Annual Talent Show: A hit once again

by Lauren Redfern The Friday before Spring Break, Bellbrook High School commercial arts class puts on the annual talent show and raises funds for Key Club causes. The talents show starts of with the commercial art class performing various skits or dances. This year’s show was hosted by seniors Trent Beard and Dima Shaltaf. The pair introduced each act and along with fellow senior Luke … Continue reading Annual Talent Show: A hit once again

Struggling to finish your last semester of high school? Here’s how to get through it.

by Connor Robinson Is senioritis hitting you hard? Here are some tips: Get plenty of sleep: It may seem simple, but keeping your body well rested during these stressful months can mean the difference between having fun and being a walking zombie at school every day. We are all guilty of staying up too late to catch up on homework or watch a favorite show, … Continue reading Struggling to finish your last semester of high school? Here’s how to get through it.

OPINION: Social Media: Waste of Time or Information Cache?

By: Carter Caldwell Social media is taking up more and more time on a daily basis, with many reports claiming that teenagers are spending around 8 hours a day on social media sites or apps.  Among the biggest of these are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube.  While some of these sites may hold true educational potential, it is how they are used that ultimately … Continue reading OPINION: Social Media: Waste of Time or Information Cache?

5 tips to finish the school year strong

By: Sara Wolf The end of the year is so close and distractions are everywhere. Adjusted schedules, school and graduation events, weekend plans and better weather pull anyone’s mind away from the school work still left to do. As close as we are and as sad as it is, there’s still school and exams left for the most of us. Count down the days until … Continue reading 5 tips to finish the school year strong

“Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” Premieres in Hollywood, Challenges High Expectations

By: Carter Caldwell On April 19, Marvel’s long awaited Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 premiered at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood leaving the audience more than satisfied.  The film, which takes place in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, is a sequel to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, which was praised for its comedy, soundtrack, and visual effects.  For the sequel, Marvel writer/director James Gunn … Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” Premieres in Hollywood, Challenges High Expectations

24 Holidays You Didn’t Know Existed

By: Sara Wolf We all know that not-as-popular national holidays exist thanks to the tons of instagram posts on National Siblings Day (April 10) or National Pets Day (April 11), but exactly how many somewhat random holidays are there? Here’s a list summing up a few holidays throughout the year that you may not have known about, thanks to holidayscalendar.com! January 14 – National Dress … Continue reading 24 Holidays You Didn’t Know Existed

BHS Jazz Band Performs at Sugar Maple Festival

By Rachel Giffin The Bellbrook High School Jazz Band performed several spectacular numbers on Saturday, April 22, at Bellbrock Park for listeners attending the Sugar Maple Festival in Bellbrook. The BHS Jazz Band’s program featured many soloists, and songs from a wide variety of jazz forms. As the performance continued, spectators gathered in higher numbers, some dancing to the lively music. The BHS Jazz Band … Continue reading BHS Jazz Band Performs at Sugar Maple Festival

OPINION: Stage Crew Pulls their Weight

by Jack Long We have entered the final week of the spring musical. The Theatre Department is finalizing large portions of the musical that all BHS and BMS students will see this week on either Wednesday or Thursday. Though many of you will only see the actors and hear the orchestra, the most important part of any show are the multitude of people working behind the … Continue reading OPINION: Stage Crew Pulls their Weight