Senior Skip Day: A Memorable Tradition or An Unnecessary Absence

By Olivia Scaglione By the time the second semester rolls around, most seniors have already heard back from college or are waiting for a decision. Therefore, many have “senioritis” and feel a decline in their motivation for their final year of academics. From writing with chalk on the sidewalks before the first day of school to wearing blackout t-shirts during the first week, there are … Continue reading Senior Skip Day: A Memorable Tradition or An Unnecessary Absence

Boys’ Varsity Basketball: A Season RECAP

by Gabby Ripka The Byram Hills Boys Varsity Basketball Team is always a contender for the coveted Section 1 Gold Ball and this year was no different. At the beginning of the season, LoHud ranked them as the number three team in the section. With returning LoHud Super 7 standouts, Ben Leff and Willy Samsen, Byram was a team with a target on its back the … Continue reading Boys’ Varsity Basketball: A Season RECAP

Challenge Success

By Mia Dittrich Challenge Success is an organization that works with teams of educators, parents, and students at schools all across the country. Their mission is to implement the best practices and policies in areas such as curriculum, assessment, homework, school schedule, and a healthy school climate. Last year, the Byram Hills school district partnered with Challenge Success, giving 8th through 12th-grade students a survey … Continue reading Challenge Success

Checking in with Sci-O!

By Marleigh Canter Last month, 48 teams from the Lower Hudson Valley came to Byram Hills High School to compete in the Science Olympiad Regional Competition. According to Mr. Horowitz, “Science Olympiad is a competition where students compete in about 25 different events in all fields of science; biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, engineering, and  all STEM events.” The regional competition has been hosted by … Continue reading Checking in with Sci-O!

Models for a Night: BHHS Fashion Show 2019

By Ellen Amico In case you missed it last Wednesday night, many of the seniors got their chance to walk down the catwalk and show off some of Westchester’s finest clothing! The fashion show is a milestone for every senior that marks the beginning of the end of their time in high school. While it’s a fun night, it’s also bittersweet. The fashion show is … Continue reading Models for a Night: BHHS Fashion Show 2019

The Senior Mentors Continue to Give Back

By Hallie Gordon After having such an impactful experience delivering the gifts that the Freshmen wrapped, the Senior mentors returned back to the Ronald McDonald house to cook food for the families. The Ronald McDonald house is a home for sick patients and their families to stay and receive treatment. For the past five years, the mentors have generously brought gifts to the home around … Continue reading The Senior Mentors Continue to Give Back