Flexibility. That will be the key to success for students and teachers this year. So says Briarcliff High School social studies teacher Laura Gulatiere.
Science teacher Carol Conti has been focusing on the ways to create the best learning environment for all of her students whether they are attending class in-person or remotely.
Marc Tartell has been a fixture in the music departments at both Briarcliff High School and Briarcliff Middle School for years and will be retiring this summer. We found out about his plans for retirement, how digital music is helping students cope with stress and his collaboration in introducing a state-of-the-art digital music lab at the middle school several years ago.
Daniel de Castro, this year’s Briarcliff High School’s Valedictorian, and Gil Halevi and Michael Tu, the Salutatorians, are three accomplished young men. We caught up with them to find out about the most important thing they have learned during their time at BHS, who their role models are, their secret to balancing it all and what advice they have for incoming BHS freshmen.
Ian Driver, Briarcliff High School’s Theater producer and director will be moving on to a full-time job at Purchase College Performing Arts Center in the fall as the Education and Engagement Director. We spoke with Mr. Driver about his most memorable moments at Briarcliff, why being a part of the theater builds character and his advice to aspiring actors.
It’s not every day that students at Briarcliff High School – or any school – can learn first-hand from a professional scientist. In a recent virtual Biology B lesson, a Briarcliff High School student emailed teacher Karla Constantinou telling her about a friend of the family who works in the field of biotechnology and immunology. Seizing this unique opportunity, Ms. Constantinou reached out to the scientist and invited her to do a lecture for her class.