Bellbrook’s Top 20 Christmas Songs

by Lauren Redfern The  Christmas season brings decorations, food, presents, traditions and music. Many people enjoy Christmas themed music so much, that it is all they listen to during December. With help from the 2017-2018 Yearbook Staff,  we created a Top 20 Christmas Song Playlist. Next time you are cuddled up in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate, turn on some … Continue reading Bellbrook’s Top 20 Christmas Songs

How to Make Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

by Lauren Redfern The holiday season is in full swing and with the holidays comes delicious food. Instead of taking the usual veggie tray to the annual party consider making Gingerbread Cookies that all your friends will love. Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup molasses 1 egg 5 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground … Continue reading How to Make Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Opinion: The President is Stealing Our Land

by Ryan Westergaard On December 4, President Trump downsized two national monuments by over one million acres. The Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments reside in Utah and comprise millions of acres of the most beautiful and pristine land in the country. It is commonly used for hiking, camping, exploring, rock climbing, and many other outdoor activities. This area acts to preserve species … Continue reading Opinion: The President is Stealing Our Land

2017: The Last Movies of the Year

By: Carter Caldwell As 2017 ends, a handful of films still are set to make their way into theaters.  Among these latecomers are The Disaster Artist, The Shape of Water, and Wonder Wheel, all of which were released on 1 December. Those coming up are I, Tonya and Just Getting Started are set to hit theaters on 8 December.  Neon Studio’s I, Tonya is the story of figure skater Tonya Harding, who … Continue reading 2017: The Last Movies of the Year

School-Wide Donation Project Begins

By: Carter Caldwell This holiday season, spread some joy by taking part in the school-wide Donation Drive for the Bellbrook Family Resource Center.  Recently, the senior hosts of our school podcast “The Egg” Jack Long and Megan Malas visited the Bellbrook Family Resource Center, where they learned of the Family Resource Center’s recurring inability to meet the needs of its patrons during the holiday season.  … Continue reading School-Wide Donation Project Begins

Marching Eagles Finish Their Race

by Drew Ward     As fall changes into winter, the marching band season comes to an end. Their show, Slow and Steady, made the story of Tortoise and the Hare come to life. They used a larger-than-life turtle and moved in throughout the show until the turtle crossed the finish line and the show ended. The marching band put hours and hours of work … Continue reading Marching Eagles Finish Their Race

2018 Winter Olympics Mere Months Away

By Mackenzie Pittman Another two years have passed and the world is readying for the next Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018. PyeongChang County in South Korea will be hosting the 23rd Olympic Winter Games from February 9 to 25. The first ever Winter Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, France in 1924, and Beijing will be holding the next Winter Games in 2022. The games encompass … Continue reading 2018 Winter Olympics Mere Months Away

BHS Winter Sports Season Begins

By Mackenzie Pittman December marks the beginning of the winter season, as well as winter sports at BHS. Both girls and boys basketball finished their pre-season and took on their first opponents December 1-2. Boys’ basketball played Brookville at Brookville on December 1 and came out with a win! Girls’ basketball kicked of their season with a win against Waynesville at the annual Pink Game … Continue reading BHS Winter Sports Season Begins

Our Moon Has Many Names; What Do They Entail?

By: Kayla Stephensen How many times have you heard about some exciting and rare lunar occurrence in the sky? Keep reading for the meanings behind a supermoon, blood moon, blue moon, black moon, strawberry moon and harvest moon. A supermoon usually means that the moon is full when it is at its perigee, or closest point to the Earth along its orbit. It is not … Continue reading Our Moon Has Many Names; What Do They Entail?

Rare Mid-Atlantic Earthquake hits Delaware

By: Chelsea Cozad Residents of Dover, Delaware, were shocked by a rare earthquake that hit at about 4:45 on Thursday afternoon, November 30. It registered at a 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale and was found to have originated about 6 miles northeast of Dover. Although no damage or injuries were reported, many residents felt the vibrations of the earthquake, some as far away as … Continue reading Rare Mid-Atlantic Earthquake hits Delaware