By David McDaniels They say baseball is boring to watch, but not the way Byram Hills plays. It’s about effort and energy. It is about being selfless and being relentless. A lot of organizations in the school and in the county go down to Florida each year. Coach Saunders likes to say we were first to go. But it is not a shame that others … Continue reading Having A “Ball” In Florida
Dear Guidance Department, I would like to preface this letter by saying that I am beyond grateful to your department for all of the hard work that you all do on a daily basis. Every time I step into the guidance office, I feel welcome and am greeted by smiles from counselors that do not even know me. I have always viewed your department as … Continue reading An Open Letter to Guidance
By Julia Barnett She is a formidable force in the guidance department and her departure will mostly definitely be felt by both students and faculty. When Mrs. Buchman started at BHHS as a guidance counselor in 2000, the high school was a very different place. She explains that she had fewer students and there were very limited electives to choose from. Although a lot has … Continue reading Waving Bye to Mrs. Buchman
By Ellie Reinhardt It’s that time of the year again where spring is in the air and summer is right around the corner. Students are in the final crunch mode to get through the year in one piece. While they happily embrace the seemingly longer days with the sun shining until 7pm, students grudgingly struggle to get out of bed early in the pitch black … Continue reading Are We Saved by Daylight Savings?
By Jesse Perlmutter Just when we thought that the weather couldn’t get much worse, Mother Nature proved us wrong. Armonk received about three inches of snow on April 2nd and that’s no April Fools joke! The last time New Yorkers saw an April snowfall was in 2014. With four nor’easters in less than 20 days during March, this prolonged 2017-2018 winter has been one of … Continue reading April SNOW Showers, Bring May Flowers?
By Ellen Amico Not only is he the captain of the varsity tennis team, a saxophone player, and a member of the debate team, but Arjun Goyal, a Senior at BHHS and a student in the Authentic Science Research Program, is also a successful researcher with a potential solution to a current epidemic in America. For years now, doctors have turned to opioids to treat … Continue reading Arjun Goyal: An Admirable Academic and Athlete
By Kallie Hoffman Here is a question that you will not find on any SAT or ACT test: what reward will you receive after months of listening in class, religiously studying one’s notes, agonizing over weekly multiple choice tests and in-class essays, and jamming a year’s worth of course material into a week of review? The answer: the opportunity to take an AP examination. There are … Continue reading No Need to Wait In Line