As she wraps up her first year at Briarcliff Middle School as a sixth grader, Anushka Rai has accomplished a dream: she self-published a book on Amazon called ‘Chasing the Stars.’ With the help of her parents, as well as her friend Lily Ahmed, who drew the cover, Anushka wrote a book which, she hopes, will bring inspiration to others.
Please enjoy the Briarcliff Middle School Spring Mini Concert with performances by the strings, band and chorus.
As we head into the final weeks of the school year, it is time to say goodbye to another teacher; Special Education teacher Mary Yulo will be retiring this summer. We caught up with her to find out why she loves the BOCES Outdoor Education programs and what school subject is her favorite. We also heard about an especially hysterical incident she recalls.
Every so often – and especially this year - it is important to disconnect from technology and focus on your well-being. Students at Briarcliff Middle School took a day off from studying and had a Wellness Day, where they participated in various wellness-related workshops and activities.
Health teacher Allison Murphy is retiring this summer. Read on to find out more about her many heartwarming and memorable moments that hold a special place in her heart, as well as an especially funny one.
Kindness Week was in February at Briarcliff Middle School, but many students got inspired to practice kindness year-round. One such student is seventh grader Elle Restivo, who created “Kindness Challenge” posters to place around the school hallways.