Meet BHS Foreign Exchange Student from Germany

by Jack Long Julius Reckmann, a sophomore, is visiting from Mainz, Germany to study at BHS for the 2016-2017 academic year. Julius heard about the exchange program from a family friend. With this year of study he hopes to further open his mind to different cultures and ideas, and to grow “more experience in life.” Julius ran for the Cross Country team this fall and … Continue reading Meet BHS Foreign Exchange Student from Germany

Ohio State Attacks hit Home

by Lauren Redfern Monday, November 28 was an ordinary day after Thanksgiving Break at The Ohio State University until around 10 am that morning when OSU’s Emergency Management Twitter page sent out a message stating, “Buckeye Alert: Active Shooter on campus. Run Hide Fight. Watts Hall. 19th and College.” Ohio State uses the Run Hide Fight method for these type of drastic events. Run: get as far away from the … Continue reading Ohio State Attacks hit Home

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Soars to the Top Of the Box Office

photo courtesy of Comingsoon.net By Rachel Giffin Director David Yates and writer J. K. Rowling wow us all again with the magical screenplay of the 2016 film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. As a prequel to the already popular Harry Potter film series, Fantastic Beasts was projected to do quite well in the box office polls. However, after its first showing in 4,144 theaters across Europe and North America, … Continue reading ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Soars to the Top Of the Box Office

Buy or D.I.Y. Your Next Bath Bomb

By Sarah Rovinsky Whether seeking sweet release from a week of exams that caused mental and emotional havoc–I’m speaking from experience–or simply enjoying yourself, any occasion is a perfect opportunity to treat yourself to a bath bomb. Though Lush cosmetics is, essentially, the holy grail of bath bombs, is it worth it? Lush is known for their high quality, fresh, handmade cosmetics. Their stance against … Continue reading Buy or D.I.Y. Your Next Bath Bomb

Record Success Represented at Fall Sports Awards

By: Sara Wolf Bellbrook Athletics experienced success upon success in fall sports this year, which was reflected during the Fall Sports Awards on November 2. The fall sports at BHS consist of football, football cheerleading, volleyball, golf, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s cross country–all of which are presented by each coach at awards. Mr. Baker joked that he thought he had walked … Continue reading Record Success Represented at Fall Sports Awards

“Deadly Ernest” Develops in Comedy

by Jack Long Under the new direction of Ms. Jergens this year, many of us believed we were going to see a play that finally didn’t include the words “murder” or “mystery” in its summary. However, the undying tradition lives on this year in a new form. The actors took the stage on 15 November, performing for the middle schoolers. On the following day, the … Continue reading “Deadly Ernest” Develops in Comedy

3 Movies to See this November

By Rachel Giffin Grab the popcorn and let’s go! With so many films rolling out this November, it can be difficult to decide which ones to see and which ones to skip. Marking the top of the box offices, here are a few that are definitely worth the watch. Marvel’s Doctor Strange photo from comicbook.com Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton Directed by Scott Derrickson Produced … Continue reading 3 Movies to See this November

OPINION: The Results, and What Happens Now

By: Meghan Malas The American democratic process is one that has been held dearly by the people of this country since its founding. Democracy as a whole has its flaws–every type of government does–but above all, democracy is one type of government that directly represents the people, and with this, it will not fail to effectuate its prospect because a democracy in itself fulfills its … Continue reading OPINION: The Results, and What Happens Now

Disney Adds Polynesian Princess with “Moana”

By: Carter Caldwell Disney will release a movie for its first Polynesian princess, Moana, on November 23. For many of today’s high schoolers, Disney films were an integral part of childhood.  The company has profited very well due to its many franchises, including Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, and the Disney Princesses.  In recent years, the latter has come under fire for its lack of diversity.  Disney … Continue reading Disney Adds Polynesian Princess with “Moana”

What is Involved in a Play?

by Ally Keefer The week before a long Thanksgiving break, the students at BHS will view the play called Deadly Earnest. The cast, crew and directors have been working hard on this show for the past several months and are ready for their peers see it. Emily Taylor, who plays Margie, explains, “It’s not a murder mystery, even though it says deadly in the title.” … Continue reading What is Involved in a Play?