Friday’s Pink Game: Rough Start to the 2018-2019 Season

By: Jade Edwards Every year, the Bellbrook Women’s Basketball team hosts a scrimmage for the purpose of raising money to further breast cancer research.  The Pink Game always brings in a large crowd all sporting pink to support the cause. At $5 per ticket, quite a lot is donated, and survivors present at the game are given pink roses to celebrate their fight.  With all … Continue reading Friday’s Pink Game: Rough Start to the 2018-2019 Season

Beloved Entertainer and Comic Book Mogul Stan Lee Dies at 95

By: Carter Caldwell On 12 November 2018, Marvel Comics’ longtime writer and editor later to become their effective mascot, Stan Lee passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.  He was 95. Lee was rushed to the hospital earlier that day due to an unspecified medical emergency.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Boocock Lee, who died in mid-2017. Lee … Continue reading Beloved Entertainer and Comic Book Mogul Stan Lee Dies at 95

Colder Weather Brings Long-Awaited Break and Holiday Festivities

By: Carter Caldwell Twas the week of Thanksgiving at Bellbrook High School, and all through the halls the students…are not. As we enter November and as lows in Bellbrook are dropping below freezing, there certainly is an air of readiness for the annual break.  Amongst a flurry of tests and quizzes, last minute assignments, there is little in the way of comfort for the students … Continue reading Colder Weather Brings Long-Awaited Break and Holiday Festivities

What is the Migrant Caravan? And Why Does it Matter?

By Mackenzie Pittman With midterms happening Tuesday, November 6, you probably heard hundreds of stories and claims made by candidates and politicians alike attempting to bolster support for the election. One such story, repeatedly mentioned by President Trump, was the migrant caravan moving from Central America. But what is the caravan? And why does it matter? On October 12, a group of 160 Hondurans, starting … Continue reading What is the Migrant Caravan? And Why Does it Matter?

Wildfires Strike in California Once Again

By Mackenzie Pittman On November 8, a California wildfire erupted, killing 23 people and destroying up to 7,000 structures. The third deadliest wildfire in the state’s history, named Camp Fire, was focused around the town of Paradise, but several other fires also broke out in southern California (Woolsey and Hill Fires). With wildfires in California becoming increasingly commonplace people are wondering what’s really causing fire … Continue reading Wildfires Strike in California Once Again

Netflix’s New Horror Series Teaches An Important Lesson About Family

by Heidi Papay The Haunting of Hill House follows the Crain family. Present-day scenes of a dysfunctional and uncommunicative family are coupled with scenes from the family’s younger days. Growing up, they lived in “the most haunted house in America.” Decades later and thousands of miles from the house, each family member still feels the haunting effects. The 10 episode horror series is based on … Continue reading Netflix’s New Horror Series Teaches An Important Lesson About Family

Need some Gratitude? Think on these quotes

By: Emily Bevelhymer The month of November is here and the perfect time to express thankfulness. Thanksgiving is thought of as the holiday of food, but sometimes we forget that the importance of Thanksgiving is to express gratitude for the important people and things in our lives. Here are some quotes to help promote thankful thoughts for the upcoming holidays.     Continue reading Need some Gratitude? Think on these quotes

Take the Goodreads Book Survey

By: Kayla Stephensen Let’s see how many of these great books (according to Goodreads) you have read! Make a copy of the attached document (click on the picture), and place one number per row. 5=I read the book for my own reading pleasure. 4=I read the book for school. 3=It’s on my to-read next list or my bookshelf. 2=I have not read the book. 1=I … Continue reading Take the Goodreads Book Survey

After the Midterms: What’s Next

by Emily Lewis Simmering in the aftermath of one of the most eruptive Midterm elections in America history, there is one big question to ask ourselves: what’s next? Not long after the midterm―or in some cases, before―candidates are beginning to surface, as the two dominant parties already start to rally their troops for the 2020 Presidential election. Republicans managed to keep the Senate, but the … Continue reading After the Midterms: What’s Next