Todd Students Celebrate Kindness Week 

Todd School Principal Colleen Mangan and Assistant Principal Jennifer Jacobs kicked off #KindnessWeek at Todd with two assemblies.   They shared personal experiences of “paying it forward,” discussed ways that simple acts of... Read more »

Namaste! Briarcliff Health Class Hosts Yoga Instructors 

As part of Makar Sankranti, a two-week Hindu celebration that marks the change of seasons and the return of increasing sunlight, Allison Murphy’s Middle School health class hosted yoga instructors from Hindu... Read more »

BHS Spring Musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Is an Immersive Hit! 

The Briarcliff High School theater was abuzz with students rehearsing roles, building a car and creating stage magic through models, video projection and sound effects for the original production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang presented March 1, 2... Read more »
BHS National Merit Finals Noah Benson and Andrew Van Camp.

Briarcliff High School Students Are National Merit Finalists 

Briarcliff High School seniors Noah Benson and Andrew Van Camp have been named finalists in this year’s National Merit Scholarship competition. Chosen nationwide from among more than 1.6 million students in 22,000... Read more »

Briarcliff Manor Mayor Calls for Volunteers

Newly-elected Briarcliff Manor Mayor Steven Vescio and the Board of Trustees have announced a special call for volunteers to serve on various Briarcliff Manor Village Boards and Advisory Committees. With the Village... Read more »

Painful Injury Leads to a Healthy Practice

When Joe Rendina was a senior in high school in Brooklyn, he tore his ACL playing touch football. Surgery to repair the ACL could have ended the story right there. Instead, it... Read more »

Award-Winning Author/illustrator Evan Turk Visits Todd School in Briarcliff Manor

  Todd Elementary School students were treated to a visit by author/illustrator/animator and Croton-on-Hudson resident Evan Turk, winner of the Ezra Keats Award for children’s books. Students prepared for Turk’s visit by... Read more »

Scholar-Athlete Spotlight: Kacey Hamlin

Kacey Hamlin, a senior at Briarcliff High School, is a devoted member of the Briarcliff community, epitomizing the belonging, excellence, acceptance, respect, and service represented by the Briarcliff Bear’s motto. As an... Read more »

A City Girl’s Guide to Loving Suburbia: Chapter 1: Movin’ on Up!

  So here you are… in a house, in the suburbs. You’re still not quite sure how it happened, but somehow, whether it was your job, your partner, or your kids, you were torn from... Read more »

Rivertowns Music Festival Brings Middle School Musicians Together in Briarcliff

The 12th annual Rivertowns Music Festival, held February 1st and 2nd, brought together a select group of middle school band and orchestra students and music directors from Briarcliff, Croton, Ossining and Sleepy... Read more »