An Upcoming Event at Byram Hills: The Authentic Science Research Symposium

By Rachel Ackerman Over the past few weeks you may have noticed a greater amount of hustle and bustle around room 114, which is home to Byram Hills’ Authentic Science Research Program (commonly referred to by students as ASR). This is because the ASR Symposium will be held at the high school in exactly one week – on Wednesday, June 7th. The Symposium is a student-run … Continue reading An Upcoming Event at Byram Hills: The Authentic Science Research Symposium

Humor and Humility: Mr. Hubbs

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

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

Last Weekend’s Plays Were Unlike Anything Else Performed on the BHHS Stage

By Charlie Cohen Do names The Lottery and Handicapper General ring a bell? That’s because you most likely read these short stories in your English class sophomore year. This past weekend, the Varley Players put on their third and final show of the year. It was a series of four, senior directed, one-act plays: Rabbit by David Foxton, The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, The Handicapper General by … Continue reading Last Weekend’s Plays Were Unlike Anything Else Performed on the BHHS Stage

Pleasantville Music Festival’s Erik Flora

By Elena Robustelli Boring summer days are finally a thing of the past – well, at least if you’re near Westchester suburbia, thanks to the Pleasantville Music Festival. The fest, which takes place on July 8 at Parkway Field, is celebrating its 13th birthday, and with headliners such as 90s rockers Blues Traveler as well as the politically charged Living Colour, younger audiences in the tri-state … Continue reading Pleasantville Music Festival’s Erik Flora