Now, more than ever, it’s important to keep focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and emotional well-being and avoiding substance abuse. Fatihah Islam, a sophomore at Briarcliff High School, has spent her summer, along with students from 29 local high schools, brainstorming ideas for combating substance abuse. This week she, along with 75 other students, was recognized at the Leaders in the Limelight Event, which was held at the Tarrytown Westchester Marriott Hotel.
The upcoming elections are on everybody’s mind and Social Studies teacher, Dr. Stephanie Muson, is harnessing this energy to get her students excited about their Election Day video project.
If you have ever had to use an iPad or a similar device you know how tough it is to try to write on it using your fingers. Todd and Briarcliff Middle School students no longer have to struggle; this week students in fifth and sixth grades received Apple Pencils and learned how to use them with their iPads.
Using poster boards, colored pencils and even technology – eighth graders at Briarcliff Middle School have been creating beautiful and thought-provoking projects about immigration, as part of an interdisciplinary unit.
Todd students are used to playing soccer in physical education class but this year, things are different. Due to the COVID safety guidelines, they will not be able to play a game of soccer, but that doesn’t mean they can’t practice dribbling the ball and working on other soccer-related skills.
The halls of Todd Elementary School are beginning to fill up with dazzling artwork featuring spiders, bats and other Halloween-themed decorations as the students are getting ready to celebrate Halloween next week. In Paul Villanueva’s art class, first graders were excited to create artwork featuring pumpkins while learning about various art elements along the way.