It takes a village. Briarcliff Manor Village, that is.
Last week, the Briarcliff Manor mayor and other dignitaries and community members stopped by Todd Elementary School to celebrate World Read Aloud Day and to read books to students across all grades.
Children’s book author and illustrator Meghan McCarthy vividly remembers what it was like to be a kid.
Growing up with very little television and no video games, she had to resort to using her imagination, which, ultimately, led to her becoming a successful author, she said, at a recent visit with Todd second and third graders.
Students in the Briarcliff High School Red Cross Club got “schooled” in emergency preparedness recently by the district’s Head of Security, Mike Toolan.
Most people associate the lynching of Blacks as something from the dark past in the history of America, but did you know that it did not become a Federal crime until 2018?
This was one of the facts Briarcliff High School students learned when watching the documentary “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality.”
The students, who are in Jamie Mandel’s Introduction to Film and Kristin Becerra’s Classism, Racism and Sexism classes, visited Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville recently to watch the film.
Dungeons & Dragons – but make it yummy.
This, in a nutshell, is the concept of a new club at Briarcliff Middle School called Dungeons & Donuts.