By Chloe Weissman With parent teacher conferences right around the corner, the question of whether they are still necessary, arises. Parent teacher conferences are the perfect opportunity for parents of academically challenged students to meet with their teachers. However, there are a certain amount of time slots for each teacher that get used up quickly. Most of these time slots are used up by parents … Continue reading Should BHHS still have parent teacher conferences?
By Jesse Perlmutter We are all busy. Clubs. Extracurriculars. Theater. Sports. The list goes on and on, and finally, at the end of a long grueling day, students are faced with hours upon hours of homework. We go to bed late, wake up early, and then repeat the cycle all over again. Time is the culprit in the extremely overbooked life of a student. Among … Continue reading Should Varsity Athletes Be Required to Participate in Physical Education?
By Olivia Canter Do you ever have those nights when you are stress eating with your favorite pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream? There is a reason why stressed spelled backward is dessert! Well…stress eat no more with these helpful and easy ways to calm down. Taking breaks, doing yoga, exercising, listening to music, and doing mindless activities are fabulous techniques. Moreover, changing your … Continue reading On Reducing Stress
By Ben Gordon The Byram Hills Boys Varsity Basketball Team took the trip to North Salem High School last night—Friday night—for a non-league matchup against the Tigers. In a tightly contested start to the game, the Bobcats were up 23-16 at the end of the first quarter. Skylar Sinon was lights out, scoring an incredible 15 points in the first eight minutes of action. With … Continue reading Bobcats Defeat Tigers: Boys Varsity Basketball Team Emerges Victorious from Friday Night’s Matchup
By Alexandra Brocato Byram Hills will be hosting the first Puzzle Day next Saturday, December 16. Around 100 students will be competing in teams of 2-5 to solve the challenging logic puzzles. Ruth Beinhacker, a junior competing on a team for Puzzle Day shares her excitement: “I can’t wait to work with my friends and solve fun puzzles (and hopefully win the whole thing as … Continue reading Pumped for Puzzle Day
By Olivia Scaglione Entering high school can be a very frightening time for incoming ninth graders. Luckily, every freshman has a class to help ease the transition into high school. Every morning first period, each and every ninth grader attends mentor class. Their mentor period consists of a class of only freshmen and two senior leaders. On the first day of school, the freshmen take … Continue reading The Mentor Program: Welcoming Freshmen into BHHS
By Chloe Sampere The installment of lights on the turf field has been a topic of enormous debate at Byram Hills High School. Many people believe that the installment of lights surrounding the turf would promote school spirit at sports games occurring in the evening. However, the school has not taken action in getting lights for various reasons such as the expensive cost and the laborious … Continue reading Lights or No Lights?