The library is holding an art show on the second floor and is currently displaying selected artwork from students in grades sixth, seventh and eighth at the middle school. The art show will remain through the end of March.
This past Wednesday members of the Briarcliff Middle School MATHCOUNTS Club met with superintendent Dr. James Kaishian at the Board of Education meeting and received recognition for winning Second Place at the Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition, which took place in Pace University last month.
Gautam Gupta, an eighth-grader at Briarcliff Middle School, took first place at the American Mathematics Competition (AMC 10) this past January. The AMC 10 involves students in both the middle school and the high school. According to math teacher Christina Rudledge, a total of 60 students participated in the competition, which also included the AMC 12.
This month the middle school students are participating in the March Madness event in the library. Each week they choose their favorite book pairings and the ones with the most votes move to the next round. Students receive a raffle ticket after their vote is entered and at the end of the week one winner is selected. At the end of the month one Grand Prize winner will be selected. The more times a student votes, the more chances they have to win.
Sixth grade students at Briarcliff Middle School have been trading tea, sugar and spices with one another. No, this is not a lunchtime sandwich swap. It is the Silk Road game, a long-standing tradition that involves many staff members such as the social studies teachers, the English teachers and the librarian.
Seussical celebrates the strength of character within the storyline without ever being preachy or losing its sense of humor, and for that reason it’s the perfect show for the middle school age group