Mr. Basinger and Mrs. Hensley Retiring from Bellbrook High School

By: Rachel Holbrook As we reach the end of the 21-22 school year, two of our amazing teachers, Mr. Basinger and Mrs. Hensley, will be retiring. They have made a lasting impact on Bellbrook Students and have taught us so much. Mr. Basinger has been teaching for 34 years with 25 at Bellbrook. He has also been coaching for 21 years at Bellbrook and 30 … Continue reading Mr. Basinger and Mrs. Hensley Retiring from Bellbrook High School

Bellbrook’s Drone Teams win national competition

By: Reagan Morrow In April, Bellbrook’s Drone teams, Monkey Brains and Hog Flyers, went to Florida for the 2022 Drones in School – MultiGP STEM Alliance National Race. Each team got to bring something home. Monkey Brain — with members Anthony Jiovani, Isaac Lefeld, Kevin Pray, Harrison Shupe, Lucas Smallwood, Ayden Volmer, Colton Warren — won the overall competition and best video. Hog Flyers — … Continue reading Bellbrook’s Drone Teams win national competition

Bellbrook Hosts SWBL Track Meet

By: Kirsten Thomas Wednesday and Saturday, May 11 and 14, Bellbrook hosted the SWBL meet. The league was split into two divisions this year. Bellbrook girls finished third in their division and the boys got second.  The East divisions include Bellbrook, Oakwood, Franklin, Monroe, and Waynesville. The West division is made up of Brookville, Carlisle, Eaton, Madison, and Valley View.  The meet on Saturday started … Continue reading Bellbrook Hosts SWBL Track Meet

Bellbrook seniors share post-secondary plans

By: Angelique Taylor  Seniors Sav Higley and Ally Lewis, 2022 class president, share what they will be doing after graduation. Sav Higley plans to attend Miami University and looks forward to the undergraduate research opportunities and networking. She wants to work for the government doing wildlife biology. She said, “I love animals and didn’t want to be a veterinarian. I enjoy specifically ecology.” She thinks Miami … Continue reading Bellbrook seniors share post-secondary plans

Women’s Lacrosse celebrates Senior Night

By Leanne Beane On May 03, Bellbrook’s Girls Lacrosse held their annual Senior Night. The event took place at 5:45 p.m, followed by the Bellbrook vs Tippecanoe varsity game, which Bellbrook won 11-2. During the event, the 14 senior players were recognized with how long they played (the average being 3-4 years) and what university they were attending. The team has two games left before … Continue reading Women’s Lacrosse celebrates Senior Night

Students look forward to summer travels

By: Angelique Taylor Many students here in Bellbrook High School are excited to step away from ACTs and SATs and to sit back and relax. Currently, covid numbers are low (but rising in some areas) and travel restrictions are lifting in the U.S. The possibilities of covid rising again are inevitable with variants of Omicron strains. According to Yale Medicine, “COVID-19 has moved at a … Continue reading Students look forward to summer travels

JROTC members win competition to go to DC

By: Reagan Morrow Bellbrook’s JROTC has a team called JLAB for JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl which is an academic group that competes against other JROTC groups. As the teams compete against each other, the last 15 get sent to DC to finish the competition in June. 582 AF-JROTC academic teams competed to try to get to DC. This year Bellbrook JROTC made it into … Continue reading JROTC members win competition to go to DC

HOSA members win state forensic science competition

By: Kirsten Thomas Sophomore Maya Brink and Junior Samantha Goodwin won the state forensic science competition on March 25. They qualified for nationals this summer.  HOSA is a new club this year for students interested in biomedical science. It is a student organization for future medical professionals. Current student leaders are Nitika Arora, Samantha Goodwin, Natalie Rodenroth, Gracie Schindler, and Hannah Becker. Club members participate … Continue reading HOSA members win state forensic science competition