Movies in Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

by Abbey Raison The newest Netflix film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile has become popular after the mini documentary series Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes was released earlier this year. The new film documents Ted Bundy’s trials, time in jail, and his struggling relationship with his significant other, Liz. I recently watched this film with a friend who is also interested … Continue reading Movies in Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Why It’s Better to go to School Dances WITHOUT a Date

by Abbey Raison Planning for a dance can be stressful, especially if you do not know whether or not you will be asked by someone. I’ve been to my fair share of high school dances, and I’ve been placed on both ends of the spectrum, going stag and going with a date. If you’re feeling sad about not having a date to the next dance, … Continue reading Why It’s Better to go to School Dances WITHOUT a Date

WGI Championships Prove Successful for Winter Guard and IPE

By Abbey Raison April has given the Bellbrook World Winter Guard and Indoor Percussion Ensemble a rigorous practice schedule and a fantastic close to their seasons. The winter guard practiced 5-9 p.m. every day in preparation for WGI World Championships. They were successful in prelims and in semi-finals, allowing them to continue to World Class Finals for the second time in Bellbrook’s history. They ended … Continue reading WGI Championships Prove Successful for Winter Guard and IPE

How to Prep for Prom in Advance

By Abbey Raison It is never too early to begin preparing for the day every junior and senior anticipates. This year, prom will occur on May 4, 2019. The date may seem far away now, but it will rapidly approach as the school year comes to a close. In order to avoid stressing about prom plans, begin your preparation now. Make your appointments: If you … Continue reading How to Prep for Prom in Advance

Studying? Here’s What to Listen to

by Abbey Raison When you’re studying, it can be hard to concentrate. Putting on some music can help you get your head in the right place…or the wrong place; it all depends on what kind of music you choose. While jamming to pop songs on the bus ride to a sporting event is fun, playing catchy songs while you study will inhibit your information intake. … Continue reading Studying? Here’s What to Listen to

Movies in Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before v. Sierra Burgess is a Loser

by Abbey Raison Netflix movies are one of two things: super mediocre or are good enough to become time-honored classics. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Sierra Burgess is a Loser were released on Netflix within the month of August in 2018. Both movies are considered teenage rom-coms with a sprinkle of high school angst. Each movie is rushed through its own climax … Continue reading Movies in Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before v. Sierra Burgess is a Loser