As some colleges are becoming test-optional schools, it is important to assess the role of standardized testing in the college process. Should these tests be optional? Read on to hear students’ opinions about standardized testing. Continue reading Should ACT/SAT Scores Be Optional?
Ever wonder what it’s like to go to high school across the country? Edith Bachmann uses her unique perspective to explore the similarities and differences between schools in Armonk and Los Angeles. Read more to gain her insight. Continue reading From the Hollywood Hills to Byram Hills
College is commonly known as a time to make new everlasting friendships while learning to live with others. Read on to hear about one of BHHS’ students thoughts on college roommates! Continue reading Oh, the Places You’ll Go and the People You’ll Meet!
As freshmen are just getting settled in the high school, many are having mixed feelings about this new environment. Read on to hear from one freshman about this new experience!
Continue reading Freshmen Feelings
By Hailey Jacobs Some teachers at Byram Hills believe it is important to teach about current events in the school, while others do not. In fact, we even have an elective called Global Scholars that focuses on current events. However, many students do not watch the news daily or read the newspaper every week so they may not know what is going on in the … Continue reading Should We Teach Current Events?
By Renner Kwittken By this point in the school year, many seniors have committed or are considering their options as to where to spend the next chapter of their life. In the senior class, there is a prevailing sense of nostalgia and nervous excitement. Seniors are noticing their “lasts” in high school and are thinking back on their four years with mixed emotions of fondness as … Continue reading How Seniors Really Feel About College
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