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Briarcliff High School Students “Escape the Vape”

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.

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Fourth Graders Create Native American Artifacts and Dioramas

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.

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Briarcliff Senior Wins Prestigious Scholarship for Innovative Pandemic Model

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.

Big time.

Jason was recently awarded the prestigious 2022 Milton Fisher Award for Innovation and Creativity – recognition given to only nine students in the country.

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