Briarcliff High School math teacher and Assistant Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach Ellen Mager is retiring this year. We caught up with her to find out what advice she has for students and teachers, her most memorable moments, and her plans for retirement.
It’s not every day that Briarcliff students make history.
Briarcliff High School held a send-off ceremony for the four students who will be competing this weekend at the New York State Championship in Cicero-North Syracuse High School.
Chemistry can be magical, according to Briarcliff High School teacher Shaniece Mosley. To prove it, she organized a magic show presented to Todd fourth graders by her AP chemistry students in a one-hour long unforgettable performance.
In 1997 BBC video journalist James Cooke was asked to move from London to New York for six months to help in the network’s Manhattan branch At the time, he had no idea those six months would turn into twenty-five years, in which he would travel all over the world covering stories.
Mr. Cooke recently visited film students in Briarcliff High School to share his experiences working for the BBC and shooting news stories. He even helped the students create videos of their own.
Briarcliff High School is proud to announce the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award: BHS Spanish teacher Deirdre Dilworth, a 1992 alumnus.
The award recognizes and honors Briarcliff's tradition of excellence. Briarcliff graduates have consistently demonstrated exemplary achievement in every walk of life. Ms. Dilworth's photo will be displayed in the main lobby, along with past recipients, which will offer inspiration and a positive vision for current and future students.
She plays the trombone, the baritone horn, the tuba and the trumpet. And she’s teaching herself how to play the saxophone. Is there an instrument Briarcliff High School Senior Jessica Casper can’t play?
Luckily for Todd and Briarcliff Middle School band students, Jessica will be sharing her knowledge of band instruments and her passion for music with them as part of her senior internship with music teacher Gwynne Whitman.