Midterms: Requirement or Unnecessary?

By Samantha Krevolin Once December Break is over, students often feel relaxed and refreshed coming into the new year. People are excited to see their friends and follow their New Year’s resolutions. However, this mindset is quickly changed as students are told by their teachers when they come back to school that midterms are rapidly approaching. The real controversy about this subject is the fact … Continue reading Midterms: Requirement or Unnecessary?

A Snowy Start to Spring Sports

By Kallie Hoffman ​The start of spring brings new flowers and leaves, chirping birds and buzzing bees, but while we anticipate the natural beauty of our landscape, we also look forward to another season of varsity and junior varsity athletics at the high school. Mother Nature follows her own calendar, so for several weeks, our athletes will need to bundle up in layers of clothing at … Continue reading A Snowy Start to Spring Sports

Students Compete in Science: WESEF

By Julia Barnett Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The elderly. The effects of snake venom on neurons. The endocannabinoid system. Concussions. These are some of the amazing topics that students studied in science research programs around Westchester County. On March 17th, these students congregated at Sleepy Hollow High School to compete in the Westchester Science & Engineering Fair, commonly known as WESEF. The categories in this competition cover … Continue reading Students Compete in Science: WESEF

College Banners: How Do You Feel About Their Presence?

By Olivia Conte Typically by this time of year, students passing by the guidance office will notice college banners displayed on the walls. From Cornell to UCLA to The University of Wisconsin, colleges from around the country are represented in the array of pennants. This year, however, students are yet to see these banners and many are curious as to why. Normally, people would be … Continue reading College Banners: How Do You Feel About Their Presence?

The Crazy Power Outages: How They’ve Affected Byram Students

By Raquel Kanner With the recent kickoff of spring, many of us think of this change in season as a time of warmer weather, spring sports, and spring break. We tend not to think of snowstorms. Unfortunately, this winter and early spring, we have experienced several snowstorms, making this year one of the craziest winters. With snow falling rapidly, coupled with strong winds, power outages … Continue reading The Crazy Power Outages: How They’ve Affected Byram Students

Spring Break: Why is it Important and What are People Doing?

By Olivia Canter Teachers and students have been working extremely hard at Byram to learn new topics and receive good third quarter grades, but they deserve a break from the constant studying, chaos, and stress in their lives. Luckily, spring break is right around the corner! People are very excited to unwind, forget about school, and enjoy a week of well-needed relaxation. Most of all, students … Continue reading Spring Break: Why is it Important and What are People Doing?