The Festivities of Spring

by Jaimie Franz Spring is finally here in full bloom and the 2016 festivals that celebrate the much-anticipated good weather are on their way. The season starts off on April 30 with the Wildflower Festival, located in Addyston, Ohio. This festival celebrates flowers, horticulture and has a variety of arts and crafts, highlighting everything that grows and brings beauty to the landscape of Ohio. You … Continue reading The Festivities of Spring

Super Model Shares How to Eat Sweets

by Jaimie Franz Karlie Kloss is a Victoria Secret Angel, a famous fashion model, one of Taylor Swift’s besties and now a You-Tuber. Named Klossy, her YouTube channel is all about her life through her eyes, showing the world behind-the-scenes footage at Fashion Week, answering questions and sharing some of her favorite recipes including healthier ways of cooking sweet treats. I decided to test her recipes … Continue reading Super Model Shares How to Eat Sweets

Senior Legacy Blocks

by Jackie Thompson Walk down the curved art hallway at Bellbrook High School and you’ll find yourself surrounded by the colorful “legacy blocks” of this year’s seniors and those of seniors past. Leaving behind these beautiful murals is a tradition for the graduating art students here at BHS. It gives them the opportunity to express themselves, leave something behind for the future classes, and frankly, … Continue reading Senior Legacy Blocks

State and City Officials Allow Residents to be Poisoned by Lead in Water Supply

By: Mitch Hughes Water. You may have heard of it. It is the foundation of life on earth and subsequently a daily necessity for us humans. It is recommended that each person drink at least eight cups of the stuff a day, if not more. Of course water is good for plenty of other things such as growing food, personal hygiene, generating electricity, putting out … Continue reading State and City Officials Allow Residents to be Poisoned by Lead in Water Supply

Coldplay vs. Beyonce

by Kasen Stephensen Coldplay’s Super Bowl 50 halftime show featured the artists Beyoncé and  Bruno Mars and the themes revolution and love. It began with Coldplay’s vocalist Chris Martin singing remixed versions of iconic songs such as “Yellow,” “Viva La Vida,” and “Paradise” while fans and musicians danced around the stage.  Flowers twirled, musicians danced, and Martin bounced around as the stage, doubling as a … Continue reading Coldplay vs. Beyonce

The Walking Dead: The Good, The Dead, and The Negan

by Kasen Stephensen Season 6 of AMC’s The Walking Dead resumes on Valentine’s Day 2016.  The midseason premiere is the perfect Valentine’s gift if your significant other enjoys, “Chaos, terror, heartbreak, heroics, tragedy and terror,” says the showrunner Scott Gimple before adding that this is “one of the biggest episodes we’ve done. This one is gargantuan.” According to the comic books the show is based … Continue reading The Walking Dead: The Good, The Dead, and The Negan

Shaky Start to the Chinese New Year

by Henry Wong Chinese New Year is not the same this year as a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit Tainan, Taiwan, on February 6, just two days before the first day of the New Year. The most deaths occurred after the collapse of the 16-story Jinlong high-rise building on Yongda Road. Forty earthquake deaths were reported, 24 of those were killed in the building collapse while … Continue reading Shaky Start to the Chinese New Year

New Courses at BHS- Interview with Mr. Schultz

by Bridget Richard It’s time to schedule classes for next year. Some new offerings will be available, according to Mr. Schultz. We’re going to be offering new computer classes this upcoming school year, correct? Yes. What are the names of those classes? One of them is called AP Computer Science Principles, and the other one is called Practical Programming. And what can you tell me … Continue reading New Courses at BHS- Interview with Mr. Schultz