Mr. Castle Builds a Castle

By: Kayla Stephensen Mr. Kyle Castle is one of the co-directors for the theater program at Bellbrook High School who splits responsibilities with the other director, Madame Jergens. He designs the set and is the Stage Crew Manager. He’s a Bellbrook grad who also did theatre in high school. What’s the best part of stage crew? With many professions or hobbies in life, the results … Continue reading Mr. Castle Builds a Castle

How to Do Your Summer Homework in a Timely Manner

By: Kayla Stephensen Summer homework timing is one of the most challenging concepts to keep up with. Definitely more confusing with every class on a classroom. Be sure to start out the summer by printing out what is needed and getting the necessary textbooks and books to read. Summer assignments can be found here. You will need to get the Google Classroom code and join … Continue reading How to Do Your Summer Homework in a Timely Manner

Pen Ohio Writing Club Students Excel at Competition

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On March 16, Bellbrook High School’s Pen Ohio team competed in the Regional Competition at Dublin Coffman High School.  After the JV team came in second place, three students advanced to state. Pen Ohio is a competition where the young writers are given a prompt and 40 minutes to write a story off of the given prompt. The writers do this a … Continue reading Pen Ohio Writing Club Students Excel at Competition

Saying Goodbye to an Icon

By: Carter Caldwell It was the late 1980s, and a man with a permed mullet, caterpillar mustache, and tinted glasses strolled into Bellbrook High School, careful not to scuff his cowboy boots on the way in.  He walked down the halls, greeting students with an eagerness and enthusiasm that continued to shine through three decades later. Next year, Bellbrook High School students will have to … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to an Icon

Kentucky Derby Sees First Ever Replay Call

by Drew Ward May 4, the 145th Kentucky Derby came with a lot of controversy.  Maximum Security came into the derby with four straight wins and at first, it seemed like he would get five. Maximum Security ran a victory lap after crossing the finish line but the sweet taste of victory would soon be replaced with the bitter taste of disqualification. After complaints from … Continue reading Kentucky Derby Sees First Ever Replay Call

3 Illinois Plant Workers Killed, One Missing After an Explosion

By Jade Edwards On Friday, May 3, after an explosion at AB Specialty Silicones, an industrial plant in Waukegan, Illinois, two men were found dead after being trapped. One person died of serious injury after being taken to the hospital, and one person is still missing.  The three people who got trapped are said to have been the ones to warn others in the plant … Continue reading 3 Illinois Plant Workers Killed, One Missing After an Explosion

Hulu Original Series, The Act, Outdoes Expectations

by Arden Lunay While Netflix Originals seem to get all the attention, Hulu has followed suit and is responsible for some original series that are just as impressive as Netflix’s. Most recently, the eight part drama, The Act, has kept viewers entertained and in suspense, even if they know how the true story ends. The Act is based on the story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, … Continue reading Hulu Original Series, The Act, Outdoes Expectations