Even a pandemic couldn’t stop the music in Briarcliff High School.
Four seniors have spent the past few months meeting, practicing and preparing their All-State musical repertoire for individual performances videos. Their hard work paid off and all were recently selected for All-Stat ensembles with the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), and will perform in a virtual concert this coming March.
After much anticipation, hard work and, most importantly, a massive collaborative among many individuals, high-risk winter sports recently began at Briarcliff High School.
Lifting each other up is how we cope during difficult times. Last Friday, the entire student body at Briarcliff High School had the opportunity to learn of ways to thrive, both individually and as a community, during a crisis.
Between snow days and quarantines, keeping up with classes can be a challenge but when it comes to Dance class at Briarcliff High School, change and inconsistency can be a way for students to channel their creativity.
The first year of high school can be challenging. When it takes place during a pandemic, however, it is a whole other ballgame. That’s why Briarcliff High School’s Student Assistance Counselor Meredith Ohmes is taking steps to make ninth graders feel more connected to the high school.