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    A Sit-Down With…

    During the spring religious holidays of Easter and Passover, FOCUS sat down with Revered Rabbi Alpert of Congregation KTI (Kneses Tifereth Israel) and Reverend John Bruce ...
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    Passover Recipes

    Matzo Ball Soup Ingredients:  3 parsnips, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces  7 large carrots, cut into bite-size pieces  1 bunch celery, cut into bite-size pieces ...
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    The Importance of AP Classes

    Due to the wide offering of AP courses at Blind Brook, students often wonder about the similarities between the high-level curricula and college-level courses. Sarah Haber, a ...
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    Best Recipes for the Holiday Season

    Winter comes with plenty of snow and holiday frenzy, along with the question of what to cook for your friends and family. Whether it be appetizers to desserts, it can ...

News

  • Expected to open this fall, Balducci’s, a high-end grocery store, will be moving into Rye Ridge Shopping Center. Filling the vacancy left by the closing of D’agastinos, ...
  • As summer closes in and seniors are beginning to prepare for college, thoughts of bedding, sheets, textbooks, and other paperwork are rising to the forefront of ...
  • Dear Blind Brook Community: The Blind Brook High School Student Senate is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring a Winter Blood Drive, in conjunction with White Plains ...

Student Voices

  • After the tragic events in Paris, American’s have become more skeptical about accepting Syrian Refugees because they fear that terrorists reside amongst the refugees. This ...
  • Blind Brook High School is a top-notch educational institution. Doubtful? Just take a peek at the U.S. News & World Report’s selection of best high schools in which we ...
  • In The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell writes, “…The only way you can describe a human is by describing his imperfections.” This quote resonated with me in many ways. ...
  • Pop culture often has a negative impact on the self esteem and body image of teenagers. Television shows and movies also can be detrimental to the well-being of teenagers; ...
  • Blind Brook is kind of an ironic name for this school. No student, teacher, or parent in this community is blind to anything that goes on within the school’s walls. Taking ...
  • When I was in middle school, the greatest evil a girl could perpetrate was to show her bra straps. Neglecting to conceal these corrupt contraptions was a mark of the immoral, ...
  • The post read: Google Fortune Telling: what does your future look like? Facebook was informing me that two people had recently shared the link. The link opened a page called ...

Health and Science

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    Reducing Stress During Finals Week

    June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

    During finals week, anxiety levels increase drastically amongst Blind Brook students. The month of June is filled with review sessions, tutors, study groups, practice tests, ...
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    On December 1, 2015, Blind Brook High School and Middle School launched an ambitious recycling initiative aimed at reducing school waste by 90-95%. At first glance, this may ...
  • Source: Erica Wels

    Time to Phone it In

    December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Most high school students are familiar with the following scenario: a group sits down to eat a meal together. These friends are laughing, telling stories, and ...
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    On September 28th, NASA confirmed the discovery of liquid water on Mars. New findings from NASA’S Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence. “Our ...
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    Does Eating Less Enhance Longevity?

    April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

    There has been speculation for the past eighty years that eating less could actually allow an organism to live longer; the opposite of what most people would intuit. ...

Arts and Entertainment

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    A Decade of Chrissy

    June 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

    On Saturday, May 21, Blind Brook High School students honored English teacher and drama program director Christina Colangelo for her ten years of hard work and dedication to ...
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    Controversy at the Oscars

    March 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

    The New Year’s award season has come to a close, ending with a bang at the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 28th. Chris Rock hosted the three hour show, making sure that ...
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    Aca-mazing Group Starts at Blind Brook

    December 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Acapella, a style of music that involves only voices, no instrumental accompaniment,   has greatly risen in popularity over the past few years. With the release of ...
  • Source: Rachel Brown

    A Still of the Arts Department

    December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

    All students in the high school are required to fulfill two art credits in band, chorus, digital photography, studio art, or photography. However, some students with ...
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    My Feud with Celebrity Feuds

    November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I couldn’t help but laugh as I watched host Andy Samberg poke fun at the newest celebrity trend of celebrity feuds as he attempted to start a feud with fellow comedian Amy ...

Sports

  • Source: Meghan Comstock
    The Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse season came to an end with a 13-1 loss in the playoffs to Briarcliff High School, the number one team in the section. Despite the loss, this was ...
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    Springing into Lacrosse Season

    May 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

    As the season comes to a close, the Blind Brook lacrosse teams are looking towards the postseason. After a losing season last year of 2-14, the boys’ team is eager to right ...
  • Source: Noah Zeitlin

    Trojan Baseball Looks Forward

    April 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

    It’s that time of year again. The weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming and Blind Brook Varsity Baseball is back. Filled with high expectations for the ...
  • Source: Ryan Bedell

    Blind Brook Boys Swimming Team

    March 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Unbeknownst to many students at Blind Brook High School is the opportunity to swim on the Varsity Swim Team. For the first time in many years Blind Brook had a female ...
  • Source: Rebecca Regueira

    Seasons Change, But Not Our School’s Colors

    December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Twice a year, the Blind Brook community comes together in support of our school’s sports teams as they compete against other teams in our athletic division. These two ...

Politics

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    2015 Politics in a Nutshell

    February 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

    With the endless buzz over the 2016 presidential election, an increase in terrorism and gun violence, and a potluck of political scandals, 2015 was no dull year in the world ...
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    An Opinion: Trump is Back at it Again

    January 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Donald J. Trump is not fit to be the President of the United States. He does not reflect the people of the United States of America, rather, he imitates them. The intolerant, ...
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    Debate: Can Trump Make America Great Again?: NO

    November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Donald Trump, with his baffling blend of empty rhetoric and malarkey, is simultaneously the eternal plight of the conservative party and early Christmas for liberals. Against ...
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    Debate: Can Trump Make America Great Again?: YES

    November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

    No matter what Donald Trump says, he doesn’t want to be the president. I wholeheartedly believe he is a media grandstander. Don’t be mistaken, though: this is a man ...
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    A Blast From the Jim Crow Past

    November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

    Early this fall, the Republican legislature and governor of Alabama made huge budget cuts after a year of financial turbulence. These budget cuts resulted in the closing of ...
News Flash

Annual Blood Drive

With the blood drive approaching on Friday, February 27, there are a few things to remember before donating. First, donations will be taken from 8:30am to 2:00pm in the ...

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Rye Roadhouse

Rye Roadhouse, owned by Kevin Campbell, Tom Codispoti, and Greg and Jon Demarco, specializes in Cajun and southern-style cooking. The restaurant, formerly known as The High ...

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