Shelly Graham and Cindy Yaeger.
Marc Tartell has been a fixture in the music departments at both Briarcliff High School and Briarcliff Middle School for years and will be retiring this summer. We found out about his plans for retirement, how digital music is helping students cope with stress and his collaboration in introducing a state-of-the-art digital music lab at the middle school several years ago.
The Governor announced an Executive Order extending the deadline for school districts to receive school budget ballots.