By Ellie Reinhardt As the school year comes to a close and students are in the final stretch of a stressful year, it is inevitable that students start thinking about their summer plans. It is difficult to remain in these sweltering hot classrooms when you know that the pool is awaiting your arrival and that in just a few days, 100 pounds of stress, homework, … Continue reading 5 Signs of Summer
By Zachary Milewicz For eight years, I spent my summers in the Poconos at a sleep-away camp. Like many of the camps other Byram students head off to at the end of finals and Regents, my camp offers a myriad of activities—athletics and arts—enthusiastic counselors, and ‘delicious’ meals three times a day plus snacks. Going into last summer, I knew it was definitely not going … Continue reading Who Said Only Kids Can Have Fun?
By Olivia Canter Performing two shows this spring, the Varley Players had the audience in stitches with Neil Simon’s comedic and hysterical plays. Set in the 80’s, these drama-filled plays portray a multitude of diverse characters on crazy and unexpected journeys. The plays were performed by two separate casts at BHHS less than a month ago! One captivating cast presented The Odd Couple on Friday, … Continue reading The Neil Simon Festival
As May commences so do senior internships. That isn’t to say however that school is over quite yet! How do students manage their time between exams, internship, and all of the other demands of a soon-to-be BHHS alumna? Read on to find out! Continue reading Internship, School, Spring Fever, Oh My!
By Marleigh Canter Are you studying for finals, but confused on why the language finals for levels 1, 2, and 3 are in a “new format?” This article is here to help explain the changes! According to Ms. Melissa Stahl, the World Language Chairperson at BHHS, the department recognized that the “current final exams aren’t serving the quality of the language students we want to … Continue reading Language Finals: What’s New?
By Samantha Krevolin The moment the proctor says “pencils down; this is now the end of your AP Exam,” a sigh of relief is heard around the room. Students run out of the lower gym in excitement, knowing that they conquered perhaps their hardest class. All of the late nights studying, difficult assignments and challenging tests have finally paid off! However, it is only May, … Continue reading AP Exams Are Over: What NOW?
In the wake of political turmoil and increasing partisanship, citizens and students alike can’t help but feel powerless to affect any significant change. Recently, some have been finding sanctuary in The Future Legislators Club. In this article, one of the founders of the club is interviewed, sharing more about the club and its goals. Continue reading A Light at the End of the Tunnel: The Future Legislators Club