Should Byram Hills be an Open Campus?

By Kallie Hoffman The safety and welfare of Byram Hills students will always be our top priority, but if we can promote autonomy among the student population without compromising security, is that not a worthy pursuit? The school day is long and often hard, with an infinite amount of academic and social pressure. Students are often looking for a release, whether it be sports, theater, … Continue reading Should Byram Hills be an Open Campus?

The French Election: How it Affects You

By Will Cohen On April 23rd, the first round of elections took place in France. Two candidates came out on top: Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. Marine Le Pen is a member of the National Front, a far right French political party. Her political standings are similar to Donald Trump’s. Emmanuel Macron, on the other hand, is a member of the En Marche party, … Continue reading The French Election: How it Affects You

The Controversy Around 13 Reasons Why

By Ellen Amico Thirteen Reasons Why, the newest hit show on Netflix, has been a popular topic of conversation among many students in the past few weeks. If you have not viewed the show, the story focuses on a girl named Hannah Baker, her suicide, and the 13 recording tapes she leaves behind for her classmates, each one directed at a specific individual and how … Continue reading The Controversy Around 13 Reasons Why

Are Backpacks Threatening Our Health?

By Alexis Aberman The halls of Byram Hills are filled with a multitude of uniquely different students. With each student varying in height, clothing, hair color and more, there is one characteristic that remains the same throughout: backpacks. Needless to say, backpacks are essential for bustling high school students. There is simply no other way to transport the various books, binders, and folders the high school … Continue reading Are Backpacks Threatening Our Health?