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 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
By Kallie Hoffman The start of spring brings new flowers and leaves, chirping birds and buzzing bees, but while we anticipate the natural beauty of our landscape, we also look forward to another season of varsity and junior varsity athletics at the high school. Mother Nature follows her own calendar, so for several weeks, our athletes will need to bundle up in layers of clothing at … Continue reading A Snowy Start to Spring Sports
By Julia Barnett Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The elderly. The effects of snake venom on neurons. The endocannabinoid system. Concussions. These are some of the amazing topics that students studied in science research programs around Westchester County. On March 17th, these students congregated at Sleepy Hollow High School to compete in the Westchester Science & Engineering Fair, commonly known as WESEF. The categories in this competition cover … Continue reading Students Compete in Science: WESEF
By Raquel Kanner With the recent kickoff of spring, many of us think of this change in season as a time of warmer weather, spring sports, and spring break. We tend not to think of snowstorms. Unfortunately, this winter and early spring, we have experienced several snowstorms, making this year one of the craziest winters. With snow falling rapidly, coupled with strong winds, power outages … Continue reading The Crazy Power Outages: How They’ve Affected Byram Students
By Olivia Canter Teachers and students have been working extremely hard at Byram to learn new topics and receive good third quarter grades, but they deserve a break from the constant studying, chaos, and stress in their lives. Luckily, spring break is right around the corner! People are very excited to unwind, forget about school, and enjoy a week of well-needed relaxation. Most of all, students … Continue reading Spring Break: Why is it Important and What are People Doing?
By Hailey Jacobs For years, it has been a tradition that varsity spring sports athletes at Byram Hills High School go to Disney World for spring break to compete in a tournament for their sport. However, it is no longer just sports. The choir went to Disney on Friday, March 23 to compete in a singing competition. Junior Isabelle Ilan described the competition and trip … Continue reading The Choir Takes Disney!