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?
By Dana Zamat Dear Sophomores, The days are getting warmer, the nights are getting shorter, and you know what that means: you are one step closer to finishing sophomore year! Trust me, I know transitioning to become a junior is a little bit intimidating to think about, but each and every year, juniors survive their third year of high school, so I am confident that … Continue reading An Open Letter to Sophomores
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
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
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?
By Jordyn Jacobson As teenagers, we have about million things to do each day. Whether it is practicing a sport, attending a club meeting, or studying for a test, it is hard to imagine a day with much free time. With such busy schedules, should going to the gym be a priority? There are many benefits to incorporating fitness into our regular routine. It is … Continue reading Should You Go to the Gym?
By Samantha Krevolin It is a great break in the school day. It is a time to get away from the hectic classes and loads of work that bombard students from 7:45 until 2:25. Lunch. Students and faculty are able to socialize with friends, go to extra help, or just enjoy themselves during this period. At BHHS, there are two lunch periods provided for the students, … Continue reading Is Lunch At BHHS Too Short?