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Briarcliff Middle School Sixth Grader Creates Video for Fifth Graders

The transition from elementary school to middle school can be somewhat of a learning curve. Students are no longer in only one class together, but rather rotate between different classes throughout the day. They learn new subjects, such as world language, and have more music courses to choose from.

Briarcliff Middle School sixth grader Sabrina DeRose remembers what it was like to move to middle school and has decided to create a video especially for fifth graders to help ease the transition.

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Q & A with Retiring Principal Susan Howard

The school year is coming to an end and it is time to say goodbye to a most beloved principal. After serving public schools for 38 years, 17 of which were as principal at Briarcliff Middle School, Susan Howard is retiring. We caught up with her to find out all about her most memorable moments, what advice she has for students and teachers and a particularly funny incident that happened to her at the school.

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BOCES Naturalist Offers Students a Sober Look at How Everyday Objects are Made

In order to make something as simple as a shirt, a pencil or even a pair of sneakers, all of the materials that make them have to travel across the globe to reach the manufacturing plant that creates them.

Sixth-graders in Julie Gallagher’s science class at Briarcliff Middle School recently had a visit from naturalist Rachel Oswald, who works for Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES Center for Environmental Education.

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