By Zoe Daniel Did you know that our school nurse, Mrs. Gallagher, works as an EMT and a firefighter in her free time, or that she used to work in a NYC hospital? Mrs. Gallagher is one of the friendliest and most-well liked people around Byram, and each day she works to keep Byram happy and healthy! What made you want to become a nurse, … Continue reading Nurse By Day, EMT By Night
By Alexis Aberman Although students do not always have direct contact with their superintendents, Byram Hills’ superintendents do excellent jobs in maintaining the warm, successful, and high achieving academic atmosphere throughout the district. Early in this school year, Dr. Donohue, Byram’s current superintendent, announced that he would be retiring from Byram Hills School District. Community members were shocked to learn that Donohue, who has been committed … Continue reading Welcoming Our New Superintendent, Mrs. Lamia
By David McDaniels When opening my schedule freshman year I had one hope. It was built based on stories, recommendations from friends, and what my sisters had told me. The one teacher I was dying to have was Mr. Hubbs. It didn’t take too long as my first-semester first-period class, mentor, was taught by none other than Mr. Hubbs. I was not sure what made … Continue reading Humor and Humility: Mr. Hubbs
By Renner Kwittken When Mrs. Greenwald was asked about Josh Piecyk, a junior at Byram Hills High School, she responded, “he has such an insightful way of looking at the world and clearly is able to see the humor in most life situations. That’s a real gift that will take him far.” Josh’s Science Research topic doesn’t look at this world however. The official name … Continue reading The New Martian: Josh Piecyk
By Alexandra Brocato With the seniors officially gone, it is important to recognize the unique, creative, and influential impact they had on Byram Hills. One such student, Giana Poppo, has left quite a legacy. Giana was recently named named a 2017 National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) Merit Winner in Popular Voice. She was selected, along with 690 other students, from the largest pool of applicants to date … Continue reading A Merit Winner in Popular Voice: Senior Giana Poppo
By Zachary Milewicz Dear teachers, Yes, we blame you when we do poorly on a test. But these grudges don’t last. At the end of the day, we are grateful to have you propel us forward. You do so much for us that listing every reason why we appreciate you is impossible – there are an infinite number. So here are five reasons we would … Continue reading A Letter to Our Teachers
By David McDaniels What makes a man a legend? Is it his accomplishments, bold actions, or depth of knowledge? At Byram Hills High School, nobody fits this mold as well as Mr. Horowitz. On his wall it reads, “Mr. Horowitz is a significant figure,” and to all students, this is the truth. To be a successful teacher one needs to convey the information effectively, and more importantly, … Continue reading Mr. Horowitz. A Legend.