After participating in the graduation rehearsal, members of the Briarcliff Class of 2021 were treated to lunch and dessert from food trucks and also received their yearbooks. Seniors and co-editors of the yearbook Mathena Chan, Ally Labick and Grace Wickey handed them out to the students, who flipped through the pages excitedly.
After spending 30 years at Briarcliff High School - first as a Spanish teacher, then as Assistant Principal and finally as Principal - Debora French is saying goodbye to the Briarcliff Bears. We caught up with her to find out about her most memorable moments, what advice she has for faculty and students, and what she is most proud of during her time in Briarcliff.
Although they have never entered a programming competition before, several students from Briarcliff High School won third place at the Siena College Programming Contest, while the rest of the students from Briarcliff scored in the top 10.
Teachers in the Briarcliff School District can leave an impression on you for life. When she was a sixth grader at Briarcliff Middle School, Sophia Tang took a math class with math and special education teacher Austin Perry, who co-taught the class with Amanda Schwartz. She stayed in touch with him throughout middle school, as well as high school.