Get the Homecoming Dress YOU Ordered

by Alyssa Rogers Bellbrook High School Homecoming is October 18, and ladies, we know how important getting that perfect dress is. Formal gown designers consider their work art, and how could you not when you see those beautiful dresses? But unfortunately for these designers there are now dozens of scam websites claiming to be selling you those same designer dresses for much lower prices. These websites are … Continue reading Get the Homecoming Dress YOU Ordered

5 Useful Apps for Safety

by Caroline Wong Hannah Graham, a second year student at the University of Virginia has been missing as of September 13. Today, suspect Jesse Matthew, Jr. appeared in court and was questioned regarding Graham’s abduction. Her disappearance has had a huge impact within the Charlottesville area and has even resulted in a nationwide search. In hopes of preventing another unfortunate event like this from happening, five … Continue reading 5 Useful Apps for Safety

Liberating Literature: Banned Books Week

by Rachel Stewart This week, September 21-27, is “Banned Books Week,” hosted by The American Library Association.  It’s an annual event which celebrates the freedom to read, freedom of speech, and highlights the value of free and open access to information. The event hopes to draw attention to the harms of censorship, to encourage readers to pick up books that have been banned in the … Continue reading Liberating Literature: Banned Books Week

Men’s Soccer Aimed at 23rd Straight League Title

by Mitch Hughes This year’s men’s soccer team, coached by Kevin Terrell and led by Captains Payne Sigman, Ryan Remaly, Josh Mauser, and Peter Cinibulk, has a record currently at 10-0-1, with their only tie being to a very tough Alter team. That record is especially noteworthy with a number of those victories being shut-outs, thanks to a solid defense and talented goalkeeper, Peter Cinibulk. … Continue reading Men’s Soccer Aimed at 23rd Straight League Title

Journalist Beheaded

by Casey Murphy Steven Sotloff, an American journalist, kidnapped by Islamic State (ISIS) in March 2013, was beheaded the first week of September and video was posted of the beheading.  The violent act was a “second message” to the U.S. In the video posted online, Sotloff says in a message scripted by his captors that he is “paying the price” for U.S. military intervention. Sotloff, 31, was just … Continue reading Journalist Beheaded

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Man Jumping the White House Fence!

by Casey Murphy      Friday night, September 19, an armed 42-year-old man jumped the White House fence and welcomed himself in.  Omar Gonzalez of Copperas Cove, Texas, was the suspect.  Gonzalez ignored warnings signs from Secret Service and entered the front portico. Once he entered the building, people inside the White House had to evacuate. At the time of the incident, Obama and his family were not home. The … Continue reading It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Man Jumping the White House Fence!

Choreographers Paid to Make YouTube Videos?

by Alyssa Rogers How is it that dance choreographers are being paid for their services, without actually coordinating a live performance? The answer is YouTube! That’s right, with YouTube partnerships there are thousands of video makers being paid to post content they specialize in. This includes funny videos, beauty and fashion videos, informational videos and so on. However in the past few years it’s become … Continue reading Choreographers Paid to Make YouTube Videos?

Dayton is a Runner’s Town

by Dan Yokajty Runners of all ages participated in races Saturday, September 20. BHS hosted the Bellbrook Invitational, the biggest cross country meet here. Also held was the Air Force Marathon, where people of all ages run or walk a marathon or half marathon. Over 15,000 runners from all around the country run in the Air Force Marathon. Over this weekend they offer a 5K, a 10K, a … Continue reading Dayton is a Runner’s Town

International Club Happenings

by Caroline Wong The International Club had its first meeting on September 12, 2014 and more than 100 students came to find out about this new club to Bellbrook High School. There was standing room only. Unlike in year’s past where there were separate meetings for Spanish and French Club, International Club combines these two clubs with a new subsection – Chinese Club – under … Continue reading International Club Happenings