• MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017 - FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

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    8TH GRADE MIXER:
    PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK FOR DETAILS - BC/RVS 8TH GR. 2017 MIXER
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    BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: 
    BC'S BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 @ 7 P.M.
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    BAND: 
    STAY TUNED!
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    BASEBALL (TOWN):  
    TODAY'S GAME (WED. 4/26) HAS BEEN RAINED OUT. 
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    BASKETBALL:   
    STUDENT VS. FACULTY ANNUAL BASKETBALL GAME SCORE: 63-62 FACULTY!!!
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    BC PARENTS: 
      
    - MAY 1-8, 2017: PARCC TESTING: 
    - JUNE 8, 2017: INCOMING 6TH GR. ORIENTATION, 7 P.M. 
    - JUNE 12, 2017: BOSTON ORIENTATION, 7 P.M. 
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    BOOK FAIR:

    MONDAY, JUNE 5 - FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017. 

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    BRIARCLIFF BBQ DAY:

    JUNE 5, 2017.

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    CHORUS: 
    - STAY TUNED!
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    CLOSINGS: 

    - MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017: MEMORIAL DAY 

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    COMPLETION CEREMONY - 8TH GR. - JUNE 22, 2017:
    • Please arrive early and be seated before 7:00 p.m., reserving seats will not be allowed.  We would like to encourage those families who live in walking distance of Briarcliff to walk to the completion ceremony.  All event parking will be in the back of the building; there will be no parking available in the front circle.  After the ceremony, parents should take their child’s portrait from our main lobby. A reception sponsored by our Home & School Association is held immediately following the ceremony on the front lawn (weather permitting).  

      Graduate attire:  Girls wear an appropriate summer dress; boys wear dark dress pants or khakis, a white shirt and a tie. No jacket is required. We do request that “sneakers” or tennis shoes not be worn.

      The parent sponsored Mountain Lakes Club graduation party for our 8th graders will be held immediately after the completion ceremony on (DATE TBA).  The 8th grade parent coordinators typically contact families directly with details. 

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    CONCERTS:

    WINTER CONCERT - DECEMBER 2017.  
    POPS CAFE - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2017, 7 P.M.
    SPRING CONCERT - THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017, 7 P.M.

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    CROSS COUNTRY: 
    SEE YOU IN THE FALL!
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    DANCES:

    FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017 - 7TH GRADE DANCE @ 7 P.M. 2017 BC 7TH GR. DANCE FLYER

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    DEBATE:

    Congratulations to all debate students who represented Briarcliff at the Annual RVS Debate!  Everyone did a wonderful job and took the opportunity to make new friends in the process." Well done teams!!!

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    DESTINATION IMAGINATION: 

    State Competition Results - March 2017:

    Our 8th grade team, "67% All Beef" went in strong showing great team work, determination and positive energy. They may have only gotten 4th place but when you see Jessie Fan, John Maionne, Leon Xie, Audrey Weinstein, Marrisa Triodi, and Christian Shepard give them a high five for their hard work!!

    Congratulations to another Destination Imagination group, The Mystical Polar Flames, who placed first in the "Vanished" challenge and will be moving onto the Destination Imagination World Competition!

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    EARLY DISMISSAL:  ***NEW DATES ADDED!***

    MONDAY, JUNE 19TH @ 12:15 P.M. (FIELD DAY) OR TUESDAY, JUNE 20TH (FIELD DAY RAIN DATE)

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST @ 12:15 P.M.

    THURSDAY, JUNE 22ND @ 12:15 P.M. 

    FRIDAY, JUNE 23RD @ 12:15 P.M. (LAST DAY OF SCHOOL)

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    FAMILY MATH NIGHT:

    FALL 2017.

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    FIELD DAY:

    MONDAY, JUNE 19TH @ 12:15 P.M. OR TUESDAY, JUNE 20TH (FIELD DAY RAIN DATE)

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     FLAG FOOTBALL:  

    RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2017

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    HALLOWEEN:

    FALL 2017.

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    HOME & SCHOOL:  

    STAY TUNED!

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    HOMEWORK CLUB:

    HOMEWORK CLUB MEETS EVERY TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY FROM 2:40 P.M. - 3:40 P.M.

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    IMPROMPTU: 

    STAY TUNED!

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    JAZZ BAND:

    JAZZ BAND WILL NOT MEET THE WEEKS OF MAY 1ST & MAY 8TH. JAZZ BAND MEETS EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNING AT 7:15 A.M.  JAZZ BAND'S LAST MEETING IS THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017.

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     LOCKER DAY 2017:

    (Tentative) Locker Day for Incoming 6th Gr. & New Students to ML only!  Thursday, August 31, 2017.

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    LOST & FOUND:

    PLEASE TAKE A LOOK, SOMETHING COULD BE YOURS!

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    MATH COUNTS:

    Jessie Fan, Samuel Caruthers, Jillian Hornby, Maxwell Lin, Rebecca Hirschfeld, Ryan Jiang, Winston Li, and Sophia Zhang represented Briarcliff Middle School at the 2017 NorthCentral MathCounts Regional Competition.  They all did an excellent job with Maxwell Lin earning the title of Top Student for Briarcliff Middle School.  We look forward to seeing many of these students participate in the program again next year.   

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    MOCK TRIAL: 

    STAY TUNED!

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    MODEL U.N.:

    CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MODEL U.N. TEAMS WHO COMPETED IN THE REGIONAL FINALS! SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS TO FRANCE & INDIA WHOSE DELEGATES WERE PRESENTED WITH "OUTSTANDING DELEGATIONS" AWARDS!

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    MOVIE NIGHT AT BRIARCLIFF!

    SEE YOU IN 2018!

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    MUSICAL:

    DVD SALES ORDER FORM for BC's production of Disney's The Lion King Jr. 

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    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GEOGRAPHY BEE:

    STAY TUNED FOR RESULTS!  

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    NATIONAL HISTORY BEE:

    CONGRATULATIONS TO LULA DUDA, OUR BRIARCLIFF NATIONAL HISTORY BEE FINALIST! GOOD LUCK LULA!

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    NEW STUDENT PARTY:

    SEPTEMBER 2017.

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     PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES:

    - 6TH GRADE: SEE YOU NEXT SCHOOL YEAR!

    - 7TH GRADE:  SEE YOU NEXT SCHOOL YEAR!

    - 8TH GRADE: SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

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    PEPS: 

    PEP CYCLE 4 BEGINS ON MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017.

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    PICTURE DAY:

    OCTOBER 12, 2017.  MAKE UP DAY IS DECEMBER 7, 2017.

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    POPS CAFE:

    APRIL 27, 2017 @ 7 P.M. 

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    QUIZ BOWL:  

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE QUIZ BOWL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.  

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    ROBOTICS CLUB:

    ROBOTICS MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL. 

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    SOFTBALL (TOWN):

    TODAY'S GAME (THURS. 4/27) HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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    SOLAR SPRINTS:

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE TEAMS THAT COMPETED IN THE BC SOLAR SPRINT RACES! SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS GO TO THE FOLLOWING TEAMS BELOW WHO WILL REPRESENT BC AT THE REGIONAL RACE IN MAY:  TEAM LIGHTENING, TEAM LUCIO, TEAM MAT PHONG 0, & TEAM OVE.

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    SPELLING BEE:

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR TOP TEN SPELLERS WHO COMPETED AT THE REGIONAL SPELLING BEE ON MARCH 3, 2017.  SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS TO JAMIE BARNETT, CONRAD LEWIS, AND ZACHARY TAMAYO WHO MADE IT TO THE FINAL ROUND...AND TO ZACHARY TAMAYO WHO FINISHED IN SECOND PLACE OVERALL!!

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    SPIRIT WEEK: 

     
    SEE YOU IN 2018!

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     STUDENT GOVERNMENT:

    Upcoming Student Government meeting dates:

    ~ TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017 @ 2:45 P.M. 

     

     Thank you so much for your generosity!  Briarcliff Middle School was able to collect 735 cans of food to donate to the Community Food Bank in Morristown.

    More details

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    TESTING:

    - 6TH GR. IOWA TEST: APRIL 26, 2017.

    - 6TH, 7TH, & 8TH GR. PARCC TESTING: MAY 1-8, 2017.

    - 6TH GR. MATH PLACEMENT/DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT: MAY 24, 2017.

    - 8TH GR. NJASK TESTING: MAY 31, 2017.

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    VARIETY SHOW:

    STAY TUNED!

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    WORKSHOP ON THE ARTS:

    STAY TUNED!

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    YEARBOOK CLUB:  

    Our next meeting is 4/25 to pick the 2018 cover!

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    PLEASE CONTACT THE BRIARCLIFF ABSENTEE LINE AT 973-334-6369 WHEN YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE IN SCHOOL, THANK YOU!

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    It is very important that all students who arrive at Briarcliff prior to 7;55 a.m. are to immediately report to the cafeteria to sign in with the teachers on duty.  These teachers will issue a pass for their destination. 
     
    Students decorating lockers after school must let the office know they are in the building.  We want to keep our building safe and it is important that we know where our students are at all times.  Thank you!
     
    Please remember to drive safely during drop-off and pick-up times.  It is important to follow the designated traffic patterns to ensure that our students are safe at all times. 
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    Please contact the main office to request homework collection on your child's 2nd day of a consecutive absence.
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    Help us keep your information current.  Please update the Parent Portal with any changes in address, emergency contact information (including name & phone numbers), immunizations & current physical dates.  Thank you!
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