Cannolis, maple taffy, guinea pigs…what do these things all have in common? They are foods eaten in Italy, Canada and Ecuador, respectively. Seventh graders in Nancy Kress’s Culture Enrichment class learned all about foods and other cultural aspects during family heritage presentations.
Briarcliff librarian Teka McCabe is giving students the tools they need to become intelligent consumers of media.
Balancing school with outside activities. Performing CPR. Avoiding plagiarism. Preparing for college and career.
Those were some of the big topics covered during part two of Freshmen Orientation at Briarcliff High School this week. While juniors and some sophomores were taking the PSAT exams, the freshmen class were getting a crash course in how to succeed in high school.
Last year, renowned speaker Dr. Bryant T. Marks held workshops for all of the employees and staff in the Briarcliff Manor Union Free District regarding his theories about implicit bias. (You can read about the workshops here.)
Pep rallies outdoors? Why not! The Briarcliff High School student body and faculty gathered at the stadium field outside the high school for an event that has been more than a year in the making: a good old fashioned pep rally.
Todd Elementary students are in luck. Not only does their school have its very own STEAM teacher this year, but she comes to Briarcliff Manor with background in International Baccalaureate (IB), an inquiry-based learning program.