iPhone Fingerprint Security Hacked

by Linden Peterson It has only been a few days since the launch of Apple’s new product, the iPhone 5s.  This generation of the iPhone comes with a security feature, “Touch ID” fingerprint scanner.  This is supposed to be more secure than the passcode security.  However, the Chaos Computer Club, Europe’s largest association of hackers, has already hacked the fingerprint scanner. The hacker, by the nickname … Continue reading iPhone Fingerprint Security Hacked

Rediscovered Van Gogh Painting Authenticated

by Abbey Knupp For the first time in 85 years, the world laid eyes on a full, previously undiscovered painting by the acclaimed French Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. The painting, Sunset at Montmajour, was revealed at the Vincent Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam on Monday, September 9, 2013. The painting will join the Van Gogh at Work exhibition at the museum on  September 24, where it will … Continue reading Rediscovered Van Gogh Painting Authenticated

Partnership For Success Gets Students Involved in the Community

by Shelby Powers Partnership for Success is one of Bellbrook High School’s most popular community service clubs. Advised by media specialist Mrs. Sumner, PFS sponsors various community projects throughout the year. The name Partnership for Success defines what the club actually does; they “partner” with local businesses, the Parks District, and the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Chamber of Commerce to achieve success within the community. There are around … Continue reading Partnership For Success Gets Students Involved in the Community

Super-Bacteria – A Threat to Us All

by Kate Barton The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now released a list organizing super-bacteria by threat level with the hopes to raise awareness and knowledge of this growing issue. A ‘superbug’ is a strain of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotic drugs. People infected with these superbugs are becoming harder if not impossible to treat with current antibiotics. AP Bio … Continue reading Super-Bacteria – A Threat to Us All

Unprecedented Performing Arts Kick-Off

by Bridget Richard The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance began its 2013-2014 season this past weekend, on September 21 and 22, with an unprecedented “Season Opening Spectacular.” For the first time ever, the Dayton Ballet, the Dayton Opera, and The Dayton Philharmonic collaborated to present a unique show to the public. The season debut had nine separate artistic performances, beginning with the whimsical “Carnival Overture,” written … Continue reading Unprecedented Performing Arts Kick-Off

Movie Review: “Carrie” What should we expect?

by Tori Smith Many moviegoers are buzzing over the recent trailer release for the movie “Carrie.” The movie is scheduled to open in theatres on October 18. “Carrie” is based off of the New York Times bestselling author Stephen King’s first published novel “Carrie.” Published in 1974, the first printing had 30,000 copies, all of which had sold quickly. The role of Carrie White is … Continue reading Movie Review: “Carrie” What should we expect?

Netflix Movie Review: Rubber

by Emily Caruso Are you “tired” of the same old entertainment that Hollywood tries to force feed us? Well apparently, so was director Quentin Dupieux when he made a not-so-friendly tire named Robert star in his movie Rubber.  Adding charisma and charm to the tire, Dupieux creates a twist, giving the tire telepathic powers that will blow viewers’ minds. Literally, the feisty tire rolls around the desert looking for people so that it can … Continue reading Netflix Movie Review: Rubber

Welcome to America!

by Lauren Guerrero There are some new faces in the Bellbrook community! Students from Concepcion, Chile are here at Bellbrook High School for two weeks. They follow the schedule of the people who they are staying with, and it is an adjustment. “It’s fun here,” said Martin, one of the students who is visiting Bellbrook. “It’s more relaxed than our school.” Their school goes from … Continue reading Welcome to America!

Holidays Bring Festivals to Bellbrook

by Cayla Destefani It’s now halfway through September and holidays are quickly on their way. Many local festivals will be starting up soon to get the community into the holiday spirit, and some others are just for fun! Many people are unaware of what is coming up soon, so to make Bellbrook aware of how to get into the holiday spirit here is what is … Continue reading Holidays Bring Festivals to Bellbrook

Screenwriting debut from JK Rowling

by Linden Petersen On September 12, JK Rowling announced the continuation of the world of Harry Potter with a new movie that she will write. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an adaption of a textbook seen in the original series. It is the first in a new film series following Newt Scamander, the author of the textbook. JK Rowling announced on Facebook … Continue reading Screenwriting debut from JK Rowling