By Jordan Siegel Spring fever is in the air at Byram Hills as the weather starts to get warmer and everyone gets ready to relax. Although it seems like February break just passed, believe it or not, spring break has arrived. Byram students’ stress from the end of the third quarter will be relieved by this week-long break. To celebrate the impending holiday, I talked … Continue reading Ready for Spring Break?!
By Chloe Sampere It is 9:00 pm on a Sunday night. You have just had a delicious dinner with your family when all of a sudden you remember… you have a test tomorrow. After a relaxing weekend, the last thing any student wants to do on a Monday morning is to take a test; however, this is the reality for most students. The weekend is … Continue reading Should Students Have Exams on Mondays?
By Jordyn Jacobson As the Senior Class of 2019 gets ready to graduate and go off to college, the Junior class prepares to take over next year. Many have been waiting to apply for senior leadership positions since they were just freshmen, and the time has finally come. Junior Jake Wild says that applying for Mentor was “kind of surreal because I have been waiting … Continue reading The Reign of the Class of 2020
by Alex Berkman Next year, the social studies department is introducing a new AP Government course into the curriculum. For the first time, a civics course will be offered to the students and can be used to replace the standard economic credit for graduating seniors. I sat down with Mr. Thomas Andriello, who in addition to teaching Global 1 and Global 2, running the debate … Continue reading A New Course: AP Government
by Mia Dittrich Mu Alpha Theta is a high school and two-year college mathematics honors society. Byram Hills students taking advanced math classes were initiated into Mu Alpha Theta this fall and they have spent the last few months racking up points to earn their places in the Math Honors Society. These points were obtained by giving younger students math homework help, working bake sales, … Continue reading Mu Alpha Theta
By Drew Siskin You may have heard about this news on Instagram, News 12, or even from your parents, but regardless of where you received your information, odds are the college admissions scandal touched close to home. Every other day, now that it is March, someone is getting an acceptance, deferral or rejection from a school of their dreams. As we all know, schools are … Continue reading The Scandal of the Year?
By Raquel Kanner The Science Research program has had a monumental year thus far, receiving numerous awards and honors from various prestigious institutions and organizations. All students enrolled in this course are extremely talented and passionate about their research, and Brent Perlman is no exception. Brent’s research focused on the question that has crossed everyone’s mind at some point: can humans conduct photosynthesis? Essentially, by … Continue reading Brent Perlman: An Unforgettable Science Research Student