OPINION: An outsider takes on Netflix’s Ginny and Georgia (Season 2)

By: Tommy Dickman There are things not wished to be misconstrued about this article. I am nowhere near an expert on film and television nor teen parenthood in America. I am, however, someone who has watched all of Ginny and Georgia season two…and did not like it. <spoilers ahead> Major Characters Ginny is one of the main protagonists along with her mother Georgia. Ginny’s main … Continue reading OPINION: An outsider takes on Netflix’s Ginny and Georgia (Season 2)

JROTC blood drive returns

By Ashtyn Praeter JROTC hosted another blood drive Friday, February 3 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Bellbrook High School Auxiliary Gym.  The donations go to The Community Blood Center (CBC) headquartered in downtown Dayton and serving the total blood needs of 30 local hospitals in 18 counties throughout Southwestern Ohio and Eastern Indiana.   According to corps leader Lieutenant Colonel Gangaware, JROTC is … Continue reading JROTC blood drive returns

How to be calm 

By: Kirsten Thomas Find ways to slow down your mind. The human brain is extremely complex, and research has been done on what’s understood (and not) about its inner workings. There are four categories of brain waves — alpha, beta, theta, delta — that represent different states of consciousness.  Basically, stable brain waves represent an overarching solution to calmness and inner peace according to “What … Continue reading How to be calm 

Bengals defeated in second consecutive AFC Championship appearance

By Sam Vine Joe Burrow and the Bengals were defeated at Arrowhead Stadium by Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs during a controversial AFC Championship game on Sunday, January 29. The game, which was highly anticipated, was the fourth time that Joe Burrow met Patrick Mahomes on the football field and the second time they met in the AFC Championship. This game resulted in the Chiefs narrowly … Continue reading Bengals defeated in second consecutive AFC Championship appearance

Gonzalez v. Google to be debated on the Supreme Court docket

By Kaden Silva The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is scheduled to hear Gonzalez v. Google on February 21, a case that questions Section 230(1)c of the Communications Decency Act of 1996. Historically, Section 230 was drafted in order to shield platforms from being legally liable for the content that users post. The case was brought to the Supreme Court after being dismissed … Continue reading Gonzalez v. Google to be debated on the Supreme Court docket

A look at Jim Morrison and The Doors: An American Prayer, 45 years later

By: Riley Hodges An American Prayer was an album released in 1978 by The Doors. It was the best selling spoken word album of the time and sold over 1 million copies. The album was released seven years after the death of lead singer Jim Morrison. The surviving members of The Doors came back together to create a tribute to Jim Morrison. They recovered old tapes … Continue reading A look at Jim Morrison and The Doors: An American Prayer, 45 years later

Here’s a morning routine for lazy people

By: Kirsten Thomas Nobody likes to wake up early, especially me. Here’s my expert experience about how to set the tone for your entire day with a simple morning routine (that doesn’t require you to get up and work at 5 am). Use a soothing alarm. Your day starts with your morning, and your morning starts with how you wake up. If you use an … Continue reading Here’s a morning routine for lazy people

Making sourdough has never been easier

By Emma Forshee If you’re anything like me, you enjoy walking into a room and smelling the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread. The golden brown crust, perfect crunch, and soft and steamy crumb of a sourdough loaf is one thing I feel I simply cannot live without.  Creating such a mouth-watering loaf is easy and very beginner friendly. Here’s how to start.  Unlike other … Continue reading Making sourdough has never been easier

Ditch grass for an eco-friendly yard

By Jacob Grismer The perfect lawn looks different to everyone. To Zachary Bent, a freshman at Bellbrook High School, a perfect lawn would have “two garden gnomes and yellow flowers,” he said. “The yard would be pretty small and I’d put the flowers around it.” When asked if he’d have a lot of grass he said, “What kind of question is that? Of course.” Bent, … Continue reading Ditch grass for an eco-friendly yard

The Winter Formal returns to Bellbrook High School

By Claire Webster This year the winter formal returns to Bellbrook High School for the first time since the school year 2019-2020 thanks to the work of Supportive Peers members.  Supportive Peers, advised by Mrs. Rivero, is one of the many clubs at BHS. It pairs seniors and juniors with other students or peers in the school district with special needs or learning disabilities.  Three … Continue reading The Winter Formal returns to Bellbrook High School